El Lago Verde, El Golfo

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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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  • Very windy area this where you can see this really charming Green Lake and visit the nearby fishing village
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  • We visited this lake on our way to El Golfo when we were on bikes. If it wasn't for all the people who stopped to take a look we would have missed it. It was not sign posted. Worth a visit  more »
  • Well worth the visit. A symbol of the island. Easily accessible and free. Nice village in the immediate vicinity
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  • Beautiful green lake, however, visited by too many tourists at the same time (February 2019).
  • Seeing is believing. It's green !! A view from above was excellent Sun was in the lens butt 'hey' Can't have everything. .. Natural wonder.
  • Beautiful place with a good cafe next to it. Not my favourite place on the island and is missing some sort of description/explaination. However worth visinting as its not your everyday view.
  • Wonderful lagoon, green because of the unique algae feeding from the chemical waters. Strange and ugly yet beautiful rock and lava cliffs. The only parking is to the north, on the road to el Golfo. If you have a rental car go later in the afternoon when you'll miss the coach tour stops and the sun will be at a better angle for photos to impress your friends.
  • Might be that we saw more beautiful sites while on the island, but after visiting the national park that day this Green lake was a bit disappointing. Don't expect too much, and you can enjoy the scene. I would only recommend this, if you're in the neighborhood anyway..
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