The beach stands out due to its pretty marine postcard image: the small boats bobbing up and down in the ocean and the dock shared by the local fishermen and the children who eagerly throw themselves off, from a considerable height, into the sea.
The Garita beach has a sporty feel to it due to the surf. Small but fast waves allow allow you to catch them either with a boogie board or without. Surfing is only one of the sports possible here, jogging along the seashore or beach volleyball etc are also popular.
The Garita beach in Arrieta is a great bathing area in the North East of Lanzarote. In this area the coast is sprinkled with many different bathing areas, however La Garita is a beach with a long stretch of golden sand.
The surrounding area houses some of the most important tourist attractions of Lanzarote, (Jameos del Agua, Cueva de Los Verdes….) which explains why this beach is popular with bathers. In the summer and the last part of the year (September to December) Arrieta and the North of Lanzarote benefit from better weather (the strength of the Trade Winds dies down considerably) and the beach becomes busy.
Arrieta is a fishing village, it has a pretty postcard image with the small boats bobbing about off shore and the small dock shared by the local fishermen and the children who are eager to throw themselves from a considerable height off the dock and into the sea.
The Garita beach has a sporty feel to it. Catching waves, small but fast, either with boogie board or without, is a fantastic experience for children and adults alike. On this beach you can enjoy yourself to the maximum whilst still feeling a direct connection to nature.
If the weather permits, either before or after tourist tour of the north of Lanzarote, you must pass by this beach and in between dips in the ocean you can have a great fish and seafood lunch in any of the restaurants that are found on the seafront of the Arrieta coast.
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