he Playa Bajo el Risco, also simply known as Playa del Risco, is a beach located on the Yé coastline, with 500 metres of protected beach, in the shadows of the well-known Risco de Famara. It is a peaceful beach and is one of the most isolated on the whole of Lanzarote. This makes Playa Bajo el Risco the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing family day out in the heart of nature.

You should know that the Playa Bajo el Risco can only be reached by boat or by venturing down the trail known as the Camino de los Gracioseros. Despite it being a little complicated to reach, it is worth the effort to enjoy the panoramic views of the Chinijo Archipelago.

Where is Playa Bajo el Risco?

Playa Bajo el Risco is in the north of Lanzarote, located on a strip of coastline that goes from the Risco de Famara to a beautiful little beach.

Features of Playa Bajo el Risco

Name:
Playa Bajo el Risco
Municipality:
Haría
Town:
Ye
Public transport connections:
No
Windy:
Yes
Sand:
Golden
Number of visitors:
low
Wave:
moderate
Family Friendly:
No
Sports:
Yes
Parking:
No But there is a carpark close by
Showers:
No
Lifeguards:
no
Length:
500m
Surroundings:
nature
Pets:
on a lead
Accessibility:
no

In the north of Lanzarote you can enjoy a relaxing swim at Playa Bajo el Risco, a refreshing little spot with clear waters, a peaceful hideaway by the cliffs of Famara. The Playa Bajo el Risco is a long golden beach, the perfect place for those looking for some peace and quiet on the island.

How to get to Playa Bajo el Risco

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is it a windy beach?

It depends on the weather at the time

What type of sand is there?

Golden

Are there many waves?

Moderate, good for surfing

Are there any public transport connections?

No

Does it get busy?

Baja ocupación

Is it family friendly?

No

What sports can you do at the beach there?

Surfing

Is there parking?

No, the nearest carpark is a 45 minute walk away.

Are there showers?

No

Does this beach have lifeguards?

No

Is this beach suitable for wheelchair users?

No.

Are pets allowed on this beach?

Under the responsibility of their owners

Climate at Playa Bajo el Risco

The climate at Playa Bajo el Risco is similar to the weather of its surrounding areas so, before going we recommend you take a look at the forecast for the local villages and towns around this beach. In general, in this part of Lanzarote, the days are sunny with warm temperatures. However, pay close attention to the wind, as if it is particularly strong the tide at the beach may make swimming dangerous.

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