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Famara – a tiny and beautiful fisher village

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

It is very quiet round the bay of Penedo with white sand and romantic atmosphere. Some colored fisher boats are lying in the water in front of the beach. Some fisherman show with pride their catch. It seems that in Famara time stands still.

This quiet village belongs to the community of Teguise.
This area is quiet windy and brings some sand from the Sahara desert.

On the bottom of the mountain Risco de Famara there are some surfers in the water waiting for the perfect wave.

The beach of Famara is 5 km long and the hugest beach … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Beaches, Famara, Gastronomy, Hiking, Landscape, Locations, Nudism, Surfing, Watersport

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

Puerto del Carmen – nightlife and sports

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Puerto del Carmen is situated on the Northeast of the Isle of Lanzarote.

Puerto del Carmen is one of the touristic centers of the isle. The coast side of Puerto del Carmen is 6 km long. The beaches and the coast side are very famous for the visitors. The most famous beaches in this area are Playa Grande, Los Pocillos and Matagorda. Along the beaches and the coast side you can find different hotels and apartments for your holiday.

In Puerto del Carmen you can find different facilities for the guests and visitors. Different leisure time activities, shops, Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Events, Gastronomy, Landscape, Puerto del Carmen, Sports

Night life and leisure activities on Lanzarote

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

There are boiling hot temperatures and rugged lava landscapes extend all over the island. The elemental force of the earth’s core has to be experienced very closely in Lanzarote.

Lanzarote also offers a golf course for visitors and locals, it is situated at the Costa Teguise in the south. Tennis courts form part of most of the big hotel complexes, however, courts and courses for all holiday-makers are also available in holiday centres.

Who would like to discover the island by walking, can join guided groups or take his own initiative. In any case adequate shoes … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Arrecife, Bars, Costa Teguise, Hiking, Night Life, Playa Blanca, Playa del Reducto, Puerto del Carmen, Timanfaya National Park

Art and Tradition on Lanzarote

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

A journey to the hinterland of Lanzarote is recommended to everyone who wants to try out the canary cuisine. Where little restaurants serve typical stews and braising pans you will find the original canary taste.
Rule of thumb:
Where many locals come together, the meal cannot be bad.

For example in Arrieta, El Golfo or Orzola good fish restaurants can be found, as well as in the old downtown of Puerto del Carmen in Playa Blanca.

Staying power is one of the characteristics of Lanzarote. Than in the 18th century, the Timanfaya volcano spewed ash and lava for … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Arrieta, Bars, César Manrique, Carnival, El Golfo, Festivals, La Geria, Orzola, Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen, Restaurants
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