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August was warm and sunny in Lanzarote with some cloudy starts which is normal for this time of year.
There were a couple of hotter days reaching a temperature of 34 degrees but we’ve not had any sweltering heat waves as yet this summer. August is usually the windiest month, it’s been breezy with gusts reaching 55 km/h, but not really that windy for Lanzarote. We also experienced some sea alerts for high waves at the end of August.
1/8 Lots of sunshine on the forecast for Lanzarote today but some clouds too. Slightly stronger wind 25-30km/h from the north with gusts up to 45 km/h. 29 degrees. read more »
Two English movies will be shown in Lanzarote on Monday the 22nd and Thursday the 25th of September.
Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife:
At 19:35, A Most Wanted Man, the screen adaptation of John le Carré's book. A Chechen Muslim that illegally immigrates to Germany gets caught in the international war on terror. So this is a contemporary and cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry and politics with rising tension stars the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Daniel Brühl, Rachel McAdams & Robin Wright.
Ten minutes later at read more »
Bodegas La Florida are holding an open doors event until Tuesday 23rd September.
The winery is keen to promote their beautiful location for weddings, corporate events and special occasions in Lanzarote.
Bodegas La Florida are situated close to the Monumento al Campesino in San Bartolomé, take the LZ-30 road towards Uga and you will find them on the right hand side. The event exhibition launched yesterday evening and can be viewed from 11:00 until 18:00 until Tuesday.
Take a tour of the Jardín del caserón (mansion gardens) which is a lovely location for an open air cocktail, the winery has their own Jameo Volcánico with vines growing for some real volcanic landscape photo opportunities. Three rooms in the mansion house have been decorated for read more »
Natural Retreats are best known on the island for their community of luxury villas nestling under the red mountain in Playa Blanca. Thanks to their increasing number of clients who want to book holidays on the island, they are now looking for more rental properties to add to their portfolio. They focus on luxury properties and hand pick each, so if you have something on the island that fits the bill, get in contact with them.
Natural Retreats offer owners: read more »
An established distribution company in Lanzarote are looking for an experienced multi drop delivery driver.
Candidates must be able to speak fluent English and hold a valid European C1 driving license, preferably with CAP.
To apply for this position at read more »
The Fiestas de Playa Honda start on Friday 19th September with events planned until the end of the month.
The festivities will run until September 28th with a varied program including sports events & tournaments, concerts, foam parties, kite festival, horse racing on the beach, classic car exhibition and more.
A photograph exhibition V Encuentro con África will be on display in the Centro Civico with Canarian photographers who reflect their special vision on this continent which is geographically close but not socially to the Canary Islands (Open 09:00 – 13:00 & 16:00 – 20:00 from the 16th September to 31st October).
Fiestas de Playa Honda 2014 Programme
21:00 Draw and start of the Torneo de Baraja in the Centro Cívico de Playa Honda,
Día del Deporte & La Salud in the Zona Comercial Abierta
10:30 Skating class
11:30 Cycling class
12:30 Cardio & Aero Box class
13:30 Foam party
14:30 Car Tuning Exhibition
17:00 Obstacle Race
18:00 Bollywood Dance class
19:00 Sala class with José el Cubano
20:00 Zumba Masterclass
21:30 Performance from Danza Samira Rif
14:00 – 01:00 Band competition in the old part of the avenida, vote for your favourite group. First prize €500, 2nd €300. Groups performing in order include 14:00 Invictores 15:00 Opereta Humanoide 16:00 iMtiMa 17:00 Maldito Zurdo 18:00 Azarug 19:00 Charla "Héroes del rock batatero” 20:00 Emisora Clandestina 21:00 Galiot Lanzarote 22:00 Walkingdead BAND 23:00 Metalmorfosis Lanzarote 0:00 Blackened Lanzarote 0:45 Dj Zé Pequeño.
Vive tu Playa con Mucha onda
17:00 – 19:00 Various activities organised by Concejalía de Juventud
21:00 Lucha Canaria (wrestling) Lucha de San Bartolomé with teams Castro Morales y San Bartolomé on the beach (Playa del curita)
11:00 – 14:00 Kite festival with workshops to construct and decorate kites and windmills. Exhibition of kite flying on the Avenida de Guacimeta
13:00 Paella competition with a performance from Coro Rociero Al-Andalus and Parranda El Geito on the avenida in the area of Guacimeta
16:00 – 18:00 Kite festival with workshops to construct and decorate kites and windmills. Exhibition of kite flying on the Avenida de Guacimeta
Twenty two rally teams have registered for the XVII Rallye de Tierra Isla de los Volcanes in Lanzarote which takes place this weekend.
This rally is the third event in the Campeonato Provincial de Las Palmas and the last test of the Campeonato Autonómico.
This year the technical scrutineering of the participating vehicles will take place in Tías from 19:30 to 21:00. The route is 174 km long, 59 km of which will be completed in 9 special timed stages and the finish will be held in La Villa de Teguise from 18:00.
Full details of the route will not be unveiled until Friday afternoon, the organisers have had to establish guidelines so that the cars don’t clash with the cyclists competing in the Ironman 70.3 on the same day, both passing through read more »