news from the island

Monday October 3, 2011posted in News

Algae Alert For Island's Beaches

Swimming off a number of beaches on Lanzarote was prohibited yesterday, Sunday 2nd October, after a form of algae which may be toxic to humans was discovered in waters around the island.

Friday September 30, 2011posted in Events

El Hierro Braced For Eruption

There are growing fears of a volcanic eruption on the small Canary Island of El Hierro. As the island was subjected to an earthquake registering 3.8 on the Richter scale on Tuesday, after recording over 8,000 tremors since mid July.

Thursday September 29, 2011posted in News

New Manrique Route Unveiled in Teguise

A new route pinpointing the works of César Manrique throughout the municipality of Teguise was unveiled on Tuesday, as part of the celebrations for the International Day of Tourism.

Wednesday September 28, 2011posted in News

Puerto Calero Wins Bid For Arrecife Marina

The concession to develop a new sports marina at Puerto Naos in Arrecife has been awarded to Puerto Calero by the Port Authority of Las Palmas.

Tuesday September 27, 2011posted in News

2012 Package Holiday Prices Set To Rise By 5%

Against the backdrop of squeezed disposable incomes in the UK the cost of package holidays in Lanzarote and other destinations looks set to rise next year.