Jobs in Lanzarote, Chef

We recently reviewed Restaurante DER and they have very interesting opening.

Lanzarote Jobs

They actually have three independent kitchens: one for Mediterranean fusion cuisine, another one for food allergies & intolerances and the last one... for you!

In a "Cocina de autor" style, or signature cuisine, they want to offer it 4 days a week, from Thursdays to Sundays, to someone who:

- is a kitchen professional or simply an amateur

- you might be a student

- whether you are currently working or not

- if you would like to make us of a space where you can cook for your friends, your customers, your family and above all  read more »

Blackstone Treks and Tours Listed As A Top Ten By Telegraph

We know Annie Bennett (@anniebennett on Twitter) has a bit of a soft spot for Lanzarote. But we were really pleased to see she recently mentioned Blackstone Treks and Tours as part of a Daily Telegraph article called “Top ten activity holidays in Spain.”


Specifically, she was recommending their 4 to 5 hour trek in the Timanfaya Mountains, but also mentioned that they offer various other walks and tours. She also recommended Sands Beach Resort for accommodation in Costa Teguise.

Fire Route 1  For route 2  read more »

UD Lanzarote 3 US Yaiza 0

This was a great derby match; plenty of action, some great quality football, four red cards and a derby match just wouldn’t be complete without the traditional full on brawl.

This win puts the Rojillos just one point behind league leaders CD Marino who lost their first game of the season on Sunday. Incredibly Lanzarote are now 14 points clear of fifth spot and as there are only four teams in the play offs Lanzarote must now surely focus on top spot to claim a Copa Del Rey place for next season. If any of you do not know Lanzarote´s cup history just click on history at the top of this page and all shall be revealed.

The game began at a very good pace and did not relent for the full 90 minutes which delighted the biggest crowd of the season with 1200 spectators . In the 6th minute a superb in swinging free kick delightfully floated into the box and was met by the towering figure of Lanzarotes Captain Rosmen. The league’s top scorer timed his jump to perfection and guided the ball with the weight of the free kick into the top corner giving his side an early 1-0 lead.

Two minutes later and the Rojillos were inches away from doubling their advantage when Toñito cut inside and from 20 yards hit a low powerful shot that beat the keeper but unfortunately for the Lanzarote winger it hit the left hand post and away for a goal kick.

In the 16th minute the Rojillos had a wonderful opportunity when the impressive Yaco hit in a low cross and Yaiza defender Kamara went to ground and raised his hand which the ball struck and the Ref immediately pointed to the spot. The tall central defender was lucky to stay on the pitch as he already had a yellow card and could have easily been given his second for this offence.

The ever reliable Rosmen stepped up looking for his 21st goal of the season and sent the keeper the wrong way but the ball flew off the post and away to safety.

The fourth placed side only real effort of the first half came shortly after when a free kick from 20 yards was deflected off a Lanzarote defender and all they earned was a corner kick.

The Rojillos didn’t have to wait long to get their reward for such positive football and what a reward it was  read more »

Arrecife History Museum

The Museo de Historia de Arrecife is a history museum based in a castle on the waterfront of Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote.

The San Gabriel castle can be found on the waterfront of Arrecife. The castle was founded in 1593 when a square shaped fort was built over 5 years to create a defence against pirates. The outer walls, stairs, guardhouse, ammunition store, underground reservoir, dungeon and sentry boxes were added between 1666 and 1667. The castle was still inadequate to properly defend the island from buccaneers, so the San José castle over looking Puerto Naos was constructed and Las Bolas bridge added during 1771 and 1779.

Mumified body at the history museum Arrecife

It's good to see this castle open to the public again, it's an interesting place to have a wander around and offers a lovely panoramic view of Arrecife's waterfront from the roof. The interior has  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote 16th & 19th February 2015

Next week only one English movie is going to be shown in Lanzarote and sadly it´s not the much awaited one.

On Monday the 16th and Thursday the 19th of February and only at Multicines Deiland Multicines in Playa Honda at 19:25 Jupiter Ascending. In a bright and colorful future, a young destitute caretaker gets targeted by the ruthless son of a  read more »

Woman dies in a traffic accident with a school bus in Lanzarote

A woman has died and another is seriously injured after a traffic accident this morning in Lanzarote.

The head on collision between an Amanda Bus and white VW Polo, happened on the LZ-2 at KM16 by Lanzarote a Caballo in the municipality of Yaiza and was reported to the emergency services at 07:47.

The woman who lost her life was the driver of the car, she is reported to be 43 years old and of foreign nationality. The passenger in the car was another lady, aged 30 years old who has multiple injuries and was transferred in critical condition to the Hospital Doctor José Molina Orosa in Arrecife.

The only other person involved in the accident was  read more »

Puerto del Carmen Carnival Programme 2015

Puerto del Carmen is a really popular place to enjoy the spirit of carnival in Lanzarote. Thousands of spectators line The Strip to watch the procession of floats, batucada drum bands, comparsa dancing groups and the distinctive Murgas.

Puerto del Carmen Carnival Programme 2015

Apart from the carnival parade, the remainder of the events in the carnival programme will take place in the Plaza del Varadero situated in the harbour in the old town of Puerto del Carmen. Everyone’s welcome, especially in fancy dress costume, so don’t be left out, go and join the carnival party! This year's theme is the Enchanted Forest if you need inspiring for a costume, although anything goes.

Puerto del Carmen Carnival Programme 2015

Thursday 19th February

19.30 Carnival Zumba Party in  read more »

Brits in Canaries urged to register for healthcare and social services

The following is an announcement from the British Consul.

British residents in the Canary Islands urged to register for healthcare and social services for future peace of mind

British Consulate and Spain Healthcare Team to host 
four free information events this month

Some 45,000 British nationals are believed to live in the Canary Islands but only 32,000* are registered with their local authorities. That means one in three Brits risk missing out on basic social services when in future they need it most.

So the British Consulates in Las Palmas and Tenerife, and the Healthcare Team in Spain that represents the UK’s Department of Health, are joining forces with local town halls to tell residents about the importance and benefits of registering for healthcare and other public services.

Discover why you should register on the ‘padrón’

Between 24th and 26th February the joint team will host four free information events in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Gran Canaria, where British residents can find out why it  read more »

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