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Interesting and good viewpoint

This tower stands high above the marina in Playa Blanca. It's a good spot to look out along the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
869DavidS
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
Lovely views

The castle itself has a good story board explaining its history . Worth a visit for the views... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
186408Alison
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tower stands high above the marina in Playa Blanca. It's a good spot to look out along the coast east and west. There is some information about the tower itself but it is rather unassuming. You will take it in on a walk along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 869DavidS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a headland overlooking the bay. Gets quite windy and from the marina it is a short but steep climb up steps or a curved, inclined pathway

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Voyager211469
Reviewed 28 November 2018

The castle itself has a good story board explaining its history . Worth a visit for the views alone just a short walk out side of Playa Blanca

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 186408Alison
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Castle is located on the cliff above Marina Rubicon which is up the road from Playa Blanca. The castle is very rarely open but there is a reasonable story board to read. Great location for photos

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Worth taking the trouble to visit especially if your just at the Rubicon Marina market. Just a short walk either by ramp or steps alongside the southern side of the Volcan hotel gets you there. Admitely there is not much to the Castillo de las...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Paulusmc
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A remarkable bit of history on the southern part of the island. But it’s not much to look at and was not even open when we went. We did go to the cliff beyond and have a beautiful swim though. Don’t go just for this.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dcolenso
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Very quiet, fell on it whilst on a cycle ride. Great view and beautiful clear sea surrounding. Kids climbed around on the rocks

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We did not go to visit the fort but as we were passing went to have a look, it is exactly as you see it, a small round brick building. No idea what's it's like inside as you cannot gain entry. If we had made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Worth the visit just for the views situated along the costal path so easy to reach from the marina rubicon

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bas t
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is worth walking up from the marina rubicon Marina , just follow up the steps the views are worth it . The actual monument doesn't really tell a lot ,just a small outpost nothing to go inside or walk around .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank davispaul
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emita2015
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I am not an historian but I think it was used as a refuge from the pirates that attacked the island. The watchtower’s bell was rang to warn when pirates approached.This is also the spot where Jean de Bethencourt setup base... More
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