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Visiting Lanzarote

First Time here? How Can We Help?

Welcome to Lanzarote’s biggest and best website! This page is designed to help you navigate your way around here – we have tons of great content, so the answer to pretty much any question you have is probably already here somewhere! You can see the menu bar at the top – that will take you…

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Airport strikes

Arriving At Arrecife Airport, Lanzarote

Arriving at Lanzarote airport for the first time? Here’s what to expect when you arrive, and where to go once you’ve collected your luggage. Approach and Landing Generally, aircraft land from the ocean, so you’ll fly to the left of Arrecife, then turn and come in right over the beach – sit on the right…

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Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca Couples Guide

The newest resort in Lanzarote is Playa Blanca , which translates to the white beach and is situated in the South of the island. The resort caters for families but for this article we will focus on what there is to do for couples. There is a great range of accommodation in Playa Blanca. The…

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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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Buses Lanzarote Airport

Buses From Lanzarote Airport

Following several recent comments about the enormous walk from the arrivals area of Arrecife airport in Lanzarote, for passengers being transferred by bus to their accommodation, I went to walk the path from Terminal 1 to the new bus parking area. Exiting the arrivals area to the right following the signs for Bus, I arrived…

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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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Distance Table for Lanzarote

Lanzarote is only 77 km from North to South and has a surface area of 846 km2 so its easy to explore the whole island during your holiday. Probably the best way is to divide the island into the North and South and explore over a couple of days so that you have time to…

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Lanzarote Carnival Countdown!February 2, 2018
17 days to go.