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“Amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is a beautiful unspoilt beach. The lagoons are perfect for little ones but watch out as there are nudists at the far end. The sea is brilliant for adults and the sand is great for sunbathing. There are rock shelters if its windy but watch out at high tide the sea goes right into them. We saw quite a few making hasty retreats.

Visited February 2014
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“Nice lagoons but be careful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The lagoons north of El Cotillo are in a beautiful setting. You can look out at the Atlantic Ocean swell and north to the lighthouse or look inland at the unspoilt volcanic desert landscape. The setting is quite unique.

The lagoons themselves look very inviting and calm as they seem protected from the swell by the rocks that enclose them. However be very careful if snorkeling or swimming as the currents can be deceptive and very strong. There can be a strong draw out into the ocean. The snorkeling is just as good in the very shallow waters close to the beach and my best advice is not to head too far from there.

Visited February 2014
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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“Delightful place to chill for naturists and naturist friendly people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

There is nothing to dislike there as the place is quiet and delightful and it does not attract loud or pushy people. Textile minded people should keep away.

Visited February 2014
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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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“Windswept”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is not for you if you want shops, cafés etc. There is a small cafe on the beach for coffees and lunches.
The lagoon is a good place to swim as it has a reef protecting it, good for children too. The water was a little chilly but this is February!!
Be aware there is a lot of naturism on this beach but those who do and those who don't co-exist very well.
It was extremely windy this month and many of the stone circles had been broken up with the winter storm, either take a windbreak or shelter to avoid sand blasting!!!
A great place to relax.

Visited February 2014
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“Amazing colours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

One of the nicest spot of the island with its cliffs, sandy beaches and lagoons that create an unforgettable picture of natural beauty.

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