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Catlanza VI - Private Luxury Charter

We had a sneak preview last week aboard Lanzarote’s newest luxury yacht, Catlanza VI. Many readers will be familiar with her big sister, which does daily trips to Papagayo from Puerto Calero. 

But Cat VI is something different - still a sailing catamaran, but smaller and more luxurious and she’s being offered for private charter, with a skipper and crew, to enable families and groups to enjoy a truly special day, tailored to their own needs.

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The choice is yours, but some of the options could be:  read more »

What's The Euro Rate In Lanzarote Today?

It’s the most asked question on Facebook, email, or anywhere else where readers connect with us. Especially since Brexit, and with the Pound falling steadily. 

There are a large number of booze / cigarette / electrical shops on the island that offer money exchange as a sideline. Most display a rate outside the shop, and then claim that’s the rate for travellers cheques, before offering a cent less for cash. 

The trouble is, the market is so volatile at the moment, that the rate is changing several times a day. 

And all that means we can’t keep up with the latest rate being offered in the resorts.

So here’s an easy rule of thumb that will give you a pretty good guide as to what rate is being offered at this very moment.

Check the current Interbank Rate online and subtract 2 cents.

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Where to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Lanzarote

Eyes up this week, for a chance to catch the most spectacular meteor shower expected in the last 20 years.

The prime time is tomorrow night of the 11-12th August, when the experts are expecting to see up to 150 shooting stars per hour!

For the best chance to see The Perseids you need to find a  read more »

How To Cope When It's Really Hot In Lanzarote

Over the last ten days or so, we’ve had very high temperatures in Lanzarote. Last week, the island recorded the highest temperature in all of Spain at 42,6 degrees, or 108 Fahrenheit. As I write this, the temperature outside our office in Haria is 38 degrees, and it’s climbing.

Punta Mujeres 1

The island is also much closer to the equator than any other part of Europe, so we have extremely high UV at this time of year, which means you can burn very, very quickly.

Temperature 2

The obvious thing to do to stay cool is to keep jumping into the pool, or the ocean, of course! But here are some tips for when you have to wander away from the cool water.  read more »

Bus service to Jameos del Agua

From Monday 8th August the number 9 bus departing from Arrecife to Órzola will stop at the visitor attraction, Jameos del Agua.

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Previously the closest the public transport stopped was in the village of Punta Mujeres, but there is no footpath along the  read more »

Seven Places To Propose In Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a romantic place - it’s a fabulous place to get married, many people celebrate their anniversaries here, and of course, it’s a wonderful place to propose to your loved one. There’s nothing like the combination of a fantastic sunset and a couple of cocktails to provide the perfect moment to pop the question.

Here are 7 places you could do just that!

At El Golfo at sunset

El Golfo

The best sunsets on the island are at El Golfo, and the restaurants there serve delicious fresh fish. So enjoy a fabulous meal, and get the ring out just before the bill arrives!  read more »

At The Mirador del Rio

The light that leads us

A small lighthouse caught my eye on one of my rare trips to Arrecife.

The Light That Leads Us

You might have seen it too, half tucked away in the back streets between the Charco de San Ginés, across from the Marina and on your way to, the Police Station or Ikea.

I decided to check it out recently so I parked nearby and I walked to it.  read more »

Why You Should Book Your Next Lanzarote Holiday With Lanzarote Information

With the collapse of Lowcostholidays, we’ve spent much of this weekend trying to help people who have lost out to the company, who were not protected by bodies like ABTA or ATOL. Around the world, there are about 110,000 people who face having to re-book and pay for their own accommodation, before claiming their money back through they travel insurance or credit card company.

We thought it was a good time to reiterate why you should be booking your holidays to Lanzarote with us:

When you book through us you are protected!

Arrecife Beach 2

For our UK clients, their package holiday bookings including flights are protected under the ATOL scheme and the company we work through are members of ABTA. 

For our Irish customers, holidays are bonded & Licensed for your Protection and Peace of Mind, and the company we work through are members of the Irish Travel Agents Association.

Long story short, if you book with us, and if anything happened to us, your booking is safe!  read more »


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