Alexandra Miro writes, “In search of a reprieve from the depressing British winter, I travelled to the island of Lanzarote in search of warmer climates. Thanks to the visionary architect César Manrique, who fought to keep the island free of high-rise structures linked to mass tourism, Lanzarote is comparatively unspoiled compared to other Canary Islands and nevertheless possesses a distinctive appeal. This explains why so many fashion enthusiasts enjoy going there because it is nothing if not full of incredibly picturesque backdrops and fashionable places to pass the time.
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In a quiet vineyard, we stayed at the recently restored Finca Malvasia. The eye-catching lagoon-style pool is a tribute to César Manrique, a late 20th-century architect. It is simple to see why it is a popular setting for fashion photography.
The dazzling lava cones and luxuriant volcanic flora create an intriguing background.We traveled to Kamez Villas in the island’s south for a few cocktails before dinner. We appreciated the creative and daring tasting menu at their new gourmet restaurant, and the unusual pod-like structures are the ideal location to take that Instagram-worthy photo.