Ironman Lanzarote 2012 Official Video Highlights

We’ve loved being part of the team that helps stage Lanzarote’s biggest event, and we love this new video of highlights from this’ year’s event, which has just been released.

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Fiesta de la Vendimia

Bodega La Geria are hosting a day of activities to celebrate the Fiesta de la Vendimia on Wednesday 15th August. Enjoy a brunch at one of three bodegas, watch the camels get loaded and transport the grapes from the fincas and join in the treading of the grapes followed by a live performance of traditional folk music.


The event has been organised in collaboration with Saborea Lanzarote, Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen (D.O.) Vinos de Lanzarote and the Ayuntamiento of Yaiza as well as the bodegas Stratvs & Rubicón.

Fiesta de la Vendimia Programme:

09:00 – 10:30 Brunch at  read more »

Fiestas de La Caridad 2012

Each year the wine harvest is celebrated with the Fiestas de La Caridad in La Geria, the 15th August is also a public holiday in Lanzarote for the Asunción de la Virgen.


The Consejo Regulador de la Denominaciónde Origen “Vinos de Lanzarote” announced the start of the vendimia on the 1st of August, which is a bit earlier than normal due to the heat waves and lack of rain this year.

Tuesday 14th August

19:30 On the eve of  Nuestra Señora de La Caridad a traditional barbecue is held in La Geria. Parranda Janubio will be providing the entertainment with a selection of the best folklore songs.

Wednesday 15th August

19:00 Every 15th August the tiny church called the Ermita de La Geria opens  read more »

Lanzarote Marathon 2012

Inspired by the London Olympics? There’s just over 16 weeks left to train for the marathon in Lanzarote!

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Fund Grube in Lanzarote

The Canary Island chain store Fund Grube have just opened their fifth shop on the island of Lanzarote.  The latest branch in Costa Teguise makes a total of 15 perfume, beauty & fashion outlets situated across the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote & Fuerteventura.

Fund Grube in Costa TeguiseFund Grube New Opening Lanzarote

As you can see from our photo, the shop was in the final stages of preparation on Thursday, ahead of the official opening on Friday 10th August at 18:00.

Fund Grube was started in 1983 by brothers  read more »

Jetsetters Closing Down

We were very sad to hear that Jetsetters have closed their business on the island.

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Fiesta de San Ginés 2012

The Fiestas start in Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote today in honour of San Ginés, the event programme is shorter than previous years due to budget constraints and some events are paid entry. The firework display will conclude the fiestas on the evening of Saturday 25th August in the park by Playa el Reducto.

It’s Arrecife’s big fiesta and a time for cava and great food.

San_Ginés_2012Maps San Ginés 2012

Fiestas San Ginés 2012 Programme:

Monday 13th August

18:00 Opening of the wood carvings exhibition by Gervasio Fuentes Hernández in the Casa del Mierdo which will be on display until the 26th August.

19:00 Street procession leaving from Charco de San Ginés

20:00 Opening of the fiestas with a performance from Agrupación de Coros y Danzas Arrecife in the proximity of Casa del Miedo at the Charco de San Ginés

21:00 Opening of the photographic exhibition  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Irish Pub

An Irish Pub based in the resort of Costa Teguise, Lanzarote is looking for a responsible person to work part time.

Pint of Guinness in Lanzarote

The position would suit someone already resident in Costa Teguise, the hours are from  read more »


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