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Open Mall Shopping Centre announces opening date

Open Mall Shopping Centre announces opening date

According to their website, the new shopping mall , Open Mall, in Arrecife,  will be opening their doors to the public on Friday 11th November 2022.  There will be 92 different stores and restaurants offering a diverse range of fashion and leisure activities, spread...

Live Music On The Streets Of Arrecife

Live Music On The Streets Of Arrecife

Arrecife en Vivo returns with four days of live music on the streets of the capital . This unique festival has been running since 2013 with a break during the pandemic. Now its back and the first performances will be next Friday. The two remaining Fridays in September...

Aldi is coming to Lanzarote

Aldi is coming to Lanzarote

Arrecife town hall has given the green light to the building permission for an Aldi supermarket to be built on the Rambla Medula. The mayor of the capital of Lanzarote, Astrid Pérez, considers "the opening of this new large area to be good news for Arrecife, as it...

Rally Cancelled

Rally Cancelled

The Lanzarote Rally was due to take place last weeked and just 24 hours before the start, it was cancelled by the Lanzarote Cabildo. The reason the event was cancelled was to protect more than 85 species and enviromental reports indicated that the rally would disturb...

The Timanfaya Devil “Diablo”

The Timanfaya Devil “Diablo”

This infamous Devil is seem in many souvenir shops in Lanzarote but do you know from where it originates? The Devil of Timanfaya comes from an old Lanzarote fable which captures the soul of the natives from Lanzarote. "Legend has it that on September 1, 1730, a...

Restoration of Castillo de San Gabriel in Arrecife

Restoration of Castillo de San Gabriel in Arrecife

Lanzarote Council has given 390,000€ to restore the Castillo de San Gabriel and Las Bolas Bridge in Arrecife. The money will be used to repair the old wooden drawbridge, install new lighting and improve the walkway across the bridge to the castle. The castle is a...

Shearwater Season in Lanzarote

Shearwater Season in Lanzarote

Shearwaters are endangered seabirds and the small Canary islands off the north coast of Lanzarote, Alegranza, Montana Clara and Roque del Este, have the 2nd largest breeding colony in the world. Known here as Pardelas, according to WWF, there are 11,000 pairs off the...

British Tourism Returns to Lanzarote

British Tourism Returns to Lanzarote

After the island suffering more than 18 months due to the consequences of the Covid 19 pandemic, last weekend saw a big increase in the arrival of British tourists to the island. This past weekend the airport saw a fantastic 118 flights arriving and the majority were...

Lanzanimal

Lanzanimal

Lanzanimal is a non profit organization that offers refuge for mistreated animals along with pet therapy and social farming. Located in Guatiza, not far from the Cactus Garden, the rescued farm animals have a new opportunity to live happy lives surrounded by respect...

Ironman 2021

Ironman 2021

This Saturday the 3rd July is Lanzarote's famous Ironman competition. The competition is normally held in May but after a year and a half of cancellations, the competition will finally go ahead. The weather forecast is wind and high temperatures which will put all the...