The best beaches and coves in Lanzarote


Lanzarote, one of the Canary IslandsIt has a perfect mix of volcanic surroundings and beach paradise. There you can find numerous beaches and coves of all kinds that are perfect to enjoy a few days of vacation. Some are nudists, others perfect for surfing, others for children, others for couples ... a wide range of possibilities so that your vacation can be in the perfect environment.

In many of them you can also practice various water sports, especially scuba diving, water skiing or recreational fishing, but also other sports such as paragliding or taking a ride on a jet ski. Below is a summary of the best beaches and coves in Lanzarote… That you enjoy!

Arrieta Beach


It's in Arrieta and it is a small beach, with crystal clear waters and that is usually quite full since it is not only very touristy but it is also one of the favorites of the inhabitants of the area. It has various services such as showers, toilets and even a children's area for the little ones to play. It is also a good place to surf.


Redoubt Beach


It's in Reef, the capital of the island, and it is wonderful since it is always very clean, it has a great promenade and there are plenty of shops and bars, so you will not get bored there.

Charco del Palo beach


It is a small nudist cove which is in Mala, in a natural environment with spectacular beauty dominated by several black cliffs that make a beautiful contrast with the white of the sand.

Bastian Beach


It's in Costa Teguise, one of the most touristic areas of the island, and has several rocky cliffs that are interspersed with the sand. It is 200 meters long and is very beautiful.


Las Cucharas Beach


It is also in Costa Teguise, being also the largest in the municipality. It is of fine white sand, as well as very windy, making it perfect for windsurfing. In fact, there you can do courses and rent equipment to do that sport or others like scuba diving.

El Golfo Beach


It is a marvel that you have to visit even if it is only to see it, and it is that it is not sand but black lava, which leaves a landscape without equal. It is a perfect beach to relax but it is not very safe for swimming since the currents are very strong so it is somewhat dangerous.

El Risco Beach


It is north of Famara and it is a beautiful 700 meters of white sand that give shape to a very quiet beach that is hard to get to but is worth it. It is probably the loneliest beach on the island, so you will find plenty of tranquility there.


Janubio Beach


It is close to a very interesting place to visit, the Janubio Salt Flats. It is a black sand beach and it is usually windy, so surfing is also practiced there. It is one of the few beaches where you are allowed to go with your dog, something that you should take into account whether you have a pet or not, since if you do not like them it is better that you go to another.

Papagayo Beaches


There are several beaches of the same name and in the same place, being also the most famous on the island. Crystal clear and very calm waters, white sand, rocks and many small coves sandwiched between them. Next to these beaches there is a camping which people who live on the island usually go to, so without a doubt that is a sign that it is the best you can find there.

Big beach


It is the largest beach in Puerto del Carmen, another very touristy municipality and in which there is a shopping center with all kinds of shops and entertainment venues. It is on a promenade that is full of shops, bars, restaurants, game rooms and many more businesses. Its waters are usually very calm and have a depth of only 20 meters, and that is already offshore.

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