A locals’ guide to what to do in Lanzarote

A locals’ guide to what to do in Lanzarote There’s nothing like staying with a local when you travel somewhere new. Someone to share tips on the best café, top sunset spot and lesser-known beaches. Here we’ve compiled the Lanzarote Retreats team’s top recommendations of what to do while holidaying in Lanzarote, including 10 things … Read more

12 reasons to visit Lanzarote in 2022

12 reasons to visit Lanzarote in 2022   We may be biased but we love that Lanzarote is truly a year-round holiday destination. After a couple of quieter years on the island, we’re excited that many of our favourite fiestas and events are set to return in 2022. The Lanzarote Retreats team have curated the … Read more

Catlanza Catamaran Sail

It’s not often that we can steal time away from the desk but coming out of lockdown Lanzarote locals were encouraged to explore this beautiful place we call home. So we took time out to enjoy one of the experiences that we regularly recommend to our guests, a day trip with our friends at Catlanza … Read more

Lanzarote: The natural holiday choice for ethical travellers

While much of Spain may be associated with over-developed coastlines and mass tourism, the little Canarian island of Lanzarote has managed to avoid the fate of so many other popular holiday spots. With its striking natural landscape, carefully considered architecture and host of sustainable accommodation options, it’s the perfect holiday destination for ethically minded travellers … Read more


Making the best of the Lanzarote wind. By Renata @ Finca de Arrieta. The summer is here, bringing the regular trade winds along. Although some might think the winds are a bit too much at times, their constant presence makes the summer heat more bearable. And they make the kites fly! I decided to give … Read more


  November 2017, with a select group of guests and friends we fulfilled one from the bucket list! Over 6 glorious days we walked our island from North to South (yes 6 days, it is not an extreme endurance event, we took the time to enjoy it!). In partnership with Blackstone Treks & Tours we … 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