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Walk Arrecife

Playa Honda

Playa Honda has a lot to offer, it is much more than just the Arrecife Airport and commercial warehouses. It’s the second largest town in terms of population on the island. People tend to move to Playa Honda from Arrecife, as their families grow and they need more room. Property is sought after in the…

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Castillo San José, Arrecife

Arrecife has two castles on the waterfront, Castillo San José is situated overlooking Puerto Naos. This castle was built between 1776 and 1779 as ordered by King Don Carlos III. It was positioned at the port to look out for pirates and known locally as the ‘Fortress of Hunger’, because the construction helped to provide…

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Castillo San Gabriel, Lanzarote

Castillo San Gabriel, Lanzarote

Arrecife has two castles, Castillo San Gabriel is the one situated right in the centre of town on the end of the main shopping street Leon y Castillo. The castle was originally a wooden fortress, built in 1573 to defend Arrecife from pirates and attacks from North Africa, unfortunately it was destroyed by fire a…

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Deiland

Deiland Shopping Centre

Deiland is a busy indoor centre offering a combination of shops, services and nightlife. There is a supermarket, opticians, hairdressers, laundrette and florists for the local residential area, and lots of local shops with perfume, sports, clothes and gifts and then a range of restaurants including KFC and Burger King. On the top floor is…

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Lanzarote and Fuerteventura Ferries

It’s easy to island hop between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, so if you fancy a different day out head to the old harbour in Playa Blanca. Note: You should carry photo ID at all times when in Spain, and you will need your passport to travel on the ferry between the islands. There are three ferry…

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Lanzarote Bus

Lanzarote Buses

The Arrecife Buses are clean, reliable, frequent and good value. The full list of routes and timetables can be viewed on their website Arrecife Bus just click “lines & timetables” and select which line you want information on. The Arrecife bus station is called Estación de Guaguas and situated on the Ví­a Medular. The Arrecife bus…

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Biosfera

Biosfera Plaza Shopping Centre, Puerto del Carmen

The Biosfera Plaza has something for everyone! There are four floors of shops, amusements and restaurants in a modern shopping centre overlooking the old town of Puerto del Carmen. The first floor is at basement level, from the street you need to take the stairs down from the front entrance or walk in from the…

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Lanzarote Holidays

List of Lanzarote Beaches

Lanzarote has over 100 beaches! We’re still building a complete list of them, there’s a wide variety from the golden sandy beaches found in the holiday resorts to the white coves hidden in the north of the island, surfer’s paradise at Famara plus the very different black lava rock & sand beaches off the beaten…

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Lanzarote Wildlife

Driving around Lanzarote you will see herds of goats grazing on the hillsides or a lone donkey / mule tethered in a field. The camel train is spectacular if you catch them walking to or from work at Timanfaya. For wildlife we have rabbits and pheasants that are very good at hiding in the low…

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