El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, El Cotillo

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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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  • The beaches at El Cotillo and lagoons are lovely. Soft golden sand and clear water for swimming in the lagoons. It can get windy on the beaches and if you are early enough you can take advantage of th...  more »
  • Great place in the North of the island, with its authentic fishing port, its beautiful beaches and great restaurants.
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  • Postcard setting, beautiful scenery, great restaurant, holiday mood, short but happiness. Detour vital.
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