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Sotavento Beach

Risco del Passo, Costa Calma, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Not suitable for people who want to lie on a beach

This beach can be beautiful, but only if you are interested in any of the many watersports that you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tonysalerno91
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Salerno, Italy
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Kiting

Great lagoon, offshore wind. Faboulos for kiters to progress and improve. Low water, separated by a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
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“kite surfers” (29 reviews)
“water sports” (14 reviews)
“white sand” (13 reviews)
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Risco del Passo, Costa Calma, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain
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"kite surfers"
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"water sports"
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"white sand"
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"low tide"
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"melia hotel"
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"lagoon"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beach can be beautiful, but only if you are interested in any of the many watersports that you can find in Fuerteventura. Is super windy and the beach is very wide so there's no coverage from wind at all. Best going nearby to Costa...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lagoon, offshore wind. Faboulos for kiters to progress and improve. Low water, separated by a sand brigde from the ocean, spacious enough to handle those breaking the rules - as many are.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge beach which has almost no end. Perfect for people who look for sunbathing on the white sand and swimming in the sky blue water. The place is usually windy so the sunbathing is more pleasant. The location is the only disadvantage, but still worth...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

15 minutes walk from Plays Esmeralda but we'll worth it. Huge beach that goes on for miles! Surfers and kites paradise as very windy. Sand blasted in the wind but amazing view!

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Often you can find sheltered areas if you are early otherwise bring or GOOD windbreaks and sun shades.

Thank Jan-Kev-2017-18
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful golden long stretch of beach with sun beds for hire and toilet facilities. Very popular beach and breathtakingly beautiful

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Most magical place on the island, must see. Spanish Hawaii for sure. Might seem windier and colder then expected, but don’t let it discourage you. Long walk and watching all the amazing wind surfers and kite borders will leave you full of positive energy. I...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Big beach. Tidal,, though you can walk out, a way, to get to the water. Jet skis, water boarding and kites, available. Plus instruction etc. It's large, but not touristy, at all. Tuck yourself beside a dune, to avoid the wind, if you just want...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

If you get the chance to visit sotavento beach you will not be disappointed..that's all I have to say... Beautiful!!!!

Thank Ben 1
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

its a stuuning beach with great veiws and you can walk it for miles but can be a bit windy some times so best to go on a sunny day

Thank Billy R
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robclewes54
6 January 2018|
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Response from Andrew T | Reviewed this property |
We saw many couples who were enjoying the freedom of being nude walking up and down the beach.
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Louise W
16 November 2017|
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Response from Andrew T | Reviewed this property |
There are toilets at the wind surfing centres. I have never used them but I am sure no one will stop you using them.
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TARPDR
12 November 2017|
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Response from scazyp | Reviewed this property |
If my memory is good I think they are €13;50 a day for two sunbeds and an umbrella..
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