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“strike a light!”

El Faro de Maspalomas
Ranked #6 of 73 things to do in Maspalomas
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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“strike a light!”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

We both love the sea and all things associated with it. The lighthouse is pretty impressive and we took a photo of it with the sun behind it. Looked like it was working!

Visited September 2013
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Now upmarket”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

This area has really improved over the years. Smart, good transport links, shops, facilities. The promenade has extended and a lovely walk now. Worth the visit. A hot sunny part of the island

Visited September 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Shooping Centre”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

A lot is made of this being up market, I am sorry it has changed vastly, Grossly over priced and most of the shops are now a bit trashy such a shame

Visited September 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

Lovely scenery beautiful beech and the Dunes are amazing!

Wide selection of restaurants and shops.

Avoid the sells people trying to sell what is a type of time share. They say it's not but it can't be anything else! We were taken by taxi to a very ordinary hotel the other side of the island and were there for two hours! We only went because my 17 year old Daughter drew a ticket telling her she had won a digital camera!

We asked for a return taxi and the camera which we did get. Nice enough people but a waste of time. Spoke to another English couple at our hotel they were there for 4 hours just to get theme park tickets!

Visited August 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Fantastic beach”
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Spent most of our holiday at Faro de Maspalomas beach, lovely area, loads of resturants, cafes beside this for lunch etc. Lovely clean beach,
Sunbeds and umbrella's can be hired if required

Visited September 2013
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