Royal Beaches Of Tequise

August 29, 2012 | By | Reply More

Costa Teguise Playa at Dusk

Playa Del Ancla


It is also called the beach of the king due to the close proximity of this beach to one of King Carlos ´s residences. (A gift from King Hussein of Jordon who loved and visited Lanzarote often) This Palace is now a National Monument.

It is a small beach only 150 meters long and this is the main drawback of this beach. It is very close to the Commercial Shopping centre of Costa Teguise. Most persons visiting this beach are from the neighboring Hotels especially Barcelo Lanzarote and Hotels Occidental Allegro.

The beach is windy but with calm sea waters.


Playa Bastian

Playa Bastian beach is one of 4 beaches  including the quadret  Playa de las Cucharas, Playa el Jablillo and Playa de los Charcos, are all beaches located in Costa Teguise.

Playa Bastian is a quiet beach with fine black sand.  The beach has Grill facilities to prepare grilled meat or vegetables. The sea has calm waters and is great to spend the day with the family.

It is amongst the main beaches however it is not frequented by many tourists / locals. Ideal for those who want to avoid crowds. There are palm trees on the beach which provide shelter from the sun.

The beach has sun beds, umbrellas for rent.


Playa de Famara


It is amongst the largest in Lanzarote and is about 6 kms long. The beach has fine, brownish sand situated at the foot of Famara from which it derives its name. 

The beach can be quite windy. The sea too can be dangerous due to the strong tide and currents. The conditions are ideal for surfing; several schools for surf offer courses for beginners to advance courses in surfing are present here.

This beach is a must see with its sand dunes, stones, strong waves, and the mountain cliff which, together with the mist, make the landscape extraordinary. 

The beach offers all services one can expect such as restaurants, parking, signage, boardwalk, commercial zone, refreshment stands, showers, litter bins, Hotels, apartments, washrooms, life guards etc.



Playa de las Chucharas

Costa Teguise Playa By Night


This beach is 640 meters long and protected by tide breaker walls. The beach has fine toasted sand and calm waters. Costa Teguise is located in the municipality of Teguise, the second largest tourist spot after Puerto del Carmen. This zone is an ideal symbol of the touristic island model with large hotels and apartment complexes that combines local architecture and landscape in harmony.

It is one of the favorite beaches for wind surfers.


Playa de los Charcos


A small beach just over 300 meters long.  Popular with locals the majority being youngsters who play different sport such as volley ball, football or practicing wind surfing. The beach is quite crowded. 

If you are a tourist spending a few days on the islands. It´s best you avoid this beach.


Playa el Jablillo


It is amongst the smallest beaches in Costa Teguise and amongst the quietest. The beach has white sand. It can be a great beach when the tide is low as it becomes almost like a large natural swimming pool.

The beach has very easy access and in its vicinity are super markets. You can Infact Park the car only a few meters away from the beach.



Category: BEACHES, Teguise (Costa Teguise)

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