Arrecife, Spain

Arrecife is a city and municipality in the Canary Islands (Spain) situated in the centre-east of the island of Lanzarote, of which it has been the capital since 1852. The city owes its name to the rock reef ('Arrecife' is Spanish for 'reef') which covers the beach located in the city. The city also gives its name to the nearby Arrecife Airport.


Main Sights

  • cIglesia San Ginés
  • Castle of San Gabriel
  • Castle of San José
  • Playa Reducto
  • Salinas de Naos