As we head towards the excitement of Los Reyes and the end of the festive season, we would like to wish all our staff, friends, partners and most importantly of all, our guests a very Happy New Year! We very much hope to see you all in 2013 :)
If you're heading to Sands Beach Resort for Christmas and New Year, make sure you bring your glad rags, your dancing shoes and your energy reserves because we've got a packed agenda of fun and entertainment wearing its Santa hat and all ready to go.
Great news for Lanzarote and for holiday makers who prefer their holiday to begin the moment they set off for the airport - British Airways have introduced their first direct flights to Lanzarote from the UK, beginning May 2013.
At Sands Beach Resort we've gone one step further in making it easier for our guests to see exactly what holiday treats are in store for them...
Here in Lanzarote we have to be particularly careful as the delicious breeze can mask the true heat of the sun and lull us into spending far more hours on the beach or in the pool than is healthy for our Northern European skin.
9,700 individual cacti crawl along volcanic rocks in long, slender fingers culminating in a bulbous tip, cluster in the gravel in short, fat sausages topped with dainty red flowers and stand in spiky, perfect balls looking like someone was half way through a game of oversized cactus pètanque.
We've all had stars in our eyes for the past few weeks here at Sands Beach Resort as the cameras have been rolling in the making of our brand new video.
According to ASOLAN, the Lanzarote hotelier's association, occupancy levels in the island's hotels and apartments averaged a smile-inducing average of 77% during 2011. So what is it that brings visitors to Lanzarote in their droves?
Imagine getting out of bed on a dark and dreary, icy winter morning to face temperatures of around 4C knowing that by lunch time you could be sitting in T-shirt and shorts tucking into tapas...
The reality of Christmas in Costa Teguise is that visitors can still enjoy a festive atmosphere with their sunshine. There's a packed programme of events...