Playas del Papagayo The Punta de Papagayo is the southern most tip of Lanzarote, the area is one of spectacular beauty and includes five large golden sandy beaches. The Playas del Papagayo are part of a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches.

By Car:

Follow the Papagayo sign on the large roundabout on the outskirts of the resort when heading towards Femés. There is a toll booth situated on the 4km dirt track road, it costs €3 per car, for resident’s discount please take proof and ID with you.

By Water Taxi:

The Princesa Yaiza Taxi Boat sails from the old harbour to Marina Rubicón and then Papagayo. There are four trips a day:

Playa Blanca to Marina Rubicón 10:00, 11:30, 13:30 & 15:30

Marina Rubicón to Papagyao 10:10, 11:40, 13:40 & 15:40

Papagayo to Marina Rubicón 10:45, 12:15, 14:15 & 16:15

Marina Rubicón to Playa Blanca 11:00, 12:30, 14:30 & 16:30

On Foot:

Follow the coastal footpath along the headland from Los Colorados.

1 Papagayo Roundabout2 Rough Dirt Track

If heading out from Playa Blanca towards the Femés mountains take the first exit right from the large roundabout and continue along the bumpy dirt track road.

3 Toll Booth4 Signpost

Stop at the toll booth for your pass to the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches then continue until the signs for the beaches start.

5 Nearly there6 Different Coloured Landscapes

We decided to start at the far left of the Papagayo beaches and headed for Puerto Muelas.

7 Puerto Muelas Entrance8 Papagayo Campsite Pitches

There is a seasonal campsite at Puerto Muelas which is normally open for Easter and then Summer.

9 Papagayo Campsite Office10 Papagayo Campsite Toilet Block

The pitches have electric and there is a shower block and toilets.

11 Puerto Muelas12 Caleta del Congrio

The beach of Puerto Muelas is popular, there is easy access from the car park and buoys in the water for sheltered mooring. Walking around the point over the rocks at the base of the cliffs is the larger beach of Caleta del Congrio which is considered nudist and gay friendly.

13 View to Caleta del Congrio & Puerto Muelas14 Stone Hearts

From Caleta del Congrio we walked up to the top of the headland, here you can see the seas meet around the Punta de Papagayo.

15 Bunker16 Headland

There were numerous hearts shaped out of stone here on the ground and a look out bunker cut into the cliff top.

17 View to Papagayo, Pozo & Mujeres18 Playa de Papagayo

View to Playa del Pozo, Playa Mujeres and in the distance the pícon mountain at Las Breñas. The cove of Papagayo is sheltered and inviting, you can see Montaña Roja and Playa Blanca across the bay.

19 Bar Restaurants20 Golden Sand Blue Sky

Playa de Papagayo has a couple of bar / restaurants which were very popular but pricey.

21 Playa del Pozo22 Playa Mujeres

Both Playa del Pozo and Playa Mujeres are large beaches with plenty of space and beautiful turquoise blue coloured sea.

Which Papagayo beach is your favourite?

Book A Papagayo Adventure Now!

Fun for all the family on this half-day cruise along the coast of Papagayo with water activities.
Guaranteed fun! Sailing from Playa Blanca, you may see dolphins or whales en route to the fabulous beaches of Papagayo.

Light lunch and beverages
Water Activities
Mandatory liability and accident insurance

Price: €44 adults and €25 children