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El Faro de Maspalomas

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Maspalomas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

It's well situated between playa ingles and meloneras . Lots of restaurants , cafés , and shops around the area . Good place to spend the day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great shops and a wide range of restaurants to choose from. Nothing I did not like about this place.

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

What more can I say? It's a lighthouse. You can walk up to it and take pictures. The area is quite pleasant to walk round, with plenty of restaurant and bar areas, and expensive shops!

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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506 reviews 506 reviews
350 attraction reviews
277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Close to the beach is the shopping precinct. It's pretty lively and has no end of restaurants and bars from here to the beach. You can see the lighthouse from pretty much everywhere so it's a good point of reference. I was told it's one of the oldest in Europe - quite a few people walk over to take photos.... More

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Portugal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This Farol completes the scenery view from the walking boulevard. Be prepared to take some pictures!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Off the playa del Maspaolomas beach is a lovely shopping area with nice restaurants, designer shops, and pretty walkways with fountains and palm trees. A nice area to while away time and catch up on some duty free bargains for home

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

within walking distance of our hotel close to the beach with a decent selection of mid to up market shops. Some very good restaurants and bars - nice place for a stroll in the evening to get away from the hotel.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great to shoot sunset from the promenade around the lighthouse which is one of the oldest operating in Europe.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The food was absolutely gorgeous, especially the prawns, they come out sizzling and full of flavor. Would love to eat there again and the steak was beautifully cooked. Definitely recommend.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lovely area suitable for all ages with a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants! Most places were also reasonably priced!

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