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

Playa de Jandia, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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llausanne switzerland
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20 reviews 20 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 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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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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Halesowen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a magnificent stretch of sandy beach which can be a bit windy but just walking along the edge of the sea is worth every minute.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

absolutely beatiful and full natural wonder. GREAT, GREAT, GREAT!!!! Nothing else can be said and I hope I can return there soon. The play of high tide / low tide is great and full of fun. To enjoy this was one big joy. Never will forget this beauty of nature.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Just hire a car and go here esp when the tide is out and the lagoon fills. It's so so beautiful. You can watch the kitesurfing and windsurfing dudes. There's a few beach bars. It's heaven. Trust me. Can be a bit windy though. Be warned.

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