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Address: El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
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Lanzarote Day Tour Including Wine Tasting

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Unusual natural phenomenon

A quick walk along a cliff path gets you to a view point for this unusual sight, a bright green lagoon separated from the sea by a black sand beach. Free car park and attraction... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

A quick walk along a cliff path gets you to a view point for this unusual sight, a bright green lagoon separated from the sea by a black sand beach. Free car park and attraction, nothing more than the view but worth seeing.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This volcanic beach we really enjoyed. It is a small walk up by coastal path over the crest of volcano.The walk show you magnificent view of coast and finally also to green lake. If you want to go down to the lake and beach, you definitely need good shoes. We walked to the end of the lagoon and returned back... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

funny natural event. a crater of 800 m. deep by the seeside becomes a lagune. green as olivine stone. Sourrended by the see a spectacular half a crater. unique and spectral landscape. If you can go in the afternoon, after a nice lunch in el golfo, the village nearby. And then you go to the mirador de las salines, passing... More 

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zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The color against the lava and the waves of the sea! A must see! Don't believe it is enough to see a photograph

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Giv'atayim, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The green lake is a very beautiful sight, especially the contrast between the green color of the water and the red/black color of its surroundings. The coast of El Golfo is also very nice. Recommended to visit!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Such different contrasts. Red going down to the beach, black sand on the beach, cobalt blue sea, and then the emerald green water of the lagoon. It is worth the stagger down the incredibly steep gravel path to the beach, the water at the edge of the lagoon is clear! It's cut into a little cove, with magnificent rock faces... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a most unusual sight - a pea green lake nestling in a cove surrounded by dramatic volcanic cliffs. It is only a small walk from the car park and the photo opportunity is excellent. there is a black volcanic beach to walk along too. Only worth visiting if you are travelling around the island and probably best combined... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is the place to go to find olivines, especially in the part of the beach which is the furthest away from the path - close to the big rock in the water.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

If you have a car, then El Golfo and the lake are worth taking the trouble to visit. It's a short climb from the car park and the resulting views are extraordinary! The village has some lovely restaurants virtually on the beach.

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I wouldn't rush to visit this lake... because while it's an unusual site, you get the gist of it from the photo! However, it was a great starting point for the Lanzarote Grand Tour, which we booked through Low Cost Tours and provided a great day out - significantly cheaper than if we'd booked through our holiday provider. Our tour... More 

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