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Playa de Famara in Lanzarote

Playa de Famara is one of the best beaches on the island of Lanzarote. Like many other beaches, this beach offers the sun and sand to its visitors and much more.

✦ What Makes Playa de Famara One of the Best?

Playa de Famara in Lanzarote

One of the main activities that make this beach stand out is the great opportunities for the watersport. One of the top sport on this beach is surfing. This includes wind and water surfing.

The surfers travel from all over the world to Playa de Famara for this reason.

✦ The Location of Playa de Famara

The Fishing Villge of La Caleta de Famara

The beach is located in the municipality of Teguise in the northern part of the island. It is in between the fishing village of La Caleta de Famara and the cliffs of the Famara.

The cliffs of the Famara

These steep cliffs combined with the beach and the sea have stunning views.

✦ How to Get To Playa de Famara

The cliffs of the Famara

✦ 1. Public Transport

The beach is accessible by the use of public transport from the other parts of the island. For more information check out on

✦ 2. The Buggytours

Buggies in Lanzarote Island

There are different companies that offer the Buggytours in Lanzarote.

To ride on a buggy is one of the most exciting ways to explore this island and it should be on the top of your list of things to do on this island.

✦ 3. Rental Cars

Rental Cars in Lanzarote

This is one of the best ways to explore this island. Unlike the Buggytours that are mostly done in groups, renting a car gives you the freedom to go to any place and at any given time.

✦ 4. Taxis

✦ The Sports on this Beach

Playa de Famara in Lanzarote

Famara beach is best known for the following sports:

  • Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Parasailing from the cliffs of Famara
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming

✦ The Facilities at the Beach

Playa de Famara in Lanzarote
  • There is free parking
  • Presence of the lifeguards
  • Safety signs
  • No toilets
  • No sunbeds and umbrellas for hire on the beach
  • There are shops, hotels, and restaurants in the nearby fishing village of the La Caleta de Famara

✦ The Experience From Playa de Famara

Playa de Famara in Lanzarote

This is a long and clean beach that has fine sand and it is great for the whole family. One of its advantages is that it is never crowded.