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Playa de Papagayo

Lanzarote, Spain
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Ranked #8 of 61 Attractions in Lanzarote
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Probably the best beach on the island, sheltered from the wind, not busy, nice cliff top walks and several other beaches to choose from. Once a tarmacked road is put in this place will get very busy

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Several beaches along this stretch and most are naturist beaches though wearing of clothes is not frowned upon, just remember that if you dont like seeing nude people, mainly men then don't go. The beaches are clean but I would advise you take refreshments as the climb to the top of the hill for a drink may kill you. Other... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Papagayo is the name given to the beaches between Puerto Blanca and Punta del Papagayo. As you turn off the main road towards papagayo you'll start to think that you've made a mistake and taken a wrong turn onto a WRC rally circuit. After a couple of miles you'll chance upon beautiful sandy beaches and azure, turquoise water all hidden... More 

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Manchester, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Perfect... It really was.we hired a car for the day and made sure we came here in the afternoon. ONLY 3 Euros for entry to all the beaches here and that really was a bargain. A bit tricky to get too so may not be ideal for families with young children or adults with mobility problems. Other than that, it... More 

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Halmstad, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I took a long walk one day in November to these shores, it was an enjoyable outdoor experience. There were almost no people at all in some of the lagoons, after coming out to the third lagoon, I saw that there was a small restaurant. Much needed if anyone needed a toilet, beaches seemed very nice but there are no... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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277 reviews 277 reviews
111 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Nice golden sand. Plenty of Sun loungers, for hire.Seems to get the best of the Sun. Swimming was an option even in December. Few bars and restaurants.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Cycled from Natura Palace, excellent snorkelling round the headland, found a cave with pure white sand, dived off the rocks, found a man in a van selling wine and then discovered a colony of geriatric nudists......On balance an excellent day.

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Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It's not very easy to get to this beach as there is a small trail down from the cliffs. Takes about 5 minutes to go down and it's steep and a bit slippery. Still, I climbed down and up with a toddler in my arms, so it could be harder. The beach itself is gorgeous with crystal clear waters and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Myself and my partner where staying in Costa Tegise 50mins North but took the recommendation from a friend to visit for the day, we where so glad we did! The views where to die for! Crystal clear water! Perfect to snorkel in! Getting there is abit tricky ( Off road drive or 20mins) so do make sure you have a... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The beaches at Papagayo are accessible by foot from the eastern end of Playa Blanca but a bit of a scramble at times over the rocky gravel surface - in fact my wife slipped and broke her wrist there earlier this year - so be warned! The alternative is to drive across the bumpy dirt road that leads to all... More 

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