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The 5th edition of the Noche Blanca takes place in La Villa de Teguise this Friday 3rd July 2015.
Noche Blanca which translates to the White Night is expected to bring more than 6,000 people into the streets of the historic old capital of Lanzarote. A white night event is about staying up all night and wearing white, so participants are encouraged to dress in white clothing for the occasion. read more »
Let’s start with the good news. We don’t have wasps here! In fact, we don’t have too many insects at all – there’s very little water for them, the wind makes life difficult for many, and the birds and lizards eat the rest!
So what will you find here?
Lots of them in the summer, fewer in the winter. They’re smaller than the ones you find in northern Europe, and they’re irritating little blighters. They like salt, so they will land on you if you are sweating or have just come out of the ocean. They also love sea food, so have a read more »
We’re often asked to identify which hotels in Lanzarote have air conditioning available, especially during the hot summer months.
Surprisingly there’s not that many! The fact is with our perpetual breeze, you can often cool a room by opening a door and window to get a through flow of air which naturally cools your accommodation. There are times of the year though when the wind drops and the temperature rises, which can make for an uncomfortable night’s sleep.
The following hotels all offer air conditioning, although some of them only offer this in the summer months.
There is an additional charge of 5 euros per day for air conditioning at El Dorado.
Following the tragedy in Tunisia, the UK government has bizarrely decided to classify The Canary Islands security risk from terror attack as “High.”
Part of the problem is that they don’t actually separate the islands from the mainland, so all of Spain is classified at the same level. Understandably, we’ve had people contacting us who are concerned.
We’re quite often contacted by people who are panicking – they’ve booked accommodation here, and then they’ve decided to read the Trip Advisor reviews to get some more information, only to find that there are some negative reviews.
This article is to help you get the best from Trip Advisor, and to suggest you research your accommodation before booking.
Trip Advisor is the daddy of all review sites:
There are more than 225 Million reviews on it
Almost 5 million businesses in 150,000 destinations have been reviewed
Reviewers have posted 32 million photos to the site
139 new reviews are posted every minute!
The numbers are staggering and it’s wonderful to be able to get so much information in a way we were never able to before. But there are some things you need to take into account.
Review sites attract extremes
The vast majority of people do not post reviews to Trip Advisor. Those that do are often motivated because they’ve either had an amazing experience, or a really bad one. That’s why you’ll see reviews at both extremes. People who have read more »
The Jameos del Agua will be opening for 3 nights per week for the Noches de Jameos in 2015.
The Noches de Jameos were normally held on Tuesdays and Saturdays, due to demand, a third evening on Wednesdays has been added to the calendar for this summer. On weekdays the Jameos del Agua will open the doors at 19:00 to serve two different menus from 19:30.
Menú de los martes / Tuesday’s Menu
Primer Plato / Starter
Ensalada de langostinos con queso fresco de cabra, guacamole, mezclum de lechugas bañadas con salsa rosa y vinagreta de albahaca / King prawn salad with fresh goats cheese, guacamole served on a mixed bed of lettuce with pink sauce and a basil vinaigrette