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Teguise Market

La Villa De Teguise

Teguise or La Villa as its known locally, was the capital of Lanzarote before it moved to Arrecife in the mid 18th century. The town has some incredible buildings, cobbled streets and lots of history. Teguise is known by many for the Sunday market, which is huge and if you’re only going to one market during…

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Arrieta Beach

Arrieta

You could drive past Arrieta in Lanzarote without even realising that you’ve missed somewhere quite special, many people do. Arrieta is a small village on the North coast of Lanzarote, just off the main coast road that runs from Tahiche towards Órzola and the North. The petrol station at Arrieta is well known, not just…

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naturist beach in Lanzarote

Charco del Palo, Naturist Resort

Did you know that Lanzarote has a naturist resort? Charco del Palo is not signposted, but it is easy to find, when you know where it is! Look for the Bar Restaurant Don Quijote on the main road through Mala, you want this turning at the side of it, the other building is the Arepera…

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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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