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Address: Lanzarote, Spain
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Best beach ever

This is always a must for us when we visit Lanzarote, a spectacular beach with a towering sea cliff as a backdrop. It is very popular with surfers and local people and at low tide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is always a must for us when we visit Lanzarote, a spectacular beach with a towering sea cliff as a backdrop. It is very popular with surfers and local people and at low tide a huge sweep of golden sand makes for a pleasant walk. It you like wide open spaces then this is for you.

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing beach, sea and backdrop. The topography of the cliffs remind me of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, and the whole location had that feel, apart from the rollers which would have been much bigger in Hawaii. The surfers didn't have much of a swell today. There are lifeguards on duty so it obviously a place to enter the sea... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places, a gorgeous beach with tremendous volcanic cliffs as a backdrop. We always come here on our annual visit. However, there are dangerous riptides and a fierce undertow which have claimed many lives over the years. This is not a place to swim.

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northampton,england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there. while I toured the island and agree with others stunning beach to view and surf, am must visit if you come to lanzarote.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The stunning beach! One of the most beautiful and largest in Lanzarote! We went here with a surf school! Very much! For those who want to catch the wave of the place!

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning place to watch pro-level surfers to tame the waves and wind. The rocks on the beach has seen some years of bombarding and they are great collectable for younger children. Swimming only when the flag is green or yellow, really.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we were staying in PB we made a point to travel to Famara to enjoy its wonderful fish restaurants while overlooking the fantastic beach and impressive mountains to its north. We were not disappointed. Even though I don't surf I really enjoyed the beach and the views around it.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

famara beach is very easy to reach by lanzarote intercity bus from costa teguise and teguise town. impresive vieuws toward isla graciosa and risco de famara cliffs. the tiny village offers some grocery shops and inexpensive restaurants. dangerous to swim

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This is the place to go if you want to surf. Waves are suitable for beginners, hence several surf schools locally. You can hire equipment at the local stores if you did not bring your own.

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Goch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Nice beach but very windy. Perfect spot for surfing. Lifeguard is watching the surfers and swimmers. Nothing for eating or drinking but close to small village, Famara with several restaurants.

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