Lanzarote retreats: off-the-grid Glamping in the Canary Islands

Have you ever taken one look at a website and decided instantly that this is a place you need to visit?! For me, with Lanzarote Retreats, this was definitely the case!     This month Liz from Answers On A Postcard decided to stay with us for three nights taking advantage of our Flexi Stay … Read more

WATER – DID YOU KNOW?

  “Water is critical for sustainable development, including environmental integrity and the alleviation of poverty and hunger, and is indispensable for human health and well-being”. United Nations So yes this is a major post about our water supply – the story of our own water desalination process fully run on solar power. Don’t let that put … Read more

2017, International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, to foster environmental conservation and economic growth. The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development was established to raise awareness on environmental issues and transform tourism into a motor for sustainable development in poor countries. As well as to highlight … Read more

Bodegas El Grifo, Lanzarote’s oldest winery

Tomorrow the Lanzarote Wine Run 2017 is taking place in the region of La Geria. This event is one of our favourites as it combines our love for sport, gastronomy and volcanic landscapes. Peta, our Reservations Manager, is running the 13km race and we will be supporting her! “Bodegas El Grifo” is one of the wineries where … Read more

Electric news! Bultaco bikes, Toyota C-HR & Tesla Model 3

Pictured below is Tila (Lanzarote Retreats co-founder) with the new Bultaco electric bikes in Lanzarote. Lanzarote Retreats is offering now Bultaco off-road tours. These ‘bad boys’ can reach speeds of 70 km per hour on the flat. Think of them as an electric mountain bike! We have some great trail rides planned. You will be … Read more

Ecotourism and Sustainability school trip

A group of students from British School of Lanzarote accompanied by Lanzarote Eco Insider visited Finca de Arrieta last week during a school trip focused on Ecotourism and Sustainability. The students could learn first-hand how our eco-retreat, with fifteen accommodations with home appliances and two swimming pools, is totally powered by sun and wind energy, and our recently installed … Read more

Elemental Water Desalination Plant in Finca de Arrieta

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH ELEMENTAL WATER MAKERS FOR OUR DESALINATION PLANT FOR COMPLETION THIS AUTUMN! As a result of increasing fresh water scarcity and the limited availability and negative consequences associated with fossil fuels, Elemental Water Makers provides water supply solutions using unlimited resources through desalination driven by renewable energy. Especially … Read more