Lanzarote Journals

Lanzarote with a young baby

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A travel journal to Lanzarote by catsholiday

Rubicon Palace Photo, Lanzarote, Tenerife More Photos
Quote: We spent a week with our daughter, her husband and young baby in early April 2010 and managed to explore almost all the island had to offer

Jameos Del Agua

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Attraction | "Blind crabs and a pool for a king"

Cesar Manrique Foundation Photo, Lanzarote, Tenerife
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IJameos Del Agua – LanzaroteThis very special attraction was initially formed by the lava flow from the eruption of La Corona volcano. These caves were formed as gas became trapped beneath the surface and after some time a part of the surface collapsed. I think this is similarto what is known in Mexico as a cenote, a sort of open topped cave but this one is actually formed by a lava tube that has collapsed leaving this cave which is partially open at the top and partially underground. In itself it is geologically quite interesting but after Cesar Manrique has added his special touches it has become one of the ‘MUST SEE’ places on Lanzarote.This site is now Lanzarote’s second mo...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 9, 2011

Jameos Del Agua
Las Palmas / North of Lanzarote
Lanzarote, Spain

Cesar Manrique Foundation

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Attraction | "House in a lava field"

Cesar Manrique Foundation Photo, Lanzarote, Tenerife
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The Cesar Manrique Foundation We spent a week in Lanzarote last April with our daughter and now ex husband with our granddaughter of four months and during that time we were looking for places of interest that we could visit easily with a young baby. Prior to our visit I had not heard of Lanzarote’s most famous artist Cesar Manrique but during our visit I became quite a fan.Cesar Manrique felt so strongly about keeping the island of Lanzarote unspoilt by high rise buildings and tourist tacky stuff that he fought the powers that be strongly It is largely thanks to him that Lanzarote has no building higher than a palm tree and that all the houses should be the same colour .The painted...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 4, 2011

Cesar Manrique Foundation
Taro De Tahiche 5km North Of Arricife
Lanzarote, Canary Islands
928 81 01 38

Rubicon Palace

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Hotel | "Not Really a Palace, More a Place to Stay"

Rubicon Palace Photo, Lanzarote, Tenerife
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Rubicon Palace, Playa Blanca, LanzaroteWe were actually booked at Pueblo Marinera in Playa Blanca but the recent storm had caused flooding in some apartments so they moved us here and threw in free breakfast to compensate for the disruption.The hotel is all apartments so self catering really. We had a two bedroom apartment which was very roomy. There was a very spacious living /kitchen/dining area with tiled floor and a small veranda which looked over the pool area. The sofas were rather basic and two pulled out to become sofa beds while the third would have been okay as a single. The apartment would have been a bit cosy of all the beds had been full as there was only one bathr...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on June 19, 2010

Rubicon Palace
Urb. Montaña Roja, Yaiza
Lanzarote, Tenerife E-35580
+34 928 51 85 00

Lanzarote (General)

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LANZAROTE is the most northerly of the Canary Islands and is also one of the smaller islands. The first impression you get as you drive out of the airport is how black it is and as the most recent volcanic activity was only in the 1860s the evidence is actually very fresh geologically. When doing research prior to our holiday there did not seem a lot of things that you MUST see on the island. This holiday was one taken with our daughter, son in law and four month old granddaughter so we wanted somewhere warm, not too far to fly and where medical attention could be easily obtained if needed and Lanzarote fitted the bill nicely in March.What do you do on a small island with a tiny baby? Well...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 4, 2010

Timanfaya National Park

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Attraction | "A Mountain of Fire "

Timanfaya National Park Photo, Lanzarote, Tenerife
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TIMANFAYA NATIONAL PARK:Lanzarote was almost wiped out by a series of volcanic eruptions which lasted over six years from 1730. Amazingly eleven villages were buried in molten lava but incredibly, no one was killed. In 1974 the area was declared a national park which today provides tourists with an opportunity to see the effects of these years of volcanic activity.One day we went to visit this famous Timanfaya National Park. This is almost like visiting the dark side of the moon. The landscape is black there is very little vegetation just miles of black rock and sand in various shapes. It cannot really be compared with anywhere else I have seen and is a must see if you are visi...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 5, 2010

Timanfaya National Park
Montanas del Fuego
Lanzarote, Spain