Shopping In Arrecife

Many people are daunted by the thought of of shopping in Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote – but don’t be! Yes there are one way systems but there is plenty of parking and lots on offer, so have a go, but remember the shops close for siesta in the afternoon, so arrive at 10am or…

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Chevere JR Launches New Hippie Collection

The well known jewellers in Puerto del Carmen, Chevere JR, has launched a new collection of hand made jewellery called the “Hippie collection.” The new pieces are in the style of the 1960’s hippy movement and use Chevere’s trademark materials of silver, semi precious stones, leather and with the addition of feathers in some cases.…

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Souvenirs To Take Home From Lanzarote

As well as a suntan and happy memories, there are a few souvenirs which you can buy here to take home, enjoy, and to continually remind you of the island. Booze Lanzarote is duty free, so most people take back a bottle or two of booze as souvenirs at bargain prices. But as well as…

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Take Something Special Home From Lanzarote

As well as your memories of a fabulous holiday, its always nice to have something which you can look at each day to remind you of the good times. What better than a piece of hand-made jewellery that says “Lanzarote” every time you look at it? Our friends at Chevere JR have been making jewellery…

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Food Shopping Like A Local In Lanzarote

We’re often asked by people staying in villas, or those who are planning to be on the island for several months: “Where do locals do their food shopping?” The resorts are populated with small supermarkets where you can get most of the essentials, but they are relatively expensive and lack a good range of products,…

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Duty Free Allowances, Canary Islands

A 60 year old man travelling from Lanzarote to Exeter on the 14th January 2010 was caught with more than 14,000 cigarettes (70 cartons) and 23 kilos of tobacco when he landed in the UK. The customs officers found the goods packed in his suitcase and golf bag. Everything was seized and the man was released…

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Deiland Shopping Centre

Deiland is a busy indoor centre offering a combination of shops, services and nightlife. There is a supermarket, opticians, hairdressers, laundrette and florists for the local residential area, and lots of local shops with perfume, sports, clothes and gifts and then a range of restaurants including KFC and Burger King. On the top floor is…

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Biosfera Plaza Shopping Centre, Puerto del Carmen

The Biosfera Plaza has something for everyone! There are four floors of shops, amusements and restaurants in a modern shopping centre overlooking the old town of Puerto del Carmen. The first floor is at basement level, from the street you need to take the stairs down from the front entrance or walk in from the…

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