This section of the website is where we post information about the many fabulous places in Lanzarote you can visit, together with general advice for people visiting the island – things like health care, car hire, cycling and much more.

Matagorda 4


Matagorda is part of Puerto del Carmen, with a fabulous large beach, easy access to the airport, and two fabulous areas of bars and restaurants.

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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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Volcanoes, Eruptions, Lanzarote

Lanzarote had volcanic eruptions for six years from 1730 to 1736 and a smaller one in 1824, its status is classed as historical and therefore dormant, although you can feel the heat under the surface at Timanfaya. The eruptions that started in 1730 lasting six years, covered the most fertile areas of the island, there…

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Lanzarote Windmills

The Windmills Of Lanzarote

Lanzarote still has several remaining windmills (los molinos) although a few of these are now in ruins. The Lanzarote windmills are a feature of the island and provided motive power for many uses, thanks to the trade winds. The Lanzaroteños grew maize, which after harvesting was toasted and then taken to the local mill for…

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