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No Coverage in Famara

Residents and businesses in Famara are struggling to get a signal for mobile phone coverage or an internet connection since the last antenna was closed down at the beginning of June.

antenna signal

The village has been divided into those who need a connection and those campaigned for the antenna to be removed due to it’s proximity to the local school. Famara used to have four antennas but following protests from parents the Ayuntamiento of Teguise asked Unelco to switch off the electricity supply to shut down the last remaining one.

Public telephones that were once forgotten are  read more »

Lanzarote Surf in Leeds

Around 800 people went surfing in Leeds at the A Taste of Spain festival held over the weekend.

Surfing in Leeds

The latest A Taste of Spain event was held at the at Victoria Gardens in Leeds on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July , the  read more »

Zapatero's Last Holiday in Lanzarote as President

Spain’s President, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero is planning to spend another summer holiday in Lanzarote.

La Mareta Costa Teguise

Zapatero has a soft spot for the island of Lanzarote, this will be his fifth holiday  read more »

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.


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 »


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