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Playa de Sotavento

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Address: Playa de Jandia, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain

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a dream beach with Crystal clear waters

Fabulous long beach with clear warmers for swimming and snorkeling. Some good waves for body boarding too. Have showers as you come off the beach .

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynn F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous long beach with clear warmers for swimming and snorkeling. Some good waves for body boarding too. Have showers as you come off the beach .

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Thank Lynn F
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited el salmo and risco de paso and walked up to the sotavento lagoon. Exciting wind surfing and kite surfing at northern end isolated and naturist at southern end. At low tide you can walk south to mal nombre. Fantastic sea and good swimming. Lots of shelter even when windy. Mainly nudists to south but textiles not out of... More 

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Thank Tim W
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is one of the cleanest beaches I have seen and I don't think I ever saw the usual resort staff polishing it up. There are several areas where you can rent and chaise and an umbrella as well as small sailboats, surfboards, and other sea and surf related equipment. There is a lighthouse down on one end which makes... More 

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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It's fairly bog standard food. The cafe/bar has the monopoly. That said, the beer is good and if you want a tasty snack and lovely sea view then it's the place to go. Value for money? Yes, but only on crusty rolls and light bites.

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Thank Qualitycook
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Scared to find lots of blue jelly fish.very windy. Sure would be idyllic in summer. Great for walking and jogging.surfers paradise.

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Thank bontu29
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Clean, beautiful. What more do you want!! Heaven with sand. We just sat and watched the world go by. Excellent

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

lifeguard on duty, low tide pools for children, clean and not too cold water, on high tide beach becomes a bit small

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Thank Vittorio S
Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

This beach is just fantastic. Miles n miles of golden sand and a lighthouse to boot. Be aware though that there are naturalists on the beach in case you are easily offended.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

A very nice place!! When visiting Fuerteventura you need to go there. The beach is very long and nice!

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Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Ideal for windsurfing, kating, boarding. You can rent catamaran. sup, surf etc... Great for walking, sun bathing

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