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


Last month we had the pleasure to welcome Geert De Craen who runs Beyond Biking. Beyond Biking offers premium, awesome MTB travel groups – Beyond the expected. They stayed with us on one of their Canary Island hopping adventures. Thanks Geert also for allowing us to use your awesome photo’s. Check them out WOW!… Also get … Read more


Congratulations to Dan (L), Jules (C) and Julian (R) who all competed in the annual swim race from Lanzarote to Graciosa last month. Most years the race conditions are perfect, during September – October the trade winds drop off and the sea is at its warmest. However, this race day was somewhat unusual with contestants … Read more


On a weekend in December, when snow cancelled hundreds of sporting events throughout Europe, the Lanzarote International Marathon took place in glorious sunshine! Learn more about the Lanzarote International Marathon HERE : 2o18 event will take place on 8th December, why not join us, the Lanzarote Retreats Team is a mix of abilities, from none … Read more

La Graciosa – A Hidden Paradise

Located 2km north of Lanzarote is the island of La Graciosa,  this is a unique haven for visitors who know how to enjoy natural beauty and solitary beaches. It is roughly 8km long and no more than 4km wide. Fishing is the only industry aside from tourism. The total population is about 700, limited to two small settlements, Caleto … Read more

Travesia A Nado El Rio

Congratulations to Lanzarote Retreats co-founder, Tila (pictured right) and marketing consultant Jules, who both completed the annual open water swim race between Lanzarote and the neighboring island of La Graciosa. The race spans a 2.6 km stretch of open water between these two islands and a maximum of 700 participants of all swim levels take part. The … Read more