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Cycling in Lanzarote , Arrecife Loop

Cycling in Lanzarote , Arrecife Loop

We love Cycling in Lanzarote and for a change we thought we would cycle around Arrecife, we ended up with a really great 45km ride., one that could be enjoyed by bike fit tourists taking in some attractions. We parked on the land to the side of the picturesque Charco de San Ginés in Arrecife and set…

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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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Diocesis Museum of Religious Art

Diocesis Museum of Religious Art

The Convento de San Francisco the museum of Religious Art is now open to the public as the Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro in Lanzarote’s old capital La Villa de Teguise. The 16th century old convent has been beautifully restored and home to various pieces of religious art pieces. The iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Miraflores…

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Aeronautical museum

Aeronautical Museum Lanzarote Airport

Lanzarote’s original airport building is situated within the grounds of the current airport just next to the dual carriageway into Arrecife, now home to the Museo Aeronáutico del Aeropuerto, or aeronautical museum. This tiny building handled the passengers from 1946 to 1970 when the larger airport facility was built,  which we know now as Terminal…

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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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Museo Tanit, San Bartolomé

The Museo Tanit (Ethnographic Museum Tanit) in San Bartolomé, Lanzarote is fascinating! Set in the heart of San Bartolomé this traditional Canarian house dates back to 1735. The museum opened in 1999, a project completed by José Ferrer Perdomo and wife Remedios de Quintana Reyes who recently won an award on the museum’s 10th anniversary which…

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Lanzarote petrol stations

Petrol Stations In Lanzarote

For first time visitors to Lanzarote, you may be wondering how to fill up your hire car at  petrol stations. I remember when we first arrived on the island we had no idea of how to say what we wanted in Spanish or what to expect when we drove on to the forecourt – we…

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Walks in Lanzarote, La Galería de Famara

Walks in Lanzarote, La Galería de Famara

We were invited by David from Activity Adventures to join in with some of his clients on a walk to the water tunnel during the first week of August. In 10 years of living and doing many walks in Lanzarote I haven’t heard anyone mention a water tunnel before? We were intrigued and not knowing quite what…

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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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