Yoga for Surfers, an interview with Bellatrix van Wingerden

Yoga For Surfers Bellatrix van Wingerden, or Bella, has been a friend of the Braddocks for many years, ever since she first came on a windsurfing holiday to Lanzarote. An experienced and talented yoga teacher, Bella published her first book this year, Yoga for Surfers, combining her two passions. We asked her what inspired her … Read more


WALK THE ROCK 2023 – 30TH NOVEMBER – 7TH DECEMBER Late November 2023, as the temperature cools down and the trade winds drop, Lanzarote Retreats, in partnership with Blackstone Treks & Tours, is offering a small group of people the exclusive opportunity to walk some of the most beautiful paths of Lanzarote over five days. … Read more

The joys of being a silver quitter

The joys of being a silver quitter Co-founder and owner of Lanzarote Retreats, Michelle Braddock, shares some thoughts on taking early retirement and the benefits of having more time for yourself, family, and travel. What is a silver quitter? An article in The Guardian about “silver quitters” caught my eye recently; according to a House … Read more

Introducing our property managers

Introducing our property managers One of the benefits of booking with Lanzarote Retreats is that the team are on hand throughout your holiday…They’re always at the end of the email or phone to answer any questions, book excursions or arrange for meals to be delivered to your door.  We wanted to take this opportunity to … Read more

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

Introducing the Ninja Chef

What better way to ensure you completely unwind and relax during your holiday with Lanzarote Retreats than to have your own professional chef provide your evening meals and stock your cupboards and fridge? We’re delighted to be offering food from professional chef Matt Nenninger, the ‘Ninja Chef’ to Lanzarote Retreats guests. With over 25 years’ … Read more

The alternative guide to César Manrique’s Lanzarote

Photo credit Anyone who has visited Lanzarote can’t have failed to encounter the legacy of artist and architect César Manrique Whether you’ve set out to visit one of his astonishing art and culture centres or simply appreciated the lack of over-development and attractive, white-washed buildings, we owe a lot to the island’s most famous … Read more

Introducing Sara

    Anyone who’s stayed at Finca de Arrieta recently will have met Sara, our super smiley Assistant Manager. Here’s a little more info on why she came to Lanzarote and what she loves doing when she’s not sitting behind the desk at the Info Hut. How long have you worked at Lanzarote Retreats and … Read more