Quemada Beach

Quemada Beach
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Length: 310 m Average width: 10 m Occupation level: Average Sand type: Dark Conditions: Windy Composition: Gravel

Located in the municipality of Yaiza, in the small fishing village Playa Quemada. It is used by the locals and by lovers of fishing with a rod and is practically unknown to tourists.

The unbeatable weather conditions,  intense sun and little wind; and the low number of people make it a perfect place to rest and play. The Los Ajaches Natural Monument protects the beaches in the area from the intense wind and the coves give them an extra peace and quiet.

The reason for its name is in the color black sand, formed by sand, gravel and stones from the volcanic eruptions of the 18th century, which are presented to the traveler as a territory of authentic fantasy designed by the force of nature. nature.

A little further south is the Arena beach which can be accessed on foot, but at high tide we must cross a small mountain range and descend along the old goat paths so frequent in this protected natural space, Los Ajaches.

What to do

Many of the bathers have reached this beach along a spectacular path that crosses Los Ajaches, leaving from the town of Femés: Playa quemada via the Camino de Pozo.

Where to eat

Although this is a very small town, there are some restaurants in its surroundings where you can eat, and very well, since they offer the fresh fish that the men of the town who dedicate themselves to fishing have caught that same day. sea. In addition, they offer some of the emblematic dishes of the traditional cuisine of Lanzarote.

How to get there

To get to Playa Quemada you have to take the LZ-2 highway in the direction of Yaiza, the municipality to which the town belongs, until you reach the LZ-706 detour, which leads to Playa Quemada. You will immediately know if you have reached your destination because of the blackish color of the sand and the surrounding earth of this fishing village that suffered The volcanic eruptions recorded on the island in the 18th century are directly analyzed. A unique landscape to enjoy the tranquility of a small fishing village and its beautiful volcanic landscape.

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