Swim Smooth Lanzarote Swim Camp

Fancy a dip in this 50m training pool in Lanzarote this winter?

50m pool Costa Teguise

Join a group of like minded swimmers who are flying in from around Europe to benefit from our warm winter climate and train in this stunning pool.

The camp dates are from 25th February to the 4th March 2017. Improve your stroke and fitness with an average of 4-7 hours coaching per day.

Your partners and friends are welcome too, there’s plenty for them to do in the holiday resort, whilst you get the training in.  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 1, 2017

Haria Ayuntamiento Investing In The Palms


Haria is know as the valley of a thousand palms, and the ayuntamiento has now taken on a team to trim and look after the trees in the valley. All the trees are being trimmed, and the leaves collected and given to local farmers, So far 220 trees have been trimmed, and the objective is to reach 1000 by the end of March. The cost is expected to be around €50,000.  read more »

Lanzarote Sporting Calendar 2017

If you are a keen athlete, Lanzarote has it all. Whether you’re in to swimming, cycling, running or all three! The Lanzarote sporting calendar has an event to suit just about everyone.

Ironman Lanzarote 2015

We’re already being contacted by athletes who are keen to secure their travel plans ready to participate in the Lanzarote sports events in 2017. Here is our quick guide to aquathlon, duathlon, triathlon, swimming, cycling & running events taking place on the island this year.

Please bookmark this page as we will be adding more events as further race dates are announced. 

January 2017
Sunday 8th - Quemao Class Surf event
Saturday 14th - International Lanzarote Duathlon

February 2017
Saturday 4th - Tuesday 7th: 4 Stage MTB Race Lanzarote
Saturday 11th - Vuelta Playa Blanca Handbike
Saturday 11th - Timanfaya Triathlon
Saturday 25th - Torneo Sentido Aequora Lanzarote Suites & Costa Teguise Golf

March 2017
Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th: VI Desafío 8a Isla
Saturday 11th - Sunday 12th: Copa SAR Princesa Alexia Canary Island Championships
Saturday 25th - Tri:122 Lanzarote Internacional Triatlón  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 9th and 12th January 2017

The movie in English for next week remains unchanged and it will be shown in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thursday at 19:25h: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story". 

Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones) is a Rebellion soldier and criminal about to embark on her biggest challenge yet as Mon Mothma (played by Genevieve O'Reill) sets her out on a risky mission to steal the plans for the new super weapon, the Death Star. With the help of the Rebel Alliance, Jyn is in for something bigger than she imagines.  read more »

Absolute Beginners Line Dancing

Wendy has a new Absolute Beginners Line Dancing class! You can read all about Wendy’s classes and the fun everyone has here: Line Dancing Lanzarote.

Line Dancing  read more »

How To Deal With Bereavement In Lanzarote

Losing a loved one is always difficult, but when it happens in a foreign country the practicalities of dealing with the local customs and procedures can seem even more daunting.

Guatiza cemetery 0  read more »

Ten Random Facts About The Population Of Lanzarote

I enjoy having a good trawl around statistics relating to Lanzarote, and I’ve had some fun coming up with these ten interesting facts about the island’s population.


1/ Lanzarote’s population was just 9,675 back in 1768 and had only doubled to 18,331 by 1900. It broke through the 100,000 barrier in 2001 and now stands at 143,209.  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 52, 2016

Road in La Santa resurfaced

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Resurfacing work has been completed on the road that runs between La Santa and Emerlan. The €200,000 cost was financed as part of the tourism infrastructure plan. It will come as a relief to the many cyclists who use the stretch of road!  read more »

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