Best Surf Spots in Lanzarote

Best Surf Spots in Lanzarote Surfing Area

Surfing Waves LanzaroteThe Canary Islands are the "Hawaii of Europe".

Lanzarote is the most northern of the Canary Islands, only 100 km off the Moroccan coast, facing directly the Atlantic Ocean. Lanzarote will impress you with its mystical and volcanic landscapes and countless world class surf spots, from "reef breaks" to uncrowded beach breaks for beginners.

Our surf camp is based in Caleta de Famara, a 6 km sandy beach with a stunning beauty and plenty of waves for all levels. Famara is also home to world class reef spots such as San Juan and El Muelle.

La Santa is the Mecca of surf in Lanzarote. La Santa is the perfect spot for experienced surfers featuring famous reef bottom waves such as El Quemao, the Right, the Left and many more (all rock bottom). We offer accommodation in sea view apartments in La Santa just 100mt from the surf spots

Here we share some info on the many surf spots in Famara and La Santa area. Some of these spots are well known, some are "locals only". Come surfing in Lanzarote and we'll guide you to the best surf!

Waves in Famara

Waves Famara
  • FAMARA BEACH: Level 2/3, max. 3 feet. Swell northwest, wind south. High and low tide, sand bottom. This is where we have our surf classes!
  • SAN JUAN BEACH:Level 3/4 - Professional max. 10 feet. Swell north, wind south, High and low tide - Good tubes - reef bottom (the left)
  • FAMARA MUELLE: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 8 feet. Swell north, wind south. High and low tide, Good tubes, reef bottom (the left)
  • SHIP WRECK: Level 2/3/4 - Professional Max. 12 feet. Swell north - wind south. Low tide - Good tubes, reef bottom (the right)

Waves in La Santa

Waves La Santa El Quemao
  • EL QUEMAO: Level 4 - Professional max. 12 feet. West swell, wind southeast. High tide - Good tubes - reef bottom.
  • THE LEFT: Level 4 - Professional max.. 6 feet. Swell north, wind southeast, High tide. Good tubes - reef bottom
  • THE RIGHT: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 16 feet. West swell, wind East. High and low, good tubes, reef bottom (the right)
  • BAHIA de la LA SANTA: Level 2 - max. 3 feet. Swell northeast; wind southeast, High and low tide - Reef bottom.
  • COMPLEX: Level 4 - Professional max. 14 feet. West swell, wind East. High tide, Good tubes, Reef bottom.
  • CALETA CABALLO: Level 2/3 - 5 feet max. Swell northeast, wind south. High and low tide - Reef bottom (the left)
  • CALETA CABALLO: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 14 feet. West swell, wind East. Low tide - Good tubes, Reef bottom (the right)

Other Surf Spots in Lanzarote

Surf Waves Lanzarote
  • MIRADOR DEL RIO: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 16 feet. West swell - wind southeast. High and low tide - Good tubes, reef bottom (the right)
  • MIRADOR DEL RIO: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 10 feet. West swell - wind southeast. Low tide - Good tubes, reef bottom (the left)
    MIRADOR DEL RIO - PIPELINE: Level 4 - Professional max. 8/10 feet. West swell - wind southeast. High and low tide - Good tubes, reef bottom.
  • ORZOLA BEACH: Level school, 2/3 - Max. 3 feet. Swell northwest - wind southwest. High and low tide - Good tubes, sand bottom.
  • CALETA MERO: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 12 feet. Swell northwest, wind west. Low tide - Good tubes, reef bottom.
  • LOS JAMEOS: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 6 feet. Swell northeast - wind west. High tide - Good tubes, reef bottom (the right)
  • CARTEL: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 6 feet. Swell northeast - wind west. High tide - Good tubes, reef bottom (the left)
  • JEDIONDA: Level 2/3/4 - Professional max. 6 feet. Swell northeast - wind west, reef bottom (the left)
  • PUNTA MUJERES: Level 3/4 - Professional max. 8 feet. Swell northeast - wind south. High and low tide. Sand bottom.
  • ARRIETA BEACH: Level 2/3/4 - Professional max. 8 feet. Swell northeast - wind west. High and low tide - Good tubes, reef bottom (the left)