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Lanzarote Airport To Close At 02:00

Arrecife Airport Control Tower In an announcement from Aena today, Lanzarote airport is to extend their current opening hours.

The (ACE) airport in Lanzarote is currently open from 07:00 to 00:00 but from the 27th March 2011, this will be extended until 02:00. Aena confirmed that this extension of two hours will allow the opening of new routes so that Lanzarote can connect with different airports across the continent.  read more »

Applying For Residencia

There is some paperwork to complete when you relocate to live in on a permanent basis in Lanzarote. My advice would be to tackle one thing at a time, expect some difficulties and consider employing a paperwork expert to help you if you get stuck.

Certificado de Residencia Lanzarote

Currently extranjeros (foreigners) are only provided with a sheet of A4 green paper which is your certificate to show you are resident in Spain. You should notify the Oficina de Extranjeros if you are planning to stay longer than three months, although your main residence is still determined by the country you live in for more than 6 months of the year.

Police Station Arrecife  Comisaría de PolicíaFor residencia you need to visit the Oficina de Extranjeros which is located in the Comisaría de Policía building in the Puerto Naos area of Arrecife.


C/ Mastelero, s/n, 35500, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Las Palmas

Telephone: 928 844 266 

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 2pm

To apply for residencia you need to complete the form EX18  read more »

Buddy Weeks Offer With Island Watersports

Island Watersports have a special 2011 offer for scuba divers in Lanzarote.

Island Watersports Buddy Weeks

The Buddy Weeks offer is for two divers to buddy together so that one pays the full price and the second pays half price. This offer is also running in conjunction to the dive school’s existing multi dives discount, this means that:

2 divers can enjoy 20 dives together (with hired cylinder and weights) for €21 per dive or with full kit for €29 per dive!

The Buddy Weeks offer is available from the 15th January through to the 20th March 2011 and then again 1st May to 22nd May 2011.

Normal Prices

Island Watersports normal dive prices are  read more »

Essex Sex Offender in Lanzarote

Essex Police According to the Echo News on Friday 7th January 2011, three sex offenders have fled abroad from Essex and one of them is in Lanzarote.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Johnson said that they could not identify the man as it would breach his human rights. It also appears that they are not going to be requesting a European arrest warrant due to the cost.

You can read the full story here:  read more »

Spanair Flight Offer From €25 For Two Days Only

Spanair have launched a special flight offer for the next two days only.


They are offering flights from €25 (including everything) to be taken up until the 31st May 2011.

Simply click the banner which will take you straight to the English section of the Spanair website, follow the link "to see all flight offers” for a full list of all the flights included.  read more »

Activities in Lanzarote

There are loads of diverse activities to enjoy in Lanzarote. Here is a selection of some things you can experience during your holiday.

In, On or Under The Water


Sea Fishing in Lanzarote Deep Sea Fishing

There are fishing boats moored in Puerto Calero and Marina Rubicón who will take a party or individuals out fishing. Methods include big game and light tackle fishing depending upon the time of year.

We recommend: Lanzarote Fishing



Scuba diving in Lanzarote Scuba Diving

Lanzarote has lovely temperate waters with incredible visibility. Experience divers can enjoy a range of dives in various locations around the island, the favourites are found in Charco del Palo and Puerto del Carmen. Why not book a try dive whilst you’re here and see for yourself!

We recommend: Island Watersports

Surfing in Lanzarote Surfing

Lanzarote is nicknamed the Hawaii of Europe for good reason, the  6-Star Prime Santa Pro event is held here each November.  If you love surfing then Famara beach is the spot to enjoy hours of surfing or take lessons.  read more »

Register Now For Your Vote

Vote symbol If you want to vote in the Spanish municipal elections the 22nd May 2011, you need to make sure that you are registered on the censo electoral (electoral role) before the deadline of the 15th January 2011.

If you are an EU citizen living in Lanzarote then according to the Mandate EHAJ2264I20'10 (BOE de 28 de agosto) you are entitled to vote in the forthcoming municipal elections if the following applies:

* You have Spanish residencia

* You are aged over 18 years old

* You have lived in Spain without a break for five years

* You are registered at your local ayuntamiento (you have a certificado de empadronamiento)

For more information  read more »

The Sales Have Started!

rebajas 50The winter sales in Lanzarote started yesterday the 7th January after Kings and last until the 6th March 2011. 

You can expect discounts of 50% in most of the shops with some prices slashed to 70%. The secretary general of Confederación Española de Comoercio (CEC) announced that retailers should expect to sell between 5 - 10% more products during the sales this year than last year, although invoicing might be 2% - 6% less due to the lower prices.

Don’t worry if you’re not here until the summer months, the dates for this year’s summer sales have already been confirmed as starting on the 1st July through to the 31st August 2011.


Have you been shopping in Lanzarote? Why not visit:  read more »

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