The capital town Arrecife of the island Lanzarote is one of the seven Canary Island and lies on the eastern shore of the Atlantic Ocean. Arrecife means reef and refers to the volcanic rock ridges off the shore. It is an important base for the Canarian fish industry and houses a few canning factories; best it is still pretty much untouched by the mass tourism.
After touchdown at the Lanzarote Airport, car for rent in Arrecife will hand over your requested car for the 8 km drive to your holiday destination. The town is an exciting place with its historical center plus a vibrant place for shopaholics. But remember, most of the small and interesting shops are closed during siesta! Arrecife is in the middle of the small island, up north or down south is the same distance and to traverse the island to the western shore is as well not far. And sure you will want to explore the many gems which Lanzarote has up its sleeve with absolutely stunning beaches, nice small towns and village, many of them hardly touched by tourism. All in all it is a perfect holiday location.
Rent a car in Arrecife and get to the promenade and relax for some hours on one of its two beaches with fine sand of golden color and the tranquil sea, perfect for families. Explore in the later afternoon the town sights with its ancient castle, beautiful churches and the fantastic shopping opportunities before having a drink and watch the day go by. The food offers are, how else could it be since you are in Spain, just amazing but the Canary Islands have besides the fine Spanish cuisine its own specialties which you really need to try. Arrecife’s nightlife is as vibrant as its day activities; you literally can party all night long.
You have to explore Lanzarotes’ stunning beaches with crystal clear water which are separated by impressive cliffs. Many of them are rocky reefs perfectly sheltered while some others have a good surf. You will surely find your ideal place. But don’t forget to stop on the way to some of the many small villages you pass through, showing the rural life of its friendly inhabitants. Hire a car in Arrecife, hop in and let’s go to Puerto del Carmen’s fine beach before heading to the Nature Reserve of Papagayo with its picturesque and unique beaches and the ones in Costa Teguise and Playa Los Pocillos..
Arrecife and the whole island of Lanzarote has numerous places waiting for you to visit, therefore it is essential that you have your own four wheels to get anywhere at any time you wish which makes your stay in this beautiful island grandiose!
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