news from the island

Thursday October 1, 2015posted in News

PLANT PLOT Botanical Boost For Cactus Garden

The Cactus Garden, Lanzarote’s biggest and best known botanical attraction, is about to be boosted by the addition of nearly 1000 new plants....

Wednesday September 23, 2015posted in Features

FILM ON Canaries Tax Breaks Lure Major Productions

The film business in the Canary Islands is really taking flight, luring major international productions to the archipelago with the biggest tax breaks in Europe....

Monday September 21, 2015posted in Events

BOY FROM BRAZIL Marcos Assunçao Live at MIAC

Enjoy languid Brazilian rythyms from Marcos Assunçao and a special set menu at the Castillo San Jose this coming Saturday.....

Monday September 21, 2015posted in News

TAKE OFF Tourist Numbers Soar By 4.5% in August

Lanzarote’s popularity as a holiday destination continued to soar in August with foreign tourist arrivals up by 4.51%....

Monday September 21, 2015posted in Events

GOOD TASTE Puerto del Carmen Hosts Tapas Festival

Tourists are in for a tasty treat this coming weekend as the fourth annual Tapas Festival will be taking place in the resort of Puerto del Carmen.....