El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, El Cotillo

(4.8/5 based on 1,600+ 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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  • Lakes Beach and shell are very quiet and snorkeling can be done. Transparent water. The cistern of the cave has surf and this is perfect for surfing. Access to all is very good. Thanks more local than foreigners in this area.
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  • We liked this beach, the children have really enjoyed fishing, has crystal clear waters. It is one of the beaches that we liked.
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  • If you have the chance, this is one if the most amazing areas in the north. The lagoons at high tide are like cristaline swimming pools and summer time finds them warm and a great option for kids!  more »