The cruise port of Arrecife (Lanzarote)
Cruise ship pier location in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
Canary Islands are very popular for their sunshine during all year round, breathtaking landscapes, culture & historic towns.
The island of Lanzarote is home to magnificent beaches and volcanic landscapes
There are 2 docking locations in Arrecife (Lanzarote):
1) Muelle de Los Mármoles is about 30 min walk from the city of Arrecife. This dock is the main entry point to the island, its main traffic are containers, cruise ships and ferries.
At this pier you will find a cruise terminal with limited facilities: taxis, car rentals, tourist information point etc. Most of the cruise ships will provide a free shuttle service to the exit of the port or city centre. By taxi it will cost you about 8-12 euro per cab.
2) New cruise pier La Boca de Puerto Naos is located just 1 km walk from the city centre. Some cruise ships will provide a free shuttle service to the city centre. By taxi it will cost you about 5 euro per cab. If you decide to walk to the centre of Arrecife you will walk across the tourist information where you can take a map and get all necessary information about the island.
Where exactly you will dock depends on a size of your cruise ship, weather conditions and number of ships docked in port that day.
Cruise to Arrecife (Lanzarote)
During a cruise vacation to Spain, Lanzarote is often on the program. This fascinating island has a great location just in the middle of the Atlantic ocean off the southern coast of Morocco. Many ships depart from Spain (mostly from Barcelona) and call at the Canary Islands or continue on transatlantic journeys to South America. Lanzarote offers various excursion possibilities. Cruises to and from Lanzarote are very popular.
Arrecife (Lanzarote) Cruise terminal
The Port of Lanzarote has a small passenger terminals. There you will find several facilities such as:
- duty free and souvenir shops
- taxi service
- car rental
Arrecife (Lanzarote) Cruise facts
Language in Lanzarote
The language in Lanzarote is Spanish, but on touristic spots you can also use English.
Currency in Lanzarote
The currency in Lanzarote is Euro (€). You can find ATM’s along the city.
Opening times in Lanzarote
Opening times differ a lot around Spain, but generally are as follows:
- Monday to Saturday
- from 10.00-22.00 (some shops close for a break and then re-open from 17:00 to 20:30)
- On Sundays and holidays shops are closed. Of course there are exceptions
Landmarks and highlights in Lanzarote Island
Castillo de San José
Beautiful art museum and restaurant, the Castillo de San José was built in the 18th century to deal with pirates and provide unemployed locals with a public-works job scheme. Nowadays it is one of the most important collections of modern art in the Canaries.
Converted in 1994 by the Fundación César Manrique into a sleek.
César Manrique Foundation
Cesar Manrique was a painter, designer, sculpture and architect with a great artistic talent. There are a few locations on the island where you can witness these forms are art like the cactus garden.
Cueva de los Verdes
Cueva de los Verdes is a 1 km long chasm, which is the most spectacular segment of an 8 km long lava tube left behind by an eruption that occurred 5000 years ago. Guided tours, lasting about 45 minutes
Timanfaya national park
This UNESCO world heritage site is one of the most unique places in the world.
Famous for its Mountains of Fire, at the heart of this eerie 51 sq km park. At a depth of Timanfaya the temperature is already 100°C; by 10 m it’s up to 800°C. The cause of this phenomenon is a broiling magma chamber 4km below the surface.
Getting around in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
The cruise port of Lanzarote is close to the city center. It's easy to reach the heart of Lanzarote by foot or shuttle bus. Depending on where you want to go and what you want to visit, a taxi can also be a good option. They are plenty and cheap. The most popular option is the shuttle bus from the Port Authorities. It takes you in a few minutes from the cruise terminals to Lanzarote city center. The rest of the city can be explored on foot or by public bus.
Shore excursions around Arrecife (Lanzarote)
Lanzarote offers a lot of possibilities. The 3 most popular things to do during a cruise day in Lanzarote are:
- Visit the spectacular landscapes of the beautiful Timanfaya National Park
- Enjoy a true journey into the heart of the earth on a visit to the cave of Cueva de los Verdes
- admire the lava tunnel of Jameos del Agua
Weather in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
Lanzarote has a fantastic dry climate with all year round sunshine. Most of the people go to Lanzarote in the winter (December - February) to escape from cold days in Europe. The minimum and maximum annual average temperatures in Tenerife are about 15ºC in winter and 24ºC in summer, any time is a good time visit!
Local shore excursions in and around Arrecife (Lanzarote)
You can discover Lanzarote on your own, book a shore excursion through the cruise line company or book a shore excursion from one of our partners. We offer shore excursions at local prices straight from the local companies.
Arrecife (Lanzarote) Tourist information
Near the new cruise pier La Boca de Puerto Naos you will walk across the tourist information where you can take a free map and get all necessary information about the island.
Address: 35500 Arrecife, Las Palmas, Spanje
Monday - Friday 8.00 - 19.00
Saturday from 8.00 - 18.00
+34 928 34 72 93