A few of my own personal favourite photos from Arrecife, Lanzarote, in the Canary Islands. January, with its cold weather and rain, was grim and I needed some winter sun. The usual post-Christmas gloom was upon me so off I went.
Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands were my destination. Upon arrival, temperatures were fine. T-shirt during the day but I have to put an over shirt on in the evening. Firstly, flights, as usual, were BA Business Class. Off season they have some fantastic deals. For getting the best deal with BA, see here
Arrecife is a compact little town, quite sleepy in the off season but it’s way busier in the summer! I enjoyed the little fort on the sea front. Also did a little bit of Geocaching while I was there. Long time readers will know of my Geocaching habit. Want to know more? Click here. Obviously, I’m a geek! Undoubtedly I’d not enjoy it so much in high season with all the people and noise but for a winter break, I can thoroughly recommend it!
Arrecife Food and Wine
No problems here. I ate around the little bay in the night time picture above. Dinner was at the La Caja de Tapas and it was a notably fantastic meal! In fact, I had Pork cheeks in chocolate sauce with violet potatoes. Yummy was not the word. Amazing would be a better description. Amazing table wine too. As you know, I’m a great fan of Rioja and a lot of Spanish wine, so it should be no surprise that the table wine was more than agreeable to me!
Arrecife – Conclusions
In particular, I’ve always steered away from the Canaries. To clarify, this was only my second time on the islands and my first in Lanzarote. To explain, I’m too old for loud music and all that. However, at this time of year, it was well worth my time and hard earned cash.
Further Reading, Snorkel and Sunscreen!