CESAR MANRIQUE 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Wednesday would have been César Manrique’s 100th birthday, and the day was marked by a fantastic gathering at Jameos del Agua. His influence, and that of the fundacion, remain strong here, and long may that continue. You are probably familiar with his works on...
Islote De Fermina- Arrecife

Islote De Fermina- Arrecife

After a necessary bank visit we decided to investigate the new build at the rear of the Gran Hotel. Islote de Fermina (a concept planned by Cesar Manrique many years ago) was officially opened this year. It is intended as a recreational area with extensive swimming...
Jameos del Agua and Mirador del Rio

Jameos del Agua and Mirador del Rio

For the last ten days residents of Lanzarote have been taking advantage of a generous free entrance offer to all the Cesar Manrique tourist attractions. Here we are at Jameos and then Mirador del Rio. As the school holidays started on 19th June and home schooling has...

Lanzarote tips for the “First Timer”

Courtesy of one of our now regular LVD guests Gosh, where to begin.   Firstly I think it worthwhile mentioning that the island is very much the creation of one man, Cesar Manrique.   An architect, he influenced the development of the island as a tourist attraction,...