news from the island

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.

Thursday November 3, 2011News

Tourist Spending Highest Since 2007

Statistics just released by the Canarian Government reveal that tourist expenditure on both travel to and during Lanzarote holidays has so far totalled €1,426 million during the first nine months of 2011, the highest level achieved since 2007.

Wednesday November 2, 2011News

Arrecife Gran Parking Declared Illegal

In a move that will do nothing to ease the pressure on parking spaces in Lanzarote's capital city the large car park beneath the Arrecife Gran Hotel has been closed.

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.