El Lago Verde, El Golfo

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#4 of 13 in Nature in Lanzarote
Marvel at the wonders of nature on a visit to El Lago Verde, a striking green lagoon in a volcanic crater. Deriving its color from rare microorganisms and volcanic minerals, the lake is bordered by impressive black sand beaches leading to the El Golfo village. Admire the contrasting colors of the lake and black sand from the surrounding cliffs or walk down to the lake’s edge for an up-close look. After your visit, stop in the village for a meal at one of the oceanfront restaurants. Add El Lago Verde and other attractions to your El Golfo trip itinerary using our El Golfo journey planner .
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  • Definitely worth seeing this change in water color with green effects because of microorganisms that live there, a stone's throw from the sea, the path ahead is short from the parking lot, then if you want you can continue the walk whereas Lanzarote is full of trails more or less easy to visit. The nature of the island above all
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  • Natural area of extreme beauty... It combines the lake formed by the old crater of the volcano, with an excellent marine environment, beaches of black sand, etc.
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  • It is worth to see it, but the day we went was very windy and was not very nice to be there.
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  • Beautiful and surreal lake, just beside the ocean. You don't get too close and its quiet touristic but nice nevertheless
  • Added this stop spontaneously when doing the coastal drive from La Hoya to El Golfo. Really nice walk from parking area to the Lagoon allowing you to appreciate the geology of the island. Unfortunately there's no info there about the lagoon or the surrounding area but at least they didn't charge anything unlike a particular beach not too far away...
  • You can see the lake from above. You can't actually go to the lake. No information there about the lake and why it is green. Worth going if passing by but not worth the drive on its own.
  • Green lake is worth to see. Litle bit of walking from the parking area, but definitely worth going. Take a few photos and continue your trip to next destination!
  • Overall it's a nice place and worth a stop if passing by but if you going only because of the green lagune then it's not worth the trip. You can't go down there.
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