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stupid question

There’s No Such Thing As A Stupid Question

Can you tell me what the weather will be like from 13th to 20th March? That far ahead, the only thing we can rule out is snow! OMG! I didn’t know it snowed there. Will we get rain? How big is a Renault Clio in Lanzarote? The same size as the ones there. No, I…

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Air Conditioning

Hotels With Air Conditioning In Puerto del Carmen

We’re often asked to identify which hotels in Lanzarote have air conditioning available, especially during the hot summer months. Surprisingly there’s not that many! The fact is with our perpetual breeze, you can often cool a room by opening a door and window to get a through flow of air which naturally cools your accommodation.…

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Consumer complaint

Consumer Complaints In Lanzarote

Occasionally we’re asked if there is a trading standards office available for consumer advice after purchasing products or services in Lanzarote. Here’s the process for making a consumer complaint. Local tourist facing businesses such as shops, bars, restaurants and hotels are required to display this notice, where consumers are visually advised in Spanish, English &…

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Holiday activities teenagers, in Lanzarote

9 Things Teenagers Will Enjoy In Lanzarote

Looking for the right activities for your teenagers to enjoy during your family holiday? We’ve booked a lot of holidays recently for families with teenage children. It can be an awkward time for 13 to 17 year olds on holiday with their parents – they’re not old enough to go out and do their own…

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Siesta

The Secret Of The Siesta

The siesta is a Spanish institution, which sadly is beginning to die out. It originally came about as a way for workers to get out of the sun during the hottest part of the day – long before air conditioning was widespread. The idea was to split the working day into a morning session, have…

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Airport landing

London Gatwick To Lanzarote In 60 Seconds

We love this video! Shot from the pilot’s view in a Boeing 737, it crams the four hour flight from London Gatwick and rain, to Lanzarote bathed in sunshine into just one minute! We can’t offer you a 60 second flight to Lanzarote sadly, but you can find the best flight prices to Lanzarote here:…

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Airport Landing

When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?

We’re quite often asked the question “When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?” The answer depends on what you want from your holiday. Some like to follow the trend and visit places during the peak season, for others they want to escape the madding crowd and come when it’s quieter. Of course this…

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Canarian Proverbs

I have always liked proverbs in different languages and I just came across an interesting post on a Facebook group called “Orgullosos del Léxico Canario”. These are some of my favourite Canarian proverbs. They are an amusing glimpse of the Canarian’s outlook on life. I have translated some of them the best I could: “Con…

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