El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, El Cotillo

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#1 of 104 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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  • We took the n#8 bus from Corralejo for €6 each...bargain as we got to see some of the countryside aswell as reaching our destination cheaply and simply. The sea is turquoise here....a real holiday mus...  more »
  • Beautiful beach and lagoons. White sand and blue waters. No rubbish on the beaches very clean and not touristy. Perfect. Mind you do see the odd nudist.  more »
  • Beautiful beaches and lagoons, very much family friendly feel. Lovely as you can swim with the fish, recommend bringing goggles when the water is shallow!  more »
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