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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.

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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.

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

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Valentine's Gifts At Chevere JR

Saint Valentine’s day (San Valentin in Spanish) is one of those multi cultural celebrations – a day of romantic love!

Chevere JR have been established on the island for 25 years, and many of their produces are still hand made by Rosa Gimenez and Juan Carlos Foti. Originally from South America, they started here in the local craft markets, before opening their first shop, with it’s own workshop at the back. Both are inspired by the island, and you’ll see volcanic lava featured in many of their exclusive designs. They also often use the “Lanzarote gem stone” olivine, which is a by product of the volcanic process, and they generally match the stones with high quality silver.

ANUNCIO LANZAROTE INFORMATION Chevere JR FEB-15

As well as their own jewellery, you’ll find a range of gifts in their shops, made from a variety of interesting materials like glass, leather and stone. The first store was opened 25 years ago in Puerto del Carmen, and was joined by a shop in Playa Blanca, outlets in various hotels around the island, and most recently  read more »

Concerns Raised About Hanglider and Paraglider Accidents In The Canaries

At this time of year the weather conditions are excellent for flying, and we’ve become used to seeing hangliders and paragliders in the skies around the island. Just this week, we counted 20 flying from the hills above Tabayesco and heading for a landing at Playa La Garita in Arrieta.

Orzola  Path

We reported one death here last week, and there was another accident  this week when a 47 year old British hanglider broke both his arms in a crash near Orzola.

In all, there have been 10 accidents across the islands in the last month – six in Tenerife, three here in Lanzarote and one in La Palma.

In most cases several emergency services are required to attend the scenes, often with the use of a helicopter as the areas where the crashes take place are  read more »

New Public Parking In Puerto Del Carmen

The Ayuntamiento of Tias has announced that a new car park will be created on public land in Puerto del Carmen. Offering parking for 300 vehicles, the new car park will be in the area of the new La Perla Shopping Centre at The Fariones end of the avenida. The initiative is part of phase two of the modernisation plan for Puerto del Carmen, which also includes a €6 Million investment in the area of Calle Pedro Barba to create a more up market “feel” with new pavements and street furniture. The hope is that this will encourage owners of some of the private complexes to invest in refurbishment of their own properties, many of which are now 30 years old.

Plenary Meeting

The work already done as part of the first modernisation phase has resulted in €19 Million of  read more »

Lanzarote Jobs - Promoter Lanzarote Airport - Urgent!

This is an urgent temporary position that could be extended based on results.

Jobs

A native English speaker is being sought to work at Lanzarote Airport from 2nd until 28th February initially:

  • 30 hours per week
  • Salary €1100 to €1300

The job involves promoting products for a tobacco company, selling to passengers and reporting information on stock, sales, prices etc using a tablet.

Applicants are asked to:  read more »

  • Confirm availability for the above dates

Lanzarote Wins Again In Irish Travel Industry Awards!

The island picked up another award from the Irish Travel Industry recently,  for “Best Winter Sun Destination.” This is the 12th consecutive time Lanzarote has won the award and confirms the on-going love affair the Irish have with Lanzarote.

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In 2014 209,646 tourists visited the island from Ireland, making it our third largest market. When you consider the population of Ireland is only 4.5 Million, it demonstrates the true value of that business.

Cabildo President Pedro San Ginés said “This award reinforces the promotional strategy of Lanzarote and at the same time, defines a privileged position of the island in the Irish market."

Irish Travel Industry Awards 2015 Cabildo de Lanzarote  20150126112316574

Other  read more »

New Playa Blanca Tourist Office

Yaiza Ayuntamiento has invested €50,000 to create a new Tourist Information Office in the resort of Playa Blanca. Located next to the library in Calle Varadero The new office replaces the kiosk which was located in Calle Limones, and offers visitors much more comfortable surroundings and the chance to sit down while they gather the information they need.

Playa Blanca Tourist Information Office  Tourist Information Playa Blanca

The 76 Square metre building was  read more »

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