Beaches in Lanzarote

Discover which are the best beaches in Lanzarote to enjoy your holidays.Beaches in Lanzarote

The island of Lanzarote, near La Graciosa is the most oriental island on the canary islands’ archipelago. These islands enclose numerous beaches of great beauty throughout their extension.


In Lanzarote and La Graciosa, you might enjoy several beaches, which will impress you by their crystal clear waters. You might find from golden sand to volcanic dark sand, from quiet waters to beaches with many waves, perfect for practicing some water sports as surf or windsurf.

If you’re in love by Surf, this is the perfect island for you as Lanzarote is considered te best island to practice this sport. The best spots on this island to practice surf are the most northern and western beaches. The best season for surfing is during the winter.

Lanzarote is also the perfect island for diving, due to its amazing seabed where you might find stupendous volcanic shapes and rich marine life.

Some of the best beaches on this island are:

El Papagayo BeachesEl Papagayo Beaches
Address: Yaiza.
Description: Excellent set of golden sand beaches. They don’t have many facilities though are some of the most beautiful beaches on this island.

Dorada BeachDorada Beach
Address: Yaiza.
Description: Fine white sand beach sheltered from wind and with calm clear waters. Perfect to take your children.

Famara BeachFamara Beach
Address: Costa Teguise.
Description: Wide beauty landscape. Bathing might be dangerous due to its strong currents and waves.

Grande BeachGrande Beach or Blanca Beach
Address: Puerto del Carmen.
Description: This is one of the best beaches in Puerto del Carmen, even though it might get crowded.

Guacimeta BeachGuacimeta Beach
Address: Puerto del Carmen.
Description: This beach is near Lanzarote’s airport. This is an intimate beach perfect for the practice of windsurf.

Matagorda BeachMatagorda Beach
Address: Puerto del Carmen.
Description: This is one of the most quiet beaches on this region. Usually has strong currents.

Los Pocillos BeachLos Pocillos Beach
Address: Puerto del Carmen.
Description: This is a wide crowded beach.

El Barranquillo BeachEl Barranquillo Beach
Address: Puerto del Carmen.
Description: Even though it’s close to Puerto del Carmen, this is a quiet beach.

el Caletón BlancoEl Caletón Blanco Beach
Address: Ozorla.
Description: it’s characterized by its white sand contrasting to the dark volcanic lava rocks.

Charco del PaloCharco del Palo
Address: Haria.
Description: Rocky beach with quiet natural pools.

La Garita Beach, LanzaroteLa Garita Beach
Address: Haria.
Description: Golden sandy beach with quiet waters.

El Reducto BeachEl Reducto Beach
Address: Arrecife.
Description: Urban golden sandy beach with quiet waters.

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