Legend has it that Lanzaroteña Carmencita was a girl who was born into this world in the early 19th century, she was pure of heart nature had been generous with her, she was the most beautiful girl in the village. She fell in love with a man they told her not to. Cienfuegos Perdomo a smuggler and pirate.
He smuggled camels from the african mainland to Arrecife and preyed upon other boats as the opportunity presented itself.
Carmencitas love for Cienfuegos proved strong, he had decided to give up his wicked life after his next run for a life with Carmencita His luck didn´t hold out it seems and he never returned
Some say he died fighting other pirates, or he'd been enslaved, but most likely he was another of king Neptunes victims.
For ten years Carmencita went to the port daily, waiting for her man, on the tenth year in dispare she threw herself to the mercy of the ocean. She was never seen again, except for the local fishermen who reported seeing her and hearing her wailing in pain, looking for her love.