Lanzarote holiday guide

Lanzarote holiday guide

December 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lanzarote, a land of fire, where molten lava comes right to the surface of its volcanic landscape in the aptly named Montana del Fuego. The most easterly of the Canaries Lanzarote enjoys more hours of sunshine and lower rainfall than the other islands and has one of the most equable climates in the northern hemisphere.  […]

Rancho Texas Western Theme Park

Rancho Texas Western Theme Park

November 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rancho Texas is located on the outskirts of Puerto del Carmen and on one of our many trips recently, we decided to spend a day out their with the children. Rancho Texas features amongst its attractions, an Indian amphitheatre where we witnessed a stunning display in falconry, a Nature Park where our children watched and […]

Haria beach holidays

Haria beach holidays

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Haria is the most northern of Lanzarotes seven municipalities.  It can thank the Sahara Desert and strong winds for what some regard as Lanzarote finest beaches. The entire coastline is known as Malpaís de la Corona (“badlands”) and is strewn with white and golden sand which mingles intimately with volcanic magma forming small sheltered bays […]

Teguise beach holidays

Teguise beach holidays

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Teguise is one of the largest and most popular of Lanzarotes seven municipalities.  It includes Famara (in the north) and Costa Teguise, (in the south).  If your mathematical formula for fun on the beach is “Water=Waves”, then you should be heading for the northern coastline that takes in Famara (and neighbouring La Santa. Famara beach, […]

Timanfaya National Park

Timanfaya National Park

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Montañas del Fuego (Fire Mountains), to give them there proper name were created in the 1730’s when more than 100 volcanos in what is now the National Park, rose up to devastate the southern part of the island. Eruptions lasted for six years and several villages were completely destroyed. The last eruption on the […]

Arrecife holidays

Arrecife holidays

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Arrecife is the smallest of the islands seven municipalities and house the islands new capital (having taken over the mantel from Teguise at the end of the 18th century).  Like neighbouring San Bartholme, there are relatively few beaches in this area, although the two that follow are well a visit.

Lanzarote cycling holidays

Lanzarote cycling holidays

September 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lanzarote is a superb destination for a cycling holiday. Home to what is regarded as the toughest Ironman Triathlon in the world, the island offers year-round training in the perfect climate and some of the toughest climbs and routes you will find. Many of the world´s top professional cyclists and triathletes come to the island […]

Lanzarote Guinate Tropical Park

Lanzarote Guinate Tropical Park

September 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Parque Tropical is open every day of the year including bank holidays from 10:00 to 17:00 hours.  Admission is 14 Euros per adult and 5 Euros per child and I’d recommend allowing a half day to go around the Park, although some visitors have been know to spend the whole day there.

Lanzarote beaches

Lanzarote beaches

September 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lanzarote offers a wide variety of beaches including white and black sand, placid and ruffled waters and these are, as you would expect distributed along the entire coast of the island. 

Costa Teguise Aqua Park, Lanzarote

Costa Teguise Aqua Park, Lanzarote

September 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Located next to the Golf course in Costa Teguise, you will find Lanzarote’s one and only Aqua Park, which is open every day from 10.00 to 18:00.  Most hotels offer excursions to the Aquapark (with Ticket prices  including coach transfers).  If you are staying in a private villa and have hired a car, it’s relatively […]