Playa Grande lives up to its name as it has more than 1km of golden sands and calm waters. This makes it one of the most visited beaches by tourists in Puerto del Carmen thanks to its sand, sea, beauty, and its large surrounding shopping district.

Where is Playa Grande?

Playa Grande is in the municipality of Tias. It is an urban beach in the tourist hotspot of Puerto del Carmen, in the south of Lanzarote.

Features of Playa Grande

Name:
Playa Grande
Municipality:
Tías
Town:
Puerto del Carmen
Public transport connections:
Yes
Windy:
no
Sand:
Golden
Number of visitors:
High
Waves:
no, calm waves
Family Friendly:
Yes
Sports:
Yes
Parking:
Yes
Showers:
Yes
Lifeguards:
Yes
Length:
1 km
Surroundings:
Urban
Pets:
no
Accessibility:
Yes

Playa Grande is one of the most scenic beaches on Lanzarote, however it can be busier than other parts of the island. Along its 1km of golden sand and crystal clear water, Playa Grande is also known for its wide range of facilities: showers, lifeguards, hammocks, parasols, and carparks. It has disabled access (with buoys, nets, and amphibious wheelchairs).

It is also surrounded by nature with gardens, palm trees, and volcanic rocks, making Playa Grande a really special place to enjoy a swim.

How to get to Playa Grande

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is it a windy beach?

No

What type of sand does it have?

Golden

Are there a lot of waves?

no, calm water

Are there any public transport connections?

Yes

Does it get busy?

During the summer season it is often very busy.

Family friendly?

Yes, it has a lot of facilities and services for families.

What sports can you do at this beach?

It depends on the weather and sea conditions.

Can you park?

Yes, it has a carpark.

Are there showers?

yes

Does this beach have lifeguards?

Yes

Is this beach accessible for wheelchair users?

Yes, it has facilities such as amphibious wheelchairs, buoys, and nets.

Are pets allowed on this beach?

No

Climate at Playa Grande

The weather at Playa Grande varies depending on the season. During the rainy season the climate at Playa Grande is cloudy; during the dry season the skies are usually clear. It is humid and warm almost all year round. On average, the temperature varies from 19ºC to 35ºC, dropping below 15ºC on occasions.

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