Lanzarote Arrecife Airport is located on the south of the island. Car hire in Lanzarote Arrecife Airport is straightforward and convenient to organise, so if you are interested in hiring a car, why not pay us a visit whilst you are at the airport? Arrecife began life as a small fishing harbour, but in recent years the area has grown dramatically and it is now the Islands Capital. In fact about half of Lanzarotes population currently reside in Arrecife. Its wide shopping streets, sandy beaches, great restaurants and lively nightlife have made the city a popular location for holiday makers.