news from the island

Monday March 4, 2013News

High Winds and Rain Lash Lanzarote

The emergency services have their hands full on Lanzarote today as high winds and rain have lashed the Canaries over the last 24hrs.

Monday February 25, 2013News

Rare Whale Species Spotted Off Lanzarote

A rare aquatic species - the True beaked whale - has been spotted just 10 kilometres off the coast of Lanzarote...

Friday February 15, 2013News

Foreign Tourist Arrivals Fall By 2.89% in January

Foreign tourist arrivals fell by nearly 3% last month, thanks largely to a sizeable drop in German visitor numbers in January.....

Monday February 11, 2013News

Access To El Golfo Restricted

Access to the popular tourist attraction of the Green Lagoon at El Golfo is currently being restricted as a result of falling rock debris....

Wednesday February 6, 2013News

Jameos Del Agua Renovations Grind To Halt

Eleven years have now elapsed since work began on the renovation of the auditorium at the Jameos del Agua, with no end yet in sight...