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Famara Beach

Address: Lanzarote, Spain
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Lanzarote Off-Road Buggy Tour
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Ranked #51 of 146 Activities in Lanzarote
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

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

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I can't believe more people don't go. It's a great little beach, very relaxed and not full of tourists. You can also have surf lessons and kite surfing. Not my thing, but seemed to be very popular.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The complete antithesis of the tourist resorts in Lanzarote, this is a breathtakingly scenic stretch of coast, I could have happily spent all day watching the massive waves crashing in and the surfers battling them. No amenities to speak of so bring food with you or make the short drive to Casetas de Famara for some basic cafes.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Surfers number 1 stop. Fantastic views. Very windy. Very stoney beach. Glad I stopped but too rough for swimming on the day I passed

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

With huge breakers sweeping in across a broad bay backed by mountain cliffs and dunes this is a wonderful spot for photography and surfing on Lanzarote - but one that the majority of visitors to the island will never see. I just hope that the strong winds off the Atlantic keep the major resort hotels away from the bay. Get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Lanzarote. Great for surfing (or just having fun in the waves). It has one of the biggest waves in Lanzarote, the beach is very wide and you always have enough free space there. Amazing scenery around - La isla de la Graciosa, volcanic hills, sand dunes...We were amazed by this beach,... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We discovered Famara beach and bungalows 11 years ago and have returned every year since. (Twice some years!) This is a real 'away from it all' location. Over the years, we have noticed the growing popularity, with increasing numbers of surfers, kite surfers, wind surfers and paragliders. The beach is really spectacular with the backdrop of the 2,000foot Risco cliffs... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

No this is not the golden beaches of Puerto del Carmen with back to back bars so if that's your thing then stay there! This is a wonderful, windswept, invigorating place. I'm not young and I'm not a surfer but really enjoyed watching all the people that were. No bars close by so take a snack and drinks. Cliffs near... More 

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Cramlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Long wide sandy beach with Atlantic rollers flanked by volcanic cliffs. The village gave the impression of being a laid-back surfers paradise with bars, restaurants and apartments to rent.

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