We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 5,307 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 968
    Excellent
  • 653
    Very good
  • 172
    Average
  • 48
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Simply Stunning

We only visited for brief period, but these sand dunes are simply stunning, with the backdrop of the ocean. We took numerous photo's which really don't do it justice. It really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
shropshirenick
,
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

5,307 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,852: English reviews
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
308 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only visited for brief period, but these sand dunes are simply stunning, with the backdrop of the ocean. We took numerous photo's which really don't do it justice. It really is like being in a mini desert by the sea. Definitely worth a visit and if you like the beach it would be worth at least half a day.

Helpful?
Thank shropshirenick
Bristol
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Long sandy beach and natural sand dunes are let down unfortunately by the resort itself - which is pretty poor. Limited facilities - just endless bars and tacky restaurants and market style shops selling poor quality goods. Shame - they need to upgrade it urgently because it spoils what is otherwise a unique landscape. I stayed in the 5 star... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mogaliciousdog
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enter the dunes from the coast i.e. by walking east from Faro lighthouse on the water’s edge- it’s easiest there - and they are indeed worth the effort. Do not attempt to go into the dunes from the road that leads from Maspaolmas Princess Hotel down to the lighthouse (there is a bridge which crosses the water course at an... More 

Helpful?
Thank PandMandS
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unique place. These large gentle dunes give way to the chilly waters of Atlantic. This a protected park so please remember to keep it clean.

Helpful?
Thank Peelu169
Newcastle
Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk along the beach fine, walk back along the dunes by the golf course and you can tread on anything, I mean anything.

Helpful?
Thank Martin K
Castleford
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy a stroll along the glorious beach from Meloneras round the beach towards Playa Del Ingles passing the sand dunes of Maspalomas. You can walk over the dunes but be aware you need to be fit ,the formation of the dunes change daily with the breeze but still a great site to see.There are lifeguards on the beach. A good... More 

Helpful?
Thank lesnlynne2016
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love being at this beach - it is one of the best beaches I have ever been to. I also like the big nudist area.

Helpful?
Thank Nicolaj M
Altrincham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
533 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The playa de Maspalomas is a great place for a very long, level, stroll to or from Playa del Ingles, a gently shelving beach into the sea or a romp into the dunes. You may not necessarily find what you were expecting in those dunes but it all helps to broaden the mind! If you haven’t experienced a desert landscape... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ollerbarrow
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very pleasant walk to be had along the golden sandy beach, offering spectacular views of the sand dunes. Be aware of the nudist beach though!!!!

Helpful?
Thank Paul F
Billericay
Level Contributor
66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great beach and lots of shops, bars and restaurants. We visited every day of our week's holiday, spending a full day on the beach, two sun beds and an umbrella for only €7.50. Easy to pop up to the promenade for a drink or lunch. We walked over the dunes, but you need to be fit to go the whole... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mike E

Travellers who viewed Playa de Maspalomas also viewed

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria
 
Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
Puerto de Mogan, Mogan
 

Been to Playa de Maspalomas? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Playa de Maspalomas and other visitors
30 questions
Ask a question
Funchal, Portugal
7 months ago
Falkirk, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (30)

Questions? Get answers from Playa de Maspalomas staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?