El horario establecido para el uso de las playas es de 10 a 18 horas. De momento, no habrá servicios de hamacas ni duchas y lava pies

 

El Ayuntamiento de Tías, de acuerdo con todos los ayuntamientos de la isla y con el Cabildo de Lanzarote y La Graciosa, ha permitido la apertura de todas las playas urbanas del municipio.

 

El inicio de la fase 2 de la desescalada del estado de alarma causado por la expansión de covid-19 permite desde hoy, 25 de mayo, el acceso y el baño a las playas con un aforo de cuatro metros cuadrados por bañista.

 

Los paseos o los baños están permitidos siempre que se puedan desarrollar individualmente y sin contacto físico y se mantenga una distancia mínima de dos metros. “Apelamos a la responsabilidad individual de toda la ciudadanía para poder disfrutar de nuestras playas con la máxima seguridad. Estamos seguros de que todos respetarán las normas establecidas”, señala Mame Fernández, concejal de Playas.

 

La apertura de las playas en Lanzarote se ha coordinado a través del Cabildo de Lanzarote y de los siete ayuntamientos, que han acordado las condiciones necesarias para dar este paso.  Por razones sanitarias, de momento no habrá servicios de hamacas y los baños públicos permanecerán cerrados, así como las duchas y lava pies de las playas.

 

El horario establecido para el uso de las playas es de 10 a 18 horas. En el caso del municipio de Tías, habrá servicio de socorrismo en las playas de Matagorda, Pocillos, Playa Grande y Playa Chica (con bandera amarilla).

 

No está permitido el baño en el muelle de la Playa Chica. No se podrá practicar buceo accediendo desde la Playa Chica y en el Poril. Podrán acceder al agua desde el muelle de la Playa Chica. Las instalaciones deportivas en playa permanecen cerradas y se continúa sólo con la práctica deportiva individual.

Seventeenth edition where the frisbee was the main protagonist in the Great Beach of Puerto del Carmen during a weekend in November.

The Mubidisk Ultimate Lanzarote sports club organized, as it has been doing periodically since 2003, a new edition of its international CFC tournament, in collaboration with the City Council of Tías.

A tournament composed of 24 teams; More than 350 players from more than 20 different nationalities who gathered in Puerto del Carmen to play the Ultimate Beach Frisbee sport.

The City Council of Tías has been betting for years to promote this event, which thanks to the tenacity of the organizers has become the best European Ultimate Beach Frisbee tournament.

On the day of Sunday, the last rounds of the tournament were played, where there were two Spanish teams in the semifinals, as well as a Portuguese team and an American team; finally the victory was taken by the Spanish team to the San Francisco team in a very tight and entertaining final for the public.

A new success of the Mubidisk team as organizers, that thanks to their good work and the passion they feel for this sport, make the participants already eager to return to Lanzarote and dispute what will be the eighteenth edition of the tournament.

The final classification of the tournament was as follows:

1- La Mixta

2- Fog City

3- Bufa

4- Wind´s Roses

5- Team Marmot

6- Tomorrow

7- Randale

8- Bravas

9- Jogo Bonito

10- Woodiws

11- Comic Sand

12- Fresh Lobster

13- Sandmade

14- Ultimate Lovers

15- Backpack Magnum

16- Move Up

17- High Maintenance

18- Flying dogs

19- La Familia

20- White Sands

21- Arepita

22- No Limit

23- Northern Lights

24- Göttinger 7

The Tourism area presented its strategic plan today at an event that was also attended by the counselor of the CACT, Juan Félix Eugenio, the director of the SPEL, Héctor Fernández, and the president of the Tourist Federation of Lanzarote, Susana Pérez

The mayor of Tías, José Juan Cruz, and the Councilor for Tourism and Beaches, Mame Fernández, said that “all together, government and business sector, we will reposition our destiny in the market

The Tourism team of the City of Tías today starred in the official presentation of its department before the business sector of Lanzarote with an explanation of the strategic plan for the coming years based on four axes: Sustainability, Accessibility, Gastronomy and Sports, and with the presentation of the new design of the website www.puertodelcarmen.com

The event, which was held at the Lava Beach Hotel, was chaired by the Mayor, José Juan Cruz, and by the first Deputy Mayor and Councilor for Tourism and Beaches, Mame Fernández, who excused the second Deputy Mayor, Nicolás Saavedra. The government group thanked the work of the Tourism technical team: Ani Ruiz, Pedro Rodríguez and Domingo Lorenzo.

The event was attended by a broad representation of the Tourist Federation of Lanzarote, headed by Susana Pérez, as well as the counselor of the Centers of Art, Culture and Tourism (CACT) of the Island Council of Lanzarote, Juan Félix Eugenio and the director of the Society of Lanzarote Foreign Promotion (SPEL), Héctor Fernández, among others.

José Juan Cruz stressed in his speech that this act “is a declaration of intentions, affectionate and close, to continue working hand in hand with the tourism sector and increase the quality of life of all citizens.” He also referred to the necessary coexistence of the tourism industry and the protection of the territory.

The Councilor for Tourism and Beaches, Mame Fernández, said for his part that “we want to put nice Puerto del Carmen.” “We are already working on everything that takes the view, on the pavement and in the street lamps, but we want to go further, we want to do a face lift to reposition the Puerto del Carmen tourist destination and the municipality of Tías. The doors of the City Council are open to collaborate and help us, ”he added.

José Juan Cruz and Mame Fernández stressed that “all together, government and business sector, we will reposition our destiny in the market.”

Strategic plan.- From the Tourism area, Domingo Lorenzo explained the strategic plan of the corporation for the next four years by inviting the different actors in the sector to transfer their own proposals to the City Council with the aim of achieving a joint and consensual work.

The four lines of work of the aforementioned plan are Sustainable Development, Accessibility, Gastronomy and Sports. According to Lorenzo, “these initiatives and proposals that I detail are not of mouthpiece, they represent a real signal to the markets that Puerto del Carmen and the municipality of Tías is a destination that compensates for the carbon footprint that has led to its transfer to the island” . “We will take concrete measures to make this issue less and less,” he added.

Among the numerous measures mentioned, the III Modernization Plan of Puerto del Carmen stands out under sustainable criteria, the Mobility Plan of the municipality of Tías as a strategic document for collective displacements, Tías as a tourist destination without single-use plastics and Tías, headquarters of the Canary Observatory of Climate Change.

In addition, the City Council is already working on an Accessibility Plan to eliminate architectural barriers, is driving the reopening of the School Restaurant in El Fondeadero with activation of the primary sector and local production, preferably ecological; and is making efforts that provide Puerto del Carmen with sports facilities to train at the highest level, among other actions.

Everyone thanked the management of the Hibiscus group for their availability to make this presentation at the Lava Beach hotel, which, in the words of Mame Fernández, “has new and modern facilities and is a clear example of how to face the future.” The councilor thanked in turn the presence in the act of representatives of Civil Protection and Local Police of Tías.

Next Saturday, October 26th, at 09:00 hours, the tenth edition of the Ocean Lava triathlon will start from Playa Grande. 664 athletes from 46 countries will participate in this international event that unites sports with sea and volcano.

The mayor of Tías, José Juan Cruz, and the Councilor for Tourism and Sports, Mame Fernández, today presented the race with the founder of Ocean Lava, Kenneth Gasque – recently arrived from being awarded in Hawaii – and the technical director of the competition Cristian Caleri The City Council of Tías, co-organizer of the event, announced that it will continue betting on major sports events such as the Ocean Lava Win4Youth Lanzarote Triathlon Festival. In the event, the work and collaboration of volunteers, Civil Protection and security forces was especially appreciated.

The machines installed on the promenade, next to the beach, allow the practice of activities from wheelchairs
The center of Tías will have a special one for people with reduced mobility that will go inside the Ecopark, next to the Residence for the Elderly

The municipality of Tías becomes the island of Lanzarote the first to have an outdoor gym where the facilities are entirely suitable for people with disabilities. Since last weekend the main tourist area of ​​Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen, has an ideal machinery circuit and adapted for people in wheelchairs.

The mayor of Tías, Pancho Hernández, stressed that this initiative is part of making Puerto del Carmen an accessible tourist destination. Next to the recent adaptation of the Playa Grande de Puerto del Carmen in accessible, with ramps, adapted showers and even a solarium for people with disabilities, with an investment of 250,000 euros, now the Town Hall of Tías has installed in the area of ​​the Beach de los Pocillos, next to the Plaza de las Naciones this biosaludables circuit where people with disabilities can practice outdoor sports activities and exercises.

Disabled people can practice a large number of outdoor sports and other specific activities, both physical and mental, or that combine both outdoor aspects, thus benefiting from all the positive things involved in the practice of these adapted to their level and degree of disability.

The outdoor circuit is located on the Paseo Marítimo, on the beach of Los Pocillos, in Puerto del Carmen. In the area, the Park and Gardens area of ​​the City of Tías has also recently set up another biosaludable park for people without physical limitations. The parking area closest to this outdoor gym for people with disabilities, on Avenida de las Playas, includes spaces for vehicles of people with reduced mobility or the parking card for motor vehicles for people who have officially recognized the condition of Person with Disability.

Aunts bet on facilities that break barriers to disability

The popular mayor of Tías, Pancho Hernández, stressed that the planning of these facilities with the new sports park that has machinery and facilities adapted to people in wheelchairs or other physical disabilities, the City Council seeks to break the ‘barriers’ that until now they have on the island of Lanzarote, both residents and visitors, for the practice of physical exercises people with disabilities. Having the same opportunities to practice sports means making a municipality and an island without barriers possible, said Pancho Hernández.

In addition to this outdoor gym in Puerto del Carmen, the City Council of Tías plans to provide similar facilities with an area of ​​the new Urban Ecopark that will be built in Lanzarote, next to the Tías Institute, which will be put out to tender this summer. These recreational facilities will be built on a large municipally owned urban plot next to the Tías Secondary Education Institute and the Amma Residence Hall. Among the different parks and sports facilities, one of the areas will be dedicated to people with reduced mobility.

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La Concejalía de Turismo del Ayuntamiento de Tías presentará el próximo viernes día 13 de enero el Plan de Actividades para celebrar esta efemérides que cambió el destino de Lanzarote.

PUERTO DEL CARMEN - TÍAS - LANZAROTE

La principal zona turística de Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen, se está modernizando a pasos acelerados. Junto a la mejora de los espacios públicos puesta en marcha en estos últimos tiempos por el Ayuntamiento de Tías se une la rehabilitación de varios establecimientos turísticos y aumento de categoría así como la construcción de nuevos hoteles.

Para el alcalde de Tías, Pancho Hernández, “después de medio siglo, podemos sentirnos muy orgullosos de cómo ha avanzado el turismo en La Tiñosa. Hoy en día somos uno de los destinos turísticos más rentables de toda España y uno de los que más empleo genera”.

Según las previsiones para este año, el buen ritmo de crecimiento económico continuará”, explica el alcalde, “debido fundamentalmente a la implicación del sector empresarial que sigue apostando por Puerto del Carmen e invirtiendo en proyectos de mejora y modernización”.

En este sentido, el teniente de alcalde y concejal de Turismo, Amado Vizcaíno, ha adelantado que para este nuevo año 2017 está prevista la apertura de 2 nuevos hoteles de 5 estrellas en Puerto del Carmen. Uno de ellos, el Fariones, ya está en obras de remodelación y aumento de categoría, y el otro, de nueva planta, se ubicará, junto a la Playa de Matagorda. Estas obras del nuevo hotel están previstas que se inicien a lo largo de este nuevo año.

De esta forma, la que fuera pionera en el desarrollo turístico de Lanzarote, hace ahora 50 años con la apertura del Hotel Los Fariones, se prepara para una importante transformación de sus espacios públicos y el aumento de categoría y calidad de sus principales complejos turísticos. De manera paralela a esta construcción y rehabilitación, la Concejalía de Turismo del Ayuntamiento de Tías ha puesto en marcha una serie de iniciativas para la promoción y relanzamiento del destino turístico de Puerto del Carmen coincidiendo con su 50 aniversario. Una efemérides, según apuntó el teniente de alcalde, Amado Vizcaíno “queremos que sea de manera conjunta con la rehabilitación y nueva apertura de estos complejos turísticos de 5 estrellas, entre ellos el Hotel Los Fariones, previsto para finales del 2017 “. Para ello, añadió, daremos a conocer este plan en un acto con todo el sector turístico que tendrá lugar el próximo viernes día 13 de enero, donde daremos a conocer el nuevo logo del 50 Aniversario, el nuevo material promocional de Puerto del Carmen, y las acciones a ejecutar en estos próximos meses, como continuación del material que estuvo presente en la pasada feria turística World Travel Market, celebrada el pasado mes de noviembre en Londres, y donde estuvo presente la Concejalía de Turismo del Ayuntamiento de Tías presentando a los tour operadores británicos la modernización de Puerto del Carmen.

tinosa4 puerto_del_carmen-lanzarote_2 escanear0057Un catálogo con 50 años de Turismo en Tías

Entre los materiales que se presentarán en este acto, con todo el sector turístico de Lanzarote, verá la luz un catálogo a todo color donde se explica el desarrollo turístico de Puerto del Carmen a partir de la apertura en otoño de 1966 de la primera fase del Hotel Los Fariones, en el pueblo pesquero de La Tiñosa, en una iniciativa empresarial que permitiría la construcción del primer plan parcial turístico en la isla de los volcanes bajo las directrices del célebre arquitecto Fernando Higueras.

Un grupo de empresarios, entre ellos Vicente Calderón, Virgilio Suárez y la Familia Machado emprenderían el germen turístico en Lanzarote con la construcción de la Urbanización Playa Blanca, junto a la actual Playa Grande de Puerto del Carmen y donde se edificaría el Hotel Los Fariones, hace ahora medio siglo. Posteriormente, el Hotel Los Fariones, ante su éxito turístico, sería ampliado.

El núcleo de La Tiñosa ya está documentado su existencia desde el año 1435, tres décadas después de la llegada de la expedición de Jean de Bethencourt y Gadifer de la Salle a Lanzarote con la creación de la primera Ciudad, Castillo y Obispado junto a las actuales playas de Papagayo.

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