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Hope for change to 90-day rule

One of the most hopeful signs yet for non-resident Britons who are campaigning to extend the 90-day period that they are permitted to stay in Spain took place last month at the World Travel Fair in London.

Are you ready?

Although most of the weather Lanzarote receives is excellent, the island can still chuck a bit of the nasty stuff at you and your home.


The clocks have gone back and Lanzarote faces months of darkness and early nights. Well, not really. There’ll still be sunshine and warmth galore, but it’s definitely a time of year when some of those old home comforts are welcome – and chief among them is the welcoming, comforting glow of candlelight.

Military Services

Since January, British property buyers in Spain have suddenly started hearing the words “military certificate”. But what is this all about?

Out of Order!

Many homeowners are unaware that their homes are fuera de ordenación – a designation that may restrict you from carrying out future improvements to your home. Erardo Ferrer of Lanzarote Abogados sets out the situation:

Dreaming of a light Christmas

Christmas on Lanzarote is a relaxed and peaceful celebration of the good things in life. Here in the subtropics, where sunshine and the outdoor life lasts all year round, one of those good things is the wide range of light and healthy alternatives that mean that Christmas doesn't have to be a battle with your waistline.

Beauty underfoot

Rugs and carpets are one of the easiest ways to transform a living space, and on Lanzarote you can afford to go bright, bold and vivid!

It’s nice out!

You can make your outdoors cosy and snug, and here on Lanzarote you’re almost certain to be doing a lot of your living outside all year round. So how can you make your exterior space as warm, inviting and homely as indoors?

Garden Paradise

Some of the most beautiful gardens on Lanzarote can be found in the island’s hotels. That’s why we spent a fascinating morning at the Hotel Jameos Playa at Matagorda, whose grounds are a beautifully designed and immaculately-kept botanical garden.

Get Ready

Although most of the weather Lanzarote receives is excellent, it makes sense to be prepared for anything. Climate change is now accepted by consensus, with the only arguments remaining about whether us humans have created it or not.…