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Famara Beach

Lanzarote, Spain
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Ranked #17 of 68 Attractions in Lanzarote
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Prague, Czech Republic
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Do not be scared by other reviews. The beach and water is fine even for small kids - you could see many families playing there. Only you need to know something about high and low tide and not to be there when the ocean is rough. The beach is more windy than other Lanzarote beaches, especially in the morning. Great... More

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

What a scene. Mountains, surf and real surfers. Nice village with restaurants and great atmosphere. Don't just go with the kids for a swim, this water is dangerous and only for experienced surfers or those being taught by the international surf school.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A must visit area of lanzarote. Most amazing unspoilt beach with amazing views. The perfect area for a restorative holiday or if you are feeling energetic a oerfect spot for surfing.

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waasmunster
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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
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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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3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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207 reviews 207 reviews
76 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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