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Famara Beach

Lanzarote, Spain
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Ranked #17 of 67 attractions in Lanzarote
Type: Beaches
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waasmunster
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

In the mid of the dusty surfers corner you find a typical local bar that serves only tapas. But the best ones on the isle. With a fresh beer, under the umbrella, it even tastes like the best diner.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Beautiful stretch of beach shadowed on all sides by breathtaking mountains. Red flag beach only suitable for surfing so swimmers, do yourselves and everyone else a favour and find another beach. Sand banks create a rip tide and to the best of my knowledge, flags are out all the time. If you are a surfer, there is no better place.

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Dundalk, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Hired a car and stumbled on this beach one Sunday. It is so far away from the main resorts and so is not busy at all. Seems to be only the odd tourist, rest mainly surfers. Lovely sand dunes and can park right beside it. We had so much fun jumping the waves we went back another day. Great day... More

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Playa Blanca, Spain
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We have been to this beach a good few times over the past 20 years but today we found it to be disgusting. From plastic bottles and cans to broken glass on the road and in the pebbles, up glass bottles and netting and even worse were the vast amounts of faeces. We love to walk along the beach and... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Beauty because : This is a stunning sandy beach, away from the main tourist resorts & big enough to accommodate everyone. There is plenty of free parking. A bus returns to the village from Costa Teguise a couple of times a day. Nearby is the gorgeous village of Caleta with tapas bars, supermarket, restaurants & surf shops. It is very... More

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Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
75 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

One of the few sandy beaches of the island, unspoilt by mass tourism and set in a spectacular natural setting. However, one of the afternoons we went there the beach was full of stones and plastic debris (probably after a storm).

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is the place to go to learn to surf there are a few surf schools there. bars are a ten min walk away we always use a bar thats run more for locals then visiters. Plenty of free parking at the beach, and plenty of shelters to sit out of the wind and watch the learner surfers try to... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What a great beach for kitesurfing, plenty of room on the water but the landing/launching is a bit tight at high tide. lovely big waves with smooth flat runs between them. A bonus is that the missus can hide in the man made shelters on the beach out of the wind and in the sun. You will need a car... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Unfortunately, at this time, it was very windy so the surf was blown. Much better for windsurfing or kite-surfing. It was worth the drive from Porto Calero just to see what kind of surfing is out here as compared to Cali.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Beautiful beach but not for young children or the infirm , great for surfers as these waters can be quite rough ! Under currents can be found here so be careful . Nice to walk along and the scenery is beautiful but those with young children just be careful xx

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