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“Black sand beach”
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Not much to see, even when driving past. Not really worth a photo as it all looks rather uninteresting compared to the rest of the island. You can get a tea here if you are gasping. On the road from Playa Blanca to El Golfo.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank CrumpySeaford
Reviewed 14 January 2016

love it hate it, interesting and hot you are either interested or not. its beautiful and amazing they way the salt is bought from the ocean, however, it really is a love me hate me place, a little boring Sorry

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank tracey t
Reviewed 16 December 2015

A very quiet black shingle and sand beach by the salt pans at Janubio. Not suitable for swimming, this is a red flag beach, but paddling is fine as long as you don't mind getting drenched every now and again. Waves are big and powerful...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank ashbridge
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We pulled into the car park, took some pix and left again. Lovely location and lovely views. There is a cafe there.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank MartinE499
Reviewed 4 November 2015

It's well worth the drive out through the lava fields to see this place. It's obvious to see it's a dying industry but it's still spectacular to see what is quite a spectacle. Lot's of photo opportunities and other places to visit on the way.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank sunseasandtequilla
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Beautiful views of Salt field, with true colours, great for pics as giving amazing background. Worth to read a bit about the salt system prior viewing.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Anna151012
Reviewed 20 September 2015

A bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit. Salt water is pumped into the pools and then the sun evaporates the water to leave the pure sea salt. At one time salt was the main trade and export of Lanzarote and all...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank tina m
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This might be a very interesting place, since already the ancient civilications produced salt that way. Of course nowadays, it can't economically compete with the world market of industrial produced salt... so it is only run to show how it was done in earlier times....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Ullrich0815
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is well worth a visit to see salt being produced from sea water, in pools that gradually allow the water to evaporate in the harsh sun in centuries old lagoos, well worth a visit to see something so unusual..... and it is free.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Stewartclmiddleton
Reviewed 17 January 2015

This beach is otherwise known as "Black beach". Its not a sandy but rocky pebble beach with water pools and huge saves. Its off the main road and accessable via dirt track so you wont find many tourist here. Very windy but beautiful scenery and...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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