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Famara Beach

Address: Lanzarote, Spain
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$32*
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Ranked #13 of 59 Attractions in Lanzarote
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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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16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

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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Swaffham, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Ok if you are young and into surfing but not much else there. Beach is very exposed and whole area is not very attractive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Well worth a visit if you have a car. Lovely sandy beach with cliffs to the side. Only locals and surfers there. Very remote and so peaceful. Can get great waves. Loads of parking but take a picnic or will need to go back to local village as no shops

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Wigan, Lancashire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A fabulous sand duned area both for the sunbather and the surfers. The views of Lanzarote,s North western shore is breathtaking.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

One of the best beaches of Lanzarote for surfing and kite-surf. I've been just one day here and I think I will be back soon. Plenty of young people, could be funny stay a week here to practice some water-sports and do bbq on the beach at night, especially with a full moon

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Cornwa
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice view but a very windy and dirty beach. There are better beaches nearby which surpass this one. Would not go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Famara beach is spectacular: a 5km curve of golden sand backed by the dramatic Risco de Famara. Great for walking, surfing, kite surfing etc. There are no amenities at the beach so bear that in mind. Also the currents can be dangerous so caution is essential.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The most beautiful beach of the island. Very big and picturesque. Very good waves:) Actually it's hard to describe it with words, you just need to see it with your own yeys

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This beach is a great alternative to most other beaches in Lanzarote as it faces into the West Atlantic and so picks up some really good surf which is in sharp contrast to the calm coves of the East and South coast. There are also spectacular views of the mountains and Mirador del Rio.

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