news from the island

Thursday September 8, 2011News

Get In The Swim At The Arrecife Gran

Fancy sampling a taste of five star luxury for as little as €10? Then head for the Arrecife Gran Hotel from this Friday, where an opulent new covered swmming pool will be unveiled after six months work.

Tuesday September 6, 2011News

Lanzarote Weather :: Heatwave Expected As Calima Blows In

The weather in Lanzarote is about to get a whole lot hotter tomorrow as a heat wave is expected to descend across the Canaries on Wednesday 7th September.

Monday September 5, 2011News

Island Gears Up For 2012 Celebrations

A proposal is being submitted to the European Union to have Lanzarote declared as a 'European Cultural Space' in 2012, as part of the celebrations to mark the seven hundredth anniversary of Genovese explorer Lancelotto Malocello's arrival on the island.

Wednesday August 31, 2011News

German Tourist Recovery Continues in July

Lanzarote has seen the largest upsurge in German visitor numbers of all of the Canary islands in July, according to the Society for the External Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL).

Friday August 26, 2011News

Huge Turnout Expected for Los Dolores

The annual pilgrimage to Mancha Blanca to celebrate the Virgen de los Dolores looks set to be busier than ever in 2011, with up to 60,000 people expected in the town on 17th September.

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