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Arrecife

Visiting Arrecife For The First Time

I was speaking to a reader the other day who has been coming to the island for many years and who has never visited Arrecife. I gave him some tips about how to get there and what to do, so I thought I’d share them with you all. I recommend he visit on a Saturday…

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Arrecife

Avoid The Villa Scam In Lanzarote

Sadly, in recent months, we’ve come across several people who have been scammed by fake villa owners. In most cases, this has been for holiday bookings, but in some it has also been for long term bookings. There are various ways the scammers operate. They’ve been known to hack and intercept email addresses published on…

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Driving In Lanzarote

For some people, driving in Lanzarote is their first experience of driving abroad, and a few nerves are understandable. Let’s start off by putting you at your ease – driving here is easy and safe. Our roads are excellent, traffic quite light and visibility is always good. Also remember that locals are very used to…

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Hot In Lanzarote

How To Cope When It’s Really Hot In Lanzarote

From time to time we get very high temperatures in Lanzarote. Not so long ago the island recorded the highest temperature in all of Spain at 42,6 degrees, or 108 Fahrenheit. The island is also much closer to the equator than any other part of Europe, so we have extremely high UV at this time…

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Pesetas

Eight Ways To Save Some Money In Lanzarote

Food shop like a local That means avoiding the small supermarkets in the resorts, and going for the larger ones out of town. It also means taking advantage of the excellent local markets for fresh fruit and veg, and maybe even buying some fish from a cofradia. Read our article on food shopping like a…

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Market Lanzarote

Ten Insider Tips For Lanzarote Visitors

Bring some Euros with you There isn’t an ATM at Lanzarote airport, so bring at least some cash in Euros with you, for the taxi or that all important first drink! Update: There is one now, but bring some money anyway, just in case! Don’t park in the first car parks for Teguise market If…

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Things to do when it rains

What to do when it rains in Lanzarote!

It doesn’t happen often, but we do get some rain in Lanzarote at this time of the year. When it does rain, it can really come down! So here are some tips in case you are affected by a rainy day whilst here on holiday: 1/ Visit an attraction       Five of the…

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