Playa de Maspalomas, Maspalomas

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A popular site for sunbathing and water sports, the 7 km (4.5 mi) Playa de Maspalomas borders the impressive Maspalomas sand dunes and stretches to the Playa de Inglés. With its sandy white shores, the beach is also a well-known nudist destination. Take a walk along the dunes and appreciate views of the island coastline or stop for a coffee at one of the many beachfront cafes. For a small fee, you can take a camel ride on the dunes. Use our Maspalomas trip maker to arrange your visit to Playa de Maspalomas and other attractions in Maspalomas.
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  • Do not fail to visit the dunes. Best thing is to make it to the atardeceder, the views are beautiful, it's worth a lot.
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  • The ideal climate every day with the best beaches. A pleasure tour Maspalomas. An ideal place to visit family.
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  • Very dirty Beach, trash everywhere, wires to pets. Now I've seen the whole island, sand dunes are impressive but when it comes to the same beach is broad but terribly dirty
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  • Definitely go here if you're in Gran Canaria and staying near the area. It's a lovely beach surrounded by the most spectacular dunes. There are plenty of places to get something to eat or drink, and sunbeds to rent if you want them. If not, you can just sit on the sand or on a towel - that's what we did. We liked how the beaches in Gran Canaria have rinsing stations at the edge so that you can get rid of all the sand between your toes! When we were there, there was a sand artist making a giant sculpture with lots of animals. There's also a lovely little lake just a few hundred yards from the beach which is home to a variety of wildlife. We really enjoyed Maspalomas - you could spend an entire day here, or just a few hours. It's got something for everyone - you can take a long walk along the beach, or stay put with the kids. You can watch the birds, or watch the local sand artists creating designs. You can bring a lunch or sit in one of the cafes and have some food and a drink. You can hike the dunes, or paddle in the sea. Or you can do all of the above. Recommended.
  • Nice long clean beach with kiosks dotted along the way incase you fancy a drink or two while walking along and there's also plenty sunbeds to choose from if you fancy sunbathing and of course you've got the sea if you fancy a swim or just a dip to cool yourself down, highly recommended.
  • Great beach, a lot of place, clear water, you can enjoy the sun, great place for walk.
  • Very relaxing to lie on the sand here, take trainers or sturdy flip flops though especially if you go through the dunes
  • Went here for mcdonalds :) not really much to see or do. quite a few annoying salesmen selling counterfeit watches, sunglasses and bags.
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