Print Boarding Passes in Lanzarote

Where can I print my boarding pass in Lanzarote? Is just one of the many questions we get asked on a daily basis, so we thought we’d publish details of the places that we are aware of, who offer this printing service in one of the holiday resorts on the island.

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We’ve found a selection of local bars and book shops who are more than happy to print off boarding cards / passes, if you buy a drink in return, or pay a small fee to cover the cost of printing.

Arrecife

Arrecife Gran Hotel - Computers in the lobby

Puerto del Carmen:

Academia LILS, C.C. Costa Luz, Avenida Las Playas

Arthur’s Bar, C.C. Maritimo, Avenida de las Playas 49

Bookswop, corner of Calle Timanfaya & Avenida de las Playas  read more »

Buying A Property In Lanzarote

Many people who fall in love with Lanzarote often end up buying a property here – either as a holiday home, or in some cases as their primary residence.

Property

Buying a property in Lanzarote shouldn’t be difficult, but it is different to the process in many other European countries, so we’ve listed the steps below, with pointers on each, so that you should know what to expect.

Financing

Assuming you haven’t already arranged financing in your home country, then the banks here are beginning to lend money for mortgages again, but they are pretty cautious about that lending, so we’d recommend a visit to a local bank before you start house hunting in earnest. They will tell you what terms you can expect, and what paperwork you will need to provide. The amount they will lend here is based very much on the value of the property, not the selling price, so at the early stages they will only be able to give you a very general idea of how much you are likely to be able to borrow.  read more »

Lanzarote Carnival Dates 2015

We have fantastic news for those of you wanting to plan a winter sun holiday around carnival in Lanzarote, the dates are already starting to be confirmed for 2015.

carnaval 2015 Puerto del Carmen

Arrecife will commence the 2015 Carnival programme in Lanzarote which will start around the 6/7th February ending on the 18th with the Entierro de la Sardina. The theme will be decided in the autumn, it’s not known as yet if the theme will be open to a public vote as last year or by a committee. Once the theme has been decided the poster will be designed, which we expect to be released by Christmas. The Grand Carnival Parade will be held on Monday 16th of February and the Burial of the Sardine on Wednesday 18th.

Tías council have already published the Puerto del Carmen Carnival dates on their website, they have been confirmed as  read more »

Have your say on a beach for dogs in Lanzarote

Loli Corum, the Mayor of San Bartolomé would like to know what residents in the municipality think of allowing dogs access to an area of the beach by the airport.

Dog beach in San Bartolomé

There are dog friendly beaches on the islands of Tenerife & Gran Canaria, as yet Lanzarote doesn’t have a place where our four legged furry friends can enjoy a play on the beach. The beach in question is Playa de Guacimeta in Playa Honda, the area is described as  read more »

Have you seen this man from Blackpool?

Dale Mullineaux was due to return home from a holiday in Lanzarote on the 17th of June, his family have not heard from him since and are extremely worried.

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We’ve been contacted by Jodie, a friend of the family who explained that Dale was staying at Club Siroco in Costa Teguise whilst on holiday with his girlfriend. After an argument, his girlfriend checked into a different hotel and took an early flight home, leaving Dale with his passport and boarding card.

Dale’s son, also called Dale and his daughter, Sarah understand that the hotel called for an ambulance as their father was very drunk and believe that he was admitted to the general hospital Doctor José Molina Orosa. The hospital will not confirm to the family when Dale was discharged, due to patient confidentiality, a member of staff from the hotel had delivered his personal belongings to Dale at the hospital.

Their dad was due to fly back to Manchester on a Monarch flight on the 17th of June, they don’t know if he caught that flight, so Dale could be missing in Lanzarote or back in the UK. The British police have  read more »

Lanzarote Active Club Excursion to Alegranza

The Lanzarote Active Club have a few places left on their special boat excursion on Friday 8th August to discover the marine reserve in the north of Lanzarote.

Swim through the sea cave Alegranza ExcursionWalk to Caleta de Sebo

The island of Alegranza is privately owned, so special permission is required from the owner before you can visit. That’s why excursions here are limited and one of the reasons you should take the opportunity when there’s a chance of a trip. This is a full day excursion with the Lanzarote Active Club and it’s one of my all time favourites.

The day starts with a transfer from your accommodation to the harbour in Órzola, where the group departs on a boat for the island of Alegranza. On previous trips we’ve seen flying fish, Cory’s Shearwaters, turtles and on a very special occasion a pod of pilot whales actually came right up to the boat. Alegranza is a bird sanctuary, Eleanora’s Falcons migrate from Madagascar to nest here from March to November, ospreys and Egyptian vultures are also in residence on the island.

It’s normally possible to visit the the volcanic cave known as El Jameito, passengers can opt to swim through this brightly coloured sea cave to the jameo or take a small boat trip if the sea conditions permit.

After some time bird watching and swimming the boat  read more »

Fiesta del Mar 2014

The annual Fiesta del Mar will be held on Playa de Las Cucharas in Costa Teguise on Saturday 12th July.

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The event is a great opportunity to have some fun on the beach and try something new, Fiesta del Mar is part of Teguise’s European Sports Destination promotion. It also marks the end of the European Freestyle Pro Tour windsurfing competition which takes place from the 9th to 12th of July off Playa Las Cucharas in Costa Teguise.

Fiesta del Mar 2014 Programme

Friday 11th July

20:00 BBQ & Big Party at Poco Loco

Saturday 12th July

11:00 Fitness Zumba

11:00 Free trials of Stand Up Paddle (SUP), diving, skimboard & windsurf

11:30 Beach football tournament  read more »

Lanzarote Cricket June Update

St George’s are top of the Lanzarote Cricket Association league after some exciting games in June.

Lanzarote CC 2014 courtesy Lanzarote Cricket Association

Week 4

St George’s played the Wolves, batting first they posted a daunting 243 for 7 in 35 overs. Nathan Holmes was the top scorer with a composed 66. Only Andy O’Connor from the Wolves offered any resistance with 53. St George’s used 9 bowlers to take the Wolves out for 129, winning by 114 runs. Rubel Singh had excellent figures of 4.2 overs 4 maidens for just 4 runs for St George’s.

Week 5

A depleted Wolves side played Lanzarote Cricket Club.  After their last ball get out of jail draw, against the Wolves in their first encounter, Lanzarote were determined to win this one and  read more »

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