Visit Beautiful La Graciosa Spain

Visit Beautiful La Graciosa Spain! La Graciosa is the smallest and most secluded of Spain’s Canary Islands. The tiny unspoiled paradise has heavenly beaches and is ideal for a relaxing day trip from Lanzarote. La Graciosa has no mass tourism or asphalt roads, making this peaceful island is the perfect destination to avoid the crowds and disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

La Graciosa stands out for its gorgeous untouched beaches, volcanic landscapes and rich marine life. Enjoy exciting outdoor activities, from mountain biking and hiking to scuba diving. Or you can also go on a jeep safari to discover La Graciosa’s highlights. Read more about all of the beautiful Canary Islands here or on Pinterest.

La Graciosa Weather – When to Visit

La Graciosa has hot summers and very mild winters usually with year round sunshine. For the warmest temperatures. the best time to visit La Palma is between August and September. The hottest month of the year is August with an average daily maximum of 81°F and an average low of 75°F. The coolest month of the year is February with an average daily maximum of 68°F and an average low of 61°F. You will be able to enjoy the beach with sea temperatures averaging 73°F or above from June to November.

Lanzarote to La Graciosa Ferry

The only way to get to La Graciosa is by ferry from Lanzarote. There are several ferry trips per day and its about a 25 to 30 minute ride. Ferries from Lanzarote to La Graciosa depart from the port of Órzola in the north of the island and arrive in Caleta de Sebo. Get more information about the La Graciosa ferry schedules and tickets here.

Where to Stay in La Graciosa

On La Graciosa, there are no hotels or big resorts, but you will find houses and apartments to rent. Most of them are located in Caleta de Sebo, while there are some holiday rentals in Pedro Barba as well. There is a campsite with facilities next to the beautiful El Salado beach. It is only a 10-minute walk from Caleta de Sebo to the campsite, where you can set up your tent free of charge. To stay there, you have to request a permit, as the whole island of La Graciosa is a protected area.

Best La Graciosa Beaches

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Playa Cocina

Playa Cocina is a 10-15 minute walk from Playa Francesa, a beautiful white beach and isolated to escape civilization. Located remotely in a small bay at the foot of the mountain yellow is a perfect beach for romance and sunsets. The beach offers stunning views and a quiet exclusive.

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Playa Francesa

Playa Francesa is another gem of tranquility and natural beauty. This quiet beach is a protected lagoon of dunes of white sand and clear turquoise blue sea, ideal for swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing and exploration.

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Pedro Barba

This beach is popular and travelers flock here for their summer beach vacation. If you wish to enjoy the beach in total peace, visit off-season and experience this gorgeous beach! The small cove is covered with sand and black volcanic rocks, and the area is great for hiking.

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Playa de Las Conchas

Playa de Las Conchas is the most beautiful beach of the island, also ranked in the top 10 best beaches in Europe. This magnificent beach impresses with its contrast of colors, more than half a kilometer of white sand, turquoise sea, the mountain as clear as the sun in the horizon, and the Vermilion Red Mountain in the background.

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Los Arcos

With Los Arcos, you will find a truly impressive scenic natural phenomenon. Los Arcos is made of natural basalt stone, several meters in height with the beautiful sea below. The formation of the archesis due to the strong waves.

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Playa Lambra

Playa Lambra is another beach often completely isolated, where one can enjoy nature at its most unspoiled state. Located in the north of the Graciosa offers a white sandy shore with black rocks in the coast and view toward the uninhabited island of Alegranza.cape of the island.

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Best La Graciosa Tours & Activities

Lanzarote: La Graciosa Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

Set sail for the idyllic island of La Graciosa on a half-day cruise from Lanzarote and soak up the scenery aboard a luxury catamaran. Explore the village of Caleta del Sebo, cruise along the island’s south coast, and tuck into a traditional Spanish paella lunch with sangria, then enjoy swimming, snorkeling, or kayaking at the French Beach. Book Your La Graciosa Island Cruise Here.

Graciosa Marine Reserve Catamaran Day Trip with Transfers

Travel from Lanzarote to the neighboring island of La Graciosa on this day trip by catamaran. You’ll have the chance to see the natural attractions of Parque Natural Archipiélago Chinijo and visit the village of Caleta del Sebo. Book Your Graciosa Marine Reserve Day Trip Here.

Catlanza Catamaran Sailing in Lanzarote

Experience relaxation and adventure during this catamaran tour from Puerto Calero for Papagayo beaches. While on board, sip drinks and soak up the sun, or help the crew sail. Once the boat has anchored in a bay, swim, snorkel. Choose between morning or afternoon departures, and family-friendly or adult-only sailings. Onboard lunch included. Book Your Catlanza Catamaran Sailing Here.

Lanzarote Introductory Scuba Diving Experience

The clear waters and undersea life off Lanzarote make it an ideal place to try scuba diving. This experience makes it easy to give the sport a go, and discover whether it’s for you without committing yourself to a longer course. After a briefing on scuba essentials and training in shallow waters, enjoy a dive off Playa Chica bay to experience its underwater world. A PADI instructor will accompany you throughout on this small-group experience. Book Your Lanzarote Introductory Scuba Diving Experience Here.

Timanfaya & Lanzarote Volcano Experience

Discover the volcanic landscapes of the Timanfaya National Park on this half-day excursion, which takes us through the southern part of Lanzarote. Visit the Timanfaya National Park, ride a camel (optional) and then two photographic stops: one at the Los Hervideros cliffs, and the other at the El Golfo volcano with its green lagoon. Finally, try the Malvasía wine in La Geria. Book Your Volcano Experience Here.

Best La Graciosa Restaurants

Girasol Casa Margucha $11 – 30

At the foot of the beach, you will encounter one of the most recognized restaurants in La Graciosa. Specializing in fresh fish, seafood, and rice dishes, it is the perfect place for a family meal while enjoying the views of El Risco. Try their rice dishes! Telephone: 34 610 76 82 21 Web: Girasol Casa Margucha

El Varadero $11 – 30

During your visit to the eighth island, you will not seize enjoying the gastronomy of this restaurant, which offers the best of the sea and Canarian cuisine. What luxury to eat a few meters from the beach while enjoying the magnificent climate, and there is nothing better to add than a grilled fish of the day. Telephone: 34 928 84 21 75

Enriqueta $11 – 30

Entering the town of Caleta de Sebo is Enriqueta, where you can taste local fish and seafood or typical Canarian recipes, such as “escaldón” (gofio puree). With an unbeatable atmosphere and a terrace on the sand, it is perfect for recharging your batteries. Telephone: 34 928 84 20 84 Web: Enriqueta

El Marinero $11 – 30

A few meters from the port, this restaurant offers the best homemade food made with local products. Rice, seafood, and fish are just one part of its varied menu. The “arroz caldoso” (rice stew) is excellent here. Telephone: 34 928 84 20 70

Restaurant El Veril $11 – 30

On their beach terrace you can enjoy the sea breeze while you taste the best native gastronomy. The ideal place to share moments with family and friends in their relaxation zone with armchairs on the sand. Don’t forget to finish your meal with a “barraquito” (sweet coffee drink)! Telephone: 34 622 05 12 67

10 Comments

  1. rufat

    I’ve been looking for a long time for place like La Graciosa Spain to visit. It’s really amazing and unforgettable. The most important thing here is that it’s affordable because some places are extremely expensive and you have to save money  for some time to be able to visit it. BTW, can you recommend some other places like this one so I can compare before making a decision. 

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    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Boy, there are so many destinations.  You could click on Spain in the search bar and see what other locations there you would like.  It would be hard to recommend without knowing specifically what you are looking for and in what price range.

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  2. LineCowley

    Finding an island that doesn’t have any asphalt road, seems to be an absolute wonder in this day and age of overdeveloped land. Combined with the fact that the only access to la Graciosa is by ferry from Lanzerote, makes the island even more secluded. 

    To be able to pitch your tent for free, you just need a permit, seems too good to be true for travellers on a very tight budget, that want to escape the crowds as well. La Graciosa sounds like a dream destination.

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    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      I know right, it’s perfect!  Can’t get better then camping right on the beach!

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  3. Hey

    A  wonderful island to the north of Lanzarote. The ferry crossing was pretty smooth considering where the sea moves in and out between the 2 islands. Islas Graciosa is a one of the best place i have visited, You can also camp on the beach and enjoy some the harmony of the place. You can go on your foot around the whole island very easily . it has a couple of bars and restruarant however I would suggest that if you plan to camp for a couple of days you should pack enough provisions. The views and photography change from minute to minute too.

    Thank you, your post reminded me of the time when i went there and i will recommend the people to visit the heaven on earth. 

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    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Great and it is a slice of heaven.  I love the Canary Islands.  What makes it easy for me, is that I have family there.  All the more reason to keep going back 🙂

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  4. GVporras

    Thank you for sharing this great destination for a great vacation. 
    My wife’s birthday is approaching very quickly and after I read your post about La Graciosa beach in Spain, this place will be a little great place for me to take her for vacation, since one of her dreams is to get to know Spain.

    All beaches Seems to be very pretty and not very expensive and I would love to take her to scuba diving at Playa Chica.

    This place is one of my top destination in Spain.

    Thank you for the info 

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    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Great, and I think your wife will be elated !  It is a wonderful destination, and scuba diving is an experience everyone should try.

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  5. Canty

    La Graciosa Spain looks to be a gorgeous destination location. I am amazed that their are no privately owned vehicles to trample all over those sandy streets. The Canary Islands has yet another beautiful gem that is hidden away from the troubles of modern day civilization. The beaches looked beautiful and pristine. A destination definitely to be placed on the Bucket List.

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    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Definitely a bucket list beach destination.  And you’ll find it to be tranquil and not full of visitors.  Can’t get more perfect then that!

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