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El Faro de Maspalomas, Maspalomas

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web
On a visit to El Faro de Maspalomas, look out to the sea and imagine how this historic lighthouse would have safely guided ships from Africa and the Americas. Built in 1890, the 68-m (223-ft) tall structure is an icon of the Maspalomas area, and the perfect place to set off on a walk into the famous sand dunes. Afterwards, have a meal or a snack in one of the many nearby restaurants or cafes. A visit to El Faro de Maspalomas represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Maspalomas itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • I'm not sure that the Lighthouse is still used, however its symbol and its location make the monument to see during your visit. It adds a romantic touch to the landscape and fits perfectly with the Palm trees.
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  • A great place for shopping, drinks and food in some restaurants. There are some that's not so good. Go to Cafe del Cologne very tasty food. Great service, real drinks reasonable priced. Staff are so n...  read more »
  • A landmark of southern Gran Canaria Island that once helped a lot the navigation maritime zona atlantica.
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  • Very nice place. We walked along the sea, visited the Lighthouse and then continued to visit the dunes. Be careful when taking photos from the pier, the waves can be pretty strong sometimes and make you wet.
  • Full of tourists, but for a good reason. Love the views.
  • Had some strudel and cappuccino. Staff was very friendly. Prices are reasonable. All in all a wonderful evening with live music. 5 stars deserved!
  • You can see it from a far distance. No need to walk all the way for a close look... :)
  • Beautiful views,nice shops and very clean
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