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Lanzarote Restaurant Review, Restaurante Verde Mar, La Santa

We had a fabulous meal recently and couldn’t wait to share it with you!

We met Debbie Jones, the owner of Restaurante Verde Mar at the Camel Media Group Seminars in Puerto del Carmen. I had seen the sign for the Verde Mar off the main road in La Santa but had not visited the restaurant before. When Debbie contacted me to say she had taken on two chefs we knew, called Dave and Andre, we were keen to head over and taste the new menu.

The restaurant is situated right in the centre of La Santa, in the second row to the sea just behind the Pro Bike shop, with easy parking in the street. We found the entrance to the restaurant very welcoming with plant pots and candles leading up the steps. The place was buzzing, it was a good job we had reserved a table, as there was only one vacant.

Verde Mar Interior Verde Mar Specials Board

Debbie brought over the daily specials board and menus and I found it really difficult to decide as there were lots of dishes taking my fancy. Having struck a deal with Miguel that I could taste his food we opted for Verde Mar fishcakes from the menu and crunchy calamares from the specials for starters. The main courses we selected were both off the specials board, mixed fresh local fish platter and fillet steak with peppercorn sauce. I loved the personal touch of children’s drawings in  read more »

Costa Sal, Matagorda, 19th February 2011

Everyone is welcome to the fun day at the Costa Sal complex in Matagorda, Puerto del Carmen on Saturday 19th February 2011.

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The event starts at 14:00 and includes the following:

Food  read more »

From Lanzarote With Love

We thought that today was apt for highlighting this fabulous video entitled Lanzarote – My Love from Denis Ahrens.


Happy Valentine’s Day from Lanzarote xx  read more »

Lanzarote Weather 2010

One of the most asked questions is “what’s the weather like in Lanzarote?” and why we bring you a range of weather forecasts and monthly reports. We recently received the annual report for rain in Lanzarote during 2010 as recorded from the weather station based in the airport of Lanzarote.

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Rain

Lanzarote was classed as having rain on  read more »

Lanzarote Football, C D Laguna 0 Lanzarote 1

7th February 2011

Things are looking pretty good for Lanzarote at the moment. Top of the league and unbeaten in the last nine games with the last three matches producing maximum points and not conceding a goal in their last four outings.echedey 060211 UD Lanzarote

The visit to Club Deportiva Laguna was never going to be an easy trip. The Tenerife side had a terrible start to the season losing their opening two home matches but since then they have obtained maximum points in all of their home games.

The match began at a good pace with the home side having a good chance in the opening couple of minutes though Iván Arzola’s strike was wide of its target. In the 5th minute defender Guayo hit a fierce strike which beat the Tenerife keeper but the ball struck the bottom of the post and away to safety.

The Rojillos then began to get their passing game together and with the return of Vladi partnering ex Real Madrid player Jotha in the centre of the midfield moving the ball around at pace making their opponents chase the game whilst tiring the opposition in the process. This combination is going to prove critical  read more »

Padel Tournament, 21st February - 6th March 2011

Torneo Cabildo de Lanzarote

Inscription closes tomorrow Sunday 13th February 2011 to participate in the padel tennis tournament called the Torneo Cabildo de Lanzarote de Pádel 2011.

The competition takes place at the Fariones sports centre (Centro Deportivo Fariones) in Puerto del Carmen from the 21st February to the 6th March 2011. If you’d like to participate in the first edition of the event, inscription costs €24 per team and can be completed online through the Lanzarote Deportes website.

The matches will be scheduled and  read more »

Costa Teguise Inspires Love

san-valentin-costa teguiseAs part of the I Love Teguise branding, Costa Teguise and La Villa de Teguise have a special day planned for St Valentine’s Day on Monday 14th February.

La Villa de Teguise

10:30 Los Novios del Mojón contest in the Theatre Manuela y Esperanza Spínola de La Villa de Teguise.

Visitors to the tourist information centre will receive a glass of cava with the inscription “Teguise Enamora”.

Costa Teguise

Visitors to the tourist information centre will receive a glass of cava with the inscription “Teguise Enamora”.

Los Novios del Mojón are the male and female  read more »

St Patrick's Week Celebrations 2011

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I can’t help but smile at the poster for the week of celebrations in Puerto del Carmen planned for St. Patrick’s Day. The programme of events include:

Thursday 17th March

08:00 Golf Tournament email info@lanzarotegolfresort.com to participate.

20:00 St. Patrick’s Night Poker Tournament at the Casino (over 18’s only)

The Celtic Trail – music and music events

Friday 18th March

17:00 St. Patrick’s day procession along the Avenida de las Playas. From the tourist information office to the old Harbour

17:30 St. Patrick’s day concert at Plaza del Varadero in  read more »

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