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beautiful beach

lovely sandy walk beautiful clear water bars and toilets available, great for adults and children... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Trevor S
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach but avoid the mud

A lovely long beach with a couple of very muddy sections. It hosts a large number and range of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Risco del Passo, Costa Calma, Pajara, Fuerteventura, Spain
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All reviews kite surfers water sports white sand clean water plenty of space be aware crystal clear water can walk for miles a bit windy melia hotel tide lagoon beach costa sunbathing fuerteventura dunes
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Reviewed 5 days ago

lovely sandy walk beautiful clear water bars and toilets available, great for adults and children alike available

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely long beach with a couple of very muddy sections. It hosts a large number and range of gulls and waders for anyone interested in such things (I am). It also hosts a large number of exhibitionists, or naturists as they like to call...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very different beach from what I now . The compilation ocean and lagoon makes the place so unique and so special for water sports .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TamTambeach
Reviewed 8 December 2018

A must visit. Never ending beach. Clean crystal clear water, with beautiful sands. If you getting your timings right with the tide, you can walk for miles If not there is a path that goes over all the headlands. My fav beach in the world

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gromit25
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This is a fantastic, long, open, unspoiled beach and you can walk for miles and miles and enjoy the panoramas on the way. You can gaze at the beautiful mountains in the distance, swim in the clean, cool, calm water or at times venture into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank annemariem794
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Walking an exceptional beach like Sotavento is a very memorable experience. The beach, sea and hinterland are as they were at the dawn of time. It's also entirely fitting that you can walk the whole length naked (once passed the Melia Hotel). Quite an experience,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Lordprotector
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Long stretch of beach from Costa Calma heading south. Popular with older European (German, Uk, Scandinavian) couples. Beautiful stretch of beach punctuated with outcrops of volcanic stone. Water is usually around 20 degrees C, which is very refreshing. Many nude sunbathers, so the prudish should...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank nizz0k
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This is our second holiday to Fuertventura and one big attraction to us is Sota beach. Although a storm had altered the sand and had left some unwanted debris the beach was still great. What we like is the quiet laid back atmosphere and being...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 756andrewt
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent white sandy beach with a bar, parasols and sunbeds (chargeable). Sea is warm, clear and safe for swimming or paddling with little ones.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jowilcock
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Beautiful beach ,lots of space for everyone,toilets available and a few shops further back ,good bus link to Costa Calma

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Maya M
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16 January 2019|
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Response from 756andrewt | Reviewed this property |
In answer to your question regarding being nude on the beach. We found going nude is not far but on the main town beach itself at Costa Calma especially towards the south end. The beach is mainly clothed and busy but for... More
6 January 2018|
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Response from 756andrewt | Reviewed this property |
We saw many couples who were enjoying the freedom of being nude walking up and down the beach.
16 November 2017|
Response from 756andrewt | 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.