Playa de Famara
Lanzarote - Canary Island , Spain
It’s the easternmost island of the Canary archipelago and the island which today has the most volcanic activity. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, 100 kilometres from Africa’s east coast, it’s a unique place where the offer of activities is endless. Excursions to the Timanfaya National Park, the Cuevas de los Verdes, Jameos del Agua, the Golfo crater, the Mirador del Rio, the historic town of Tequise and La Graciosa Island which is visible from Famara. In all of these places you will discover the endemic fauna and flora. You can do all sorts of outdoor activities and sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, SUP, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, mountain biking, hiking, quad bikes, horse riding, golf, along with the many relaxing spas.
If you are a bit short of time, it’s a good idea to head to the northwest where you’ll be able to appreciate Lanzarote’s extraordinary natural beauty whilst exploring the rocky coastline. You can visit the scenic viewpoint, the Mirador del Rio, just two kilometres north of Ye, and enjoy the incredible views of the lava rivers penetrating the sea, the Chinijo Pacific Islands (north of Lanzarote) and the islands of La Graciosa, Montaña Clara, Roque del Oeste and Alegranza. En route to the viewpoint, if you go from Famara, you should stop in Haira, an oasis of palms scattered with the brightly coloured bougainvilleas and poinsettias. On glassy days, if you want an adventure, you can rent a SUP and go from Orzola to the smaller islets.