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Address: Lanzarote, Spain
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Best unspoiled running and surfing beach in a surreal environment

The coastal area of Famara beach, surrounded by both endless and thought provoking views on the horizon on the left, and the breathtaking dangerous rocks of El Riscos at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

The coastal area of Famara beach, surrounded by both endless and thought provoking views on the horizon on the left, and the breathtaking dangerous rocks of El Riscos at the right will keep you astonished. After the first staring minutes you either wish you could surf like a pro (or start to consider taking a lesson) or you start to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Took a ride up to this beach to have a day away from the busier beaches in the tourist parts. My god glad we did! No over crowding, no strangers right next to you on a sun lounger or towel. Just the 3 of us building sand castles making foot prints just a fabulous day. It's a huge beach we... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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