Need To Know

Shopping in Spanish on Lanzarote

Customer service may seem a little more brusque in Lanzarote, but that doesn’t mean people are being rude. Buying a carton of milk in Britain may involve several pleases and thankyous, but things are a little more direct here.

Lanzarote carnival guide

Carnival is a Canarian obsession. That's because these islands do it better than the rest of Spain. Here’s your guide to Lanzarote’s carnival season.

Traffic police guide

If you’re driving on the Canaries, it helps to know which police officers operate where.

Lanzarote’s summertime celebrations

Most local fiestas take place in summertime, and here's a guide to what's in store during the summer.

How to get fit on Lanzarote

There are plenty of ways to get fit on Lanzarote, but if you want to do it properly, you’ll need some achievable targets. Here’s a few suggestions for real targets on Lanzarote.

Lanzarote tourism glossary

If you’re new on the island, there may be some words you’ll hear English-speakers using that you don’t know the meaning of. Here are some of the most common ones: