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Playa de Sotavento (Playa Risco del Paso and Playa Barca)

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Address: Playa de Jandia, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain

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Even if you are not staying in the surrounding area if you have transport both Risco del Paso and Playa Barca are worth visiting....We always try and go when the tide is turning... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

big beach with water sport facilities (+) no toilet (-) you can walk on the beach for hours as the hotel Melia Gorriones is between two resorts

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Even if you are not staying in the surrounding area if you have transport both Risco del Paso and Playa Barca are worth visiting....We always try and go when the tide is turning as the sight of the sandbars is just wonderful to see and it is lovely to walk through the water knee deep to get to the next... More 

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Arad, Romania
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

It is a wide, immence beach with great sand! It was very windy unfortunately . There are no beach services on playa risco delbpado not even a toilet. On playa de la barca there is a nice bar inside the place for renting kitesurfing equipment with free internet. The beaches are suitable for kitesurfing and windsurfing, begginers mostly.

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llausanne switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Strong winds but it's ok if you go in the dunes. Nice place to walk. Nice place to go swimming naked if you like. Nice spot for photos

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paradis
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Just Fantastic long white sandy beach . Look out for all the nudies, but that is quite a commoms site now. Perfect for walks, jogging and sunbathing.

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Copan, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Nothing more to say just wonderful beach I get to watch kite surf world champ awesome !! Will be back again

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Klaukkala
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The beach is great. Especially the southern end (Risco del Paso). Lagoon is amazing - warm water, plenty of fish and space.

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March, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Always looked enviously at the beach in this remote area. Didn't realise the wide beach flooded to knee depth so quickly.. However when it did the kite surfers descended and that was quite a spectacle. When tide out (most of the time you can walk for miles along a sandy beach which was clothing optional.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I loved this beach so much. Could even pass as one of my best ones. Well worth a view to see the lagoon which is every other week.

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Cardiff, Wales UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you visit Jandia I would totally recommend that you go to the beautiful beaches of Playa de la Barca and Risco El Paso. To be honest they are basically one beach but given the distances involved you can be forgiven for thinking of them as two. Playa Barca is the beach where the Melia Gorriones is situated and is... More 

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