El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, El Cotillo

4.8
#1 of 79 in Outdoors in La Oliva
The calm pools at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons make for great swimming or snorkeling, but be cautious as unexpected currents are common. Looking out across the water, you’ll see a lighthouse and, looking inland, a volcanic desert. This unique setting served as a movie set for a major production, “Exodus” by Ridley Scott. Although you’ll find one cafe, consider bringing a picnic or barbecue supplies. Its not uncommon to see clothing optional swimmers and sunbathers at this beach. Discover how to plan a El Cotillo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • Good parking facilities.Beach is spotless. Beautiful clear water. Thoroughly enjoyable. Not too many people.  more »
  • 1 Star staff unfriendly basic food and repetitive if you take half board all mm water drinks are paid no fridge in the rooms... not washed blankets that smell bad. Low quality bedding.
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  • The nicest beach we cam across in terms of being user friendly. A nice bar, not that that is essential but if you are there for the day, it gives you a chance to get a cool drink and go to the loo. Th...  more »
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