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“These lakes are a wonderful sight - great place to explore” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba

Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba
MA-433, Ardales, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Ardales
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Bedford, England
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“These lakes are a wonderful sight - great place to explore”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We came across these embalses (reservoirs) while touring in the El Chorro area. The first thing that hits you is the stunning colour of the water - the shade of blue looks beautiful set against the surrounding countryside. There are plenty of places to stop. Seems a great place for a picnic. Numerous photographic opportunities!

Visited August 2013
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Malaga, Spain
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“Amazingly beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The water colour is stunning, lot's of access, loads of different areas to explore and perfect for kayaking, swimming.

Visited August 2013
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malaga
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“Stunning lakes and wild park areas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

These three lakes are artificial, created in the 20s to give water to Malaga. It was a beautiful area anyway but what they have done has matured well and has created a stunning park for the people of the area. There is lots to do and see. There are viewpoints everywhere so a camera is a must. In addition there are several areas where you can camp or picnic. There are some facilities for hiring pedalos, canoes etc. Nothing with a motor is available so the whole area is extremely peaceful. There is a hamlet in the middle with bars and a hotel. The best bar/restaurant is the Mirador Parque de Ardales which sits high up and has the best view and the best food. The water in the lakes is usually a blue/turquoise and gives a very tropical feel. There are shady woods galore and a different view at every turn.

Visited June 2013
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Prestbury, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful lakes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Beautiful scenery, good walks and many activities. Good restaurants and BBQ areas. Definitely worth a visit when staying on the coast to see the real Andalusia.

Visited April 2013
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