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Lovely little village. With a beautiful little beach 🏖 And some very nice restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Morten J
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Very nice place to go best in a 4x4 put cats can get thier well ours did Nice beach near by light... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Verwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely little village. With a beautiful little beach 🏖 And some very nice restaurants and bars. People are very friendly and nice there.

1  Thank Morten J
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to go best in a 4x4 put cats can get thier well ours did Nice beach near by light house has great views well worth a visit a bit ghostly lol

1  Thank 578bri
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A small beach with a huge amount of car park space. The village has about 8 untidy and unappealing bars selling dubious food and a small supermarket, certainly not worth a visit, we rented a villa here for 2 weeks which was good for visiting...More

1  Thank valorsteve
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A small quiet village with plenty of diving etc. Visited for a weekend, and was a very quiet place to stay.

Thank ellefrench
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Relaxing with a few bars and resteraurants walking and scuba diving very popular and very pet friendly.

Thank Tracey Terry R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is a lovely beach, quiet and easily accessed. There are sun loungers and parasols available at 2.5 euros each.....very good value, but also plenty of space to use your own. There are a couple of bars at the back of the beach which are...More

3  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This picturesque village is a must-see for urban eplorers staying at Tenerife. The village consists of two parts, both of wich offering some abandoned areas. The northern part is the former leper colony, built in monumental style typical for the Franco-era. The middle part, next...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Abades is an unassuming little town on the east coast just off the TF1. Once a leper colony, the old buildings stand on the hill above the town. The town centre is small and right by the sea - a few restaurants, a couple of...More

1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We came here to explore the empty lepers hospital that towers above the town and were not disappointed. While the empty buildings themselves have been made largely secure and lack the ruinous appearance of some abandoned places the sheer vastness of the complex, with dozens...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A lovely unspoilt beach, not very busy so no one sitting on your towel, pretty bay with a nice breeze. We didn't know anything about the leper buildings until we got back so didn't walk to them-a bit of history there. We visited 3 times...More

2  Thank AllieandBert
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