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Reviewed 1 week ago

The remote beaches and headlands are pleasant, although the headlands are perennially windy. The water is wet, the sun is hot . . . . There are cafe's/restaurants on the headland: they are reasonable value. The only toilets are at the cafes. The car drive...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pittyvaich
Reviewed 1 week ago

The approach to the beach is by a beautiful walk up the hills and there are stunning views throughout the walk. The beach itself has crystal clear water and the seabed is sandy so it is the most relaxing. But as a warning, while my...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival on a lovely sandy beach, in 1404 Jean de Bethancourt landed here, there is across you can see from the beach. Do not be surprised to see naturists sunbathing or swimming. A gentle sloping beach with rocks at the far end where you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DavidBunyan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the short trip to the east of Playa Blanca. nice cafes on the cliff top too. Film location for 1 million years BC.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sandsh0912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited all of the beaches signposted as Playa de Papagayo during our week and they are all different and all beautiful. Access is down a 3km dirt track that is a little ‘rough’ in parts but absolutely passable. NB apparently some car hire companies...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IanDay3101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ensure you have insurance for your tyres and underbody before even contemplating going to the Payagayo beach. The road is every bit as bad as people say if you've hired a bog standard Hyundi i10. Whilst you do get a good view across to Fuerteventura...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ollerbarrow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach in Lanzerote, I want to recommend it for everyone! You must see this beautiful beach! Few days before I have tried and water - not so hot 🤦‍♂️🤣

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bilazz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to the beaches from the Sandos Hotel area. It’s rough going in places as your walking on loose stones. Pick your path as there are a number of different routes, some of which are quite steep. The walk is worth it as it’s...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NorthExplorers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, it's a trek to get to by foot or by car but worth it as it is unspoilt. There are no amenities or ice cream shops, etc. or shade so go prepared. Some of the beach is frequented by naturists so be warned if...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank James D
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Once you get there you won’t want to come away ABit of a trek but well worth it Make sure you take some water and provisions stnning views Enjoy

Date of experience: December 2018
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Helen U
January 25, 2019|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am concerned all Papagayo was always naturist friendly and should always remain so.
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Anna B
September 19, 2018|
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Response from 168TimH | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna B Walking is not an option, it is a tortuous car drive over dirt roads (toll to pay) from Playa Blanca ,we had an SUV and it was bad enough in that , saying that the road is passable in a car as long as you take it... More
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amyness101
June 26, 2018|
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Response from catsailor2014 | Reviewed this property |
no take your own. only sml cafe at top.
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