Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 11

Here are this week’s news snippets from Lanzarote. Remember to check this page regularly as we update it most days.

“Skeleton” Buildings to be used for art projects

Costa Teguise

Teguise Council has invited arts students from Lanzarote and Gran Canaria to help “integrate into the landscape” the derelict buildings around the resort of Costa Teguise. These buildings are currently held up in the courts with planning disputes and cannot be pulled down or finished. Mayor Oswaldo Betancort said: “If instead of skeletons of blocks, debris and trash, we can get create a life and landscape, we have taken a step in  read more »

Gold Medal for Bodegas La Grieta

We were delighted to hear that Bodegas La Grieta were awarded a Gold Medal at Terravino, the Mediterranean International Wine and Spirit Challenge.

Bodegas Malpais de MaguezBodegas La Grieta Punta Mujeres

This winery otherwise known as the Bodegas Malpais de Máguez is the only one producing wine in the north of Lanzarote with the D.O. Lanzarote brand. We had the opportunity to meet owner Ricardo last year during one of the Bodega Hopping Tours with the Lanzarote Active Club, he’s such a lovely guy!

This year’s Terravino competition included 448 samples of wines and spirits, 55% of the samples were from Israel, with the remainder entering from 29 other countries.

Ricardo’s vines are planted in  read more »

UD Lanzarote 1 CD Marino 1

The top three is as it was after this weekend’s round of games. Lanzarote maintain their superb unbeaten home record whilst second placed side CD Mensajero earn a good draw away at fifth placed side Real Sporting.


It was more of a day for the beach rather than kicking a ball around for 90 minutes in blistering sun. Nevertheless whilst this was not a classic there was no lack of passion and the intensity of this match at times reached boiling point.

The Conejeros (Locals) had the first chance in the 7th minute. Midfielder Jeremy fed his skipper Rosmen but with no time available on the ball the Lanzarote striker toe poked an effort which produced an excellent save from the Tenerife goalkeeper.

For the remainder of the half Lanzarote had the majority of the ball but the visitors were well organised and killed any threat before the Rojillos could enter in the final third.

The league leaders came out for the second half with more intent and in the 57th minute some great quick passing on the edge of the area released striker Balduino. The strongly built front man who had been a handful for the Lanzarote defence neatly curled the ball with the outside of his foot wide of the Lanzarote keeper but with just enough bend on the ball to squeeze inside the post giving his side a 0-1 lead.

Lanzarote's response was almost immediate with the two British boys Kennedy and Brad combining to release Rosmen. From a narrow angle and with the ball at an awkward height the Lanzarote striker fired in a fierce shot but the keeper had  read more »

Easter Eggs At Maceys

It’s chocolate heaven in Maceys Lanzarote at the moment.

Creme Eggs at MaceysHappy Easter in Lanzarote

There’s a huge selection of Easter eggs at Maceys in Tías, there’s sure to be one of your favourites in amongst this selection.

Cadbury: Creme Eggs, Mini Eggs, Buttons, Flake, Dairy Milk & Twirl

KitKat & Yorkie MugsMilkybar & Smarties Eggs at Maceys

Nestlé: Quality Street, Kit Kat, Yorkie, Smarties & Milkybar

Mars: Maltesers, Galaxy  read more »

Whats on in Lanzarote: April 2015

1-30th April: Los Bragales


Los Bragales is a collection of photographs on display at the MIAC in the Castillo de San José.

1-12th April: Artistas Plásticos


A collection of work from different artists is  read more »

Whats on in Lanzarote: March 2015

8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th March: Teguise Market 30th Anniversary

30-años-aniversario-mercadillo-de-TeguiseMarket Anniversary

There will be additional events and activities at the market in Teguise each Sunday throughout March to celebrate it’s 30th anniversary.

Wednesdays & Fridays: The World of Music

Every Wednesday & Friday during the month of March, The World of Music event will be held in Pueblo Marinero, Costa Teguise from 20:00 to 22:00. Performers from several countries within Europe and Latin America will be playing in  read more »

Swim, Bike & Run in Lanzarote 2015

This morning the Cabildo presented the calendar for the 6th edition of the swim competition Copa de Natación en Aguas Abiertas de Lanzarote, plus there are two new cups available for 2015 including trail running and mountain biking.

We welcome these new editions to the sporting calendar in Lanzarote, the above events are open to residents and visitors to participate in each one individually as well as the whole series to compete in the cup.

Cartel VI Copa Natación 2015

VI Copa de Natación en Aguas Abiertas de Lanzarote

30 May VIII Travesía Playa del Jablillo - CN Nadamás  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote 9th & 12th March 2015

The American Sniper repeats in Arrecife and Kingsman is the new film available in English at Deiland in Playa Honda next week.


At Multicines Deiland in Playa Honda at 19:30: Kingsman. Gary "Eggsy" Unwin (Taron Egerton), whose late father secretly worked for a spy organization, lives in a South London housing estate and seems headed for a life behind bars. Agent Harry Hart (Colin Firth) recognizes potential in the youth and recruits him to be a trainee in the secret service. Directed by Matthew Vaughn.  read more »

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