Yaiza beaches

Yaiza beaches

November 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This part of Lanzarote is occupied, principally, by the town of Playa Blanca – once a sleepy fishing village – but in the midst of a major transformation.  Playa Blanca extends from the western Pechiguera Point to Coloradas Beach in the east, with the Coloradas Beach effectively becoming the first of the Papagayo coves, which […]

Tias beaches

Tias beaches

November 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Tias, another of the islands seven municipalities, includes the islands main holiday resort of Puerto Del Carmen and boasts a succession of beaches, along its 6km of southern coastline, separated only by short rocky elements.  

Tinajo beaches

Tinajo beaches

November 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Tinajo is located in the central north part of Lanzarote and considered by many to have the best surfing conditions in Europe. Elements of the coastline have become synonymous with the term “The Hawaii of Europe”.

San Bartholme beaches

San Bartholme beaches

November 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

San Bartholme is the most central of the islands seven municipalities separating the two contrasting landscapes of the north and south of the island.  There are relatively few beaches in this area, although we did have visited three on our many trips to the area. 

Haria beach holidays

Haria beach holidays

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Haria is the most northern of Lanzarotes seven municipalities.  It can thank the Sahara Desert and strong winds for what some regard as Lanzarote finest beaches. The entire coastline is known as Malpaís de la Corona (“badlands”) and is strewn with white and golden sand which mingles intimately with volcanic magma forming small sheltered bays […]

Teguise beach holidays

Teguise beach holidays

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Teguise is one of the largest and most popular of Lanzarotes seven municipalities.  It includes Famara (in the north) and Costa Teguise, (in the south).  If your mathematical formula for fun on the beach is “Water=Waves”, then you should be heading for the northern coastline that takes in Famara (and neighbouring La Santa. Famara beach, […]

Arrecife holidays

Arrecife holidays

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Arrecife is the smallest of the islands seven municipalities and house the islands new capital (having taken over the mantel from Teguise at the end of the 18th century).  Like neighbouring San Bartholme, there are relatively few beaches in this area, although the two that follow are well a visit.

Lanzarote beaches

Lanzarote beaches

September 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lanzarote offers a wide variety of beaches including white and black sand, placid and ruffled waters and these are, as you would expect distributed along the entire coast of the island.