El Faro de Maspalomas, Maspalomas

On a visit to El Faro de Maspalomas, look out to the sea and imagine how this historic lighthouse would have safely guided ships from Africa and the Americas. Built in 1890, the 68-m (223-ft) tall structure is an icon of the Maspalomas area, and the perfect place to set off on a walk into the famous sand dunes. Afterwards, have a meal or a snack in one of the many nearby restaurants or cafes. Put El Faro de Maspalomas and other Maspalomas attractions into our Maspalomas trip maker website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Interesting exhibit about Maspalomas role in the moon flight. Interesting how there was little tourism at that time, and how sharecropping was the main activity. In the sixties. Terrible translation.....  more »
  • The upper viewing level of the lighthouse has good views over the beach in both directions. The displays are linked to the history of Maspalomas and the connection of the area with the moon landing.....  more »
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  • Very nice area to visit as a tourist. Interesting history & some great pictures to be taken. Well worth a visit here & the more up market area surrounding the lighthouse.
  • I've been to the Lighthouse as I was strolling along the Maspalomas beach and it's a good place to snap some photos. It's a small pier and it can get crowded easily, but all in all not much to see from here. If you are in the area you can definitely pass by and get a photo with this landmark, but it's nothing too special. However, there are plenty of other spots which, if bundled together, make for a good day out. All in all there's not much you can say about a lighthouse, but you can get nice food and views all around.
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