Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 26, 2017


Increase in accidents partly attributable to mobile phone use

A report appeared in Lancelot Digital this week seeking to find the cause of the increase on road accidents on the island. In 2016, there were 336 accidents, up substantially on the previous year’s 268. 139 people were slightly injured, 21 seriously and 10 people lost their lives. One of the contributory factors is thought to be use of cellphones, not necessarily to make calls, but often to update social media.  read more »

The Secret To Getting The Best Suntan In Lanzarote

Jobs in Lanzarote, maintenance person


A well established villa rental and maintenance company in Playa Blanca is looking for an experienced maintenance and pool cleaning person, to join their ever growing team.

Lanzarote Jobs

Job description:

Working on your own or part of a team carrying out maintenance tasks in private villas in Playa Blanca. Also pool cleaning and some gardening. 

Basic requirements:

Maintenance experience essential  read more »

Day pass suggestions for Lanzarote

Have you booked accommodation in Lanzarote where you have an early check out and a late flight home?

Here are some suggestions of places across the island where you can chill out by a pool and make the most of your last day on holiday.

Luggage Storage Service

First let’s sort out your luggage, as you don’t want that on show in a hire car or to be lugging it around with you all day. Easyhire 365 offer a door to door luggage service, so they will collect it from your accomodation and drop it back to you at a convenient location before you fly. The price starts at €15 for 1 to 3 items.

Puerto del Carmen

Centro Deportivo Fariones

The Centro Deportivo Fariones is situated in the heart of the resort and a 1 day entry costs €18. You have access to their changing rooms, sauna, jacuzzi, swimming pool, gym, classes and 20% discount off the tennis / padel & squash courts rental fees.  read more »

Maternity And Paternity Leave In Lanzarote

Mercadona Baby Section April 2016 dz


Following on  from my previous article on registering a new born baby in the Spanish system, another important thing to do is to organise your maternity or paternity leave. Both I and my fiancée are employed by other people, so I know how it works from that perspective, but I'm afraid I can´t explain how to do it if you are self-employed.  read more »

English Cinema at Cine Lanzarote, 26th & 29th June 2017

The new movie in English movie at Cine Lanzarote it's the newly introduced "The Mummy". It will be shown both on Monday and Thursday at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:35h.  

Ancient princess Ahmanet (played by Sofia Boutella) had her destiny unjustly taken from her thousands of years ago. She is awakened from her crypt deep beneath the desert in our current day and her malevolence terrifies the human race.   read more »

Subida de Haría Rally 2017

The 39th edition of the motor racing event Subida de Haría takes place in Lanzarote on Sunday 25th June 2017.

Cartel Haria 17 p

This is a popular rally, attracting drivers from other islands to compete in the demanding climb from Tabayesco up to the Mirador de Haría in the north of the island.  read more »

San Juan Bonfire Night Lanzarote 2017

Tonight is San Juan in Lanzarote, the one night of the year where residents can legally have a bonfire, as long as they are in accordance with their local council rules.

Los Hogueras de San Juan

Once you have permission from your council, bonfires can be lit from 21:00 on 23rd June until 01:00 on the 24th June, the maximum height is 5 metres and maximum width 6 metres. Generally the materials are garden waste and pallets. The burning or tyres and plastic products is prohibited. They must be at least 50 metres from buildings.

In case of emergency, the emergency number for the fire department is 112 080.

Public events taking place across Lanzarote:  read more »

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