Janubio beach

Hanubio is the large beach of Lanzarote with black volcanic sand. It is located in a picturesque bay surrounded by lava rocks.

Beach description

Hanubio is a natural attraction of the island, a vivid illustration of its "volcanic past." It is located in the south of Lanzarote, near the village of Yaiza. The coast of the beach is covered with sand and pebbles. It is not suitable for swimming due to strong winds, large waves and rocky entry into the water.

The beach is wild, there are no additional opportunities for recreation on the shore. On the hills around there are several viewing platforms. Free parking is available nearby.

The nearest locality to the beach is Yaiza village. There you can find apartments and rental houses.

Yaiza village is a picturesque and cozy place with original architecture. It is interesting to walk along, combining an excursion with a visit to souvenir shops. Particular attention should be paid to the House of Armas and the church of Senora Remedios (17th c.).

When is it better to go

Lanzarote has the coolest climate in the Canary Archipelago. The island has virtually no vegetation and no natural protection from the winds. In summer, the air temperature rises to +26 °C, water – up to 20 °C.

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Useful information

Near the beach is the local salt factory Salinas de Hanubio. The production is conducted according to old technology and is absolutely environmentally friendly. Multi-colored "salt fields" - a picturesque object that will be interesting to adults and children.

How to get there

The beach can be reached by car from Yaiza in about 10 minutes. Near the salt factory there is a local bus stop (you can walk to the beach in 30 minutes).

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