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Welcome to Lanzarote Information!


Find out who's behind Lanzarote's biggest website here: About Lanzarote Information

Lanzarote is a wonderful island in the Canary Island Archipelago, and we're here to provide you with all the information you could possibly need about it. If you're planning a holiday to Lanzarote, or thinking of relocating to the island, sign up for our email newsletter to keep up to date with all the Lanzarote information.

There are over 5000 articles on this website - you can navigate around the site using the tabs at the top of the page, which will take you to articles in each category. If you are looking for something specific, please use the search facility at the top of the page and this will give you a shortlist of articles and photos relating to that subject.

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Lanzarote Information is the authority site on Lanzarote, and you'll find us quoted all over the web. We've appeared on USA Today, on the BBC, in The Telegraph newspaper in Cosmopolitan Magazine in The Easyjet Inflight Magazine, and on Channel 4's A Place in the Sun.

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If you have a sporting, as well as a general interest in Lanzarote, you might enjoy our sister website:Tri Lanzarote

Chevere Christmas Sale

Regular visitors to the island will know Chevere JR – they have a shop on the main Avenida in Puerto del Carmen and another in Avenida Maritimo in Playa Blanca.

Chevere 1

Established in Lanzarote for more than 20 years, they specialise in hand made jewellery using local volcanic lava, the olivine gem stone and silver, creating some stunning pieces for use both as jewellery and ornaments. They have an exclusive hand made collection for Christmas – perfect for any special occasion.

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A Christmas Message From Lanzarote Information

With so many of our readers breaking up for their Christmas holidays today, I felt it was time for my annual Christmas reflection post.


We set up Lanzarote Information in 2008. Europe was in the grip of a deep recession, and the island was struggling with low tourist numbers and occupancy, with businesses going bust and far too many islanders unemployed. Our original aims were simple:

1/ To become the best resource for English language information about Lanzarote.

2/ To promote the island effectively to English speaking tourists in order to bring them here and encourage them to keep on visiting.  read more »

Draft Regulation To Legalise Tourist Letting In The Canaries

News this week is that draft legislation has been drawn up to legalise private holiday letting in The Canary Islands. Please note that this is still a draft and is subject to change as the regulation passes through The Canarian Government before it becomes law. The process will take several months.


As you would expect, it’s a long and complicated document, but we’ve picked out the key parts of the draft for you:

Types of property that can and cannot be licenced

  • Only a “whole” property can be let, as opposed to a shared one. This excludes, for example,  read more »

Made for Trade Tasting Menu at Cantina Teguise

Cantina Teguise has long been one of our favourite restaurants on the island, and so we had to go along when we heard about their “Made for trade” December supper tasting menu.

Tasting Menu   Chef Nathan

Working with co-owner Zoe, chef Nathan Holmes came up with a stunning 11 courses of earthy, wintery, concentrated taste!

There was a full house in The Secret Garden, and it was great to see so many friends, including Viktor and Paul on a busman’s holiday from their own restaurant Barstro, and Tracy and Derek from Brown Deli.  read more »

Lanzarote Information Reader Awards 2014 - Best Attraction

Now it’s time to vote for your favourite Lanzarote Attraction!


Remember, the top ten you see when you click through is based on the vote we did on Facebook back in the summer. There were dozens of suggestions and the ten with the most votes have made it to this final stage.

Share this with your friends and get them to vote – we’ll be presenting the prize to the winning attraction over the Christmas break!

Here’s where to go to cast your vote, and you can see who’s winning  read more »

Lanzarote Holiday Offers - Carnival 2015 In Costa Teguise

Carnival time is always magical in Lanzarote, with processions of floats and drum bands, and everyone having a great time with a party atmosphere.

For 2015, Carnival comes to Costa Teguise from 6th to 8th March, and we’ve teamed up with The Galeon Playa in the heart of Costa Teguise, to bring you a very special offer:

Less than £100 per adult for a week’s stay!

Galeon Playa  Sea Views  read more »

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