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Playa de Maspalomas

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Best place in Gran Canaria

We've been to a few towns in Gran Canaria, and are so pleased that we have chosen this as our... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
SophieOB
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Oxford
via mobile
Must visit !

If you have holiday in GC, you must visit the dunes and playa of Maspalomas.Take a walk in the... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Gøsta G
,
Drobak, Norway
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“sand dunes”(381 reviews)
“great beach”(124 reviews)
“nudist area”(65 reviews)
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"sand dunes"
in 381 reviews
"great beach"
in 124 reviews
"nudist area"
in 65 reviews
"nudist beach"
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"clean beach"
in 48 reviews
"long beach"
in 33 reviews
"amazing sand"
in 23 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 49 reviews
"walk along the beach"
in 29 reviews
"sahara desert"
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"light house"
in 35 reviews
"beach front"
in 29 reviews
"nice walk"
in 32 reviews
"your feet"
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"shops and restaurants"
in 31 reviews
"sun loungers"
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We've been to a few towns in Gran Canaria, and are so pleased that we have chosen this as our base. It's very liberal here, with nudist sections of the beach by the dunes, and is a hub for the gay community, as well as...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you have holiday in GC, you must visit the dunes and playa of Maspalomas.Take a walk in the dunes, it's very spectacular.

1  Thank Gøsta G
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

It's as magical as any sci-fi landscape and well worth a visit. Enter the Dunes through the Rui hotel or at the Lighthouse end of the beach. The north end of the dunes is pretty grotty. Stay away from the bushes which are the home...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We had 5 days away and its was perfect weather we had a really brilliant time. Wouldn't go in summer imagine it's hot and busy. Plenty of restaurants and a great beach. We didn't do any trips due to our short stay but had a...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Lovely place, but be careful if going with children, There is a lot going on in the dunes that you may not want them to see.

1  Thank WalesManny
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

We were very impressed by this part of the resort. There is a long promenade which is busy with people going back and forth all day long. There is plenty to see as you walk along and there are nice bars and shops. Most of...More

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a very nice beach in the touristic part of the island of Gran Canaria. It is next to the sand dunes and it is nudist in some parts. We liked it although it was so windy that swimming was impossible, we only walked...More

1  Thank Nina K
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Title says it all! Plenty long beaches here....and dunes everywhere! can be bit of a trek to get to up and down steps too form main promenade areas buts well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Fantastic to be in the middle of all that sand and go together with so many different people along the beach. Also so nice to get exercise walking to one of the places if you want a sunbed to rest on. Nice to see people...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is lovely to walk the beach from maspalomas to playa de ingles I would not recommend children doing it as you pass the nudist beach

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LucyMcKenna
19 May 2018|
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Response from MalcH | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lucy. There at the moment. To give you an idea Beer around €3 a pint. Cocktails €5. Some places do specials and hotels a little more expensive. Food wise a little more expensive than we thought. Tuna baguette & salad €5... More
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caseydee-12
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Response from jen s | Reviewed this property |
It cost me 10 euros for parasol an 2 beds
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Response from Ivor S | Reviewed this property |
We were there in December and the top temperature over 10 days was 26 deg and the minimum during the day was 18 deg. I would say in February it would be slightly warmer.
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