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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite beach in Lanzarote. We enjoy long walks on it and it is great for body boarding and surfing. Only negative is there are no toilets and we have sadly never seen plastic etc cleared of the beach which we have seen done at...More

Thank EAhmad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is long and there is always space to park. Never had a visit where it is not windy but this can help with the high temp. A great place to come and surf or walk along the waters edge and get you ankles...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my partner we walk entire beach if you like Cornwall this reminds me of Newquay beach but in the tropics .The sea is calm and very clean to swim in .

Thank Deena B
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This is cool surf beach, windy with loads of waves and a great mountain back drop. Loads of surf hire/shops and cafes. Plenty of parking but no facilities as such. Loved this place a real family favourite. Top tip take a picnic and bag your...More

Thank MattMc74
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

It’s worth a visit, but not for swimming. Nice to see surfers in action, extremly windy. We came here to see the waves, and were not disappointed.

Thank Global114777
Reviewed July 26, 2018

This beach is very beautiful and not very crowded. Huge waves are ideal for surfing. Only negative I would say are the very strong winds. For the ladies I would recommend tied hair or head scarf.

Thank Bedachhanda C
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The scenery (surrounding mountains) is very impressive and worth a detour if you are in Lanzarote. Very windy every time I have been (hence all the surfing activity).

Thank Marc8521
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I am an avid swimmer, butI would not do it there after reading all the warning. But, the location is absolutely stunning with the cliffs and mountains int he background, one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. Also a stunning view from...More

Thank JulieVacances
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It's a great place to surf. The environment is incredible and the people there are really cool. it´s always windy but for surfing it is a must.

Thank Jose Miguel H
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This was a stop on our car tour of the island, we parked on the road alongside the very long beach. The scenery was quite dramatic, a long beach surrounded by mountains and views of La Graciosa across the water. Very choppy sea and lots...More

Thank WoodheadManchester
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Kelly D
September 7, 2017|
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Response from Graham515 | Reviewed this property |
no its not really accessible by a wheel chair I could not get to it with sticks so but its well worth a visit the view is wonderful the breaking waves and raged rocks make it worth the trip
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Hobbszze |
Difficult nah! A piece of cake.Direct bus 31 or 33 runs several times a day more at weekends direct from C.T and takes less than 30 mins.Buses cheap and very reliable.Buy a reloadable card from Arrecife bus station for 10... More