if Lanzarote offers hundreds of interesting options for the tourist, there’s no
doubt that its beaches are a big pro. Among them there’s the impressive Playa
Papagayo. Today in Canarian Transfer we provide several reasons to visit Papagayo beach.
Considered the best beach in Spain
One of the big pros for the visitor is its recent award from Condé Nast Traveler. Its readers have awarded as the best beach of Spain. Just for this appreciation, it worths the visit to understand the reason of this award.
several beaches in Lanzarote that worth to discover. Of course the location of Playa
Papagayo makes it unique.
Papagayo is located in the south of the island, close to the popular village of
this is not the most notable of its location, because Papagayo Beach is
protected by the Los Ajaches Natural Monument, better known as Punta Papagayo.
In fact, among the few signs of human presence in the
area there are the parking area, a campsite and a beach bar. But it has a small
impact, compared to with other areas where the constructions are continuous.
The curious of its locations is that it counts with
several beaches and bays, separared among them by low rocks. For this reason
it’s not complicated moving to a beach from another one, walking through the
As if that were not enough, the views from Papagayo are
there you can see Isla de Lobos and Fuerteventura. So who visits Papagayo will
enjoy a quiet day at the beach in an unique surroundings.
A peaceful place
Papagayo has not so many facilities as other touristic areas of Lanzarote, and
this makes it as a paradise for whom is looking for peace and wonderful beaches.
beach is no so huge, just 120 metres lenght and 15 wide. It’s beauty is the
peace you can enjoy threre and this conquested thousands of visitors of
welcomes everyone looking for a place with small waves and quiet in the south of
the island. In addition, its shell shape also protects it from the winds of the
region, allowing to enjoy the calm and clean waters.
Coves next to Papagayo Beach
this is the main beach, there are many coves near Playa Papagayo, belonging to
the Ajaches Natural Park. For this reasons, the set of beaches form an ideal
haven of peace for those who want to disconnect from the big cities or the
them we can mention Caleta del Congrio, Puerto Muelas, Calentón de San Marcial,
Playa de la Acera, Playa Mujeres y Playa del Mozo. In total something more than
2 Km of creeks that seem to be drawned
for the escape of the visitor.
after reading this post you will want to relax in Papagayo. Enjoy it, we are sure you will not be disappointed!