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Nice beach with comfy paths to walk

Worth it for a walk, nearby you can clim a peak and see historical tombs. Very spectacular when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kamila R
Worth the Effort

Meeting people in Las Palmas was so easy. Within 2 days I had meet no less than 10 people, some of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Camino del Confital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth it for a walk, nearby you can clim a peak and see historical tombs. Very spectacular when there is high tide and huge waves - you can seat there hours long and enjoying beauty and power of the ocean. Definitely good place for a...More

Thank Kamila R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meeting people in Las Palmas was so easy. Within 2 days I had meet no less than 10 people, some of which referred me to other friends...which is how I came across El Confital. I bravely introduced myself to some people I never met before...More

Thank caron868
Reviewed 2 July 2018

it seems there is some terraforming work ongoing. Hopefully it is going to be turned into more beach fans friendly

Thank Damian S
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I was staying in an apartment right next to the paseo de las Canteras, but I'm not a big fan of crowded beaches and it was too cold for me to swim, so El Confital was an amazing discovery! Right around the corner (about 4km...More

1  Thank Caroline V
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The weather wasn't too warm, so chance of sunbathing, but what a lovely walk from Playa de las Cantaras. Very interesting and scenic. While we were there the Police turned up to shift a guy who had slept overnight in his car - along with...More

Thank Davancar
Reviewed 24 January 2018

You can see the whole of the bay from this point. Whales,dolphins, and turtles can be seen from this playa. It is also a nice walk from Las Canteras Playa.

1  Thank S8577TZstephenb
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We spent an incredible day here last Sunday. We were lucky to find a lovely little cove where we barbecued and swam all day. The sea was beautiful as was the scenery. Just amazing!

1  Thank Alit66
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

A beautiful spot that isn't difficult to reach, yet feels a lifetime away from the chaos of Las Palmas and Las Canteras beach. The walk through La Isleta to reach the beach is beautiful and an insight into real life here, and the hike up...More

Thank lagitanainglesa
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a lovely beach with great views all around. The sea can be a bit choppy so I would not recommend venturing into it unless you are a reasonable swimmer. Although popular, it is large enough to ensure that you will always find a...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a perfect walk from Las Canteras. The Playa del Confital is wilder, with less people. Here, the surfers come for a surf.

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