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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  • Breathtaking dunes...can feel like in the middle of the Sahara desert.Best to have a stroll there is early morning...sand is not so hot and you can walk barefoot.I would recommend to continue a walk a...  more »
  • It's magical around this area. Beautiful sand. Nice restaurants. Various prices. Great holiday atmosphere.  more »
  • Dunes are nice to look at - but stay away from the two beaches connected by the Dunes - particularly when it is windy. It was like a sand storm and you get sand blasted - seriously.  more »
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  • Nice, clean & very long beach backed by sand dunes. Lots of sun beds in different groupings, each with a refreshments kiosk. It can get quite windy at times.
  • Don't be lazy and walk away to the left side, there's plenty of room and you will have the beach only for you (almost) You can enjoy the beach topless and "down-less" too.
  • Nice beach, but very dark sand. And a lot of waves.
  • One of the most beatiful beaches. walk through the dunes to Playa del Ingles
  • Nice beach. Nice for young kids

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Where to stay in Maspalomas

As a well-known tourist vacation spot, most visitors take advantage of the numerous all-inclusive resorts and hotels that dot the coastline, ranging in price and quality. Choosing a hotel with close proximity to the Maspalomas dunes means on-foot access to the large oceanfront nature reserve perfect for afternoon hikes. Alternatively, staying closer to the famous Playa de Ingles allows visitors to enjoy the lively beach during the day and vibrant nightlife in the evening.
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