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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 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 »

Top Facebook Posts September 2015

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Long Range Forecast For October

The long range forecast is looking fantastic for those of you visiting the island for October half term holidays

Posted by Lanzarote Information on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Lovely Day In Matagorda

Lovely day here in Matagorda. Ocean is choppy, but it's very hot.

Posted by Lanzarote Information on Monday, 7 September 2015

The Traffic’s  read more »

An Afternoon At The Aquapark

We decided to get a young person’s view on Lanzarote’s original Aquapark, so here’s a guest post from Lucy.

Aquapark Map

So on my day off this week, me and a team of expert fun havers (my mum and a friend of my age) decided to venture into the Aquapark at Costa Teguise.

Now the last time I'd stepped into this park I was 15 and although that was a good 7 years ago the park doesn't seem to have changed. This may seem like a good thing in some aspects as last time holds great memories but the place also seemed sad.

Aquapark Costa Teguise

Let's start from the beginning. The entry price is  read more »

Rancho Texas Park - Fun For The Whole Family In Lanzarote

Rancho Texas is Lanzarote’s only real theme park. It’s located on the outskirts of Puerto del Carmen and can provide a full day out, with collection and drop off from all of the resorts on the island.

Rancho Texas Sign

Animal Park


It’s an animal park with dozens of unusual and interesting birds likes eagles, hawks and owls, in the mammal section there  read more »

Ten Insider Tips For Lanzarote Visitors

Bring some Euros with you


There isn’t an ATM at Lanzarote airport, so bring at least some cash in Euros with you, for the taxi or that all important first drink!

Don’t  read more »

Getting From Lanzarote Airport To Your Resort

Arrecife Airport is actually in Playa Honda, and is about 10KM from Puerto del Carmen, 15KM from Costa Teguise and 30KM from Playa Blanca.

T1 Lanzarote Airport

There are several ways to get from the airport to your resort:


Taxis pull up at the rank right outside arrivals at the airport. You’ll generally have to queue for a few moments, sometimes longer at busy times. Most taxis carry four passengers, but there are a few eight seaters. They don’t carry child or baby seats.

Prices are roughly:

  • €20 to Puerto del Carmen
  • €25 to Costa Teguise
  • €46 to Playa Blanca

Hire Car

Most of the island’s hire car companies offer airport collection and drop off – cars are parked in the airport car park, right across from the terminal. You should pre book your car – the island often runs low on cars, and prices always go up. We’re  read more »

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