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

Breathe into the Unconscious, an Interview with Anthony Mullally

The best friendships and collaborations are often born from happenstance. This was the case with Tila’s chance encounter with professional rugby player, Anthony Mullally during a visit to Newquay in the UK. They immediately found common ground, and Tila invited the “Vegan Warrior” out to Lanzarote to recce for a retreat.  Alongside his successful rugby … 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


The Lanzarote Wine Run Started in 2009 and has grown bigger with each year. It now combines sport, wine, gastronomy and music into a great weekend in June, with fun for all ages. 7 years of volcanic eruptions decimated the once fertile land from 1730. The first winery on the island was only started in … 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

Walk the Rock 2017 – Last places available!

THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED FOR BOOKINGS! * Only 4 places left from November 30h to December 7th * Looking for your next holiday adventure? Would you like to discover Lanzarote from another point of view? Walk the Rock 2017 is an exclusive opportunity to walk the length of Lanzarote in 6 days through the … 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

European Freestyle Pro Tour 2017

From the 5th to the 8th of July, Playa Las Cucharas (Costa Teguise) is hosting the international windsurfing event European Freestyle Pro Tour 2017. On this event, some of the best riders in the world will be competing for the 2017 Freestyle European title, plus a 10.000€ prize. Water conditions are expected to be 3 to 4 metre … Read more