news from the island

Monday November 14, 2011News

Drilling for Oil May Start Next Year

Exploratory searches for petrol off the coast of Morocco and only 50 kilometres from Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are likely to begin in the near future.

Thursday November 10, 2011News

Aston Villa To Sign Lanzarote?

The Premier League football club Aston Villa has proposed that Lanzarote should be a team sponsor, following a meeting at the World Travel Market in London between representatives of the club and Astrid Perez, the councillor for tourism.

Tuesday November 8, 2011News

Bathing Restricted By Jellyfish Swarms

Further beaches around Lanzarote have had to be closed to bathers as the presence of jellyfish in coastal waters continues to spread.

Monday November 7, 2011News

Lanzarote's President at World Travel Market in London

Lanzarote will be well represented at the thirty-second edition of the World Travel Market in London this week, when the island's president will be meeting the main British tour operators.

Friday November 4, 2011News

Playa Chica Closed By Jellyfish Swarm

The beach at Playa Chica is the latest stretch of sand on Lanzarote to be closed to bathers, as the swarm of jellyfish which closed the beaches of Costa Teguise earlier this week has reached this part of Puerto del Carmen.

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