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El Faro de Maspalomas

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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El Faro light house

The El Faro light house marks the beging of the beach which is approx 5 kilometers long ,during the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Greater London, United Kingdom
Awesome structure

Obvious reason for were it is positioned,but seems surreal with the dunes in the background, a must... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“sea front” (53 reviews)
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The El Faro light house marks the beging of the beach which is approx 5 kilometers long ,during the 2nd~3rd week of September there is the iron~swim from further up the coast, there is a walking start from El Faro which includes a road train...More

2  Thank beefy6
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Obvious reason for were it is positioned,but seems surreal with the dunes in the background, a must see .

2  Thank Vin1957
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Really great area. Loads of super restaurants and shops! And the bonus is to watch the surfers trying to manage the tube!

2  Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Before the Boulevard was built at Meloneras, the lighthouse "El Faro" marked the end of Maspalomas. Now it is the start of the wonderful boulevard at Meloneras. The lighthouse is operational. There is a bar/restaurant at the bottom of it, although we didn't visit it....More

4  Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Spectacular lighthouse on the promenade at Faro. Pity that you can't access the site and climb the tower.

2  Thank Marvinandroid
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I wanted to go up the lighthouse but it's active so not open to the public. This was an easy trip by bus from where we stayed. There was a craft market on that day and shopping. Worth a visit

2  Thank Tussox
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely beach. Very difficult for swimmer because of stony waterfront. Clean and room for everybody. Walking in the path is also a good choises to spend a day.

2  Thank Pertsa S
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Overall: 4 Comments: at the southern tip of gran canary, easy to find and walk on. Small beach shops and cafes, and sand as far as you can see. It's surprisingly clean considering the vast number of people visiting. When sunny, great. When windy, close...More

3  Thank Haarud
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This area has some nice restaurants and shops. The nearby hotels are up market and this is reflected in the quality of the local food and retail establishments. The promenade is ideal for a stroll at any time of day -.but especially when the sun...More

3  Thank Julie N
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Beautiful area to visit with a lovely promenade that goes to Melonares and is full of fantastic restaurants and shops along the sea wall ...well worth a visit

2  Thank Marion P
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