Arrecife is the capital city of Lanzarote. It has a very pleasant weather averaging 24°C.
Arrecife is a vibrant city with a cosmopolitan culture and a true shopping haven for some real bargains.
Since Arrecife was the main fishing harbour years ago, it has a rich culture and history. Some of the places you can visit are:
El Charco de San Gines : A green lagoon in the middle of the city.
Arrecife Market : Find some really good bargains here.
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There are numerous hotels in Arrecife, along with all- inclusive hotels, aparthotels and villas for all budgets.
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Arrecife, being the capital is easily accessible from any part of Lanzarote in a hired car.
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Whether you are planning a special lunch or a fine dining evening or want to have a quick bite, Arrecife has something for everyone.
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Arrecife has two very different beaches, Playa del Reducto and Playa del Cable.
- Playa Del Reducto: This is a Blue Flag urban beach popular with families.
- Playa del Cable: It is quieter and isolated.
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