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Address: Lanzarote, Spain
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Lanzarote Off-Road Buggy Tour

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Impressive Beach

Liked the drama of this place and the crashing waves and the ever-changing colours of the ocean. Plenty of surfers riding the waves but a red flag area with absolutely no swimming... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Norah P
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Liked the drama of this place and the crashing waves and the ever-changing colours of the ocean. Plenty of surfers riding the waves but a red flag area with absolutely no swimming allowed. Sense of imminent danger was very apparent here. Good parking on roadside too.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Rolling waves over a long sandy beach flanked by a huge cliff escarpment. Surfers abound so can be a bit windswept but well worth a visit.

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Newport, Sth.Wales
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

At the very north of the island, perfect for surfers of all sorts. An excellent beach for a few miles of walking and also for families. Be careful of the very strong currents. There are lifeguards on duty.The nearby village of Famara is good to visit.

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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful long sandy beach with impressive cliff views. Very windy when we visited, however the rock shelters proved very effective! Good for surfers, less so for a quick dip when sun bathing due to the waves.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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186 reviews 186 reviews
106 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

As part of my sport training camp we cycled there and it took my breath away. It is just fantastic and beautiful. I wish I could hsve stayed a little longer. It is surrounded by mountains and it is quant. I fell in love with the place and will go back to spend a bit longer there. When you are... More 

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Cambridge
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Well off the beaten track and long may it remain so. Huge cliffs, wild waves, strong winds, plenty of interest. We go back every time we are on Lanzarote and really love it.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It was extremely windy when we reached, I still managed to squeeze in some great shots. The sand actual gets on to the streets of this town, what a beauty to watch. Reminded me of the plight from the movie interstellar.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We made a short trip to Famara beach and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to get away from it all. Lovely spot at the end of the day to watch the sun go down. Also good for water sports. The scenery is just spectacular.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Very nice beach, no loungers but plenty of sand dunes to sit in. Favourite beach for surfers. Can get very busy.

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gateshead
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Great destination for anyone wanting a waterspout experience,just the best for surfing.not for the feint hearted.

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