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Arrecife

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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Shopping

Lanzarote Shopping Guide

Shopping abroad can be frustrating when you don’t know the opening hours, where to go and what to ask for, this A-Z guide is not to limit where you shop but to take some of the guess work out of who might sell what. Banks Before you go shopping you may want to visit one…

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Teguise Market souvenirs

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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Lidl Opens In Puerto del Carmen

Lidl Opens In Puerto del Carmen

Lidl opened their second supermarket in Lanzarote on Thursday 4th June 2015. To celebrate the special occasion, the supermarket discounted all of their fruit by 30% during the first week, followed by vegetables during the second week. The new supermarket is situated on Avenida Juan Carlos in Puerto del Carmen, which is the main road…

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Lanzarote Shopping

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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Arrecife

Our Guide To Arrecife

Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote is a diverse and interesting place to visit during your holiday, here’s our guide as to what to do and where to go. Castles The Castillo de San Gabriel is situated in the centre, inside is the history museum for the capital. The impressive drawbridge is called the Puente de…

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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

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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