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Emergency Help & Advice Lanzarote

Emergency Help & Advice in Lanzarote

Hopefully you won’t need any of the following, but if you do need emergency numbers, help or advice whilst in Lanzarote here it is! Emergency call 112 The local emergency telephone number for police, ambulance & fire is 112. There is a smartphone app called FRESS112 that you can download to your mobile phone. Users…

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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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Lanzarote Health Centre

Your Lanzarote Health Questions Answered

We’re often asked about health issues for visitors to Lanzarote, so we thought we’d put together a list of the most common ones, together with our answers: Is the tap water safe to drink? We don’t have any natural water in Lanzarote, so it all comes from desalinated ocean water. It’s high in minerals and…

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What Is Christmas Like In Lanzarote?

At this time of year, many people are booking to come over to enjoy Christmas and new year “Lanzarote style!” But what’s it like? What are the official holidays? The official holidays here are 25th December, 1st January and 6th January. On those days, offices and the shops out of the resorts will be closed.…

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Papagayo

Papagayo

The Punta de Papagayo is the southern most tip of Lanzarote, the area is one of spectacular beauty and includes five large golden sandy beaches. The Playas del Papagayo are part of a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches. By Car: Follow the Papagayo sign on the large roundabout on the outskirts…

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Matagorda 4

Matagorda

Loved by the Irish and plane spotters, Matagorda is part of Puerto del Carmen and situated on the sea front along from the airport. This book is a great guide to Puerto del Carmen, including Matagorda: The Camel Guide to Puerto del Carmen and Tias Despite the petit size of Matagorda there is a full…

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Duty Free Allowances, Canary Islands

A 60 year old man travelling from Lanzarote to Exeter on the 14th January 2010 was caught with more than 14,000 cigarettes (70 cartons) and 23 kilos of tobacco when he landed in the UK. The customs officers found the goods packed in his suitcase and golf bag. Everything was seized and the man was released…

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