A comprehensive list of the best nudist beaches in Lanzarote.

If you love naturism, Lanzarote is one of the best beach destinations for you.

This island is surrounded by an infinite number of spectacular beaches and coves that are a delight to everyone who comes to see them.

Moreover, it has an ample list of traditional nudist beaches which we will cover today to help you organise your holiday.

Most of them are small spaces inside natural parks, natural salt water pools or volcanic rock beaches.

As we are reminded by the Spanish Naturism Federation, nudism is legal in any public space. Despite that, on some beaches nudism is not traditional and there you may feel uncomfortable.

Today we will provide you with a list of beaches which are nudist and some others which are mixed.

If you’d like to get started with nudism, we advise you to steer clear of mixed beaches and go to a totally nudist one. There, you will feel more comfortable.

We will start with eight Lanzarote beaches that are entirely dedicated to nudism and the list will continue with the rest which are mixed beaches.

Charco del Palo.

Location: Haria, Teguise (Access from Guatiza LZ-1).

Description: More than just a beach, we are talking about an entire nudist village, were you can walk around or shop without the need to wear clothes, except in restaurants.

Charco del Palo is not exactly a beach, but rather a group of natural swimming pools and nudist coves equipped with stairs and sunbathing areas.

It has direct stairway access down to the sea, and it is one of the cleanest beaches you’ll see because locals take it upon themselves to keep it so.

Caleta de Famara.

Location: Teguise (access LZ-402 from LZ-30).

Description: Over 2,800 metres long and 25 metres wide, located at the foot of Riscos de Famara, it is one of the biggest beaches on the Canary Islands.

You should be careful if you go for a swim because here the waves are quite strong, making it an attractive site to go surfing and kitesurfing.

It is one of the favourite beaches among nudists because you can stay in the village, which bears the same name, in some secluded bungalows in total privacy.

The preferred area for nudism is at the end of the beach, at an area called El Papelillo.

Salinas del Janubio.

Location: Yaiza (access by LZ-703; from La Hoya, by LZ-2).

Description: It is a very special beach because of its black sand and its proximity to the Timanfaya National Park.

It is very close to El Golfo and the spectacular Charco de los Clicos.

Despite its large size, it is not a very busy beach, so you’ll be able to disconnect and enjoy one of the island’s favourite destinations for naturism lovers.

However, if you go for a swim, watch out for the currents.

Caleta del Congrio.

Location: Yaiza.

Description: Although it is true that now it is a mixed beach, it is so to a lesser extent than the others. You will see that it is a dream-like beach.

You will have to take a small path between the dunes in order to get to the sea.

It is very easy to get to, both on foot and by car, which makes it a perfect place for visiting with children.

Puerto Muelas.

Location: Yaiza.

Description: Next to the Caleta del Congrio you’ll find Puerto Muelas, a beach that is located in the heart of Los Ajaches Natural Monument.

Only about 130 yards long, this beach is quite busy during the holiday season, but if you can visit it at any other time, you will enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this location.

Playa Mujeres beach.

Location: Yaiza.

Description: Still within the territory of Los Ajaches, this isolated beach covered in fine white sand will welcome you for an enjoyable day on a nudist beach.

Caletón de San Marcial.

Location: Yaiza.

Description: A spectacular white sandy beach and rocky landscape, it is only 35 yards in length.

It is worth a visit because it offers some privileged views over Fuerteventura and Lobos island.

Playa del Pozo beach.

Location: Yaiza (access by foot from Playa Quemada or by 4×4).

Description: A beach that is difficult to access, so you can only do so by foot from the Playa Quemada beach, or by parking your car and walking along a small hiking route through the Los Ajaches Natural Monument, following the traditional grazing routes taken by the goats from Femés.

This beach of black sand and polished stones is usually quite deserted.

It has the remains of the first European settlement on the Canary Islands.

Playa de las Arenas beach y Playa Quemada beach.

Location: Playa Blanca (access from LZ-2 heading for Playa Quemada via the LZ-706).

Description: Together they form one of the quietest corners of the island, and when you go to visit, you will understand why.

They are located between Playa Blanca and Puerto del Carmen and, even though they don’t have a cleaning service, you’ll be surprised to see how tidy they are.

Barranco del Quíquere.

Location: Puerto del Carmen (access by foot through the Camino del Pozo, between Puerto Calero and Puerto del Carmen).

Description: It is a small sandless rocky cove, so at low tide it is left full of puddles you can enjoy.

If you go there, bring along your diving goggles and a snorkel because if you like the landscape, wait until you see the biodiversity among the blue tones of its waters.

Playa de las Malvas beach.

Location: Tinajo (access by foot from Tinajo urban centre).

Description: Being so small and filled with black sand, it will seem that you are standing in the middle of a volcano.

It is practically a virgin area located just a few yards away from the Timanfaya National Park, so it is a landscape that you won’t often come across.

Beaches at La Graciosa.

Location: La Graciosa.

Description: A small island which you can access by boat from Orzola Port, it offers a selection of beaches that are very popular with naturists.

Many of them can only be accessed by foot or on bicycle.

Let us highlightLa Playa de la Concha, La Cocina, La Francesa, El Salado, Caleta de Arriba, Playa del Ambar.

El Risco beach.

Location: Haria (access from LZ-202 or by foot, following a hiking route).

Description: A nudist beach for those who love hiking.

You can get there by following a coastal route that goes down from the crag of Famara. It is a 90-minute walk that will bring you to a barely visited spot.

The Ye Viepoint lets you enjoy views over the Chinijo Archipielago.

Playa de La Cantería.

Location:Haria (access via the LZ-204 or by foot).

Description: It is one of the best nudist beaches because it is close to Orzola, yet hidden and calm.

It is one of the most exotic beaches in Lanzarote.

Playa de las Cocinitas and Playa de La Caleta.

Location: Haria (access via the LZ-1).

Description: Both are sandy beaches of round pebbles and are located within the Natural Park in La Corona National Monument.

Be careful with the waves, the wind can make them very strong.

Playa de Papagayo beach.

Location: Playa Blanca (access from Las Palmeras street).

Description: Huge volcanic rocks offer a striking contrast with the golden sand and crystal-clear water.

Considered the best beach of Lanzarote, it is formed by five beaches and an infinite number of coves.

It is practically virgin and is located within the  Natural Protected Area of Los Ajaches.

Playa Montaña Bermeja beach.

Location: Yaiza (access by foot or by car from LZ-703).

Description: This beach will leave you speechless. This won’t be just because of the extraordinary beauty of its black sand against the blue backdrop of the ocean, but also because it is just 500 yards from Los Hervideros, where the waves slam against the rocks with unprecedented force.

Playa del Cochino beach.

Location: Yaiza (access from LZ-67, or by foot or boat).

Description: Access is a bit complicated, but it has very fine sand, so you will enjoy sunbathing there.

It is one of the most biologically significant beaches because it is located within the Timanfaya National Park.

Don’t miss out.

Los Charcones.

Location: Playa Blanca (access by foot from Montaña Roja urban estate).

Description: A group of astonishingly beautiful natural swimming pools at the foot of the Pechiguera Lighthouse.

This article was written with all the love we feel for Lanzarote. We hope that you enjoy your visit to these beaches as much as we have enjoyed writing this section.

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