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Lanzarote, Quality Nautical Destination

Lanzarote Nautical AwardThe island of Lanzarote was presented with two flags of distinction yesterday.  read more »

Puerto del Carmen Events March 2011

Plans are in progress for some special events to mark St. Patrick’s Day in Puerto del Carmen from the 17th to 19th March 2011. We have also received the eagerly awaited programme of events for the Carnival from 10th – 12th March 2011.

Both are great times to come and visit Lanzarote, everyone is welcome to join in, the more the merrier!

Carnaval 2011 Puerto del Carmen Carnival 2011

The programme of events for the Puerto del Carmen carnival will be focussed around Plaza del Varadero in the old harbour.

Thursday 10th March

18.00 Children’s Carnival, appearance by “Sponge Bob” in the Plaza del Varadero

Friday 11th March

20.30 Carnival Grand Gala, performing groups by “Los Gruñones”, la Batucada “Chimbay” y la Comparsa “Sur Caliente”, to follow an open air party with music from “Suso y Familia” y “Rika Banda” at the Plaza del Varadero  read more »

Lanzarote Life

Lanzarote Life was established when a group of friends joined together to offer their selection of independently owned properties for holiday rent in Lanzarote. They wanted to attract guests looking to book direct with owners, offer their clients the best possible prices together with peace of mind knowing that they are close at hand with personal knowledge of the island if required.

Lanzarote Life The range of holiday accommodation available includes:

Villa Clara 4 bed villa in Costa Teguise

Villa Mateo 2 bed villa in Playa Blanca

Apartamento Maria 2 bedroom apartment in Costa Teguise

Villa Atlantica 4 bedroom villa in Costa Teguise

Casa Abba 3 bedroom villa in Playa Blanca

Villa Abbeylara 3 bedroom villa in Costa Teguise

Casita al Sol 2 bedroom bungalow in Charco del Palo

Villa Claudia 3 bedroom villa in Costa Teguise

Finca Luna 1 bedroom apartment in Teseguite  read more »

Montañas del Fuego, Most Popular Attraction

Lanzarote’s visitor centres had 2,410,644 people through the doors during 2010.

The Montañas del Fuego (otherwise known as Fire Mountains / Timanfaya) was by far the most popular, followed by the Jameos del Agua. August is the busiest month for the attractions as you might expect with a total of 340,613 people, if you want to avoid any crowds then May and surprisingly December were the quietest months.

Montañas del Fuego (802,534)

Jameos del Agua (615,839)

Cueva de Los Verdes (349,300)  read more »

Bintazo, 17th - 23rd January 2011

Bintazo Binter Another chance to buy Binter flights between the Canary Islands for Canarian residents at €15.25 per flight for a return trip or €16.05 for a single flight. The prices include airport taxes and luggage up to 20 kg.

The offer runs from the 17th (08:00) to 23rd (23:00) January 2011 for flights taken between the 1st February and 31st March 2011.

You must have a certificado de residencia or DNI and a valid passport for these flights. Canarian residents receive 50% discount  read more »

Taxi Advertising

Whilst reading the local news today I read an article about the taxis operating from Arrecife airport. The article explains that Lanzarote Taxis have reached an agreement with the Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen “Vinos de Lanzarote” to place advertising within their cars.

Vinos de Lanzarote La Voz

Looking at the image I was surprised to see what looked like flat screens in the back of the headrests  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Spice Lanzarote

Spice Lanzarote are a lifestyle friendly, all-inclusive and clothing optional resort for naturists based in Puerto del Carmen. Spice They have a selection of job vacancies available and are currently looking for first class bar and waiting staff, plus a chef who delivers amazing Mediterranean type food.

Attention to detail are the key words - People who go the extra mile, see what the guests require, almost before they realise it themselves! Staff who know how to deliver 5 star service, who speak at least 2 languages, and who stand out as exceptional.

If you feel you fulfill this criteria, please send  read more »

Bungalows Nautilus, Finalists In The Ability Awards

The tourist complex Bungalows Nautilus in Matagorda, Puerto del Carmen have won a place amongst the finalists of the Telefónica Ability Awards.

Bungalows Nautilus Chair Lift Queen Doña Sofía will be at the awards ceremony on Monday 17th January 2011 to present prizes to the companies who have modified their businesses to allow access for physically challenged people. Bungalows Nautilus have renovated the complex to include ramps, hydraulic chair lift in the swimming pool and a selection of specially adapted apartments allowing full use of their facilities for guests with disabilities.

The prize categories are:  read more »

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