Dunas de Maspalomas

dunas de maspalomas

Dunas de Maspalomas occupy a length of about 6 km and a width of about 2 km . The top height of the dunes is 10 – 20 m. They were formed by the ocean water brought by wind and sand (no, it does not come from the Sahara Desert). They are a part of a nature reserve which also includes the palm grove Palmeral and the pool la Charca. I saw only the sand dunes. They constitute the sea of golden sand and wandering through it is not easy at all. Yes, yes, despite the fact that the dunes are a part of a reserve you can walk through them, run and ride a camel, I also recommend also rollover. But you must know that climbing and descending these sandy embankments is tiring for our legs, especially since they are drowning in the scalding desert sand.

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Underwater sightseeing

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I did plan to dive at all, though I will not say that I did not want to. The travel agency stated the price of 75 EUR and it seemed to me that this was a bit too much. We decided only on the spot. The representative of the diving school Delphinus was so talkative and persuasive that me and my husband could not miss the diving thing, especially that on the spot it turned out that the price is 50 EUR (unless someone had previously decided to participate in a course, then the costs were higher). We were taken from our hotel to the dive bas in Taurito by a minibus. You go straight from the beach into the water there (which is why even people who cannot swim can try scuba diving).

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Puerto de Mogan

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It is a picturesque port town, surrounded by mountains, where I was only able to eat dinner in a dockside tavern. The historic tenement houses, lack of high hotels, and very climatic restaurants and cafes around the marina – all of this make Puerto de Mogan has its own unique atmosphere and has earned the name „Canarian Venice”

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