Arrecife Travel Guide

Arrecife is the capital city and the commercial and administrative town of the island of Lanzarote, located on the south-east coast of the island. Arrecife has been the capital of the island since 1847. Holidaymakers may find variety of nice entertainment and things to do in Arrecife. Arrecife is a wonderful city with its beautiful walking paths with palm trees, the beach and two small castles. The beachfront of Arrecife hosts beautiful promenade areas and gardens.

Arrecife is the main port and commercial centre of Lanzarote. Holidaymakers may find a variety of nice shopping centres and bazaars. The Calle Loon y Castillo is the most popular of the pedestrian shopping street in Arrecife.

As for places to visit and see in Arrecife; popular sights in Arrecife include; the promenade, Charco de San Ginés, the castle, Castillo de San Gabriel, the bridge, Puente de las Bolas, and Casa de Los Arroyo and Centro Cientifico Cultural. The archaeology museum located on Castillo de San Gabriel and the cultural centre of El Almacen located in the Jose Betancourt street is also worth a visit for cultural activities in Arrecife.

As for beaches in Arrecife; the fine sandy blue flagged urban beach of Playa del Reducto is the best beach in Arrecife.