Caleton Blanco beach playa de papagayo

Lanzarote Beaches

Get to know all of the beaches of Lanzarote.

Lanzarote has a huge selection of amazing beaches. If you are a beach lover then feast your eyes on all the beaches you could be visiting.

There is a beach to suit everyone in Lanzarote. See the list below of every single beach on the island.

Lanzarote has a diffeernt amazing beach for everyday of your holiday.

If you like the beach and consistent good weather you are in one of the best places.

Click one any beach below to open a page giving a full and in depth description of each beach.

There is a beach ranking at the top of each page followed by an overview then the details.

Types of beaches in Lanzarote

Below are a few of the types of beaches on offer in Lanzarote. Take you time and look through our full Lanzarote Beach Guide. Find the beaches that best suit what you are looking for.

Lanzarote safe beaches:-

Lanzarote has safe and tranquil town beaches like
Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen,
Las Cucharas beach in Costa Teguise
the famous Papagayo Beaches in Playa Blanca

Lanzarote Quiet beaches:-

Peaceful Lanzarote beaches with few people include
Playa Quemada,
Playa Vulcano in Puerto del Carmen,
Playa de la Arena in Arrecife,
La Caleta Beach in the North of Lanzarote
and many more.

Lanzarote Rugged Beaches

playa de montana bermeja

playa de montana bermeja

The West coast of Lanzarote can have huge and impressive waves crashing into the rugged Lanzarote coastline. Rugged beaches in Lanzarote include

Playa del Janubio
Playa de la Montana Bermeja

Lanzarote Surf beaches

surfing famara beach

surfing famara beachOrzola beach – good for surfing with not many people
Famara beach – consistent waves perfect for surf lessons and learning to surf
Jameos del Agua – Waves breaking over a reef

Detailed information on every Lanzarote Beach

Planning is the key to give yourselves the best Lanzarote Holiday

Below is a full and in depth guide to every single Lanzarote Beach.

Lanzarote Beaches come in a wide variety.

You can find quiet beaches, sport beaches, surfing beaches, relaxing beaches, safe and calm beaches, black sand, golden sand, amazing marine life and so much more.

This extensive beach guide informs you of all aspects of every Lanzarote Beach. Look at  lots of photographs so you can read and see what you are looking for.

See when the beaches are best, what dangers there may be. Find out what other things are nearby to also see. Plan ahead if on what you need to bring or if there are shops and restaurants nearby.

If you like beaches then is would be a shame to miss the amazing and varied beaches Lanzarote has to offer.

Click on any of the beaches listed below to open a new page with all the information, location and details of that beach.

Beach order in the full Lanzarote Beach guide below:-

The list of all the Lanzarote beaches below starts in Famara then runs anti clockwise around the island. After Famara beach the next beach in the list is to the South of Famara. The beach order keeps going south to Playa Blanca then up the East Coast of Lanzarote all the way to Orzola.

Famara Beach

Famara Beach, Spain
Famara beach is a beautiful and wild five kilometer long beach. The huge cliffs towering up behind the beach and the large waves in the sea give Famara beach a unique atmosphere.

Playa de la Montana Bermeja

Playa de Montaña Bermeja, Spain
Playa de la Montana Bermeja is a small and rugged black sand beach with a lagoon. This West facing beach has a natural and rugged beauty.

Playa del Janubio

Playa del Janubio, Spain
Playa del Janubio is a long black sand beach on the West Coast of Lanzarote. A pretty and rugged beach but great care of big waves and strong currents.

Playa de Montana Roja

Playa de Montaña Roja, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
Playa de Montana Rona is a very small and little used beach to the West of Playa Blanca with lots of shelter and sun beds with parasols.

Papagayo beaches

Playa de Papagayo, Calle Punta de Papagayo, Yaiza, Spain
Papagayo beaches are the most natural and beautiful beaches in Lanzarote. Located in the San Marcial del Rubicon national park there are eight beaches in total.

Playa Flamingo

Playa Flamingo, Avenida Marítima, Playa Blanca, Spain
Playa Flamingo is a great family beach towards the Western end of Playa Blanca. The beach golden sand and sheltered by sea walls keeping waves and currents out

Playa Dorada

Playa Dorada, Playa blanca
Playa Dorada is a popular and safe golden sandy beach in Playa Blanca. A shopping centre just near the beach has everything you need for a great beach day.

Playa Quemada

Playa Quemada, Calle del Toscón, Yaiza, Spain
Playa Quemada is a world apart from the rest of Lanzarote. This small sleepy town has a uniquely relaxed atmosphere. Noted for sea front fish restaurants

Playa Chica in Puerto del Carmen

Playa Chica, Paseo Barrilla, Puerto del Carmen, Spain
Playa Chica is a little hidden jewel. It is centrally located between the old town harbour and Playa Grande but accessed via some back roads.

Playa Blanca beach in Puerto del Carmen

Playa Blanca, Avenida de las Playas, Puerto del Carmen, Spain
Playa Blanca beach in Puerto del Carmen is a large expanse of golden sand nestled between the well equipped beach road and the beautiful clear and warm sea. The perfect family on holiday beach.

Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen

Playa Grande, Avenida de las Playas, Puerto del Carmen, Spain
Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen is a Popular sandy beach. Good sea access with water park anchored just offshore. Sun beds and paddle hire available.

Playa Vulcano in Puerto del Carmen

Playa Vulcano, Puerto del Carmen, Spain
Playa Vulcano is a pretty beach with palm and sun beds trees giving lovely character and some welcome shade.

Playa El Barranquilla in Puerto del Carmen

Playa El Barranquillo, Avenida de las Playas, Puerto del Carmen, Spain
Playa El Barranquilla is a compact beach in Central Puerto del Carmen just off the main beach road. Rugged feel with dark sand and some rocks either side of water entry point

Playa de los Pocillos

Playa de los pocillos, Puerto del Carmen, Spain
Playa de los Pocillos is the largest fully sandy beach in Puerto del Carmen. Good access, three zones of sunbeds in North, middle and South.

Playa Matagorda

Playa Matagorda, Avenida de las Playas, Puerto del Carmen, Spain
Hoyas Hondas is a large sandy beach to very North of Puerto del Carmen. Sunbeds and lots of facilities from CC Matagorda.

Playa de la Concha

Playa de la concha, Spain
Playa de la Concha is a nice and very quiet beach located between Arrecife and Playa Honda.

Playa de la Arena

Playa de la Arena, Arrecife
Playa de la Arena is a hidden jewel of a beach hidden in the centre of Arrecife.

Telamon Beach

Barco Fantasma (Telamon), Carretera las Caletas, Arrecife, Spain
The Telamon ship wreck can be found grounded just off a small beach next to the main cargo port of Lanzarote in Arrecife.

Las Caletas beach, Costa Teguise

Las Caletas Village - Costa Teguise, Avenida del Mar, Costa Teguise, Spain
Las Caletas beach is a little used small beach on the Southern outskirts of Costa Teguise

Playa El Ancla

Playa El Ancla, Costa Teguise
Playa del Ancla is a small and sheltered cove type beach.

Playa Bastian

Playa BASTIAN, Avenida del Mar, Teguise, Spain
Playa Bastian is a nice sheltered beach and favourite with the locals.

Jablillo beach

Playa del Jablillo, Teguise, Spain
Jablillo beach is a beautiful and very safe clear water beach in heart of Costa Teguise.

La Cucharas beach

Cucharas Beach, Costa Teguise, Spain
Las Cucharas beach is a huge bay. This is the main and largest beach in Costa Teguise.

Melia Salinas beach

Melia Salinas beach, Spain
Melia Salinas beach or 'Salinas Beach' is a small golden sandy beach in between Las Cucharas and Los Charcos beach.

Los Charcos beach

Playa de los Charcos, Spain
Los Charcos is a  sheltered beach which has two sea walls either side of the bay mouth making it a safe place to swim, snorkel and enjoy the sea.

Arrieta Beach

Playa La Garita, lanzarote
Arrieta beach is a safe dark golden coloured sand beach in Arrieta.

Jameos del Agua Beach

Jameos del Agua, LZ-204, Punta Mujeres, Spain
Jameos del Agua beach is quiet with spectacular white sand. Entry into water can be tricky.

La Caleta Beach

La Caleta
La Caleta beach. Sheltered from prevailing winds and large waves. Small beach and entry point into sea. Good swimming and snorkeling

Caleta del Mero beach

Playa de Caleta del Mero, Haría, Spain
Caleta del Mero is a lesser known and used beach that is a real gem. Perfect white sand leading down into a crystal clear turquoise sea.

Caleton Blanco beach

Caletón Blanco, Órzola, Spain
Caleton Blanco beach is one of the best in Lanzarote. Explore, swim and snorkel in crystal clear lagoons. Parking next to beach. Safe for all the family.

Orzola Beach

Playa De Orzola Lanzarote, Órzola, Spain
Orzola Beach is a quiet off the beaten track beach. Good parking and access to beach.

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