Strong Winds Cause Cancellation Of La Graciosa Ferries

The strong winds and rough seas on Monday meant the Orzola to La Graciosa service was cancelled for the day.

Yellow Alert For Waves On Friday

Continuing the theme, AEMET has issued a yellow alert for large waves on Friday this week. Strong winds and high tides, combined with a large ocean swell will mean waves of 4 to 5 metres.

Flights To Toronto And Boston

Island airline Binter will be  offering flights from The Canaries to Toronto and Boston between April and October 2020. The flights, which are a code share with SATA, will depart Gran Canaria, with a stop in The Azores. The Boston flights will depart on Saturday and Toronto on a Friday.

International Travellers Down In October

International visitors to Lanzarote were 5.7% down in October, but for the year as a whole, still slightly up on 2018. Visitors from the mainland of Spain increased by just over 6 per cent versus the same month last year.

Rancho Texas Collecting For Charity

Rancho Texas is doing the annual collection for the local charity Calor y Café, which provides support for the most disadvantaged people on the island. Anyone 8KG of food or toys into the collection bins in their car park on 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th December, will be given a free entry to the park.

Lanzarote Most Expensive Island In Province

A typical shopping cart is more expensive in Lanzarote than Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura, making it the most expensive island in the province of Las Palmas. Overall, the Lanzarote shopping cart is 1.49% higher than Gran Canaria, with fresh fruit, at more than 10% more expensive, top of the list of items.

Read about the temperatures in Lanzarote by month.