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The drive up to the lighthouse is worth doing. The road is a bit twisty in places and a little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Dont miss a trip here. The views are stunning. You drive there, up to a car park right on the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All lighthouses are very similar, this one is a typical variety. Nothing special, quite good views, not quite the 12 apostles though! Some reviews mentioned the twisty roads but the coaches didn't have any trouble nor did we in our motorhome!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LoBommer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, the drop-offs on the steep, curvy hillside road that takes you to the Lighthouse ruined the whole experience for me. I'm warning anyone who has the fear of heights: skip it, not worth it. Also, there is absolutely no vegetation there, just barren...More

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

The drive up to the lighthouse is worth doing. The road is a bit twisty in places and a little narrow too. The lighthouse itself was unaccessible but the views were good.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nicolae335
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Dont miss a trip here. The views are stunning. You drive there, up to a car park right on the point. Beautiful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank richardbU1488KX
Reviewed 28 July 2018

It happened a few years ago. I arrived at the lighthouse at Cabo de Gata and left the car at the parking lot; then I took a path and went down to the cliff. Sharp rocks emerged from the blue sea, irresistible attraction for those...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank giovanni f
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The road to the lighthouse has big potholes and is very narrow in places with high drop offs into the sea. One sees the rugged volcanic coast but go on beyond the lighthouse up the old road that is no worse than the initial stretch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chrisbeeoxford
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Pictures say it all - it’s beautiful - although I’m afraid to say not immune from the blight of plastic bottles. The drive up is challenging with windy roads but saw plenty of folk walking and biking though I’d suggest that’s advanced at least! Worth...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank meehal1090
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely place very similar to the Lizard in Cornwall, UK. Beautiful crystal clear waters if you can make it down to the beach.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 173JaniceS
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It's a bit of a drive off the beaten track but well worth the journey, some of the roads are badly pot hold. Great scenery.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Andy D
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Drive around coast through some fairly poor areas. The salt lagoons and bird reserve hides worth a visit if interested in bird life.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rosemaryyoung3
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