Sand for Playa Chica

Work to replenish the sand has started at Playa Chica in Puerto del Carmen this morning.

Playa Chica

This small beach also known as Pila de la Barrilla, nestled between Playa Grande and the harbour in the old town of the Puerto del Carmen holiday resort is one of the most popular places for scuba diving. Sand from the beach has gradually been disappearing over time and it was also damaged with the Tropical Storm Delta back in 2005.

Tias council requested the  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote 23rd & 26th June 2014

Just one movie will be shown in English at the cinemas in Lanzarote next week on Monday 23rd and Thursday 26th of June.

VO 23 y 26 Junio

Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife:  read more »

Can you help?

I wish I could have ignored the pathetic black dog lying in the fast lane of the dual carriageway in Playa Honda like all the other drivers. I could see the bundle of curly black hair lifting it’s head, it’s red tongue lolling, desperately trying to attract some attention.

Injured dog rescued in Lanzarote

I drove on, what could I do? And then I just couldn’t get the image out of my head. I headed into Arrecife, around the one way system, back into Playa Honda and out along the dual carriageway again towards the capital, would the dog still be alive?

It was, although she'd given up and was just lying there waiting for the inevitable.  read more »

San Juan Midsummer Bonfires 2014

It’s a Lanzarote tradition on the eve of midsummer to have a bonfire to celebrate San Juan. The traditional quema de hoguera fires will be held during the evening on Monday 23rd of June.

Asadero de San Juan 23 Jun

Puerto del Carmen

The Asadero de San Juan will be held in Calle Bajamar in the old town of Puerto del Carmen. This street is situated between Playa Chica and the harbour. The Ayuntamiento of Tías invite you to join them for the Feast of San Juan from  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 20th to 22nd June 2014

It’s almost midsummer, we’ve already published details of the Salt Carpets, Midsummer BBQ & Jameos Festival happening in Lanzarote this weekend, here’s a summary of other events around the island.

Puerto del Carmen:

Danceclub 928 20 Jun

Venue: Danceclub 928, Avenida de las Playas, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Date: Friday 20th June 2014

Time: 22:00 –06:00

Details: 928 opens under new management with the Coyote Girls and top international DJ’s.

Bahia Beach Club 21 Jun

Venue:  read more »

Tandem Paragliding In Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a mecca for paragliders and hang gliders, thanks to our steady wind, and the excellent thermals created by the dark rocks being heated by the sun.


Local company Famaraíso are now offering tandem flights, so anyone can experience the joys of surfing the air above the island.  read more »

Midsummer Barbecue This Sunday

There’s a fabulous mid summer barbecue planned for this Sunday 22nd June 2104, and everyone is welcome.


The event is being organised by the Niños del Tercer Mundo and will feature:  read more »

  • 3 Barbecues with plenty of food
  • Live music
  • Bouncy castles
  • A bric-a-brac sale

Salt Carpets & Corpus Christi 2014

We celebrate Corpus Christi this coming weekend in Lanzarote which means that a wonderful array of brightly coloured salt carpets will be created, ready for the church procession.

You can watch the locals hard at work in a variety of places, here’s the programme of where the salt carpets will be on display.

Corpus Christi SB 21 Jun

In San Bartolomé the carpets will be created in the calles Párroco San Martín, San Simón & Plaza León y Castillo from 10:00 on Saturday morning. The religious procession for Corpus Christi takes place along calles San Simón, Margarita Martín, Calderetas, Párroco San Martín & Plaza León y Castillo from 12:00 on Sunday.

Corpus Christi Tías 21 Jun

In Tías the Alfombras de Sal will be created along the Avenida Central from 16:00 on Saturday. The procession will be held on Sunday at 12:30.  read more »

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