Lanzarote News & Views from Canary Islands Now

The Fiestas of Lanzarote

Being bast mainly around religious feasts and dates, the fiestas of the island offer a wealth of colour, food, excitement and fun. A must to be experienced if you are on the island at the time. 

Combine the City with the Surf

If you are undecided as to whether it is a break in the splendour of a beautiful city or the relaxation of a subtropical beach, then why not combine the two? 

Healthcare for Expats in Lanzarote

An essential part of living anywhere is having the ability to access healthcare. Spain and the Canaries health system rank 7th in the World Healthcare Organisations.

Obtaining a Spanish Driver Licence

While for years many expats have not registered for a Spanish driving licence - it is now a necessity to do so within the allocated time period of moving.

A Day Trip by Ferry to Fuerteventura

While staying on Lanzarote you are by no means limited to just this one of the seven Canary Islands! So whiy not take a short ferry trip across to Fuerteventura. 

Deep Sea Fishing in Lanzarote

Have you considered fishing as a trip to take while on Lanzarote? There is an abundance of species in the waters surrounding the island and with trips to suit all it is well worth the adventure. 

Bird watching in Lanzarote

The every popular pastime of Bird watching has not necessarily been considered as a holiday planning tool- but why not combine some stunning birds with a climate ti enjoy as well. 

Obtaining your Número de Identidad de Extranjero

One of the first things that you need to do once arriving is to obtain your Número de Identidad de Extranjero, which will enable you to register with the national health system, buy a house, a car and even get all your amenities connected. 

Living - Setting up the basics

So you have made the big decision to move to the island! Congratulations on what will be one of the greatest and most rewarding adventures of your life.

All you need to do now is to get a few bits of formal paperwork out the way and you are set for your new life in the sunshine....

Tapas, all you need to know

Tapas has to be the ultimate fast food. None of the burgers and fries or the chicken and chips here, just simple, classic dishes to get your taste buds bursting with the flavours. If you want to get to grips with what is available read on..

The Fiery Past of Timanfaya National Park

Lanzarote was born 15 million years ago when the African and American tectonic plate split. Now often being referred to the island of a thousand volcanoes the landscape is one that is beautiful in its own dimensions. 

Diving in Lanzarote

With the new installation of the Museo Atlántico, Playa Blanca, which is the only underwater museum in Europe. Diving in Lanzarote now has another area on this beautiful island. 

Lanzarote an Eco-Tourist Delight

Nowadays you hear the term eco-tourism all the time, but what does it really mean? To answer as simply as possible eco-tourism is the opposite of mass- tourism, a form of travel in which the local flora, fauna, and cultural heritage remain unchanged.

The best bars in Puerto del Carmen

So you want to know a little about the bars available in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote 

Where to stay in Puerto del Carmen

A guide to just some of the accommodation available to you in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Where to find the perfect beach on Lanzarote

So you want to find the perfect beach on the island? Have a little look at our guide to a few of the top beaches on Lanzarote they are absolutely stunning. 

A food lover's guide

With a multitude of restaurants adorning the island, find a brief insight into just a few of the delights that can be found. Whether it be the typical Canadian cuisine or a gourmet meal as a treat.

Ironman Lanzarote

Held on the 3rd Saturday of May every year,  the Ironman Lanzarote is held as being one of the toughest courses on the Ironman circuit.

Seeing over 2,000 of the world's foremost athletes competing against one another in the most beautiful of surroundings.

Lanzarote is the perfect place to catch a winter wave

Are you a surf lover who loves to be in the warmth while you carry out your favourite pastime? What do you do then in the winter months when here in the UK it is to bitterly cold and funds or time don't allow to fly to the tropical destinations. 

The answer in short is The Canary Islands and more specifically Lanzarote...