The Go Karting track in Lanzarote is offering local businesses and organisations a chance participate in the San Bartolomé Grand Prix Racing League. Local pubs, companies and associations can enter a team of 4 drivers plus a stand in driver in a league of 8 teams to race against each other.
The racing league is the creation of owner John Spinks who wanted to create an enjoyable and affordable amateur Go Kart Racing League in Lanzarote. Initially the teams will race the 200cc karts on the hillside track but as the drivers get more experienced, John explained that he has a variation of 10 different track layouts and has promised to bring the 390cc karts in for some races, keeping the drivers on their toes! read more »
The Canary Island Tourist Board are currently busy promoting the islands in Italy, France, Poland and as far afield as Canada.
A delegation from Promotur and Turespaña are visiting Milan until the 9th October to recruit Italian tourists to visit the Canary Islands. At the moment around 180,000 Italians take holidays around the islands. The Canary Islands will be promoted around strategic areas of Milan including the Colonne di San Lorenzo, Arco della Pace, Piazza Cordusio and Largo La Foppa attracting attention from both the Italians and visiting tourists. More than 200 travel agents from Italy have visited the islands this year to experience first hand the facilities the Canary Islands have to offer.
The Consejería de Turismo del Gobierno de Canarias was promoting the Canary Islands in Lyon, France at the end of September with tour operator Cadence Voyages.
The islands have already been promoted at travel fairs through France during the year, they have specifically targeted the Canarias as a golf destination to the French. read more »
It’s not often that we get two separate emails in the space of a week, telling us how good a new restaurant is. But Brenda, who is a member of Club Lanza Info, and John and Dawn took the the time to do so.
La Aulaga is set slightly back from Playa Bastian, but facing the sea and with a fabulous view. We were greeted by Simone, our waitress, who served us a small, chilled apertif, and then Miguel the owner arrived at our table. To say he is enthusiastic about his restaurant and the food is an understatement.
I’m going to digress for a moment, but when I first came to the island, I would often say at a new tapas restaurant: “Can you do us a selection of 4 or 5 of your best dishes please?” And it always resulted in a blank look and the question: “What do you want?” So I gave up.
But Miguel suggested exactly that to us - “Let me serve you a selection of food, trust me, you’ll enjoy it!” And we did!
Here’s what we had: read more »
Inscription to the event is €30 so if you have a motorbike in Lanzarote and want to meet up with the local club, please contact them by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 637 72 41 70. The three day programme includes:
Friday 8th October
21:00 Presentación de Eventos
23:00 Música en vivo
Saturday 9th October
09:00 Inscripción read more »
UK Travel companies have reported a surge in late bookings for holidays before the 1st November 2010 as holidaymakers rush to beat the tax increases. Air passenger duty and VAT are due to increase on the 1st November 2010 and 4th January 2011.
The Canary Islands have a lovely all year round climate making them an ideal destination for a winter sunshine holiday. Here in Lanzarote you can expect temperatures to be an average of 26 degrees with 7 hours of sunshine a day, just what you need if you suffer from SAD with the dark nights closing in. Here is a link to our 15 day weather forecast for Lanzarote.
Can you squeeze in a last minute holiday in Lanzarote this month? read more »
Let’s start by dispelling a popular myth. The water that comes from the desalination plant here in Lanzarote is not harmful if you drink it!
But there are two problems with it:
1/ It doesn’t taste very good. read more »
Can you paint, do tiling or are you an electrician?
If so then SARA need your help! Just a few hours would make all the difference in the construction of a new cat hospital at the animal shelter in Tahiche. If you have some time next week and would like to volunteer, read more »
Another Lanzarote gastronomy special has been launched from today until the 10th October 2010. You may recall the Vino y Lenteja week in June or the Ruta Gastronómica through July and August, this time some of the best restaurants in Lanzarote will be preparing dishes created from local tuna and wines for you to enjoy.
The II Semana Gastronómica del Atún y el Vino will be available at the following Lanzarote restaurants:
Restaurante de la Bodega Stratvs (La Geria)
Restaurante Arena (Puerto del Carmen)
Restaurante Lilium (Arrecife)
Restaurante La Puntilla (Arrecife)
Restaurante La Tegala (Mácher)
Restaurante El Risco (Famara)
Restaurante La Graciosa (Costa Teguise)
Restaurante Getaria (Costa Teguise)
Restaurante Isla de Lobos (Playa Blanca) read more »