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Address: Avda de los Lagos, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
Phone Number: +34 639 43 83 19

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Beautiful location at the coast and amongst the sand dunes

This is a beautiful spot amongst the sand dunes, with views of Lanzarote and the beach coves with their stunning liquid blue and white surf. It's well worth a trip out from El... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 25, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk, drive or pedal but if in El Cotillo I suggest this should be on your list to visit. The museum was closed on the day we visited but we had a walk admiring the views and listening to the waves crashing on the rocks. We added to the many piles of rocks people had built between the lighthouse and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot amongst the sand dunes, with views of Lanzarote and the beach coves with their stunning liquid blue and white surf. It's well worth a trip out from El Costillo to sit and take in the atmosphere or even create your own message in the stones in the shore line as so many have done.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Rather disappointing. In the museum we have received book with all info. No one was there apart of us. We went upstairs and return in 3 minutes. Took a walk through the museum - another 5 minutes, unless you want to read 3 pages of booklet in front of every picture. We did appreciate the story of this place and... More 

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Bracknell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

As we were out this way we decided to come up and see this area but we were a little late as it was closed at 2pm. Still lots to see and do lovely walk you can do to see some fossils. It's really a lovely place.

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Bromsgrove, Worcesterhire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Really stunning location - great walking around and reading the history boards. Watching the kite surfers against such a breathtaking backdrop was lovely. Great walking - park away from the lighthouse and walk up.

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St. Clement, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

In the footing of the lighthouse you will find a small but interesting museum outlining the traditional way of life and some of their tools. As I am interested in other cultures I take time to visit as many of these local museums as possible to make up a picture of what life must have been like in the past.I... More 

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Holbeach, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

We hired bikes in El Cotillo and headed off to see this lighthouse and museum. It was about a forty minute hilly cycle ride away from our hotel but worth seeing. After a browse in the museum which is actually quite small, we did some of the signed walk, then walked out over the rocks and spent time looking at... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice walk along past the lagoons takes you to the lighthouse. Great views from the top and the museum is interesting. The day we visited there had been a power cut so cafe not available. Definitely worth a visit if you get bored sunbathing!

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Chipping Sodbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

Cheap place to visit. Good views over the rocks and the sea. Very windy. Cafe serving drinks and snacks OK.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

This light house is at the very end of the island, we cycled and pleased to find a shop and café and you can also pay to go around the museum. You can sit outside with a lovely drink and amazing views of the sea and waves crashing on the rocks

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