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El Lago Verde

El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in El Golfo
Type: Bodies of Water
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

The drive through the lava field along the cost was more impressive than the destination The town is somewhere stuck in time, mediocre restaurants tacky gift shops and the main attraction is as roped of green pond, I guess it's an attraction for anyone who likes backwater places

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A short walk from the car park along the cliff side takes you to a lovely view of the bay below with this strange green pond/lake. Nothing spectacular but when you combine it with the unusual rock formations and colours in the cliffs, I suppose it's worth it. The village of El Golfo however is very quaint with some nice-looking... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Stopped here for 20mins as part of the Lastminute-transfers South Tour. A short but steep walk from the coach/cat park brings you to a 15-20m high viewing platform about 75m from the lake. Take some pictures and headed on back to the coach. A nice short stop

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Visited here with our party of 6 recently whilst on a 2 week holiday. El Golfo. It's the sort of place that's ok to visit if your driving nearby but would I make a special trip? Probably not. Having said that, it's a nice view and makes a good photograph. The green lagoon looks quite spectacular against the black sand... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

In all fairness, El Golfo is not something you see everyday! However it was more of a last minute thought in our tour and were only there for 15 mins for a photo stop and that was plenty to just get to see it. Still, a must see but wouldn't need much time there unless you want to chill on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

You can stop here for ten minutes or for a whole hour, as we did, and stroll by the water and look closely at the landscape and the black pebbles on the beach. One of the most spectacular sights on the island.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I really wanted to see this it sounded interesting the photos looked good however it just looks like a large pond with algae in it! Looked kind of luminous in pictures but in the flesh its very dull. Have a look if you're passing but don't go out your way!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

It's quite a spectacle and it's free but it's not absolutely amazing. The walk up to the viewing point is not for those unsteady on their feet and the walk actually down to the pool itself is. Ordering on treacherous. I was passing and I'm agile on my feet so it was worth a look but it's certainly not somewhere... More

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Barnsley, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

El Golfo is a little town with some nice restaurants overlooking the shallow rocky coastline. The attraction is a weird green lake, the colour being due to some natural chemicals from the volcanic rock but it looks a bit like an environmental disaster crossed with a sci-fi movie. To see it you have to walk a fairly steep path but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My partner wanted to visit El Lago Verde as it has been used in lots of films. It's quite strange with the black sand and green lake, but other than that not much going on. If you are in the area pop over and take a look, but I wouldn't travel far for this.

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