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El Faro de Maspalomas

Address: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 7 Attractions in Maspalomas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks

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Stockholm, Sweden
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

One of the est classic restaurants in Meloneras, with a good selection of wines. If your a bigger party and want a seat by the windows, you'd better make a reservation.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Faro lighthouse was spectacular. The promenade was very high class , really well maintained , with high class bars and restaurants and shops. It's very popular with street acts etc very pleasant !

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10 reviews 10 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Lovely place ,need lots of money but window shopping is fun. You don't have to be posh to sightsee...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

dont let that put you off , as its only my thoughts . its very nice but more suited to older people. who like to be on the posh side .

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Boulogne sur Mer, Nottingham
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Beach located to right kind and amount of shops, Nice seafront cafés (Maximillian and Colon). Nice promenade.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

When we came here before it was very busy with shops and restaurants but it is now run down with only a few business open, but the few restaurants and bars are quite good so if you are close by worth giving them your custom.

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Malmo, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The area around El Faro/Lighthouse is very nice. The sand is lovely and the beach is very wide, nice surroundings and the dunes are close by. Also theres some nice restaurants and bars around here.

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Askim Municipality, Norway
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This place was like a breath of fresh wind. Gone were the tourist traps with bad food and the quality suddenly upped itself on a general scale. So if you are tired of all the "Genuine" food with waiters that drag you to your seats, visit here. The stores here can also proud themself of actually having genuine products -... More 

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Oland, Sweden
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It felt a little abandoned with a lot of empty shops, but there is great restaurant and a good supermarket, plus some other shops.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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217 reviews 217 reviews
57 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I'm not sure what I expected. The overall place is vibrant and friendly but I think if I had my time again I would not bother with this on a sight-seeing list. Watty

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