LVD News

MASKS IN LANZAROTE

I have had quite a few messages from guests asking me what the situation is like over here at the moment, regarding the use of masks.. The law is that masks must be worn in public places where a distance of 1.5m cannot be maintained – this applies to open air as well...

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Trip to Timanfaya

Another free trip for residents! As it was the residents´ special we were allowed out of the coach to take photos of the volcanos and lava (at first we thought there was a problem!). Archie found the experience exhausting but managed to revive himself for the fire,...

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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...

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Arrieta Pier – UPDATE

As promised here is an update on work being done to the Arrieta pier...The crane is still there and it looks like a building site but it's coming along! We noted with horror the continued blocking of parking for the beach and someone's bright idea to paint a basket...

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HAPPY CANARIAN DAY!

Today is Canarian Day, but all celebratory events have been cancelled due to the islands being in official mourning for the people who died from Coronavirus. Any online festivities have been postponed until the 10 day mourning period finishes, so instead here´s a...

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LANZAROTE COVID FREE!!!!!!!!

After arguably one of the strictest coronavirus lockdowns, Lanzarote yesterday woke up to the news that there are no longer any active cases on the island. It´s fantastic news for everyone here, and the island is starting to adjust itself to what will become the "new...

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GOOD MORNING FROM LOCKDOWN LANZAROTE

As you can imagine the island has come to a standstill - deserted beaches, empty parks, and hardly and traffic. It is almost surreal compared to life just a few weeks ago! We are all going through something that is new and unnerving, but we have to keep faith that...

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Rising Tide sculpture by Taylor

The Rising Tide sculpture by Taylor was previously installed by the artist on the River Thames foreshore at Vauxhall in London. The Rising Tide is a sculpture depicting four riders on their saddles, horses whose heads are oil drilling pumps , reflecting the great...

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Palacio Ico, Teguise

It ’s always a bit embarrassing when a client staying in one of our villas raves about a meal they have experienced in a local restaurant and you haven’t a clue what they are talking about. Even more so when you find out it has been open for 2 YEARS! Yes I admit it I...

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WANT TO EXCHANGE MONEY?

We are often asked if its advisable to exchange money before your holiday? Obviously if you can get a good rate do so but we can highly recommend our friend Raj in Costa Teguise. Located on the same side of the road as the Coronas Playa opposite to Number 10 (one of...

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Book with Confidence

Everyone has heard of villa rental scams, but at LVD we want you to feel safe when you book your holiday with us. If you are at all concerned about trusting us with any aspect of your holiday then please dont hesitate to call and speak to us directly on 0034 618 129...

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Canarian Day 30 May

All places have a history and the one of our archipelago is very particular. Many will wonder why we celebrate the Canary Islands Day and here is why... This festival turns out to be special, not only for the historians but also for the inhabitants of the islands. And...

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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 this...

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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,...

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Las Maretas Costa Teguise

When you first arrive on the island you have favourite restaurants that you regularly frequent and then forget. Las Maretas is one such eatery. I returned today after 3 years and realised what an idiot I am not to visit more regularly. I understand many of their...

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Coastal walk Punta Mujeres

One disadvantage of someone buying you a fit bit is its continual reminders to get up and do something! 10,000 steps being the recommended daily exercise we decided to do the costal walk from the outskirts of Punta Mujeres along the coastal footpath taking in the...

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SAUSALITO Costa Teguise

Our regulars in Nazaret will probably have visited Santa Barbara in Teguise and remember the fab food and service Through no fault  of their own they lost the property and have been looking for a new venture  Bingo! A lovely new venue in Costa Teguise....

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El Lago Punta Mujeres

If you haven’t ventured up north during your stay, please don’t miss out. Many of our regular clients make the trip up to Arrieta probably calling in at their old favourite Amanacer for lunch. This really well known restaurant owned by brothers has recently changed...

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January 12th sunny and warm. Mum was on sitting duty so decided to take a trip from Tabayesco to Charco De Palo, the naturalist village.  The sardines and natural rock formations were just stunning. They saw one human one dog  and a fisherman all morning! The tide was...

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Restaurante Amura, Puerto Calero

You may have been under the impression that mum (Jan) and Aly have decided against their Saturday lunches out.. Not so!  On Saturday they had a Lovely lunch at Amura in Callero. You may be put off as it really does look ‘posh’ but  the setting is idyllic and the...

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