The December long weekend – things to do

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Puente festivo (long weekend), Spanish for joining a holiday with another when the ‘fiestas’ occur on alternate days. Usually the Puente is used for fiestas that fall on a Tuesday or Thursday, creating a long weekend. It is exactly this that gives us the Puente on the 5 & 6 …


19th Regatta from the Canary Islands to Madeira

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The Canary Islands to Madeira Sailing Regatta takes place every 2 years from different locations in the Canary Islands and from Madeira, it last started from Lanzarote 8 years ago. The race usually consists of around 46 Sail Boats from other Canary Islands like Tenerife and Gran Canaria as well …


Lanzarote summer bucket list

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If you’re visiting over the Summer we think you should try some of the things on our Lanzarote Summer Bucket List. You have arrived and checked in, now for the fun! Spend the day at one of the best beaches in Playa Blanca, Papagayo beach Visit the ‘fire mountains of Timanfaya …


Cycling in Lanzarote

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Cycling in Lanzarote Lanzarote has been a popular cycling destination for many years attracting professionals and keen cyclists alike. The climate is probably the biggest draw, close to the African coast it’s drier than other islands in the archipelago, and the weather is quite predictable, with an average year round …


Lanzarote July 2016 What’s On?

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Lanzarote July 2016 What’s On? Lanzarote July 2016 offers a nice mix of sporting and cultural events, if you are visiting the island when one is taking place why not pop along, take part or just spectate! Noche Blanca (White Night), Villa de Teguise (free event) This free event attracts …

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IRONMAN Lanzarote 2016

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Celebrating it’s 25th year this years IRONMAN event takes place on 21 May. After the volcanic eruptions in the 1730’s the islanders demonstrated their grit and determination, transforming a potential natural disaster into a triumph.  It’s therefore very apt that one of the toughest IRONMAN competitions takes place on the …