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Charming for a walk

Part of seeing Aricife, is the stroll around the lagoon. Excellent opportunity to lunch at la... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2019
London, United Kingdom
pretty location

nice location to stroll around the lake with several bars and restaurants dotted around it. there... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Calle Ribera del Charco, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
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All reviews bars and restaurants tapas watch the world tidal lagoon boats bobbing lovely area the main shopping street pleasant stroll lovely place to visit overlooking the water la bulla pretty lagoon small lake to sit and people watch nicest area market stalls tourist area
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tranquil slice of the real Lanzarote that sits in the sunshine beside the lagoon, with restaurants that serve lovely Canarian food that could not be further from the tourist trap resorts in which every last vestige of the authentic local culture has been so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Matthew100
Reviewed 15 February 2019

Part of seeing Aricife, is the stroll around the lagoon. Excellent opportunity to lunch at la Puntinella

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Travelling_fool_101
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Plenty of restaurants arounds this attractive yacht harbour -crystal clear waters with plenty of fishy visible.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 6 February 2019

nice location to stroll around the lake with several bars and restaurants dotted around it. there is a small market at this location twice a week as well

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank MICHAEL C
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

Arreciefe isn't on first viewing the most attractive place ,however this lagoon is worth a visit with very attractive bars and restaurants surrounding the locals boats . We strolled through the market stalls and stopped for morning coffee ,then walked up the little back streets...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank davispaul
Reviewed 3 February 2019

The Charco is an inland lagoon in Arrecife surrounded by a promenade with a good choice of restaurants. The lagoon has plenty of little boats moored in it and is well stocked with fish to look at. It is probably the most picturesque part of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Lovely little visit to “The Puddle” this is a great area to dine out lots of lovely little restaurants to try

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Poppydog1958
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Within walking distance of our hotel and apartment, we visited this pretty lagoon every day to enjoy tapas, ice cream or just a coffee or beer in the sun. There is also an excellent choice of places to eat around the lagoon serving a wide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VideoC
Reviewed 8 January 2019

The inner lagoon, historically a fishing haven, is now a developed tourist area with a large car park, play area, and wide level paths around the lagoon. The boats remain but, many of the surrounding buildings are now restaurants and bars with outdoor seating. A...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mcmonScotland
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Very nicely kept area around the small port with a good sélection of restaurants and eateries. Can get busy when cruise ships are docked as only a short walk from the main cruise liner terminal.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rachel B
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4 March 2018|
Response from HenryWorthing | Reviewed this property |
It is a pleasant 20 minute walk from El Reducto beach to the restaurant strip of the Charco. On Saturday there is a small farmers market by the church in El Charco de San Gines.
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