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What is Real Lanzarote?

What is Real Lanzarote?

When we first set up Real Lanzarote it was based on the misconception people had from the UK about this unique island that had been misrepresented in the media. Continue

Puerta Verde, Haría – Under new management

Puerta Verde, Haría – Under new management

After many years of supplying an excellent service to very happy guests of ours, a new team has taken over this wonderful restaurant, the best in north Lanzarote. Yéus, Maitre D of extremely high calibre and Alfonso, the chef, the master of high-end culinary wizardry have taken Puerta Verde to new heights.  The waiters are… Continue

Puerta Verde, Haría – Bajo nueva administración

Puerta Verde, Haría – Bajo nueva administración

Tras muchos años de traer servicio muy buena a nuestros clientes, un nuevo equipo se ha encargado de este restaurante maravillosa, el mejor en el Norte de Lanzarote.  Yéus, el Maitre D de calidad bastante alta y Alfonso el cocinero, maestro de la magia culinaria, han elevado La Puerta Verde a nuevas altitudes.  Los camareros… Continue

Folelé (bar)

Folelé (bar)

Folelé (Dragonfly), is a welcome addition to the cafeteria eateries here in north Lanzarote. Plonked right in the middle of the Plaza in Haría with pretty views to the hills the coffee is great, the service is great and the tapas are magnificent. The locals from Haría, Arrieta and Maguez (north Lanzarote), are always on… Continue

Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

No one enjoys a downpour on an island that is famous for its Sahara-like dryness but fruit trees, veggies and flowers love it. After lying dormant for many months since the last sprinkles hit, a whole variety of colourful blooms leap with joy at the prospect of waving around in the March winds. At this… Continue

February showers

February showers

A little rain in February, wonderful for the potatoes and other vegetables up in in north Lanzarote, followed by  dazzling sunbursts to encourage those wild flowers hiding away since last February to sprout majestically. The mixed winter weather in Haría provides an opportunity for nature to perform its miracles. For trekkers and casual walkers its… Continue

Blackstone trekking

Blackstone trekking

One of our partners, the Trekking company Blackstone are making our guests´ holidays in Lanzarote especially meaningful. Jose has great knowledge of the island and knows places even NASA hasn´t discovered yet… Geologists are going potty with the phenomenal rock formations and intrinsic materials of Lanzarote and a day out with Blackstone will make your… Continue

Aljibes

Aljibes

The island of Lanzarote (unlike mainland Europe), has a chronic water problem, there is almost no rainfall. Going back through the decades, the Lanzaroteans gleaned their water from the little that fell during the winter months. A very smart water-gathering system was built into all the old houses on the island in the form of… Continue

San Juan

San Juan

It´s party time in the north of Lanzarote, especially in Haría the capital where the parties start this week and go on for two weeks. Veteran football matches, old folks bowling, free Canarian-style food for all, including fine local wines of course, music of all persuasions, dancing, rocking or just chatting to our neighbours (who… Continue

The wonderful game – a Cricket blog

The wonderful game – a Cricket blog

A totally off-message blog as the new cricket season bursts into life with Twenty-20, one-dayers and Test matches, too much? NOPE! No actual cricket is played up here in north Lanzarote, Haría, Maguez, Arrieta etc, but historians hint that there was once a game played between some English ex-pats and some holidaying Spanish. There is… Continue

WiFi in the square

WiFi in the square

Haría joins the brave new world! As the popularity of Haría continues to grow, due to its exquisite beauty, peace and tranquility, the council has recognised the need to install WiFi for easy use by its growing groups of discerning tourists. The numbers of hikers passing through the north of the island, Haría, Maguez, Arrieta… Continue

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