Route No 3 - Hospital, Coast and El Cable
Timetable No 3 Route
It runs every half hour from 6:40 in the morning to 21:40 at night.
This is an attractive route taking in the whole coast of Arrecife to the Intercambiador, hospital and out to El Cable.

It runs every half hour from 6:40 in the morning to 21:40 at night.

The Intercambiador is a good place to get on but we joined at La Vega after an excellent meal at the Churraria Hubara Cafeteria
Churraria Cafeteria
An amazing 3 course meal for 8 euros!
No 3 bus

We hopped on at La Vega going towards the coast.

Leafy squares
We pass through leafy squares and shopping centres..... the Bouganvillas. Surprisingly we do not reach the front but scuttle off past the Government Building to the village of El Cable with its pretty beach.BouganvileaGovernment BuildingEl Cable
Immediately we are back on the motorway returning to the  Intercambiador or bus interchange for buses to Costa Teguise, Playa Blanca and Puerto del Carmen.IntercambiadorArrecife BeachOur journey along the front commences with a curiosity from Manrique to the beautiful beach with safe bathing and sun beds for 3 euros and the Gran Hotel.Reducto
Cafes abound along the front but they have a real local buzz and can be really busy at lunch time.Cafes aboundFish are landedAt this corner fish are landed and locals play dominoes.

We whizz on past a play park...
Play Park
......and the beautiful Charco with its boats and cafes.Charco1Charco 2Here we leave the coast and climb the hill to find out where the residents live.
We pass the main supermarkets.
The route now turns to skirt the edge of the city anticlockwise and visits many interesting areas inside and outside the ring road.Residential1Lots of open space for playLeafy squaresResidential areasAs we cross the ring road we reach the newer parts of the city which are not fully developed.
Land ready for developmentremote areas but they have their bus route!The outer limitsthen back to the city down a maze of one way streetsOne way streets
Trace the route through the city on this map.