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YAIZA BEACHES

Situated in Yaiza the southern-most municipality on the island, is Playa Blanca, once a fishing village and today a tourist centre with a recreational port. Its coast is made up of a series of beautiful beaches.

Playa Blanca, we can take the boat to Fuerteventura, which comes in half an hour, and so multiply our chances of holidays in Lanzarote.

Beaches PapagayoPAPAGAYO BEACH
This series of wild beaches of fine white sand produce a sensation of shimmering brightness that can be found around Punta de Papagayo in the extreme south of the island. At the edge of a volcanic ash covered landscape, the silence seizes this jagged and inhospitable coast.
These beaches are considered the best in Lanzarote.
There is a €3 entry fee, and vehicles must be left in the supervised parking area next to the beach.

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Services: Parking, signage.

Features: Zone: Natural Park of Los Ajaches Long: several beaches Wide: --- Shore: fine white sand Swell: calm waters Category: natural


Beaches Playa BlancaPLAYA BLANCA BEACH
Playa Blanca is a small beach about 100 m. by 8 m. that has lent its name to the largest tourist area in the south of Lanzarote. Located in the middle of the old village, it has a definite maritime flavour.
Fine golden sand and calm waters offer good conditions for diving with a notable sea bottom. The boardwalk is lined by restaurants with terraces overlooking the sea. Beach services include showers and rentals of hammocks and sunshades.

Beaches Las ColoradasLAS COLORADAS BEACH
Las Coloradas beach together with the castle of the same name can be found in an untouched setting in the south. Its medium grain black sand and picon (small lava stones) create a striking contrast to the golden sands known as the Papagayo beaches that surround it.

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Beaches Playa DoradaPLAYA DORADA BEACH
Situated to the east of Playa Blanca and contrary to its name (Golden Beach), the sands of Playa Dorada are in fact a fine white. This is a man-made beach of about 300 m. by 10 m. between high and low tides, well protected with calm waters.
Rental services for hammocks, sunshades and water sports equipment, showers and parking.

Beaches FlamingoFLAMINGO BEACH
Flamingo beach is found in the Playa Blanca tourist zone.

Beaches La MulataLA MULATA BEACH
La Mulata is a combination of fine golden sand with picon (small lava stones) and pebbles; 80 m. long by 5 m. with calm waters.
Located in a semi-developed area with a range of services that include a boardwalk, accommodations nearby and parking area.

Beaches La CampanaLA CAMPANA BEACH
La Campana beach is located in a semi-developed area.

Beaches Montaña Roja BEACH
Montaña Roja beach, situated in a semi-developed part of the Playa Blanca tourist coast.

Beaches El GolfoEL GOLFO BEACH
El Golfo has two beaches. The main beach, and the largest, owes its charm to the Charco de los Clicos, the famous green lagoon. Beside it is an inlet of some 100 m. which sits close to the houses of El Golfo village. This beach is separated from the other by a large red rock and is where the local fishermen dock their boats. Both beaches border on but remain outside of the Timanfaya National Park.

Features: Zone: Timanfaya National Park.

Beaches JanubioJANUBIO BEACH
Janubio beach, together with the lagoon of the same name and the larger area of the island’s saltworks, can be found in the untouched southern area of Lanzarote designated as a protected natural space. Caution must be taken in bathing due to the strength of the sea in this area.

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