Expanses of golden sand and lava rocks, surf paradises and corners where nature gives its best. On the island of Lanzarote, there are about a hundred beaches to visit absolutely. Unlike the other Canary Islands, in Lanzarote there are very few black sand beaches, you will find imposing lava rocks lying on golden sands and crystal clear waters almost everywhere.
If you have decided to take a vacation on the Spanish island more to and from the archipelago, we have created a guide to the most beautiful Lanzarote beaches ….
On the northwest coast of the island of Lanzarote, far from the resorts and tourists, Famara beach is surrounded by beautiful pink cliffs. It is the perfect beach for those who love surfing, windsurfing or kite boarding. Pedro Almodovar chose to shoot some scenes from the movie Gli Abbracci Spezzati on this beach. The beach is isolated; you will not find bars or services. A paradise between sky and sea.
On the nearby island of the Chinijo archipelago, north of Lanzarote, you reach the beautiful La Graciosa islet, to enjoy the beautiful beach of Las Conchas, a strip of golden sand overlooking crystal clear waters. The island can be reached in 15-20 minutes by boat from Órzola.
Charco del Palo
Charco del palo is the naturist area par excellence of Lanzarote that you can find in the north of the island. These are natural volcanic pools that feed on tides.
It is one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain and the whole world and is located on the Rubicon coast. The golden beach is surrounded by a hill of volcanic rock where the color of the water ranges from turquoise to emerald green. It can be reached by crossing a path on foot or by bike.
Playa de Las Mujeres
In the extreme south of the island, Playa de Las Mujeras is the beautiful secluded beach that you can find in the Park of Los Ajaches. It can be reached from Playa Blanca: once there you will have to follow the signs for Costa de Papagayo and in 20 minutes walk, reach this paradisiacal beach.
Caleta del Mero
Secluded, in the north of the island Caleta del Mero is a beach characterized by dunes and crystal clear water. Wild isolated and surrounded by nature it is the perfect beach for those seeking relaxation away from the tourist areas.
Charco de Los Clicos
A beach of black pebbles, a green lake and the immensity of the blue of the sea. This is what will make you fall in love with Chargo de Los Clicos, the beautiful secluded beach not far from the village of El Golfo. The lagoon was once an ancient collapsed volcanic crater due to its own weight, into whose cavity seawater flowed.
Caleta del Mojon Blanco
Perfect for those who want to windsurf, the beach of Mojon Blanco is an expanse of pure white sand. The beach is located north of the island.
Playa de la Canteria
In the town of Orzola, to the north of the island, don’t miss the beach of La Canteria, characterized by a wide beach of sand and pebbles and an enchanting sea.