Isle of Lanzarote

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Playa Blanca – beaches and boat trips

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

On the isle of Lanzarote there are many nice touristic places and villages. In the South of the isle is a village called Playa Blanca, which has become one of the most important touristic villages in the last years.

Playa Blanca is a very quiet area, ideal for a family holiday. The village offers many facilities to spend your leisure time. You find lots of bars and restaurants, shops and leisure time centers.

As well a sports harbor, where you can practice different kinds of watersports such as sailing, surfing, diving or excursions by Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Beaches, Fuerteventura, Gastronomy, Landscape, Playa Blanca, Shopping, Sports

Trip to Fuerteventura or La Graciosa

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

The isle of Lanzarote is the most on the East and close to Africa situated Canary isle.

Lanzarote offers a very beautiful volcanic landscape and many sights and much more, but it´s not necessary to stay on only one island. The Canary isles are situated very closely one to each other and so you are lucky and can visit in spontaneous way one of the isles in the surroundings.

From Lanzarote you can reach Fuerteventura by ferry in only 15 to 20 minutes. The ferries from Fred Olsen leave daily from Playa Blanca in the South of Lanzarote … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: Fuerteventura, La Graciosa, more canary islands, Orzola, Playa Blanca

Whales and dolphins on Lanzarote

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

The Canary Isle of Lanzarote has been created by vulcanic activities and many of the caves and cliffs under water are an excellent habitat for dolphins and whales and many different plants and other animals.

The most frecuent species of whales and dolphins on the coast of Lanzarote are the long finned pilot whale, sei whale, common bottlenose dolphin and fin whales.

As the Canary Isles are situated at the limits between cold, moderate and warm water, the dolphins and whales find an adequate habitat ahead the coast. The size of the whales can reach a … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: Animals and plants, more canary islands

Day trip to La Graciosa

Monday, December 1st, 2008

La Graciosa is a very small island neighbouring Lanzarote.

You can reach the island if you embark the ferry “El Graciosero” which departs from Orzola.

Having arrived at the harbour of Caleta, the only village on the island except for a few less inhabited settlements in the North, you can strengthen yourself in one of the lovely cafés or restaurants of the village.
In Caleta you are free to rent some bicycles in order to explore the incredible beauty of the island. The Playa Francesa in the South is the most beautiful beach on the island … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Hiking, La Graciosa, Orzola, Sports

Lanzarote, discover its beauty and art

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Lanzarote, a black beauty, an island where the earth has spat its innermost to the outside, a place with a magic charm for tourists who want to know an exotic landscape.

For most Germans the isle is part of the attainable aim to escape from the cold, grey winter.

In only four hours of flight from the center of Europe you can reach the islands of the never-ending spring – the Canary Islands.

An Eldorado for surfers and those who like long sand beaches is called Fuerteventura, while lovers of a lively night-life shall book their holidays … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, César Manrique, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Surfing
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