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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.…

Sun Savers

Outdoor life on terraces, patios, balconies and gardens is glorious during Lanzarote’s scorching summers and mellow autumn, but the cooler months of winter and spring may see you wanting a little more warmth and shelter. This is when a conservatory or a sunroom can come into its own.

Be Prepared

Moving to Spain is a challenge, but it’s one that thousands of people have found well worth the effort. However, when you first arrive you’ll need to be prepared for a few things. Here are a few tips to make things easier.

Inner Space

Lanzarote’s wide-open, outdoor lifestyle cries out for space – space to stretch, space to let your mind float free, space to let your imagination run riot. But the fact is that, for many of us, space is limited, and we need to make the most of every cubic centimetre. Here’s how:

Please be seated

Whether you’re dining, just taking the weight off for a few minutes or settling in for an extended session of binge-watching, you’ll be needing somewhere to park your backside.

What is a traspaso?

In the Spanish property sector, some words often go untranslated. here are a few you need to be aware of.

The Recycle of Life

Gardeners already know all about recycling – how old life gives way to and nourishes new life, but making the most of everything we use has never been so important as it is now. Here are a just a few tips for recycling household items in your garden. Once you start, though, you’ll see others every day.

Cool Neutrals

We’ve recently come to think of neutral colours as background – the setting against which more eye-catching contrasts can stand out, but maybe calm, relaxing shades are all we need in these turbulent times.

Where you can be you

Bathroom style has changed over recent years. In the recent past, pink tiles and luxury gold-ornamented bubble baths reflected a desire to prettify the bathroom experience and highlight the luxury of pampering yourself. Bathrooms were private places where nasty pongs and dirt were carefully wiped out of existence with perfume and prettiness.