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Lanzarote Cricket, St George's & Cobras

Sunday 3rd July

Top of the table and unbeaten St George’s entertained the Cobras at Tías on Sunday.

Lanzarote_Cricket_Championship_Table_2011  read more »

48 Hours of Football in Costa Teguise

A new indoor football tournament will be played in Costa Teguise from the 8th to 10th July 2011.

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Registration for the Torneo 48 Horas Fútbol Sala costs €100 per team and is now open until the 6th July at 13:00.

Interested teams should contact  read more »

Last Minute Bookings For Lanzarote

Asolan, the Association of Hotels and Apartments in Lanzarote are confident that the rush for last minute bookings for holidays in Lanzarote will help to increase the occupancy figures by 5% compared to the months of July, August and September recorded in 2010.

asolan logo The biggest influx of visitors are British and German tourists although they expect a sharp increase in the Italian market due to the new links to the country’s airports. Actually the numbers of Italians visiting Lanzarote have already increased tenfold in the first five months of 2011 compared to the previous year.

Susana Pérez, the president of Asolan said that the domestic market which normally has a strong presence during the summer months in Lanzarote wait  read more »

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, Afrodite Little Italy

I was meandering around Marina Rubicón with a friend recently enjoying a browse of the local shops and restaurants there last week, it was surprisingly quiet although it was Thursday so there were no market stalls and this still remains the main change over day for Lanzarote.

Afrodite Little Italy Afrodite Little Italy Terrace

Craving a lunch of grilled fresh fish and a glass of white wine, we were disappointed that the restaurants were either closed or didn’t tempt us as we walked by. Heading towards Lani’s Snack Bar which is always popular with its varied range of International dishes we spotted Afrodite Little Italy set back from the waterfront. Reading the daily special’s board we decided that pasta was the dish of the day rather than fish and we picked our table on the shaded terrace area.

The waiter brought over the menus but we’d both been tempted by the Chef’s tagliatelle special from the “We Recommend” board outside, this included  read more »

Kitesurfing Competition in Lanzarote 12th - 17th July 2011

Registration has opened for the Circuito Nacional de Kiteboarding - Isla de Lanzarote 2011 ( Memorial Hugo Fernández ).

Kitesurf Lanzarote 2011

The Kitesurf Lanzarote competition will be held on Playa Famara from the 12th to 17th July. The event attracts national kiters with freestyle and wave disciplines with a senior category for females and senior, junior and infant categories for males. The event will be held in the section of beach between the pueblo of Famara and the bungalows, the programme of activities has  read more »

Fiestas del Carmen 2011 in Teguise

The Fiestas del Carmen in the old capital of Lanzarote were launched with the Noche en Blanco. The night was deemed a success, many residents have commented on what a great evening it was and voiced hopes that this will be an event to be repeated in the future.

Festival Acatife Jazz Concert Teguise

Daniel Morales the Concejal de Festejos said that the object of the programe is to revert Teguise back into being the cultural capital of Lanzarote. More events are  read more »

Lanzarote Weather June

It was a grey start to the month continuing on with the grey skies in the mornings clearing to warm sunny afternoons and temperatures up to 27 degrees.

Playa La GaritaMonday 13th June, those beautiful clear blue sunny mornings are back! The wind got up in the afternoon with strong gusts but had died down overnight to repeat the lovely sunrise the following day.

The middle of the month brought a yellow alert with the wind for gusts up to 75 km/h and strong waves lasting from Wednesday 15th to the weekend.

Sunday the 19th was the  read more »

Sperm Whale Family Spotted in Lanzarote

Researchers on board the Oso Ondo boat were treated to a spectacular display from a family of sperm whales in Lanzarote.

cachalote en canarias SECAC 

The boat is part of a campaign to track sperm whales within the Canary Islands, after several days of whale sightings the researchers were delighted to share an hour with a family of 12 whales off the coast of Lanzarote. The Oso Ondo was about 5 miles from  read more »


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