CACT recommended visiting times this Easter

The Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism (CACT) have issued a recommendation for Lanzarote’s visitor attractions this coming Easter.

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The two attractions in particular are the Montañas del Fuego and the Cueva de Los Verdes, as both of these are prone to queues forming to access the car parks at busy times.

To avoid queuing to get in at the  read more »

UD Lanzarote 1 US Yaiza 0

This derby clash did not disappoint. Three red cards, a host of yellow with both teams brawling and finishing off with a superb injury time winner and all played in glorious sunshine.

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Traditionally on the week of the woman Lanzarote always show their support by carrying onto the pitch a banner against violence to women.

Prior to the match both sides were in the cafe up the road sharing jokes and laughing however as soon as the Ref blew for kick off there was to be no love lost between these two Lanzarote sides.

The Rojillos looked the brighter of the two teams early on with Louis Kennedy seeing a volley go narrowly past the left hand post in the 7thminute. Two minutes later and Yaiza keeper Doramas did well to save from a diving header from the Lanzarote captain Rosmen, the ball fell kindly to midfielder Vladi but the veteran from 10 yards blasted high and over.

The visitors then began controlling the midfield and which led to a change of pattern of the game. Javi Morales shot over from a free kick and then striker Miguel Yunes in the 29th minute saw his low strike flick off a defender but the Lanzarote keeper was on guard to tip the ball wide.

In the 35th minute Rojillos midfielder Javi Betancort picked up his second yellow card for trailing arms, only minutes earlier he picked up the  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Receptionist

A small and busy privately owned apartment complex in Puerto Del Carmen are currently recruiting for a receptionist in Lanzarote.

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The complex is San Francisco Park and the job vacancy is for an English/Spanish speaking person to work in their reception. 

This company are looking for someone who is self motivated, reliable, computer literate with good customer service skills. The position is ideal for  read more »

Plaza del Jablillo in Costa Teguise

The shopping centre Plaza del Jablillo in the centre of Costa Teguise will have live entertainment available on two nights a week.

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Tourists and residents are invited to visit the C.C. Plaza del Jablillo every Tuesday and Friday for family entertainment in the square between the hours of  read more »

Hynotherapy In Lanzarote

Master Hypnotherapist Stuart Downing has been offering his services for many years in clinics in Warwickshire and Harley Street, London. As the owner of a villa in Puerto del Carmen, and someone who knows and loves the island, he has now decided to offer sessions to residents here, as well as to tourist visitors.

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The service is aimed at people with addictions – alcohol, cigarettes, gambling and drugs, as well as those suffering from fears, phobias, traumas, depression, anxiety, low self esteem, eating disorders and those who have struggled to lose weight. 

Stuart has an impressive list of qualifications and memberships of professional bodies, which you can read here.  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 21st March 2016

There are two movies in English shown next week in Lanzarote, but only on Monday the 21st of March due to Easter:

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"Room" at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:40h.

A mother (played by Brie Larson) and her son Jack (played by Jacob Tremblay) have been kidnapped and four walls is is the only life Jack knows. But after they make make a daring escape, he will discover that there is life beyond those walls.

Also starring William H. Macy and Joan Allen. Based on the novel by Emma Donoghue and directed by Lenny Abrahamson.

This unusual uplifting drama has got great reviews all around.  read more »

St Patrick's Day in Lanzarote 2016

The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Lanzarote will start with a mass held in the church by the harbour of Puerto del Carmen.

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Pancho Hernández., Mayor of Tías presented the programme for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations yesterday, together with Eileen Izquierdo Lawlor, the Honorary Consul of Ireland in Lanzarote and Amado Vizcaíno, Tourism Councillor for Tías. Puerto del Carmen is a magnet for our Irish visitors, Lanzarote attracts over 200,000 tourists from Ireland each year, with a high proportion of these staying within this holiday resort. Tías council invited residents and tourists to join in the celebrations and “be Irish for a day”. The Irish President Michael D. Higgins himself has recently been spotted enjoying a few days in Puerto del Carmen. Lanzarote was also named as the Best Winter Sun Destination 2016 by the Irish Travel Industry, for the 13th consecutive year.

Previous editions of the St Patrick’s Day fiesta have proved very popular and attracted around 5,000 people to join in the celebrations. It has been confirmed that there will be a parade again this year, although it won’t travel along the Avenida de Las Playas, it will start at  read more »

A Magic Night, Classical Music Concert

At 8.30 pm on Saturday, 19 March, a benefit concert Una Noche Mágica will be held in La Casa de la Cultura Benito Pérez Armas in Yaiza to raise funds for SARA who are delighted that three exceptional musical artistes from Lanzarote, Sheyla Rizo, soprano, Iya Zhmaeva, violin, and Javier Díaz, piano, will be performing familiar and popular pieces including works by Grieg and Piazzolla.

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This concert follows the highly-successful SARA fund-raising concert given by  read more »

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