Lanzarote : Canary islands

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What it's Like to Retire in Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a Spanish island and the easternmost of the autonomous Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean. The island is approximately 125 km off the coast of Africa and 1,000 km from the Iberian Peninsula. It is the fourth largest of the islands. Most of the inhabitants are of Spanish decent. This island has been named as an interesting and low cost place to retire, which also benefits from a lower cost of living. The capital, Arrecife, has a population of 59,000. Photo of Papagayo Beach courtesy of Wikipedia and Luc Viatour / Photo of Playa Blanca courtesy of Wikipedia and Gernot Keller, London (


Where to Retire in Lanzarote and Home Prices

Homes and apartments are for sale from 50,000 Euros and higher.


What is special about Lanzarote

It is a lovely island with a very nice year round climate.


What is not special about Lanzarote

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Who will like retirement in Lanzarote

Many retirees who come here to live are from Spain, Ireland, Germany, or England.


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Climate and Physical Environment

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Arrecife has an international airport which is fairly busy thanks to tourism.


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Facts about LANZAROTE
  • State: CI
  • Environment: Coastal,
  • City Population: 100,001+
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 61 +
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: NA
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: No
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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