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Campo Phoenix Roadster Excursions in Lanzarote

Campo Phoenix are fun company offering a new type of road adventure in Lanzarote.

The vehicle used in the four different on road tours available in Lanzarote is called a Canarian Firebird. This three wheel design, seats two people, there’s a test drive and instruction before the excursion starts, to make sure everyone is confident and ready before the off.

The focus of the Campo Phoenix Canarian Firebird roadster excursions is to discover the beauty of Lanzarote, whilst having an open air and fun adventure on road in different areas of the island. Tours start from the Phoenix Explorer at 2.5 hours in duration, up to the Iron Phoenix covering 180km over 6 hours.

The tours include up to a total of 5 vehicles, with the guide in the lead roadster, that allows for a maximum of 8 people and 4 roadsters. This is  read more »

When Concorde Came To Lanzarote

It was on 18th November 1999 when G-BOAC, a British Airways Concorde, landed at Arrecife airport. She was bringing in passengers who were due to embark on a luxury cruise setting out from the island.

Word went out, and the airport surroundings were filled with people to watch the aircraft as she landed and taxied to the gate. Work stopped on all the other aircraft on the apron as workers paused to see the supersonic jet.   read more »

Try Sail Excursion

Endeavour Sailing predominantly focus on running RYA sailing courses in Lanzarote from their base at the marina in Puerto Calero.

Endeavour Sailing Bavaria 37 cruiser

During the winter months business owners, Stephanie and Keith, together with their team of instructors are busy training everyone from complete novices right up to experienced yachtmaster level. During the summer months, their Bavaria yachts are available for bareboat and skippered charter.

The Try Sail day is an opportunity for up to 5 people to take to the Atlantic ocean in an exclusive sailing excursion, where you can gain hands on crewing experience, as well as a chill out lunch anchored off the beautiful coast of Papagayo.  read more »

Lanzarote Tour & Trail Map

I was pleased to receive the 4th edition of the Lanzarote Tour & Trail Map in the post this week, we’ve been using the David Brawn maps for years to plan our walking routes around the island.

New Lanzarote Tour & Trail Map

This new version of the map includes the GR131 footpath stretching the length of Lanzarote from Órzola to Playa Blanca. There’s also a map of La Graciosa if you are planning to explore this island on foot or by mountain bike.

Lanzarote Tour & Trail Map 4th EditionLanzarote Tour & Trail Map Haría

For anyone that’s tried to use a traditional paper map in  read more »

Interesting Travel Statistics For The Canaries

We went to a presentation at The Arrecife Gran Hotel yesterday, given by a German company that compiles statistics for travel agencies. Their data is based on information collected from travel bookings made by travel agents - in the case of the UK around 250,000 sets of data per week.

The session was entitled Fortunata and was attended by representatives from The Cabildo, Promotur, hotel owners and travel agencies.


We’ve pulled out some of the interesting numbers which came out of it, and note these relate to the whole of The Canaries, not just Lanzarote. Also, because they are based on tour operators and travel agency information, these numbers don’t include bookings made direct with owners of apartments and villas for private rental.  read more »

Walks in Lanzarote, Tias Sendero 5

I didn’t recognise some of the trails that were recently announced by Tías Ayuntamiento, so decided to walk route number 5 recently with a friend.

Tias Walk 5

The walk starts at the lovely Iglesia de La Candelaria (church) in Tías and ends at the Maretas de Montaña Blanca.

Iglesia La Candelaria

We parked in the road behind the church where there are two notice boards for walks.

Red de Senderos TíasFootpath along the base of Montaña Blanca

The path starts at the end of the tarmac road, to the right of the  read more »

5 Wine Walks in Lanzarote

Five walks have been organised to enjoy Lanzarote’s volcanic landscape and visit different bodegas in the wine region.


The events have been organised by the Regulatory Council and Senderismo Lanzarote to link wineries and volcanoes. In recent years, wine tourism has increased in Spain and visitors are increasingly looking for diverse and original experiences to understand the culture behind the local wines.

Our wine region is unique, there’s nowhere quite like La Geria in the whole world, this mini series of hikes will allow visitors to discover where  read more »


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