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Lanzarote’s must see is The Timanfaya National Park, with moon like landscape and the famous Cueva de los Verdes. These are underground tunnels where lava used to flow and one should not miss a visit to this unique place. If you are into diving or snorkeling, you can visit the recently opened underwater museum near the coast of Lanzarote.
The long-awaited moment for many Lanzarote residents and visitors alike is almost here, with less than two days left until the opening of the Primark store in Lanzarote's capital, Arrecife.
Primark will open a new store on June 22nd in the Open Mall in Arrecife, on the island of Lanzarote, launching this way its 58th store in Spain.
Playa Blanca is the southernmost resort in Lanzarote and it has grown quite a bit in the last few years, from the sleepy fishing village it once was. If you're planning to spend your holiday in Playa Blanca, you may be wondering what there is to do in the resort and what can you expect in terms of hotels, beaches, restaurants and entertainment.
Dia de Canarias (Canary Islands Day) is celebrated each year on May 30th, and on this page, you'll find the schedule of events for the 2023 edition in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote.
Once June hits, the weather starts to feel like proper summer in Lanzarote: temperatures go up, the number of sunshine hours goes up, as well as the number of visitors. The only thing that usually goes down (and which is a good thing) is the number of rainy days. AWAY with the rain and IN with the sun!
Costa Teguise is a purposely built tourist resort in Lanzarote, developed under the guidance of Cesar Manrique, the famous artist and architect who had a major influence on Lanzarote's development as a tourist destination.
May starts to feel like proper summer in Lanzarote, the UV index is already at high levels and the warm weather is just perfect for a lazy day in the sun, followed by a dip in the sea.
The southern Lanzarote resort of Playa Blanca invites residents and tourists to enjoy four intense days of Carnival animated by music, dances, parades and a variety of shows.
Starting in April, the chances of rain in Lanzarote start to drop considerably and the weather is perfect for sunbathing, as well as for walking about while visiting the island.
This is an annual event in the resort of Puerto del Carmen, organized by the Hindu community. HOLI is celebrated to welcome spring with lots of colors. It means the victory of good over evil.
The council of Tias, where Puerto del Carmen is located, usually organizes a celebration for St. Patrick's Day in Puerto del Carmen every year and it's a great event that draws a lot of crowds. The resort has celebrated this day every year and everything is organized with the help of the Irish community in Lanzarote.
There are carnivals in Lanzarote in all the resorts and also in Arrecife, the island's capital, so the festival in Haria is not as huge and impressive in numbers compared to these larger ones.
The 2024 edition of the carnival in Teguise will be celebrated with events organized throughout the municipality, in La Villa de Teguise, Costa Teguise, as well as La Graciosa.
Carnival season is a popular time for the Canary Islands in general - all the islands have big parties during this time and it's a great atmosphere for tourists.
Last year, ALDI inaugurated its first stores in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, and Fuerteventura and this year it will open its first store in Lanzarote.
Each year, on the 5th of January, every municipality and town on the island of Lanzarote welcomes the arrival of the Three Kings from the East.
One of the first questions people ask when thinking of spending New Year's Eve in Lanzarote is: what weather can we expect? Do we need a cardigan or coat for the evenings?
Playa Blanca is the southernmost resort in Lanzarote and probably the most laid back of all. The sunny climate, the beaches and the views make it a great place to spend the winter holidays, especially when back home it's cold and grey.
Christmas in Puerto del Carmen is very different from the usual holiday at home for most of us. You can still expect temperatures to be in their mid-20s °C and, so it will probably be a sunny holiday.
Arrecife is the capital of Lanzarote and it's quite a busy town, where not many tourists venture during their holidays. But the carnival in Arrecife is a large and animated event, popular among locals and a great way to experience a night of fiesta among the island's residents.