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Pozos Azules, Villa de Leyva
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Take a hike through the hills as you observe the lakes of Pozos Azules. Embark on a trek that takes you between the various lakes, which feature differently colored water due to the minerals. Swim in the blue or green lakes to cool off. The area does not have much shade and you will be almost always in direct sunlight, so plan accordingly. Head out early to avoid the tourist rush. Put Pozos Azules at the forefront of your travel plans using our Villa de Leyva itinerary builder.
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  • Site very cool to know in villa de Leyva, very close and it shows one of the environmental cavern in the area
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  • From a distance without getting, these artificial pools in the middle of nowhere does not draw at all even for the color blue.
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  • Wells gives a prehistoric air, the contrast with the green of the nature is beautiful. Access is by car.
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  • It is a private property, cost $6000. Nice weather (it was June when I visited it). Really nice place for resting
  • Beautiful place to visit, totally worth it. Swimming is not allowed to preserve the lakes, the entrance is COP $5.000 per person. There only reason why I did not give it 5 stars is because the place is not accessible for old people or people with mobility issues, there is a 800 meters walk to the lakes downhill, so the way back is uphill! There is a road to the lakes but car access is not permitted.
  • are super beautiful, not is if you can swim but people then gets your feet to water still that this something cold and it can rain. You must be careful when walking along the shore of the lakes and are 5 in total, if you explore them see all. House one is different and I thought it was cute to sit and have a snack or something. There are 500 cop and are clean bathrooms.
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  • They are artificial wells and when it rains become cloudy colour by Earth and sediments around the Central magnificent. When I went, there were only two linda wells and two other water as of pond. To walk a while and see a nice landscape okay, but wells are not otherworldly.
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  • The place is very nice, but is valued over. It has 2 natural grounds and one that seems artificial. They charge for entry but no guides or maintenance. This type of attraction is usually free.
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