Canarian Crafts On Display In Puerto del Carmen

Tias ayuntamiento have opened an annexe to the tourist office on Playa Grande to display Canarian crafts. Local artists and craftsmen will display ceramics, basketry, engravings and basket work. This month the exhibition will feature Canarian clothing and the machinery used to make it.

Diving Station In Puerto del Carmen

The proposed diving station for Playa Chica, with changing rooms, lockers and showers has finally received planning permission. The €800,000 project will start work soon and is expected to open for summer 2019.

Cabildo To Restore Historic House In Famara

We’ve written about the house built in the early 20th century by Luis Ramirez. The Cabildo has announced a restoration project to bring the property back to it’s former glory. It will then be used as a cultural centre.

Renewable Energy Fair At Camara

A renewable energy fair will take place at Camara in Arrecife on 23rd May. The displays will include electric vehicles, solar and wind generators and technologies to make homes more efficient. There will also be demonstrations and workshops aimed at helping people become more energy conscious.

176,000 Divers Visited Lanzarote In 2017

Diving Tourism increased again in 2017, with more than 176,000 divers visiting the island to take part in the sport. 41% of them came from the UK, and they spent an average of 8 days on the island. Lanzarote has 35 registered dive centres.