5 Fabulous off the beaten track beaches to visit in Lanzarote
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5 Fabulous off the beaten track beaches to visit in Lanzarote

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If busy tourist beaches lined with an array of shops, bars and restaurants with lines of parasols are not your thing we have listed 5 beaches in Lanzarote that you should visit, but remember to go prepared as most of these beaches do not have services or a shop, so plenty of suncream, a parasol, water and snacks are advisable.

Papagayo-150x1501. Playa del Papagayo
Located at the Southern end of Lanzarote The Punta de Papagayo is a crescent of sandy beaches sheltered by cliffs, hidden in a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches. The entry to the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches is €3, and there is a dirt track that leads to the five beautiful white sand beaches with crystal clear waters. The beaches have no services so ensure you take everything you need. There is a lovely restaurant serving Fresh fish and typical Spanish tapas. Click here to view on map

playa-quemada-Lanzarote1-150x1502. Playa Quamada
Located on the south-east coast of the island, it adjoins a former fishing village near Puerto Calero. Although the beach is not golden sand, it is of a decent size and most importantly all but deserted, apart from a few locals. The sea here is very calm and ideal for swimming. There are three restaurants; which, serve good fish and seafood while overlooking the beach that translates as “burnt beach” that gently slopes into the sea. Click here to view on map

GArita-150x1503. Playa de la Garita
Located in the North of the Island next to the quaint fishing village of Arrieta, La Garita is a 1 km stretch of golden sand with a gradual slope into the sea. Also a destination chosen by surfers because the waves in the sea are spectacular and perfect for surf lovers. It is a safe beach, but you have to be attentive.There is a beach bar serving Tapas and refreshing drinks and also a restaarant serving fresh fish. Click here to view on map

Famara-150x1504. Famara
Located at the northern end of Lanzarote, this 4 km long beach is situated at the base of the Famara mountains. This is the surfing paradise of Lanzarote. It can get very windy and is not the place for a picnic or safe to swim but is perfect for relaxing and surfing and long walks by the sea. And after a day at the beach, there is a number of restaurants in the fishing village of La Caleta de Famara. Click here to view on map

Playa-de-Las-Conchas-La-Graciosa-150x1505. Las Conchas
Located on the island of La Graciosa, just off the north of Lanzarote. It is an idyllic strip of golden sand with crystal-clear water. Once you take the boat over to la Graciosa from Orzola you then have to go on foot, it takes about 45 minutes from the main town or by bike, about 20 minutes, The walk is on easy semi desert terrain. The permanent sun makes bathing a priority but remember to be careful with the swell of the waves and the currents. Once there the views give a real feeling of solitude, purity and freedom that makes you want to go back. Click here to view on map

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