Sotavento Beach, Costa Calma

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Steady winds attract kite surfers and windsurfers to the wide stretch of golden sand at Sotavento Beach. The winds blow strongly enough to deter many beachgoers looking for a relaxing afternoon though small dunes covered in vegetation do provide shelter. The 5-km (3.1-mi) beach has two sections, Playa Risco del Paso and Playa Barca, though there is no major difference between them. Nudists do frequent these beaches, mostly to the far ends of the sand. Work out when and for how long to visit Sotavento Beach and other Costa Calma attractions using our handy Costa Calma road trip planning site .
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  • Very nice. Clear water. Pleasant temperature. Many sandy beaches on the island with beautiful bays
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  • Beautiful white sand beach. It is very long and wide so it fits comfortably, even if there are many people. There are no bars; only hotel on the back that have direct access to the beach. It is near the parking lot and you can either hike to see it in its entirety. The bottoms are low but the wind is still very strong so it's a little inconvenient. Deserves to be seen if you make holidays in Fuerteventura! Ah lends itself to nudity.
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  • A beautiful long sandy beach - whether to the surf, to the swim or for long walks. With much wind, it is somewhat difficult longer lie down, because there is little wind protection.
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