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Famara beach is in the north west of the island. if you are a surf enthusiast chances are you'll end up seing it as it has the best waves. Not many swimmers in this area as all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We visited Famara to surf an easy going Beachbreak. The surf itself is fairly consistent though sadly so is the howling onshore. For beginners this is almost certainly the best break on the island, however the rides are short and the wind provides a constant choppy experience.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Famara beach is in the north west of the island. if you are a surf enthusiast chances are you'll end up seing it as it has the best waves. Not many swimmers in this area as all surf schools take their teams there. The mountain profile watching the beach is impressive and although it's quite windy it's definitely worth going... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We have visited Famara many, many times. Always booked accommodation through Pedro at Famara Surf and stay in beautiful, well kept bungalows on the beach. The surf is fantastic and you are almost guaranteed waves - just watch out for kite surfers! Restaurants in Caleta de Famara and other nearby towns serve good, reasonably priced food. This is a vast... More 

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Macher, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Beach in the north west of Lanzarote. Famara beach is located north of the village of Caleta de Famara. This expansive sand & rock beach is widely used by naturists. There are large stone / rock 'zocos' to the rear of the 2km beach which allow privacy and wind protection. Towards the sea the beach is brown/yellow sand. Best to... More 

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My son took surfing lessons there and the little one was body boarding. We like this beach! It is less commercial than beaches in Puerto del carmen for example :-) Nice waves, lond distance to walk and still reach the bottom :.)

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A great beach for spending the days with small children or going for a surf ! The scenery is breathtaking, especially when the sun is out. This part of the island is not always exposed to sunlight, but most of the days you can catch some great waves.

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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you have a car rental when visiting Lanzarote take the time to visit this special place. It is best to go on a day that is not too windy - and I have been there when it has been calm| It is a wild natural beach and there are no facilities on the beach itself though there is a... More 

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Bransgore, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Went here just to see it. A wild beach, great for surfers but not a beach to sit on - very windy and quite rocky with a bit of debris.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Although a little windy this is a truly great beach. There can be on occasions some nudists but I wouldn't let that stop you. A little further down from the beach are some wonderful restaurants that do the most amazing Spanish food, garlic prawns and loads more. A great day out for all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Thinking about surf? That is a nice place to go. If you are learning or if you already know your way with the waves. The beach is full with surf shops and surf schools, you can rent nice boards and also pay for surf lessons. I would recomend you not stay for overnight, unless you are there only to surf.... More 

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