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6% on top of your rental charge ARE THEY KIDDING! New directive from Home Away and Owners Direct

    I have added this photo as I like it and it shows my favourite other reason. Now let me rant! Today I have learnt that Owners direct and HomeAway have been taken over by the Expedia group and are asking for an extra 6% on top of the rental charge I don’t […]

Walk Lanzarote, Tour and trail available from Amazon

We always recommend ‘Walk Lanzarote’ to our clients and many of our villa owners make them available to clients. You may remember one regular client did his own route ‘the Tabayesco Circular’ which starts from the casita in our garden; well near enough! I am delighted that so many visitors are realising that the island […]

Coffee shops chosen by Miguel

We all love a bit of indulgence during our holiday, so we thought we’d share five of our favourite places in Lanzarote where you can fix that sweet tooth craving. Café de la Plaza in Puerto Calero For tea aficionados like me, you really have to visit this delightful cafe at the back of the […]

Markets and more

Lanzarote Markets What’s a holiday without a bit of souvenir hunting or a spot of serious  Well, heaven for some and hell for others, but at least Lanzarote’s open air markets offer some atmosphere and entertainment. Sadly, there aren’t many of the traditional food markets that you find in mainland Spain, although fresh fruit and […]

Anyone fancy a REAL bargain in April/May?

I have checked on Skyscanner and flights are VERY VERY reasonable in both May and June. I have two villas with availability and I am offering them at really good prices. Casa Luca and Albarino check them out then …Mail me for details If you are thinking of popping over this year get […]

Did you know about the shipwreck on the beach at Famara

Many people know of the Telamon shipwreck on the coast by Costa Teguise, what of the one on the beach at Famara? These days, only the very tip of Rolla-1 is visible at low tide in Famara.   The Rolla-1 ran aground off Famara on the 19th January 1982, the residents in the village of […]

A day finding out more of the history of Guatiza from Miguel’s latest report.

I have always been most grateful for the brilliant job done by Miguel who is the power behind the brilliant newsletter LANZAROTE INFORMATION; this weekly newsletter is full of information and I highly recommend subscription to it. I have always been tempted to join the residents walking group and being so close to home here […]

A visit to the Green Caves

I have often been asked if a visit to the caves is a good idea for under fives? Always on for a challenge we set off with the 4 grand children in tow a few weeks ago. We were not sure how it was going to go but the guide made the whole visit VERY […]


Unfortunately two of my most loyal clients have had to cancel due to ill health.  April 24th – 6th May. If you would like a break. The villa is £100 cheaper at £695 for a week for 2 people each extra person £75 ( or £100 a day) Please drop me a line if you […]

Questions regularly asked

We’re often asked about health issues for visitors to Lanzarote, so we thought we’d put together a list of the most common ones, together with our answers: Is the tap water safe to drink? We don’t have any natural water in Lanzarote, so it all comes from desalinated ocean water. It’s high in minerals and […]