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El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The area north of Cotillo has a fine long and deep beach, interspersed with black volcanic outcrops that create tidal pools at low tide. The pools had a lot of interest for me. The sea can get rough, so the outcrops provide protection for swimmers....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard I
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our accomodation backs on to the beach by the lagoons. It is mostly white sand until you get to the rocks. When the tide is in there is relativly sheltered swimming, when it is out there is shallow safe paddling on sand for children and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although I stayed in Corallejo,El Cotillo is only forty minutes away by bus., This is a must see town if you are visiting Fuerteventura. I was struck by the contrast. When you get off the bus,to the right is like a desert with rugged mountains....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sunil P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

These lagoons are spectacular good shallows for little people and great rock pools at low tide.The sunset is one of the best sights

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 637juliam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic beach with little commercial Ian and few facilities. It is a well known naturist friendly beach. A point which seems to escape the few reviewers on here who .complain about naked bodies. If nakedness offends you for some reason to somewhere else. If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
6  Thank lucilastic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to Fuerteventura more than a dozen times without knowing about this place. We hired a car and spent several hours enjoying the fantastic beaches and lagoons. The sea was warm, green and clear. There was a kite festival on the beach later in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Exornitence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd year running we visited here , cannot fault the beach and lagoons and kids love to swim here and chase the fish through the clear water however, walking through the town there was dog poo absolutely everywhere so much the kids have named it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gooner000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views. Wild ocean. Big waves. Lots of surfers. Right from the pharo there are more dunes and places to hide for sunbathing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Belgatura
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main reason to visit El Cotillo is a dozen or so really fine beaches, some are pure sand & others a little stony. The beaches nearest the town in both directions are very popular but never crowded, naturism / nudity is allowed & the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank BeaandGee
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

The lagoons are picture perfect and not too crowded, the beach is unspoiled, clean and not touristy, el Cotillo is one f the most beautiful places to see in Fuerteventura.

Date of experience: September 2018
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20 October 2018|
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Response from Jackie M | Reviewed this property |
from hotel entrance either go to beach and turn right and walk untill you can go in to the water .from there we saw very few nudes but keep walking to the furthest away villa and before this you see lots more even some... More
16 October 2018|
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Response from cryogenic | Reviewed this property |
Anna. The Monte Marina complex in Esquinzo is fully naturist with a pool and sauna. These are SC apartments. You do have to cover up to get to the beach though, this seems to hack off a few people. Also the Jandia... More
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