Arrecife - the capital city of Lanzarote
Arrecife is the vibrant capital city of Lanzarote, with a short twenty minute airport transfer time. The resort is an ideal place to spend a holiday in Lanzarote and appeals to everyone from families to young groups of travellers. The resort lies on the east coast of the island and has been transformed into a modern tourist haven.
The Arrecife beaches are some of the best in Lanzarote with many winning the coveted European Blue Flag award for cleanliness. On the beaches you will find an array of golden sand, turquoise waters and a wide variety of water sports. This Lanzarote holiday resort offers a selection of accommodation choices, from private apartments to large tourist complexes, all ranging from 2-5 star quality. Arrecife is a fantastic resort for travellers wanting to explore a bustling city at the heart of a stunning island.
Arrecife is a fantastic Lanzarote holiday resort, offering something for everyone to enjoy. The wide variety of sports and leisure facilities means that it is unlikely you will ever be without something to do! Arrecife is ideal for sun lovers that want to work on their tan; the fantastic climate is constant all year round so it is even possible to get yourself a cheap winter holiday to Arrecife. With so many fantastic deals available at the moment, make sure you book your Lanzarote holiday to Arrecife now!
Arrecife – a Wide Range of Activities and Excursions
Holidays in Lanzarote are full of excitement, fun and relaxation, staying in Arrecife is no exception! Head to the beach to enjoy the wide range of water sports available, thrill seekers can brave para gliding, wind surfing and even snorkelling. If you prefer a more relaxing experience, why not enjoy a sail around the coast or simply just enjoy swimming in the warm Mediterranean waters. If you prefer to stay on dry land, horse riding is a popular activity along with walking tours of the city itself.
There are two historic castles in Arrecife that have been converted into museums; one is home to the Archaeological museum and another to the Museum of Contemporary Art. Excursions are available to many different sports across the island; a popular trip is to the Timanfaya National Park which showcases the remnants of the eighteenth century volcanic eruptions. During a holiday to Lanzarote it is always recommended to visit one of the many fiestas that take place throughout the year.
Arrecife – Delicious Cuisine and Vibrant Nightlife
Arrecife has a wide selection of cafes, restaurants and bars that offer a wide range of international cuisine. The restaurants provide everything from Italian to English food along with a spectacular selection of local cuisine. It is highly recommended to try the local seafood and take a trip to one of the many Tapas bars, perfect for snacking between meals!
There is a varied selection of shops in the city, offering clothes, souvenirs and jewellery. There is also a fruit and vegetable market held every Sunday morning, perfect for those that prefer to travel self catered. As a fairly large city, Arrecife offers a vibrant nightlife. There are several large nightclubs which stay open until the early hours along with a selection of quiet bars that are perfect for enjoying a relaxing drink. The public transport is quite good within the city, with buses running seven days a week taking you into the nearby resorts.
Arrecife – Weather and Climate
Holidays to Lanzarote benefit from fantastic weather, as Arrecife is located in the south it is ideal for those wanting a sunshine filled break. June to August provide the best weather with very little rainfall, however even during the winter months Arrecife still benefits from warm temperatures.