Things to do in Matagorda

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Matagorda Attractions

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Places of interest in Matagorda

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Matagorda attractions

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1. Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca is a former fishing village that now offers a laidback experience of sophisticated resort living. Enjoy pristine beaches, gourmet restaurants, pretty marinas and an invigorating lifestyle that leaves you feeling recharged.
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Relax on a quiet beach, enjoy high-end shopping at a picturesque marina or savor a low-key nightlife in this onetime fishing village, now a sophisticated resort.

2. Puerto del Carmen Beach

The Puerto del Carmen Beach is an ideal relaxation spot by day and a party location after sunset. Stretching between VIK Hotel San Antonio and Puerto del Carmen's old town, this beachfront combines a tropical atmosphere with good eating, family-friendly energy and thrilling watersports.
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Learn how to windsurf, dive among underwater volcanic rocks or simply enjoy the tropical environment of this pristine beach.

3. Papagayo Beach

Renowned for its secluded, out-of-the way location, Papagayo Beach is one of the most stunning beaches on the island. Situated in the Los Ajaches Natural Park, this striking shoreline is crescent-shaped with rocky cliffs and views across to Fuerteventura. Sunbathe, swim or simply relax amid the beautiful volcanic landscape.
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Hidden away in a nature reserve, this rugged, wild beach is an exquisite spot to unwind, enjoy the sunshine and cool off in the glittering waters.

4. Timanfaya National Park

Experience the strange and wonderful landscapes of Timanfaya National Park, a testament to Lanzarote's volcanic history. This reserve covers 12,600 acres (5,100 hectares) of the southwest part of the island, stretching between the Montanas del Fuego (Fire Mountains) and the sea.
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Explore the otherworldly terrain of this volcanic park, with rugged lava flows, resilient wildlife species and a restaurant serving meals heated by volcanic gases.

5. Cesar Manrique Foundation

Discover the rich spirit of Lanzarote art at the César Manrique Foundation. This institution houses the artworks, gardens and collections of César Manrique within his former villa. Learn about his life and delight in details in the intriguing living spaces around the house.
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This non-profit foundation, built in the former home of César Manrique, entices and delights with its art galleries, architecture and relics from the artist's life.

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