Lanzarote boasts some
truly spectacular beaches and, refreshingly, they are not all
lined-up with sun beds and parasols as far as the eye can see.
you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary when
you pack your towel and sun cream into your beach bag, look no
beaches are located in a protected natural park in Los
Ajaches, access to the park has a cost of 3 Euros per car.
(price correct at 1 May 2010)
Soft, sandy beach with calm, blue waters
is thought by many people to be one of the most beautiful
beaches in Spain and it really is worth visiting despite the
difficult journey. There is quite a steep slope to negotiate
down to the beach itself so leave buggies behind. Also, there
are no shops or restaurants at all so pack some sandwiches and
cold drinks if you want to make a day of it.
Papagayo is a bay enclosed by rocky cliffs that jut out into the
sea. The beach is totally un-spoilt and undeveloped so you are
seeing nature at its best here. The waters are incredibly
inviting and, though you may not venture back once you have seen
it because of its tricky location, you will never forget it.
This is the sort of scenery postcards are made of so be sure to
have your camera with you.
Playo del Poze
Soft, sandy beach - This I think is by far the best beach
on the island
The beaches found in this areas are called Playas del Papagayo.
Playa del Pozo, is also known as Playa de la Cruz, a long beach
and is located between the Beach Papagayo and Playa Mujeres.
Playa del Pozo is the name of one of the four beaches listed in
this sector, therefore, when you hear talking about Playa del
Pozo, Playa de la Cera, Caletón San Marcial or Caletón Copper,
then they will be talking about this very beach.
Playa del Pozo is a long beach of fine, white sand, it is next
to the beach Papagayo one of the tourist attractions in
Lanzarote, it is therefore a quite visited beach, especially in
summer when many tourists come to the beaches of the protected
natural park Los Ajaches to spend the day.
Playa del Pozo is a beach frequented by nature lovers, but
formerly this was a nudist beach exclusively, today it is a
This is an open beach, with fine, white sand. This beach, along
with the others who are at the tip of Papagayo, have been
transformed into one more of the tourist attractions in
Lanzarote, for this reason it is a quite visited beach,
especially in summer when many tourists come to the beaches to
spend the day in the protected natural park area of Los Ajaches.
Word of warning
There are no
life guards at these beaches nor are there any facilities.