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

Playa de Jandia, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain
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March, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great place for surfers and beautiful scenery, but very strong wind all the time and nearly no possibility to swim in the sea.

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arklow
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

For me Risco del Paso - the best beach in the area of Morro Jable. Amazing during the low tide, gorgeaus during the high tide.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

we pulled off the main road after spotting the azure sea and stunning beach. Great for water sports or just creating the best tan ever if that what floats your boat

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

A beach that goes on for about 27 klms, beautiful sand, hardly a shell or pebble in sight, and plenty of water sports on offer for participants, or like us just to watch and admire, whilst wishing we were 16 instead of 60!

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