Many of our guests ask us what they can expect from a Christmas holiday in Lanzarote. The answer to this is quite simple, you can do as much or as little as you wish. The island is full of celebrations and events but its also easy to tuck yourself away to enjoy a holiday with less of the festive fuss if thats what you want to do.
Traditionally Spanish families tend to get together for dinner on Christmas Eve. Their main celebration is on the day of the 3 Kings in January. Dia del Reyes, (Magos) takes place with a procession where the 3 kings travel on Camel back throughout most villages. This lovely family event takes place on the 5th of January ahead of the Spanish Christmas day on the 6th.
Looking for somewhere special to eat out over Christmas & New Year?
La Cantina: In addition to their daily menus the La Cantina team are offering a special New Year’s Eve, set menu. They are open every day of the festive season 2021. (For Reservations Call +34 928 84 55 36)
Each of our guests will find a full guide to our suggested restaurants within the local area at their property, however, f you would like to book a special occasion meal or are looking for something a little different, let us know and we will do our best to help.
Quick Guide to What’s on in Lanzarote:
Sail with Santa 17th Dec – 6th Jan: Santa will be offering gifts onboard the Catlanza Catamaran on the family gold excursion.
Meet Santa Claus: Take a trip to meet the “Big Man” himself at Biosfera shopping Mall in Puerto del Carment. His visiting times are on the 4, 11 or 18th between 17:30 – 19:30 or on the 24th 11 am – 13.00.
12th December – 12:00 – 17:00 – Christmas Pop Up Market – Hihlander 2, Montaña Tropical, Calle Toscón, Puerto del carmen.
Christmas Eve – Midnight mass at Teguise village
New Years Eve PARTY: Celebrations and midnight fireworks in Teguise village. It’s advisable to reserve a table if you wish to eat out that night at La Cantina.
5th January – Three Kings Parade. Three King’s Parade will depart from Recinto Ferial in front of The Cabildo and travel along the Avenida Maritima as far as Castillo San Gabriel, where there will be a fireworks display. More details and timings to follow….
Puerto del Carmen – Departing the harbour at 18:10
Costa Teguise – 20:00
Playa Blanca – Departing Faro de Pechiguera 10:00
Tinajo – 11:00 departing La Santa
Teguise – 17:30
Find out whats happening in full across the island – Visit Lanzarote Information