El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, El Cotillo
(4.8/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange your visit to El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Cotillo using our El Cotillo itinerary maker.
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  • Wild and suitable for a relaxing day in the North of the island. I could give one point less for the total absence of bars or more for those who go to the beach, but it's part of his being. Try and try again ... go to the lighthouse for coffee!
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  • Tropical beach with beautiful water colors from back, suitable for children, calm but cold
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  • This is a charming village to visit. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. If you are a beach person this it the spot for you.