6 reasons your next villa holiday should be in Lanzarote

6 reasons your next villa holiday should be in Lanzarote   Still not sorted this year’s summer getaway? Why not consider the fourth largest of the Canary Islands? With over 3 million tourists flocking to its shores each year, Lanzarote has something for adventure hunters, relaxation seekers and everyone in between. Here are 6 great reasons you should book a […]

Puerto del Carmen or Playa Blanca?

Being a returning visitor to Lanzarote I should admit I had some expectations. I’m happy to confirm that I was not disappointed. Playa Blanca with its picturesque coastal walks, sea front location and variety of coffee shop, restaurants and bars make it ideal for those looking for a quiet getaway. We didn’t spend too much time here as my previous […]

On the Gourmet Trail. Spain: Paella

This delicious dish is from Spain and is the ideal meal for a night in with your friends and family.   Ingredients  4 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red pepper, chopped 125g (4¼ oz) fresh chorizo sausage, casing removed and diced 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, diced 350g (12 oz) uncooked Arborio rice 1.25 litres […]

Floral Themed Villas

To celebrate the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 we decided to dig out some of our floral inspired villas and share a bunch of our favourites with you.   Villa Poppy, Polis, Cyprus Situated in a fantastic central location, just 900 yds from the beach, is Villa Poppy. Ideal for couples and small groups, this 2 bedroom villa is spacious […]

Activity holidays in Canary Islands for villa lovers

The Canary Islands are simply filled with excitement and adventure. Located off Africa’s north-western coast, this Spanish archipelago packs in diverse landscapes perfect for thrill seekers. Alongside top-tier weather, the island comprises picturesque beaches ideal for water sports, like surfing and jet skiing. When you stay in a property near the coastline you’re able to really make the most of […]

Walking holidays in Lanzarote – spectacular routes for villa holidays

Lanzarote’s rugged coasts and otherworldly national parks are made for walking. Whether you’re on a family getaway or an intrepid hiking adventure with your partner, this Canary island gem’s spectacular interiors stretch from the shores of Playa Blanca on to the Timanfaya National Park, then northwards to the Mirador del Rio and back again. To put it simply, walking holidays […]

Hidden gems of Lanzarote

Lanzarote is diverse in every sense of the word. Many people travel here with their sights set on Arrecife, but after arriving you’ll immediately realise there’s far more to this beguiling island. Villa holidays in Lanzarote open you to a whole new world of adventures, here’s where you’ll find them all… Image by Roman Pfeiffer, used under Creative Commons license […]

Your Guide to Lanzarote

In many ways, Lanzarote wrote the book when it comes to the classic beach holiday. Even with four decades as one of Europe’s premier tourist destinations behind it, Lanzarote is still able to surprise and delight. The third-most populated and fourth-largest Canary Island offers miles of pristine beaches, a starkly beautiful volcanic interior, as well as a vibrant island culture. […]

Why a holiday let is ideal for a Lanzarote break

Lanzarote has been a go-to package holiday destination for years. You pick a resort, you choose all-inclusive or half board, and right away you have a hassle-free holiday ready for you. But is staying in a catered resort really the best way to experience the Canaries? Well, Lanzarote’s volcanic landscape is ripe with opportunities for adventure, from hiking over craters […]