Stumbled across the harbour after walking along the seefront, colourful and quite, a nice place to take a rest after visiting Arrecife town.
Visited Arrecife on a hot day in October. The main shopping street was very busy so we retreated here and spent a very peaceful hour sipping coffee and people watching. The boats are very colourful and there was a cool breeze from the water. There is a small market just around the corner. Enjoyable visit
If you are in Arrecife, invest un hour to have a look at "Charco de San Gines", it is a lovely place in the middle of the capitol and with the little tiny fisherboats and the bars around it is a perfect place to have a break, ...
We had a morning of shopping and couldn't see anything to appealing in the high street or on the immediate waterfront.But we came across this lovely little harbour with several little restaurants with tables outside.It was a nice break away from the hassle and bustle.
Average place... But is very interesting to watch water level in the morning and in the night. It is a big difference. there is nice blue water as well as everywhere in Canarian Islands and some nice ships.
Worth visiting during day and evening, and during high tide and low tide. Sometimes the 'lake' is full of water, but at other times you wonder why these boats are anchored here.
Just off the main shopping street in the capital the area known as El Charco de San Gines (the puddle) has been regenerated in recent years to create an attractive harbour for small boats surrounded by traditional style properties. Some of the properties are residential, some are bars and cafes and some were still vacant when we visited (a sign... More
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