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El Faro de Maspalomas

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Address: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Nice area

This is a very picturesque area, but the shops and restaurants are very expensive. There is a lovely beach to walk along leading to the sand dunes of Maspalomas.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Paul M
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have a weird obession with lighthouses and of all the ones I've seen this one is the most amazing! So beautiful and you feel am amazing energy from the area, sit down on the grass with a bottle of vino and sarnies and chill out. Or have some MUST TRY cocktails at the el faro restaurant under the lighthouse!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent lots of lovely days here. The Restaurant by the Light House (can not remember name) was Delicious. Everything we ordered was Tasty. The Man who greeted us Outside was Warm, Polite, and very knowledgeable on everything we asked Him regarding the surrounding Areas. Would Highly Recommend.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very picturesque area, but the shops and restaurants are very expensive. There is a lovely beach to walk along leading to the sand dunes of Maspalomas.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a brisk two hour walk from playa de ingles u arrive at the monument ..a feat of cracking engineering ..pity it isn't open to tourist as the view from the Top would be outstanding ..plenty to see and do around the area ...usual shops selling trinkets but also new designer outlets with overpriced items ..but all places have them... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can walk around the lighthouse area and get great photos of the lighhouse from different aspects.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Basically its a light house with a stack of expensive shops behind it. A superb sand sculpture was working in front of it. Well worth a look for the area around it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not so much of an attraction or landmark, it's just a lighthouse, but it is in a lovely area to watch the sunset, nice cafe adjacent, great shopping and loads of restaurants near by.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really nice area of maspalomas . You have the light house on the corner of the beach and then a long promenade of really nice restaurants and designer shops . The whole area is very well laid out and landscaped and has a nice feel about it. Safe and clean it's a great spot to watch the... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great place very busy with a lot going on enjoyed the street entertainers ,lots of shops but expensive like the restaurants on the front worth a visit

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Honestly, we walked by this thing to the beach a few times and didn't even consider this a landmark. It's alright I guess. A sand sculpture artist had their artwork right in front of this and that garnered more of my attention. I think this is just something you see on your way to the beach. Not a landmark destination.

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