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Stories and Tips Lanzarote

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Written by lak11 on 25 Nov, 2012

LANZAROTE-A PLEASANT SURPRISEI’m very glad that we chose Lanzarote for our spring holiday. I was surprised by just how much we all enjoyed this holiday and liked this welcoming island. THE CANARY ISLANDS The Canary Islands or Islas Canarias, are owned by Spain. The name…Read More

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Ride here in a bicycle made for two, three, four...

Written by lak11 on 25 Jun, 2012

I recently spent a holiday in Lanzarote, in Spain’s Canary Islands. I hadn’t found much availability with flights and accommodation, as this was the schools half term week in Britain, and the week of the Queen’s diamond jubilee celebration. It was last minute and…Read More

Lanzarote with a Baby

Written by catsholiday on 04 Jul, 2010

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…Read More

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A Bundle of New Experiences!

Written by MichaelJM on 20 Nov, 2007

So winter sun again beckoned us and once again we decided to head for the guaranteed warmth of the Canaries. However, this time the experience was destined to be very different. We had agreed with a small group of friends (eight of us in total)…Read More

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La Gurta and The Diamond Cocktail Bars

Written by MichaelJM on 25 Feb, 2007

We’d been recommended to try a pre-dinner cocktail here and although cocktails aren’t unusual in style, we thought we’d give it a whirl. This bar is at the Matagorda end of Puerto del Carmen and although it is nothing much to look at from the…Read More

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A Stroll Leads to Half a Marathon

Written by MichaelJM on 24 Feb, 2007

We’d threatened that if the day started overcast we would walk along the front to Arrecife. On our last Sunday in Lanzarote the conditions were exactly right, with a full blanket of cloud over our part of the island. Breakfast was taken, camera and lens…Read More

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Arrecife Town

Written by MichaelJM on 22 Feb, 2007

Arrecife is Lanzarote's main town and I read somewhere that almost 50% of the island’s people live here. It’s the administrative centre and overall it dates back to the 15th Century when it was a small fishing harbour and trading centre. Certainly in and around…Read More

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Luxury Items

Written by MichaelJM on 28 Jan, 2007

Perfume is duty-free on Lanzarote and is therefore a better purchase here than either on the plane or at the alleged duty-free shops in the airport. The main perfumery shops are owned by Charlie's and there are 17 in the Puerto del Carmen area. But…Read More

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Ruby Wedding Holiday

Written by brichris on 18 Jun, 2004

This resort is ideal for both couples and families. It is not too large and has three clubs the facilities of each can be used. There are three heated pools, three restaurants and nightly entertainment. The bars all close at 11:30, so there is no…Read More

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Lanzarote. The island of variety.

Written by beagles on 13 May, 2003

Overview -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Highlights (i.e. best things to do, memorable moments, etc.): Tour the island. Visit the Papagayo beaches in the south. They are the island's best with crystal clear water and are safe for children. If it`s windy see Los Hervideros just up the west side…Read More

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