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It's nice to have a landmark to walk towards

The lighthouse itself is nothing remarkable, nice enough - but now worth a visit on its own. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter D
Manchester, United Kingdom

Once down at the beach there are many places to eat and drink and lots of shops all around the... read more

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All reviews sand sculptures light house focal point nice lighthouse great landmark sea front lovely area shops and restaurants up market lovely walk worth a visit nature reserve gran canaria shopping centre lovely beach promenade dunes
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Reviewed yesterday

The Faro lighthouse is a useful place to get your bearings, being situated between Maspalomas and Meloneras. It is close to many shops and restaurants.

Thank Bob-Elizabeth
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed for the second time this year in October. Love this hotel. We had a side sea view room which was fine as we don't sit on balcony ever . We had our 14 year old daughter in the room . A bit cramped but...More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 4 days ago

great beach , bars, places to eat, to suit all tastes, hire sunbeds and sunbeds nice walks along the beach or along the prom

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse itself is nothing remarkable, nice enough - but now worth a visit on its own. It is a nice part of Maspalamos though, we walked down the beach front to the lighthouse area. there are good shops, good views, plenty of restaurants, and...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria is worth a visit. There are plenty of cafe’s and shops and 2 large car parks a short walk away. There are a couple of shopping centres in this area. When you get to the lighthouse there is a...More

Thank DawnS2150
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once down at the beach there are many places to eat and drink and lots of shops all around the lighthouse area all reasonably priced. Meals worth the money beer a bit dear juice rediculosly priced

Thank Lechop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on beach , playa de Maspolmas. Impressive, Very high beacon , basic cement style , little colour. Not sure if you could go into the lower building.

Thank Rbattis
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We visted here, on Thursday 27th September, El Faro is situated at the southern end of the island of Gran Canaria, at one end of Maspalomas beach, next to the famous Dunas. There are a number of resturants, bars and cafes in the area, definitely...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Lovely looking lighthouse and very useful as a landmark if you happen to wander from your path, if you know what I mean.

Thank Iaon1967
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

El Faro is interesting place with nice view, near of Dunas, you can have a beautiful photo with a see view and relaxing walk at promenade.

Thank Karin B
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Susanne D
8 January 2016|
Response from walshyfamily |
You can yes. Sorry cannot be more helpful and say from where but there were a number of people in rented mobility scooters. Even the limo type double seater ones! 🤣