This section of the website is for all the articles which relate to living in Lanzarote, rather than being on holiday here.

It covers things like relocation advice, schooling, getting jobs and much more, as well as information about residency.

Jobs in Lanzarote

Jobs In Lanzarote – IT Systems Administrator

System and Network administrator at Club La Santa. Starting as soon as possible. Club La Santa – Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain) Join the  enthusiastic IT Team at Club La Santa – the world’s best active holiday resort in the warm climate of Lanzarote. You will receive a monthly salary and unlimited use of their different sport facilities outside of your working hours (40 hours per week). They offer a package with tremendous fun, valuable experience and good conditions! During racing…

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Market stall

How To Get A Market Stall In Lanzarote

The markets in Lanzarote are popular with both residents and tourists, it’s not surprising that we’re often asked how do you apply for a market stall. As we haven’t had one ourselves, we enlisted the help of Len and Joan who had a hand crafted wood stall called Wood Art by Leo. Below is a guide to the documents required, the process and contacts for market stalls in Teguise and Haría as well as obtaining an Artesanía creditation. Documents required…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

8 Tips For Getting Jobs In Lanzarote

We are often contacted by people from Northern Europe asking about moving to the island and working here. There are jobs in Lanzarote, but the job market isn’t as sophisticated as you might be used to. So here are some quick tips for anyone thinking about coming to work over here: 1/ You need to be here! It’s almost impossible to get a job in Lanzarote without actually being on the island to go for an interview! Realistically, very few…

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Lanzarote lifestyle

Lanzarote – A Better Work / Life Balance

Most north Europeans who move here, and I include myself in the group, do so for the Lanzarote lifestyle. Canarians seem to be better at achieving a good work / life balance than those of us from cooler climes. The siesta is still observed by many businesses here Lunch really does take an hour, sometimes two Most shops remain resolutely closed on a Sunday, meaning you either end up spending the day having fun with friends and family, or simply…

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Selling Property

Selling A Property In Lanzarote

We’ve already talked about buying a property in Lanzarote, so let’s have a look at selling property. Background The property market here is certainly showing signs of a recovery, but there are still lingering issues. There’s a lot of property for sale here, and the banks are aggressively marketing the houses and apartments they repossessed at the height of “El Crisis.” If you are looking to sell, you need to research the market thoroughly first to understand how many similar properties…

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Calendario Laboral

Lanzarote has 13 bank holidays during the year, these are the dates for 2018 which are decided by the national government and local councils. The 9 national holidays for Spain have been published in the BOE and confirmed as the following for 2018: 1st January – Año Nuevo – Monday 30th March – Viernes Santo – Friday 1st May – Fiesta del Trabajo – Tuesday 15th August – Asunción de la Virgen – Wednesday 12th October – Fiesta Nacional de…

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