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Address: Avda de los Lagos, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
Phone Number: 639 438 319
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Rest point for any cycle ride

With decent roads to / from the lighthouse, an excellent point to stop when you've been on the road cycling. Based in Lajares, we often found ourselves at the lighthouse after a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent venue, very interesting museum and adequate refreshment area. Staff extremely helpful and polite. Well worth the effort to visit this interesting site.

Thank Richard S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

With decent roads to / from the lighthouse, an excellent point to stop when you've been on the road cycling. Based in Lajares, we often found ourselves at the lighthouse after a quick trip down the road. With a slight climb back up the road, tests the legs / heart every time.

Thank TheMemorialGround
Holbaek, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I went with friends on a windy day in January. The museum was closed so we went for a walk at the beach. Beautiful nature and many kite surfers in the area.

Thank MetteD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

They've done quite a bit of work on this attraction including a nice walk with information boards. Probably the best part of a mile if you follow the full route. Didn't visit the museum as it was a bit expensive. The lighthouse was having work done on it so scaffolding etc was up and sheets covering it.

Thank Jack B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If its open worth the visit, but recently problems with electrics and been closed along with the Faro and cafe for a while so be warned

Thank phinaeus
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Quite a nice surprise to find that the entry price of 3 euros also included access to the old lighthouse tower - panoramic views from here were fantastic. The museum itself was very interesting too, telling the story of fishing in Fuerteventura, with the help of English translated guide book. A wonderful location on the lagoons.

Thank Elizabeth G
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Just amazing area, a must see. Clean litter free beaches a delight. Little path disabled friendly area with seats so you can enjoy the wildness and unspoilt area. The rocks are a wonderful area of small plants and pools of drying salt, take a jar and spoon and collect the salt, it is the best ever when dried for cooking.... More 

Thank alisonmaynard
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Super little museum in lovely, dramatic setting. Staff were friendly and helpful. Also worth taking the self guided nature walk from the lighthouse - a very pleasant 30 minute stroll. Note the museum is closed Sundays and Mondays, it costs €3 to get in. Worthwhile.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Visited the lighthouse today. It was a windy day with extraordinary big waves flushing in against the lighthouse. Just fantastic. Worth a visit.

Thank Einste1n
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Went to El Cotillo three times but only saw the lighthouse on the second occasion. Amazing. Very dramatic with waves crashing in. We never went into the museum but had drinks and chocolate served in a small cafe. The views are stunning and there's an area where people make little towers from the rocks. Couldn't resist. Third time we went... More 

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