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6 Things I learned during my trip to Lanzarote

We are often asked for hints and tips from people who are visiting Lanzarote so here are 6 things I learned during my trip to Lanzarote. A Spanish dish doesn’t always mean Tapas! I love Tapas and it is my favourite way to eat when on holiday in Lanzarote.  However, we recently learned that you need…

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Lanzarote Attractions

Lanzarote Attractions

Lanzarote has a wide variety of attractions to visit, so much more than just the official Centres of Art Culture & Tourism. We’ve listed places of interest across the island including privately owned museums, castles, theme park, aquarium and a cave. Seven Official Attractions Mirador del Río The Mirador del Río visitor centre has been…

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Favourite Lanzarote Villages

We asked our Facebook readers to tell us which villages in Lanzarote are their favourites to visit, and we thought we’d share the results with all of you. We totted up the results and here they are: Femés Where is it? Femés is between Uga and Playa Blanca on the road that goes over the…

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Which Resort In Lanzarote?

You’re wondering which resort in Lanzarote to choose for your holiday? You’ve come to the right place! The island has three resorts and the vast majority of visitors stay in one of the three, with only the more adventurous choosing to stay in Arrecife or one of the island’s rural areas. Let’s look at each…

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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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Matagorda

Loved by the Irish and plane spotters, Matagorda is part of Puerto del Carmen and situated on the sea front along from the airport. Despite the petit size of Matagorda there is a full range of accommodation in this area starting at the top end with three 4* hotels (Beatriz Playa, Sol Lanzarote and Los…

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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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Puerto Calero

Puerto Calero is situated on the outskirts of Puerto del Carmen, although it’s part of the municipality of Yaiza which covers the resort of Playa Blanca. José Calero had the idea of building a marina in this area of Lanzarote back in 1983, and after 4 years of construction the Puerto Calero marina was first…

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