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Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This area is lovely especially for families as there are lagoons that are only knee deep at, and around low tide. There are rocky areas with small rockpools and wonderfull sandy beaches BUT BE WARNED nudism is allowed here so choose where your spot cafefully...More

Thank SalopianStar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We never get tired of visiting the lagoons. Beautiful scenery, picture postcard views. Clean and tranquil.Off road parking.Take every thing you need with you as nearest facility is at the lighthouse./ Cafe and restrooms.Great sunbathing spot especially if you can bag a stone "nest". If...More

1  Thank Clampets S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The town was littered with dog poos, never seen fouling to that extent before - hazardous to walk around with young kids. Not much to do in town with kids, few shops and some cafes/bars. Quite a cool hippy/surfer vibe to the place - so...More

2  Thank FarAway767112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each small beach lagoon offers different depths of water and so you can choose deeper for adults, and properly shallow for younger children. Plenty of room on the beaches, take a windbreak if you have kids, as the wind never stops on this island, but...More

1  Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 11 year old daughter and I hired a car and spent a week travelling around the island. This was our favourite spot. Hours spent swimming with all the fish.. and next time we come we will be staying at this end and trying surfing...More

1  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently visited with my family of three teenagers. This is a lovely small beach with minimal rocks and great waves to enjoy. not crowded at all. When you see a lot of kite surfing and surf schools you get the idea of decent waves. Beach...More

Thank seco2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach. Nice restaurants. Many fishes and other animals in the rocks. Crabs, fishes. A little greener than Corralejo

Thank Pierre M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good beach with lovely chiringuito's. Just such a long walk from the actual town. Various activities available.

Thank jewelju
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here today for a few hours and wow did not disappoint was a lovely piece of Heaven. Coves are great for all ages and nice to swim sun bathe or relax. It’s very open though so take lots of sun cream and maybe...More

1  Thank EmsPeppie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Cotillo is a paradise for self contained people who prefer the beautiful lagoons or the wild, open beach to the flashing lights, crowds and bustle of Correlejo. Swim surrounded by multi coloured fish and not a McDonalds or Subway in sight. We didn't want...More

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HighBraythorne
5 March 2018|
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Response from Dr Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has changed even in the past five years. At the moment there are between 35 and 40 hire cars parked each day and the nicest lagoon is more like Clacton than Cotillo. Sadly most of the babble comes from British... More
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AlmondCroissant
12 January 2018|
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Response from lionmike | Reviewed this property |
The car park at the back of the beach is hard (although with a fine layer of sand). So I don’t think you’d have a problem there. There is a short wooden walkway, from the car park part way into the beach - but not very far... More
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