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Feria De La Tapa, Puerto del Carmen

This is a guest article from Gerry Haughian, who runs the website Gerry’s Kitchen and is a regular visitor to Lanzarote, with his wife Nicola.


In the lead up to World Tapa Day, Saborea Lanzarote organised Feria De La Tapa, an fantastic food and drink festival that took place over two days in the old harbour square in Puerto Del Carmen’s old town at the end of September. read more »

Weather Warning Levels & Government Alerts

Do you know the difference between an alert and a weather warning?

Orange Level Weather Warning

The Canarian Government have three phases of alert based on the risk to the population. These are pre-alert, alert and maximum alert and will be declared by the Dirección General de Seguridad y Emergencias del Gobierno de Canarias.

The Meteorological Agency have four different advisory levels which are green (normal), yellow, orange and red (danger). These are based solely on read more »

Villa Holidays In Lanzarote

Although we offer holidays at hotels and complexes through our travel agency, we’re often asked to recommend the best people to go to for villa holidays. The problem is that most villas are privately owned, so you can end up spending hours searching through individual websites to find something that suits your needs.


We’ve recently discovered Clickstay, read more »

Papagayo Adventure - Cruise Around Lanzarote's Best Beaches

Papagayo Adventure is a wonderful trip the whole family will enjoy. Sailing from the port of Playa Blanca in a comfortable catamaran, you’ll be able to see the local fish life through the underwater viewing area as the boat cruises to the golden sandy beaches at Papagayo


Once there, the boat moors off shore, and you can enjoy some swimming read more »

Lanzarote Sporting Calendar 2016

Lanzarote has an extensive sporting calendar if you’re in to swim, bike or run events.

Ironman Lanzarote 2015

We’re already being contacted by athletes keen to secure their travel to participate in our local events, so we’ve started compiling our list of dates for aquathlon, duathlon, triathlon, swimming, cycling & running events taking place in Lanzarote during 2016.

Please bookmark this page as we’ll keep adding more events as the race dates are announced, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d like a quote for flights & accommodation in relation to any of these sporting events.


16th January 2016 International Lanzarote Duathlon

30th January to 2nd February 2016 4 Stage MTB Lanzarote


6th February 2016 Timanfaya Triathlon

14th February 2016 Nu Tri Cross

27th & 28th February 2016 Desafio Octava Isla read more »

What Is Christmas Like In Lanzarote?

At this time of year, many people are booking to come over to enjoy Christmas and new year “Lanzarote style!”

But what’s it like?

What are the official holidays?


The official holidays here are 25th December, 1st January and 6th January. On those days, offices and the shops out of the resorts will be closed. Many resort food shops and most of the bars and restaurants remain open all through Christmas.

Will it be busy?

Busy Christmas

In a word, yes! Christmas is a really busy time on read more »

Velvet Lady Sailing Holidays in Lanzarote

The Velvet Lady will be returning to Lanzarote again this winter to offer sailing holidays around the island from December 2015 to March 2016.


This lovely 55 foot Oyster yacht is no stranger to Lanzarote, her owners Lin and Richard offer sailing holidays here during the winter, the Lofoten Islands in the summer and ocean passage experiences in between. With 3 guest cabins, the Velvet Lady can accommodate up to 6 guests and is suitable for all levels of sailing competency from complete novices wanting to try sailing for the first time, up to experienced sailors.

A 7 night trip costs £725 per person which is all inclusive when on board, there is a slight supplement for Christmas and New Year at £795 per person.

Please visit the www.velvetadventuresailing.com website for full information about these sailing holidays and to check the berths availability. A summary of the trips currently available on board the Velvet Lady include:

December Canary Islands Sailing Holiday in Lanzarote
Date: 6th -13th December 2015
Price: £725.00 read more »

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