Castillo de San Gabriel (Calle Punta de la Lagarta, Arrecife, Lanzarote) – The Castillo de San Gabriel (Castle of Saint Gabriel) is located on a tiny island called Islote de los Ingleses (Islet of the English), which can be reached by two causeways, one for traffic and one for pedestrians. On foot, you pass over […]
Biosfera Plaza (Av. Juan Carlos 1, Puerto del Carmen) – this shopping center has 54 stores and restaurants (both regional and international retailers such as Desigual, Footlocker, Guess, Levi’s, Pull & Bear, Timberland, Zara; as well as eateries like Haagen Dazs, McDonald’s).
Buda (Marina Puerto Calero, Puerto Calero) — The atmosphere in the Buda is very relaxing. It is a bar that appeals to those generally between the ages of 35-40 years and usually tends to be tourists staying in Puerto Calero or in the nearby tourist resort of Puerto Del Carmen. The relaxation becomes fun and […]
CAR RENTALS – renting a car is the best way to get around Lanzarote, since the local bus service is infrequent. Car rentals are affordable (starting from around €15 per day). the following car rental agencies operate in Lanzarote: Avis: +34 928 09 23 30 Cicar: +34 928 822 900 Europcar: +34 911 50 50 […]
Aeronautical Museum (Av. De la Playa Honda 163, Lanzarote Airport) – this museum (located near a one-time wing of the island’s airport) traces the early years of aviation in Lanzarote (French seaplanes being the first aircraft to reach this island in 1919). Visitors will be surprised to see that the Graf Zeppelin airship used to […]
Arrecife (city) – located on the central east coast of Lanzarote, Arrecife is the island’s main city, and has been its capital since 1852. Since the 1500s, Its harbor has acted as a port of call for ships in transit from Spain to the Americas. The city’s name derives from the Spanish word for “reef” […]
Bozena’s (Calle Teide 6, Puerto del Carmen) –– located in a charming old Canarian house, Bozena’s restaurant combines Polish and Irish cuisine with excellent results. The intimate surroundings and lovely views over the old harbor provide the perfect backdrop for dining. The menu runs from Stroganoff to Polish meatballs to fresh fish of the day […]
The volcanic island of Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands (off the northwest coast of Africa), was reputedly discovered by Genoese navigator Lancelotto Malcello in 1312, who named this island after himself. However, it wasn’t settled until the 15th century by the Castilians. Due in part to its distance from mainland Spain (1,000 km) and […]