El Faro de Maspalomas, Maspalomas

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. Put El Faro de Maspalomas and other Maspalomas attractions into our Maspalomas trip maker website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The lighthouse was high and great, but that was it:-) Definitely a landmark as thrones on the long distance. But very nice promenade along the Lake towards the Meloneras.
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  • The lighthouse is currently under renovation so you cannot enter. Lovely area for tourists to watch the surfers and stroll along the promenade where you can see the sand sculptures and lizards basking...  more »
  • The Lighthouse is located on a promontory of easy walking and continues on a wonderful promenade on wooden platform kept, for those who want to just distanet a mall with luxury boutiques and clothing both exercises that precious.
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  • Awesome place for a walk. I really really liked it here. Nice restaurants, marketplace and beach. Great view above the atlantic ocean and the dunes of Maspalomas.
  • The surroundings of the lighthouse is full of hotels and restaurants, i know the place since 30+ years and it was always like this. A nice spot and some average foods in the restaurants.
  • Beautiful area but beware of the scam guys handing out free lottery tickets. It's a laugh to see how almost everyone is winning a top prize... and the arguments when try to persuade you to take a taxi to their "HQ" is hilarious. Stunning how every scam artist has a relative close to where you live 😂
  • Nice promenaje allong ocean coast. Lots of restourants and shops
  • Excellent location, well worth a visit. There's a vast selection of shops selling everything from designer clothes to memorabilia. A good amount of restaurants and bars, some over looking the beach. Prices very from bar to bar depending on location. Plenty of public transport to get you there for just a few euros.
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