news from the island

Tuesday November 1, 2011News

Families Stranded For Two Days By Thomas Cook

220 Thomas Cook passengers were left stranded on Lanzarote by the holiday company for two days last week.

Monday October 31, 2011News

Beaches All Clear After Jellyfish Sightings

The beaches of Costa Teguise were temporarily closed to bathers over the weekend, as a large mass of jellyfish was found along the coastline of the resort.

Friday October 28, 2011News

Creation of a New Canary Island?

Speculation is mounting in the Spanish media that the eruptions taking place off the coast of El Hierro could eventually lead to the creation of a new Canary island. With over 500 possible names already suggested should this prove to be the case.

Thursday October 27, 2011News

Air Berlin Increase Flights to Lanzarote

The flight operator Air Berlin has just confirmed that it intends to increase its connections to Lanzarote for the winter season of 2011-2012, with more flights from Hamburg and the introduction of a new route to the island from Stuttgart.

Tuesday October 25, 2011News

New Species Found at the Jameos del Agua

Recent scientific studies have led to the discovery of a new species in the Atlantida tunnel at the Jameos del Agua, according to a press conference held last week by biologist Alejandro Martinez.