The pressure of tourism

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Could changes in tourism break Lanzarote's delicate balance of freedom and protection?

Migrant centre – but where?

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Residents of Güime have rallied against rumours that the town may be the proposed location of an accommodation centre for newly-arrived migrants.

Hotel prices at all-time high

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The average cost of a night in a Lanzarote hotel reached €120 in 2023, 6.5% more than in the previous year and almost double the average price of €62 ten years ago.

Readers’ Letters – March 2024

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Our readers regularly send us messages and emails regarding Lanzarote, here are some of your thoughts that we printed in the March edition.

The toughest day trip

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At 44 years of age, Mark Honeyman is already a veteran of endurance events on and off Lanzarote. But this May he hopes to complete a challenge that has never been achieved before – a return swimming journey to Fuerteventura.

Ready for St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick's Day on Lanzarote is more than just a terrific afternoon. The atmosphere lasts all week, with many tourists heading over especially for the week leading up to the Saint's Day. Here’s what’s happening on the island for St. Patrick’s Day.

How to make Croquetas

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Croquetas are a Spanish obsession, and rightly so – the country seems to have perfected a recipe that was originally intended to use up leftovers. Here’s our recipe on how to make them.

The question of art

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The case of the French artist who painted artworks on two abandoned houses in rural Lanzarote has highlighted Lanzarote’s complicated attitude towards heritage and public art.

Chasing the top spot

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It has been a tremendous opening 20 matches of the season for UD Lanzarote, with 13 wins and just one loss; but even with this super form the Rojillos (the reds) are in third spot and trail league leaders CD Tenerife b by four points in the RFEF 3 (fifth tier). Ian lane reports.

Goatest of all time

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Lanzarote’s goats are, literally, the GOATS of the islands, an animal that has defined life, language and landscape for thousands of years.