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Carretera Yaiza a Playa Blanca Yaiza,, Lanzarote, Spain
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All reviews green lake black beach small road worth a visit photo opportunity the cliff cafes and restaurants lava flow hire car couple of hours grand tour lovely walk national park sea viewpoint waves rocks
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went as part of the excellent ‘Discovering Lanzarote’ day trip. A lovely bay with dramatic cliffs, black volcanic beach and the famous luminous green lake off to one side. A short walk away from the car park along an uneven but well marked path. Wear...More

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What a place. At El golfo you can see el charco de los clicos “the green lagoon “ the bay itself has stunning cliff edge . Free of chrge, great to go when u traveling around Lanzarote as really the vue is breath taken....More

Thank Paulina N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there to see the volcanic lake which I haven’t seen for 35 years. It’s changed a lot and sadly you can no longer get down onto the black beach unless you want a long hike. It’s a great viewpoint but that’s all that’s...More

Thank Rachy76
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Drove here and parked away from where the coaches park near a small park at the end of the road (carry on past the main coach park) Walk up the volcano to the green lagoon which is quite busy but ok for a quick photo,...More

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place with beautiful views. Quite unique expensive seeing green lake on the black beach just next to beautiful blue ocean.

Thank Paulina G
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We took a drive to El Golfo to find a quaint little village with quite a few visitors taking lovely walks and taking in the various sights of the neighboring sea views etc. There were lots of little restaurants and bars along the village where...More

Thank ChrisF5293
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

the algae filled lake at El golfo is green, very green. you view it by walking over a rough path approx 300 metres long to a small viewing area overlooking the lake. an interesting sight for about five minutes. what more can I say. apart...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Not being negative. It’s a green pond due to lava and algae. Interesting to see...for two minutes! Nice see location and views too.

Thank Shepdog120
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you have a hire car its worth visiting El Golfo, especially if you combine it with nearby Los Hervideros. It’s basically a green lake which you view from a viewing point above. You can’t go down to the lake. There is a shop, cafe...More

Thank HMC1981
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We didn't expected such a nice service and plain atention with a good team and wonderfull location enjoing the sunset there....good prices and lots of choices in the card and outside it. Big surprised

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