General

Superbug

Canaries Superbug – The Facts

UK newspapers have been running a story about a Canaries “Superbug” over the last few days. As always, not content with simply reporting the facts, they have used dramatic headlines like “Holidaymakers warned of superbug danger,” and phrases like “A health warning has been issued to British holidaymakers travelling to The Canary Islands after the…

Read More
News in brief

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 27

Thomas Cook Flight Passengers Suffer In Lanzarote 300 passengers on a Thomas Cook flight that was stuck in Lanzarote with a technical problem endured a three hour wait without air conditioning and a strong smell of fuel in the aircraft. They were eventually disembarked after one passenger suffered a fit and another passed out. They…

Read More
Public Holidays

Public Holidays In Lanzarote

These are the public holidays in Lanzarote for 2019. These are all-island holidays, in addition to these, there are “local” holidays by municipality, which we will publish when they are available. Note that for 2019, several of the holidays fall on a Sunday, so the public holiday has had it’s date moved to reflect that.…

Read More
News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 22

Mayors Reject New Holiday Letting Law The Canaries Federation of Municipalities has criticised the proposed new letting law currently being discussed in The Canarian Government. They have urged the executive to withdraw the draft and redraw it. They feel the proposed law does not address the issue of upward pressure on long term rental prices,…

Read More
Lanzarote Villas

Lanzarote Villas

The term villa is usually used to describe an independent property – in other words, one in it’s own grounds, separate from other properties, and more often than not, with a private swimming pool. Most here are single storey, but you can also find two storey villas, often with a master bedroom suite on the…

Read More
Winter in Lanzarote

One Day In Lanzarote – What Should You Do?

There are a rising number of visitors who want to explore Lanzarote but have a limited time in which to do so, these visitors are either on a cruise or island hopping around the Canary Islands. I was asked the question recently – what are the things to do in Lanzarote? This is a difficult…

Read More
Eat like a local

How To Eat Like A Local In Lanzarote

So you want to eat like a local when in Lanzarote? Both the times and what is eaten tends to be quite different to the pattern in northern Europe. Although restaurants in the resorts will cater for you, If you turn up for lunch at 1200 or dinner at 1800 in a local’s restaurant, don’t…

Read More
Lanzarote Hotels

Lanzarote Hotels

Lanzarote is unique in the range of hotel accommodation on offer. In fact there isn’t such as thing as Lanzarote Hotels. Most holiday resorts tend to focus on one particular type of accommodation, but Lanzarote has everything, and even each of the resorts offers a wide range of accommodation from cheap and cheerful to super…

Read More
Lanzarote Haria

Excursions For Seniors In Lanzarote

We’ve put together some excursions for seniors – ones that are more popular with our retired visitors, so you can see what’s available. Sunday Market at Teguise The Sunday market at Teguise is legendary – with hundreds of stalls, entertainment and places to enjoy food and drinks. We can arrange for you to be collected…

Read More
Jameos del Agua

Jameos del Agua

The Jameos del Agua was the first site to be created by César Manrique as a cultural centre in Lanzarote which opened back in 1966 and is part of the volcanic tunnel formed with the eruption of the Volcán de la Corona. The Túnel de la Atlántida stretches from la Corona to the sea a…

Read More