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Lanzarote Football UD Lanzarote 1 UD Vecindario 2

The Rojillos suffered their defeat back in their home ground in Arrecife and their fourth overall on home turf this season.

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The Gran Canarian side had asked Lanzarote if the match could be brought forward a day which assisted the visiting side reduce the cost of their travel expenses. Only a few seasons ago Vecindario were playing their football in the second tier of Spanish football but as with so many Spanish clubs they are finding it difficult to survive financially.

The opening stages of the match were evenly battled out in the centre of the pitch but as the game grew so did the dominance of the home side.

The first opportunity for a strike at goal came from the Rojillos captain Jotha. The ex Real Madrid player hit a free kick from 20 yards which cleared the wall but also cleared the crossbar.

In the 35th minute the visitors should have been one up as striker Rubén Quesada was clean through with just the keeper to beat. The Lanzarote keeper Agoney stood tall until the last moment then saved his side as he has done on many occasion to keep the score goalless.

Two minutes later and a cross from Jotha on the right found the head of striker Rosmen on the edge of the six yard box. The tall striker superbly nodded the ball high over to the far post where centre back Adrián Martín carefully headed low into the corner of the net to give the Rojillos a 1-0 lead to take into the break.

Six minutes into the second half and  read more »

Cameron Family Holiday in Lanzarote

The Camerons have enjoyed some fabulous weather in Lanzarote this week for their first holiday here. The British Prime Minister and his family have been out and about discovering our beautiful island and meeting the locals.

Famara BeachLa Villa de Teguise

Travelling on Ryanair, the Prime Minister accompanied by his wife Samantha and their three children arrived from Stansted on Saturday 12th April just before midday. The family started their holiday by food shopping in a supermarket close to the airport before travelling inland to their holiday accommodation at the 18th century rural hotel Casa Tomaren. The Prime Minister and family are travelling with a small entourage of bodyguards split across four rental cars.

Cameron spent his first full day in Lanzarote surfing with the children in Famara and exploring the old capital of La Villa de Teguise. Samantha took time out sunbathing whilst Arthur, Nancy and Florence went surfing with their dad. Both David and Samantha seemed happy to pose for photographers whilst having coffee in the historic town.

Puerto Bahia Puerto del CarmenPlaya Chica Puerto del Carmen

On Monday the family headed for the tourist resort of Puerto del Carmen, enjoying a swim on Playa Chica before going for lunch at Puerto Bahia in the harbour area of the old town, sitting outside on the terrace in the sunshine and enjoying the sea view.  The owners of the restaurant said that the family ordered  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 17th to 20th April 2014

It’s the long bank holiday weekend for Easter with public holidays on Thursday and Friday. We’ve published details of Easter themed events and church services here: Easter Lanzarote 2014.

This weekend there’s timple concerts in La Graciosa, soulful jazz in La Geria, a charity concert including The Skatoons in Costa Teguise and a selection of club events to celebrate the long weekend.

La Graciosa

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Venue: Plaza del Puerto, Caleta de Sebo, La Graciosa, Lanzarote

Friday 18th & Saturday 19th April 2014

Time: 20:30

Details: Encuentro de Timples La Graciosa with Laura Martel on Friday and Yone Rodríguez on Saturday.

LAURA MARTEL

Laura Martel was born in Valsequillo, Gran Canaria and began to show her musical talent from an early age, starting music school at 4 years old. Laura took up the Canarian timple instrument at the age of 6 and began studying Timple Solista when she was 8, attending lessons with well known timple musicians including José Antonio Ramos, Benito Cabrera, Totoyo Millares & Domingo Rodríguez “El Colorao”.

YONE RODRÍGUEZ

Yone Rodríguez was born in Agaete, Gran Canaria and is one of the most prominent members of the new generation of timple players in the Canaries. From the age of 7 he learned to play the timple from professor Rafael García. At the age of 9 he started learning from one of the timple greats José Antonio Ramos and in his teenage years Néstor García.

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Costa Teguise

Spring Charity Event 19 Apr

Venue:  read more »

Bodega Hopping Residents Tour 2

The second bodega hopping tour has been confirmed for residents who would like to get to know the local wineries.

Vineyards in Lanzarote

This time the tour will visit Bodega Los Bermejos and the newly launched Bodega La Florida in San Bartolomé before heading north to the Bodega La Grieta which is the only Vinos Denominación de Origen Lanzarote accredited bodega in the north of the island, as well as visiting the dairy La Pastora de Haría for a taste of traditional cheese.

The price is  read more »

Lanzarote Active Club Excursion to Alegranza

If you’re in Lanzarote on Wednesday the 23rd of April, don’t miss this boat excursion to discover the marine reserve and beautiful islands of Alegranza & La Graciosa.

Swim through the sea cave Alegranza ExcursionWalk to Caleta de Sebo

The island of Alegranza is privately owned, so special permission is required from the owner before you can visit. That’s why excursions here are limited and one of the reasons you should take the opportunity when there’s a chance of a trip. This is a full day excursion with the Lanzarote Active Club and it’s one of my all time favourites.

The day starts with a transfer from your accommodation to the harbour in Órzola, where the group departs on a boat for the island of Alegranza. On previous trips we’ve seen flying fish, Cory’s Shearwaters, turtles and on a very special occasion a pod of pilot whales actually came right up to the boat. Alegranza is a bird sanctuary, Eleanora’s Falcons migrate from Madagascar to nest here from March to November, ospreys and Egyptian vultures are also in residence on the island.

It’s normally possible to visit the the volcanic cave known as El Jameito, passengers can opt to swim through this brightly coloured sea cave to the jameo or take a small boat trip if the sea conditions permit.

After some time bird watching and swimming the boat  read more »

Lanzarote Tourism Q1 2014

It’s been an excellent start to 2014 for tourism in Lanzarote.

Playa Blanca Lanzarote

Thank you for your continued support in visiting Lanzarote, we hope to welcome you back to the island again soon.

We find the statistics about our visitors fascinating, here’s what we know about tourists that visited us during January to March 2014. Plus the results of a tourist survey relating to visitors during 2013.

Airline Passengers

According to the data published by the Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea (AENA) the Canary Islands have had a record quarter with the arrival of more than three million international visitors during January to March 2014. Across the islands the archipelago received 3.127.764 foreign passengers, 321,923 (11.47%) more than the first three months in 2013.

In respect of Lanzarote, the island received 191,752 foreign passengers in March which is 23,894 more passengers than March 2013, an increase of 14.25%.

Lanzarote was visited by 513,485 foreign passengers during January to March, 87,169 (20.45%) more than 2013.

Cruise Passengers

The number of tourists arriving by cruise ship has  read more »

Denuncia Service for Foreign Tourists

If you have the misfortune to need to make a denuncia in Lanzarote during a holiday, Telefonica offer a service allowing you to report the details in English over the telephone.

Telefonica Denuncia Service

The 902 102 112 helpline is available for complaints relating to the following criminal offenses:

* Robberies and thefts 

- of and in vehicles

- of documents and personal effects

- in accommodation or establishments

* Missing documents and or personal effects

* Damage

The telephone line can be used to  read more »

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