Excursions in Arrecife

The capital of Lanzarote is not only the administrative center of the island. Arrecife is one of the tourist spots that deserves a mandatory stop in order to discover all its corners through different activities and excursions. 

Best rated excursions in Arrecife

There are many things that you should not miss in Arrecife. Being one of the largest urbanized areas of the island, Arrecife has different types of options and excursions to discover its essence and enjoy its leisure. 

Being a small city, we recommend you to walk through its green parks, enjoy its gastronomic offer and get lost in some of its shopping streets. On the other hand, being a historic place, you will have to visit its old town, its marina and some of its most emblematic corners.


The best excursions in Arrecife

Arrecife is the perfect place for a whole day in Lanzarote for its wide variety of activities and tourist spots to visit. Among all its excursions, the Puente de las Bolas and the Castillo de San Gabriel highlight, built in the sixteenth century as a fortress and currently used as a historical museum. Nearby, you can walk to the Charco de San Ginés, another of the most emblematic points of Arrecife. Located in the heart of the city, this seawater inlet creates a beautiful landscape that continues to be a fishing village. The Church of San Ginés, of typical Canarian architecture, has baroque elements of great beauty.  

For a more cultural excursion, you should visit the International Museum of Contemporary Art, located in the Castle of San José. For an afternoon of shopping, you should take a short trip to Marina Lanzarote, Arrecife’s new marina.

And if you’re looking to relax, Playa El Reducto is Arrecife’s urban beach. Golden sand, calm waters and a reef that can be seen at low tide