General

What makes Lanzarote different from the other Canary Islands?

The Canary Islands are a popular holiday destination choice but what makes Lanzarote different from the other Canary Islands? The visionary Cesar Manrique Cesar Manrique lobbied successfully to ensure that Lanzarote was not subject to numerous high rise buildings and that the exterior of the buildings are painted with traditional colours, white walls and green…

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Girl playing on the beach

Is Lanzarote child friendly?

Is Lanzarote child friendly? We are often asked this, so we have highlighted some of the areas that make Lanzarote a fabulous choice for any family holiday! Flight duration With flight durations from the UK, Ireland and Germany all only being around 4 hours Lanzarote is a great choice for a family holiday. If you…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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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…

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Locals beaches

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…

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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…

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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…

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