news from the island

Thursday February 23, 2012posted in Features

Beetlejuice

Local farmers still cultivate the cochineal beetle, whose dye was once a key island export....

Tuesday February 21, 2012posted in Features

Checking In :: Villa Tara, Puerto del Carmen

Villa Tara is a rare find, offering top quality villa accommodation in the heart of the resort...

Monday February 20, 2012posted in News

Bright Start to 2012 Continues

The number of foreign tourists enjoying a break on the island climbed by 4.45% in January...

Friday February 17, 2012posted in Events

Playa Blanca Gets Cheesey

If you like cheese you'll love these festivities in Playa Blanca this weekend....

Thursday February 16, 2012posted in News

Concerns Grow Over Oil Prospecting

Oil prospecting looks set to be given the go ahead just 23.5km off the coast of Lanzarote....

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