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El Charco de San Gines

Calle Ribera del Charco, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
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Fabulous and scenic location

This is an ideal place for families and people of all ages. Easy walking and lots of restaurants or... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brighton England
Very pleasant

This area is well worth walking around. There are lots of lovely reflections and lots of fish in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
York, GB
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Calle Ribera del Charco, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an ideal place for families and people of all ages. Easy walking and lots of restaurants or bars. Market stalls en route when cruise liners are in port. Gorgeous for photos.

Thank kateharmond
Reviewed 5 days ago

This area is well worth walking around. There are lots of lovely reflections and lots of fish in the lagoon.

Thank Bohnjarton
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I walked around El Charco during our stay in Arrecife and this part of the town is particularly pretty with the old boats bobbing around in the water with the many fish clearly visible too. This spot is a great place to...More

Thank Attews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to sit & watch the world go by. Only a short walk from the centre of Arricife and all on the flat.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small lake is a little oasis next to the busy capital of Arrecife. There are several bars and restaurants dotted around where you can stop and get refreshments. The lake is littered with small colourful boats that make it look very picturesque. Easy to...More

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks like a lake, but is a small bay with sea-connection. Its 10-15 minutes from the port and all aruound you have different types of bars and restsurants. Good for night time

Thank hansiwittig
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

From the cruise ship 20 min walk to the charco area. When we first got there not much open but after a walk around areciffe shopping area we went back to the charco area and this time it was much more busy. Nice atmosphere with...More

Thank terry5656
Reviewed 5 October 2017

found some really nice restaurants surrounding this inlet. The views are stunning and at night it really light up with twinkling restaurants. Try them all!

Thank CTRavel2014
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely little lagoon with lots of small boats and little cafes. It's really nice to stop for a coffee and pastry before moving onto the little museums and finishing in Arrecife marina to watch the world go by.

Thank aceofspadesBelfast
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Had a look at this a couple of times last week. There really isn't much too see. Its a large inlet which would take about 1/2 hr to walk round. It only has half a dozen cafes on the edge. If the tide's out there...More

Thank David S
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31 December 2014|
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Response from masterecho | Reviewed this property |
I concur with the last poster. There may well be apartments adjacent to the harbour, so I suggest you contact the tourist board in Arrecife and I am sure they will be able to give you a definitive answer. Regards... More