The best known urban beach in Lanzarote
Playa Grande is an urban beach located in the big tourist area of Puerto del Carmen, in the south of the island of Lanzarote. This calm water beach is over a kilometre long. Of the many beaches in the area, Playa Grande is the best known given that it welcomes more visitors than any other and life in Puerto del Carmen revolves around it. Its fame is due, in part to Las Playas avenue (the Strip) which is a long waterfront promenade with a cycle lane as well as lots of shops and nightlife areas.
A golden sand beach in Puerto del Carmen with easy access
Playa Grande is so popular on the island of Lanzarote mainly because of its amazing variety of amenities, it provides showers, parking space, lifeguards and lots of sunbeds and umbrellas for hire. But above all, it is a beach with easy access for those with reduced mobility as it has got aquatic chairs, floats and nets. And that is not all! Mention has to be made of the shelter from the palm trees, the volcanic rock and areas of gardens as well as the excellent views of Los Ajaches, declared a Natural Monument.