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Mirador de las Penitas

Carretera FV-30, Betancuria, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Great views and entertaining wildlife.

There is a fair amount of parking at this Mirador, though not as much at the one a little bit... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
holidaymanWashington
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Fantastic drive

Follow the FV-30 from Pajara towards Casillias del Angel. We managed to follow a coach up, the... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
buib7
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Hastings
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Carretera FV-30, Betancuria, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

There is a fair amount of parking at this Mirador, though not as much at the one a little bit further down. Competent driving is a must as this road would be tricky for those with not much experience or confidence, particularly in the sections...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Follow the FV-30 from Pajara towards Casillias del Angel. We managed to follow a coach up, the steep narrow bit, so not as scary as the last time we came here. The views are stunning. If you have a car, you really should make this...More

Thank buib7
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

If you hire a car this drive to the viewing point of which there are several points to stop not just this one is a must, we drove it from the Pajares side, competent driver a must because there is a gulley on the side...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Parking can be difficult here at busy times, but it is worth it for the fantastic views and the cheeky ground squirrels and friendly Berthelot's pipits seeking crumbs.

Thank lbj17
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is simply a lay-by on the road (not quite where trip advisor puts the marker on the map - it is south of Betancuria). However, the view is stunning down through the valley. But the stars of this place are the Barbary ground squirrels...More

Thank David O
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This viewpoint has plenty of parking so you can get out and see the wonderful view down the valley. From the car park we clambered across the stoney ground to a small hill to get a better vantage point to take photographs. At the car...More

Thank BT3rd
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

What a viewpoint. Easy parking just off the road on a bend. Worth parking up and take in the views and trying your best to ignore the squirrels and failing.

Thank sidjen2015
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Really stupendous views. A must-do trip. We found an Avis car rental portal in our hotel lobby and used it to book a car which was delivered to the door 2 hours later for about £30 for the day (5 door VW Polo) and petrol...More

Thank PMB61
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit as part of a day trip through the centre and to the west coast. Worth reading the history first, if you dont have a guide with you.

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This is the first vantage point after leaving Betancuria, and provides a super view down into the Penitas ravine; there is good parking here. The nervous tourist might find the roads beyond here a bit narrow, but just take it steady, the views are SO...More

Thank Andrea34M
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