Arrecife (Lanzarote)

Canary Islands

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Arrecife (Lanzarote), Canary Islands

The capital of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Arrecife (which means "reef' in Spanish) is renowned for its abundance of reefs and islets along its coast. If your cruise takes you to Arrecife, be sure to explore this island's many natural wonders, from the fabulous El Reducto beach to the craters, lava tunnels, canals and tubes of Los Volcanes Nature Park. Explore more of Arrecife on a European cruise!


  • Port Name & Location
    Arrecife Port
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    WET (Western European Time)
    UTC/GMT +1 hour
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "where's the bathroom?" in Spanish: "donde esta el bano?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Native crafts, perfume, designer retailers and souvenirs.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions for sightseeing, museums and castles. Taxis and buses available.
    • Famous For
      Visit Timanfaya National Park, located in the southwestern part of the island and made up entirely of volcanic soil. Its symbol is famous statue "El Diablo."
    • Fun Fact #1
      At 180 million years old, Lanzarote is considered as the oldest of the Canary Islands. El Hiero being the youngest at the tender age of 750,000.
    • Tip
      Get in the island spirit with our Playlist.


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