Decomposed Body Found On Famara Beach

The body of a male was found of Famara beach this week. It was too heavily decomposed to identify, but it is thought it might be that of an immigrant attempting to reach the island from Africa.

New Sports Centre Opens In Costa Teguise

A new sports centre has been opened at Colegio Arenas, the internationals school in Costa Teguise. The centre has a heated swimming pool, an artificial grass 5 a side football pitch, padel courts and several multi purpose rooms.

Mayor confirms three 5 Star hotels in Puerto del Carmen

Mayor Pancho Hernandez has confirmed that Puerto del Carmen will soon to be home to 3 X 5 star hotels. We were already aware that The Fariones would re-open as a 5 star, and that the Lava Beach hotel, which is currently in construction will be at the highest level. But in his latest press release, Pancho revealed that there is a plan to construct a 5 star boutique hotel close to Hotel San Antonio.

Summer Flights Schedule The Busiest Ever

33 airlines have scheduled summer flights to Lanzarote from 71 destinations and with 138 routes being offered. In total, there will be 5.2 million seats to Lanzarote this year, with 3.5 million coming from international destinations and 1.7 from domestic flights.

New winery to open in La Geria

A new winery is due to open in La Geria. Owned by restaurateur Domingo Cabrera, the new 60,000 square meter estate will be operational in August. Built largely underground, the protect the beauty of the area, and using vines that had previously been abandoned should produce it-s first wine in 2019, using the Malvasia grape.

Former Owner Of El Grifo Bodega Dies

Antonia Rodriguez Bethancourt, the former owner of the bodega, has died in Madrid aged 104. Antonia inherited the bodega from her father, and then passed it on to her sons in 1982.