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El Faro de Maspalomas

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Address: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain

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by day and night good for walks ,good restaurants, the shopping centre is for all a bargain hunt, most of the coffee houses have a nice few towards the seaside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

by day and night good for walks ,good restaurants, the shopping centre is for all a bargain hunt, most of the coffee houses have a nice few towards the seaside.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

There is a lovely promenade to walk or ride a bike alpng and some nice restaurant for a drink or. ,meal

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BULGARIA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Beautiful green places. Nice ocean vie and beach. There are a lot of shops and restaurants. Ne to visit and spend a day.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

lovely pedestrian only walk along sea front. All restaurants are busy lunch and dinner. Nice shops. Nice cafes

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Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A landmark ,no swimming beach here but just sit on the beach wall watch the worlds pass by lots of coffee bars and restaurants, usual tourist shops,well maintained area

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Looking at the pictures of the past you nearly can´t believe the changes this countryside underwent . this lighthouse was the sole building for many miles and now it is in the middle of a throbbing tourism's area

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wigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This simply is not an "attraction". No decent beach for swimming, overpriced tourist shops, and no entertainment venues.

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Jarvenpaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Impressive light house marking the start of the dunes of Maspalomas. Pretty and well maintained area with good shopping and restaurants. Just beware of the gentlemen selling handbags, belts and sunglasses!

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

large lighthouse looming over one end of Maspalomas beach. The restaurants around this end of the beach are classy but pricey. Sea not good for swimming

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We found the bars more expensive than other resorts and also the restaurants. Gets very busy and there is the usual people trying to get you to eat in their restaurants plus our coloured brothers trying to sell sunglasses, watches etc. A bit over powering sometimes. The beach is down here and lots of sunbeds and a nudist beach well... More 

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