San Bartolomé

San Bartolomé is the geographical centre of the island of Lanzarote and an important agricultural region where vegetables grow in the sandy “jable” soil, unique to Lanzarote. The main crops that grow in the region are sweet potatoes, watermelons and … Continued

Haria

Haria is a peaceful town located in the north of Lanzarote in the ‘valley of one thousand palms’. At the centre of the town is a beautiful and tranquil square with some small shops and restaurants. On Saturday mornings there … Continued

Orzola

Lanzarote’s most northerly village is a far cry from the major tourist resorts of the south and you really will feel like you have arrived at a remote settlement as you drive into the town. This is in itself Orzola’s … Continued

Tias

Tias, which overlooks Puerto del Carmen is the chief town of the municipality of the same name. For this reason, many of the administrative centres for Puerto del Carmen’s local services are located here. The town is named after the … Continued

Arrieta

The white-washed seaside village of Arrieta, located in the north of Lanzarote, is perfect for those of you who love fresh fish thanks to its abundance of great seafood restaurants. These restaurants serve all types of traditional Canarian fare and … Continued

Teguise

Teguise, named after a Guanche (the original inhabitants of the Canary Islands) Princess, was the capital of Lanzarote up until 1852, when Arrecife became the Capital due to it’s increased importance as a Port. Teguise is amongst the oldest towns … Continued

Yaiza

Yaiza is a beautiful and tranquil village in the south of Lanzarote that has twice won the prize for being the loveliest village in Spain. Although building development on the outskirts of the town has been somewhat uncontrolled in recent … Continued

Arrecife

Arrecife is the Capital of Lanzarote and, with close to 60,000 residents, by far the largest town on the island. As you might expect, it has a much more authentic Canarian feel than the tourist resorts found elsewhere on the … Continued