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improves the scene

The cross is visible from miles away but the view from the castle makes a lovely picture. Its well... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
john e
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Great views

Worth the walk to see the views . A lot of steps to climb so not for everyone. Lots of padlocks on... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Not sure why there’s a picture of wetsuits as the main photo? The steps leading up to the Cross are on the promenade where the rocky headland splits the two beaches of Playa Cristobal. The steps are well spaced and paved so it’s a relatively...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The cross is visible from miles away but the view from the castle makes a lovely picture. Its well worth the climb just to say you've been there!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank john e
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Do not visit when it's to hot, you must climb to the top and you will not regret, the view is fantastic, in the morning and in the evening. Penon del Santo is a nice attraction, and when you come down you will find bars...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Worth the walk to see the views . A lot of steps to climb so not for everyone. Lots of padlocks on the fence with couples names on , so if you feel romantic don't forget to take a padlock with you !!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Okay, it's a bit of a climb, but the views are terrific. Best to go in the morning, before the day gets too hot but does not take long to reach the top. The views up and down the coastline are spectacular and there are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jan P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The steps to the top of the viewing area at the top are not very steep and can be climbed by most age groups, the older you are the slower you go. However it is not suitable for wheelchairs , either manual or electric. Once...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank MichaelH551673
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovely shingle beach with plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from, beach is never to crowded and there is plenty to do like kayaking .

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AnthonyMcG
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

So this is a peak with a cruz atop. The view is nice..its free and there is calm over there. Not easily accessible by wheelchair

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank urbanscience
Reviewed 30 June 2016

There are quite a lot of steps to climb but the views are amazing. You can look over San Christobel on one side and Almunecar on the other side.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank calangute33
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Stunnng views to see both sides of the coast, once you've climed the steps. Well worth the climb up. Also nice at night when lit up.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank AllWhoWander2016
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