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Isla de Lobos Boat Excursion

Isla de Lobos Boat Excursion

The Isla de Lobos is a small uninhabited island situated just off the coast of Fuerteventura. It’s a haven for birdlife and popular with walkers. There’s a circular path which is well signposted with the walking time required to get back to the harbour. Visit the Faro de Martiño lighthouse, climb the Montaña La Caldera…

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Surf Lesson Famara Lanzarote

Surf Lessons

Famara’s spectacular beach is famous for surfing, what could be better than learning to surf in the “Hawaii of Europe” during your holiday in Lanzarote. Choose from a single surf lesson to have a go, or get stuck in with a 3-5 day course. Learn how to paddle out, get the right position to catch…

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Eco Insider Bodega Hopping

Bodega Hopping In Lanzarote

We’ve had the pleasure of attending several bodega hopping excursions with Eco Insider over the years. It’s a great way for us to taste the new Lanzarote wines, especially as we don’t have to drive! The choice of wineries can change, the Lanzarote bodegas included in this full day excursion during 2018 include La Geria,…

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Los Hervideros

Los Hervideros

I love a visit to Los Hervideros situated along the coast from El Golfo. This stretch of Lanzarote coastline is stunning and anyone exploring Lanzarote by car or bike shouldn’t miss this section of road (LZ-703) from the Salinas de Janubio to El Golfo. The tarmac cuts a smooth path through the inhospitable lava flow,…

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Lanzarote Truffles

Truffles in Lanzarote

It may surprise you to know that truffles grow in Lanzarote, they’re known as papa cría, la trufa canaria. Truffles are normally associated with damp northern European forests, not in desert conditions on a Canary island, but if we’ve had a good quantity of rainfall over the winter, they can be found here from January…

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CACT Dance Festival Poster

Dance Festival at the Jameos del Agua

I went to the opening of the Dance Festival at the spectacular Jameos del Agua Auditorium on Saturday 3rd March 2018. The first of 4 dance events included in the Dance Festival, was the award winning performance of Silencio by Daniel Abreu. Despite the title, there was some musical background to this contemporary dance show.…

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Subida de Haria Lanzarote

Motor Racing in Lanzarote

The Canary Islands host regular regional and national motor racing events, including on and off road rallies. These events are free to watch, and spectators can get close to the action. The big news for Lanzarote this year is that the XXI Rallye de Tierra Isla de los Volcanes de Lanzarote event forms part of…

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Lanzarote Aquarium

A Visit To The Lanzarote Aquarium

I knew the Lanzarote aquarium was at C.C. El Trebol in Costa Teguise but I hadn’t had the opportunity to visit until recntly. There’s a lovely gift shop at the entrance and exit to the aquarium with a good range of souvenirs from pocket money price range upwards. We descended down the stairs into the darkness…

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Excursions

Excursions For First Time Visitors To Lanzarote

If it’s your first time on the island, there are a few excursions for first time visitors you really must do to get a real flavour of the magic of Lanzarote. If you want to see the whole island, and trust us, most of the island is very different to the resort areas, we’d recommend:…

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Ship Wreck

Lanzarote’s Ship Wreck

The ship wreck on the shore between Arrecife and Costa Teguise catches a lot of visitors by surprise when passing along the old coastal road by the port Muelle de Los Mármoles in Lanzarote. This ship was built in London in 1954, read on if you’d like to know how she ended up beached in…

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