Merendero de La Degollada

It never ceases to amaze me that no matter how long I have lived in Lanzarote, I still discover new places to go and new things to do. 

Merendero de La Degollada

This is the case of the Merendero de La Degollada. "Merendero" is a place to have "merienda", the Spanish snack children have mid afternoon. You could say a "merendero" is a picnic area. 

La Degollada is a hamlet south-west of Yaiza and its "merendero" is closer to Yaiza than to La Degollada, to be fair, less than two kilometers from the square in Yaiza.   read more »

Lanzarote Jobs - Accounts Manager

Lanzarote 1 have a vacancy for an accounts manager in Puerto del Carmen.

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They are a long established property management company and travel agency looking for a full time person to join their team.  read more »

Do You Have Questions About Lanzarote?

Our Lanzarote Information Podcast has been going for a few months now and we’re delighted that over 6,000 of you enjoy it, so we thought we’d try to add some more interesting discussions on there.

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We’re going to start with a Q and A session, which we will record next week. So let us have your burning questions about Lanzarote:  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, PR Staff

Catlanza are currently recruiting for PR staff to join their team in Lanzarote.

Lanzarote Jobs

There are two positions available, preferably for people already living in Playa Blanca.

 1 x English speaking  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 16th & 19th January 2017

The movie in English for next week will be shown in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thursday at 20:00h is the newly introduced: "Collateral Beauty":

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Howard (played by Will Smith) is a successful New York advertising executive who, after loosing his son, retreats from life. Then he starts looking for answers by writting therapeutic letters to Love, Time and Death.  These deliver their answers to him by personifying themselves and he begins to understand how meaning and beauty can be revealed through the profound loss.   read more »

Whats on Lanzarote: March 2017

Here’s our What’s On information for events taking place in Lanzarote during March 2017. This page will be updated daily as new events are announced.

Please visit our Facebook album for larger versions of the posters included below. 


1-8 March: Exhibition of historical photographs of Lanzarote's Carnival 

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At Centro Comercial Deiland. 

1 - 10 March: Fátima Lemes Suárez's Exhibition 

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A selection of this local artist's paintings can be viewed at Pablo Ramos Baldi Gallery in San Bartolomé. 

1-26 March:  Collective exhibition 

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To mark the Galería de arte ENMALA's 3rd anniversary, four artist will exhibit their different works:Mick Gonnel (Bretagne, 1959), Moisés Gutiérrez (Lanzarote, 1987), Alfredo Montaña (Asturias, 1945) and Manolo Perdomo Ramírez (Gran Canaria, 1958). In Mala from the 18th February till the 26th March, Monday to Friday, from 12h to 18h.

1-4 March: Stoke City FC Soccer Camp

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Football camp for kids aged 5-14 years old in Lanzarote. Contact Jack Talbot for more details on 670 806 223.

1-6 March: Sales

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At the Marina Lanzarote in Arrecife. 

1-8 March: Exhibition "Visto y no visto" 

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By Bego Izarra at the Sala de Exposiciones El Quirófano of the Centro Socio Cultural La Vega in Arrecife on the 9th at 20h. It can be visited Monday to Friday,  from 16h to 20h. 

1 March: Geoengineering and Climate Manipulation chat/debate 

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By Víctor Díez from Plataforma Salvemos La Biosfera in La Recova Municipal in Arrecife at 17h.

Until 18 March: Fiestas de San Leandro in Teseguite

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Teseguite's Patron Saint Festivities. For more information, check the poster.

2-5 March: Carnival Puerto del Carmen

Carnival Puerto del Carmen

The holiday resort of Puerto del Carmen will be celebrating their carnival from the 2nd to 5th March 2017. The procession along the Avenida de Las Playas will be on Saturday 4th. The theme this year is the 50’s and 60’s as the resort is celebrating their 50th anniversary.

3 March: "Lava, Sand & Flower Power"

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Conference in English by Professor Horst Wilkens from the Hamburg University  at the Casa-Museo del Timple in Teguise at 18h. Free entrace. 

3 March: Concert "El virtuosísimo en la flauta" 

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Classical music concert with 3 flutes and piano at Bodegas El Grifo. Organised by the Orquesta Clasica De Lanzarote Ocl. Tickets  €20 advanced purchase & €23 on the day. Reservations: 

3 March: "Un, dos, tres… probando. 3.0"

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Comedian Manolo Vieira bring his new stand up show "One, two, three... testing. 3.0" to the Teatro El Salinero in Arrecife at 21h. Tickets €10. 

4 March: Workshop on vegetarian sushi

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With Viky Frau fromAlquimia en tu plato at Naturalmente - Tienda Ecológica in Arrecife on the 4th at 11h. Price: €18

4 March: "Festival de música y danza tradicionales de Canarias"

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Canarian Traditional Music and Dance Festival in Parque Islas Canarias in Arrecife at 20h.  Organised by Cultura Arrecife. 

4 March: CANnaval 

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Carnaval contest with your pets organised by Huella A Huella with cash prizes for the best outfits. At Marina Lanzarote in Arrecife at 11h. Registration 2€ by email to or on the day.   read more »

Official Opening Of Museo Atlantico Lanzarote

We attended the official opening of the Museo Atlántico off the coast of Playa Blanca earlier this week. The museum, has been constructed by British artist Jason deCaires Taylor over the last two years, with many of the statues being moulded from local Lanzarote residents.


The museum, which is at a depth of around 14 metres, consists of over 200 figures - a 300 ton, 30 metre long wall, a botanical garden and a ring of bodies, all spread over an area of 50 X 50 metres of sand. 


Everything has been constructed from a PH neutral concrete and already sea life is beginning to appear on the artificial reef.   read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week Two 2017

Highest number of accidents in ten years

Crash  read more »

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