Caleta de Famara
Feel what it’s like to live by the sea and fall in love with Lanzarote’s best surf town.
Visiting the town of Caleta de Famara is diving into a parallel universe where time stands still and spirits run wild.
Forget about the clock while you wander around its unpaved streets brimming with beachside charm and framed by its blindingly white houses with green or blue accents on their doors and windows.
The town gets its name from the cliffs that tower over it and the beach below it:
Famara. Majestic, with fine golden sand, there’s something for everyone, whether they’re looking for some peace and quiet or looking to do water sports.
Its waves are perfect for surfing and kitesurfing, so if you fancy an adrenaline rush, you’ll find surf schools aplenty in town. You can go for some private lessons, group lessons or just rent some equipment and go off and do your own thing.
But if you’re sorely in need of some tranquillity, its six kilometres of golden sand give you the chance to lose yourself so you can find yourself again. The beach never feels crowded even at its busiest.
This is something that makes Famara even more special.
Another thing about this beach is what it looks like when the tide goes out, with an even greater expanse of sand laid bare, and the beach stretching out as far as the eye can see. The shallow layer of water that remains, together with the small pools of water found in some areas serve as a mirror, reflecting a spectacular image of the Risco de Famara onto the sand.
Against a backdrop of the sky at dusk, it’s simply postcard perfect.
By this time, you’ll most probably be hungry and dying for a bite to eat.
In Caleta de Famara, you have plenty of dining options that are sure to exceed your expectations: from places serving healthy breakfasts to traditional restaurants serving local cuisine.
As with any fishing village worth its salt, fish is the star of the show on the menu. So, don’t miss the chance to try it while you’re enjoying views of the cliffs.
Has Famara stolen your heart?
Everyone loves its laid-back, relaxed atmosphere, and if that’s the case with you, then Famara is just the place for you on Lanzarote. Let me show you the perfect place to stay.
Have you decided on Arrecife as the base for your trip?
Here are some accommodation options found right in the heart of Lanzarote.
The place to be for lovers of the sea.
At Casa Brisa, you’ll have everything you need to adjust to the easy pace of life in Caleta de Famara, the perfect place to have a good time with your family, friends or by yourself.
This two-storey accommodation has space for six people, with all the amenities and services you need.
You’ll find several restaurants, surf schools and food shops just 100 metres away: what else can you ask for?
The beach – as you would expect – permeates every nook and cranny with its breeze and the roaring of the waves.
Walk along the town’s sandy streets and you’ll be at the beach in no time.
Services and equipment included:
Where the place is what wins you over
Alaia Famara is a comfortable and simple flat with a pleasant terrace, ideal for a family or to share with friends. But in this flat the most special thing is outside. Outside is the environment, because only those who have been to Famara know what this magical place means.
This little village belongs to the Chinijo Natural Park, a privileged place with a particular beauty given by its unpaved streets, its enormous beach, its dunes, the wind and its spectacular sunset that makes it calm and at the same time full of energy.
If you haven’t tried the experience of staying in the rural village of Caleta de Famara, eating the delicious fresh fish in its restaurants and living its atmosphere in Sabbia Suites, we recommend it without a doubt as one of the favourite places for both locals and tourists.