Lanzarote Jobs - Part Time Administrator / Secretary

Update 15th January - this has been changed to a full time position.

KC Properties is one of the island’s longest established estate agencies, based in Puerto del Carmen.

Jobs

They are currently seeking a part time administrator / secretary to work from Monday to Friday.  read more »

Lanzarote Book Review - A Price Worth Paying

I really enjoyed this book by Andy Wilson. A Price Worth Paying is a thriller where a good part of the action is set in Lanzarote. The story follow salvage diver James Andrews, who ends up living and working in Lanzarote as a dive guide. But past events catch up with him here in the most spectacular fashion.

Price

It’s obvious that the author knows the island well, although he doesn’t fall into the trap of being overly descriptive – there’s just enough information so that those of us who know Lanzarote can see exactly where everything is taking place in our own mind’s eye.  read more »

Lanzarote Jobs - Overseas Representative

Note: This vacancy has now been filled.

Due to expansion, Solmar villas have an exciting opportunity for an Overseas Representative to join their busy team in Lanzarote.   Reporting to the Head of Commercial the successful candidate would be ultimately responsible to ensure the villas are compliant and meet their high standards whilst offering support to the guests there. They are looking for an experienced representative with a proven track record within the travel industry, including excellent customer services, a creative mind, the ability to multi-task and be highly organised.

Jobs  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week One 2016

Susan Thain Awarded MBE

MBE

Sue Thain, Lanzarote’s honorary consul, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to the British Embassy and British community in The Canary Islands.  read more »

Tobacco Smugglers Arrested

Circus Festival Malab Haria

The Festival de Circo ‘MalabHaría’ begins tomorrow for three consecutive evenings on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th January 2016.

Malab_Haria

This year many of the events will be taking place in the Terrero de Lucha de Haría within the football grounds, rather than in the Plaza as in previous years. The council released 1,320 tickets, which were offered free of charge and these have all gone within 3 days of availability.

Don’t worry, there is still a chance to see these performers in action as the wrestling ring has a capacity for 500 people, so anyone without a free invitation can go to the box office at the sports stadium in the hour before the performance starts until the seats have been filled. Doors open at 20:15.

IX Edición del Festival de Circo Teatro ‘MalabHaría’

Saturday 2nd January

16:30 - 20:00 Rastro de Navidad (Christmas Market)  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 4th & 7th January 2016

It’s here! Star Wars in original version will be showing in Lanzarote on Monday and Thursday next week.

VO 4 ENERO

At Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:25h, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens":

Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a defector named  read more »

Lanzarote News in Brief - Last Week of 2015

Playa Blanca Port Expansion

Harbour

The contract, worth around €40 million,  to expand the port has been awarded to a joint venture – FCC and  Mosquera Carrasco Obras. Work is expected to begin in Spring 2016, and to last for a maximum of 55 months, so a little less than 5 years. The new port will have a total area of 75,000M2, with about half being sheltered moorings and the rest land based facilities.

Meanwhile……..  read more »

Cruise Ships Unable to Dock in Arrecife

Paella in Puerto del Carmen

Paella is one of the great Spanish dishes made for sharing during your holiday in Spain.

Here’s our suggestions of three restaurants in Puerto del Carmen where you can find a delicious paella, packed full of flavour and using only the freshest ingredients available in Lanzarote.

Restaurante Mardeleva

Restaurante Mardeleva View

We love this restaurant for it’s position overlooking the harbour of Puerto del Carmen and their fresh fish. Mardeleva can be found on Calle Los Infantes, up behind Island Watersports the dive school in the harbour. They have a lovely terrace with panoramic views, you have to try the paella marisco with a chilled white wine from Lanzarote.  read more »

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