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Salinas de Teguise, Guatiza

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Beach Nature / Park
Learn about the natural resource that the island of Lanzarote prospered from with a trip to Salinas de Teguise, the local sea salt flats. Formerly one of the island's most lucrative sources of income, the industry has seen a major decline in recent years as real estate converts the seafront to hotel property. The salt industry flourished before freezing fish at sea became an option; harvested sea salt was used on fishing boats to preserve catches. Visit what remains of this dwindling industry with a trip to the derelict sea flats, where you can still see the long stretches of cordoned off vats. Put Salinas de Teguise at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lanzarote tour planner.
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  • These rectangular marshes can be seen from the road. There is a pace to park at the top of the bay to take photos and a nearby restaurant. Some local salt can be bought.  more »
  • Old skills being kept alive. It was great to see the process. This place is well worth a visit and is very interesting unlike the many alovera stops  more »
  • Easy to visit if you have a hire car. The views from the signposted viewpoint are quite interesting - but if you follow the road round further towards El Golfo, the oher side of the bay there is a lar...  more »