Papagayo Beach, Lanzarote

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Unwind in the scenic surroundings of Papagayo Beach, a beach in a national park. If it is a clear day, look out to the islands of Puertito and Fuerteventura. The fine white sand and calm blue waters are ideal for relaxing and swimming. Though there is a cafe and bar for refreshments, compared to other beaches in Lanzarote this one has relatively few amenities, so come prepared. The short trek down to the beach might not be suitable for those with mobility issues or strollers. Before you visit Playa Blanca, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • We hadn’t been for a few years and had previously enjoyed the secluded bays and easy swimming. Playa Blanca has sprawled in all directions and will soon be engulfing Papagayo. It’s still €3 euros to.....  more »
  • I love this beach, its very natural and has great rock pools and is safe to swim from with a sandy base, great for snorkeling with fish coming right in to the shore and round your feet.  more »

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