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Playa Dorada Beach

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Safe bathing and a sandy beach well served wirh sunbeds and shades and a local Dive School use this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Malcolm T
Excellent city beach

Is a small town beach a bit more crowded than the secluded beaches. We spent one afternoon there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Avenida Maritima Playa Blanca S/N, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Safe bathing and a sandy beach well served wirh sunbeds and shades and a local Dive School use this also.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is a small town beach a bit more crowded than the secluded beaches. We spent one afternoon there and loved the family vibes with the friendly locals

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 738nishantn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy coming here for a swim as there is always someone to pitch your towel without having to pay for a sunbed. It's one of the larger bays in Playa Blanca but still safe to swim. It's a life guard attended beach if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Croxter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful beach, always clean and close to bars and shops. Great for snorkelling or swimming with plenty of parking nearby.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S5538UMdavidz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This man made beach is wonderful. We are widely travelled but still come to Playa Blanca twice a year, and whenever the weather is good we spend hours every day on Dorada beach. It is safe, the sand is lovely yellow and soft, there are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ricknsue2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely sandy area, especially if you have children. Also a nice bar area overlooking the sea and sand.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank japmax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best beach area in Playa Blanca, very safe place for children as the water is not deep to start of with

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Deano1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little beach...well, not really little but hey. Good amount of sunbeds around to use for a reasonable price and a few shops/bars located close by. Playa Blanca centre is just a short walk away. The only issue is the beach can be a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NaylorhoodChief
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Lovely well kept beach, beach bars above for food and great water sports rental down by the water. Beach does get busy but plenty of room for everyone.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank skerro1995
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

After spending a week in playa blanca we visited the beach on numerous occasions, the water is really clear with fish swimming around you (you can even feed them by hand).. the beach is clean, well managed with all the amenities you need close by......More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 293alland
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15 September 2018|
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Response from NolaWarrington | Reviewed this property |
Yes its mainly sand but I would take a flipflops just to stop your feet burning 😊
28 February 2018|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Soory LindyLou1, but why would a Beach have floors?
28 January 2018|
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Response from Frances S | Reviewed this property |
For good value and lovely food The THB Royal is a lovely French hotel, but restaurant is open to non residents, and for a set price, including wine or beer etc it is a buffet, help yourself meal. When in Playa Blanca in an... More