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Liken Restaurant

Congratulations to Dailos Perdomo, the outrageously talented young chef whose Liken Restuarant at Marina Rubicón, Playa Blanca, has been nominated for a Que Bueno! Canarias Heineken award in the Best Restaurant Project category. Recognition…

La Tegala: Original and Best

La Tegala is not only one of the architectural marvels of the island – a truly modern and imaginative building overlooking the main road through Mácher – but it's also been a special place to dine for several years. This month…

Los Charcos Vet Celebrate Eight

Happy eighth anniversary to Veterinario Los Charcos! Gazette Life readers, especially those in Costa Teguise, know all about Nerea and Dani at Veterinario Los Charcos by now. That's because if you're a pet owner in Costa Teguise, you…

Mióptica

Celebrating five years of business this month, Daniel and Anita at Mióptica have made their opticians in Playa Blanca the first choice for plenty of residents and visitors, and it's not hard to see why. Combining professionalism with…

Devil’s Chasm

The Devil’s Chasm, a volcanic shaft in Timanfaya, has been confirmed as the deepest of its type in the world after a terrifying and gruelling descent by a mixed team of cavers from Lanzarote and The Netherlands. Laurens Smets, surveyor on…

David’s Detours

Tour guide David Penney remembers an excursion from Femés to the “Secret Garden”. A group of friends set out to visit the Secret Garden which is hidden along the coast between Playa Quemada and Papagayo. The track is fairly…

Christopher David

Christopher's daughter Jessica Fenner writes: Christopher John Markham David was born on the 24th October 1926 in Eastbourne, England and died on the 26th December 2019 in Lanzarote, Spain, aged 93 years old. Widower of Gill David,…

Patera Tragedy

A baby died after being born on a patera (boat used by immigrants) travelling from the Moroccan coast to Lanzarote on 8th January. The boat, which contained 40 people, was detected 15 nautical miles west of the coast of Lanzarote and…

Eurovision In Lanzarote

The music video for Blas Cantó's Eurovision song has been recorded on both Lanzarote and Tenerife. The song, titled "Universo", will feature as Spain's Eurovision song. Although it doesn't feature many obvious shots of Lanzarote and…

British Consul Message

The Withdrawal Agreement which sets out how the UK leaves the EU has now passed into UK law, which, once the European Parliament has ratified it this week, means that the UK is leaving the EU with a deal on 31 January. This is very…