Playa del papagayo, Lanzarote

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Unwind in the scenic surroundings of Playa del papagayo, 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. Take a look at our Lanzarote vacation builder to schedule your visit to Playa del papagayo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 20, 2017
    The beaches of Papagayo (there are 5) this wild beaches, Sandy. The water is turquoise and transparent, you can watch the fish floating by the shore. An ideal place for sunbathing. When it comes to any food there is only one restaurant at the second in the order of the beach, so if someone chooses to get there for the whole day is I advise you to take your own food.
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  • August 20, 2017
    There are no buses that lead to these beaches because the road is unpaved, silver lining for those who rent a car. Are a set of bays that morning due to low tide, are traversed by a short walk. Are always very clean although very crowded (especially in the afternoon, because the morning until 10.30 are deserted) and not equipped. Crystal clear and fresh water to regenerate after sunbathing (very hot, even if ventilated).
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  • August 20, 2017
    Although the road to access the beaches is horrible (none of asphalt, all stones and the rental car is a bit complicated) the Papagayo Beach deserves it. One evening we were there and the Cove where we were reminiscent of Menorca, with turquoise water. The parking is free.
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  • A top beach for sure. Plenty of options ranging from wide open beaches to quiet secluded areas surrounded by cliffs. Need a car to get there and some cash on entry. View from the cliff tops is worth the visit alone.
  • Peaceful beaches and the walking between them are great, views are pretty cool as well, so if you like laying on a beach or landscapes you should like this place. We drove to the Papagayo and if you have a hire car it is good fun :p.
  • Nice place. When weather on other parts of Island failed us we were going there. Sunny and sheltered from the wind. Paid car access.
  • Lovely place with a couple of nice restaurants in the area. Great view and nice place to chill and sunbathe.
  • What a spot!!! Hard to describe, possibly one of the coolest beaches in the island. Also with an amazing terrace to have a drink and some food at sunset..

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