Lagunas de Ruidera, Ruidera

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Take a walk or bike ride around Lagunas de Ruidera, and then hop in the cool water for a refreshing dip. As you float in the tranquil lakes, gaze up at majestic red bluffs dotted with small evergreens. Explore white water rapids, thundering waterfalls ending in placid aquamarine pools, and underwater caves of emerald water shaded by the rocks. Hike up to the lookout point for views of the oasis and mesas in the distance. Bring along a picnic to enjoy lakeside--locals enjoy the manchego cheese and jamón plentiful in La Mancha. Extend your visit by staying at a shady campsite alongside the rapids, or in one of several antique La Mancha windmills that have been converted to hotels. Plan to see Lagunas de Ruidera and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ruidera family vacation planner.
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  • they are a marvel of the manchego people the know since I am 8 years old and I have 45 lol so I'm honored to say that there is no best paradise in these lands of La Mancha... its gastronomy and its jenteee good do. 100 by 100 recominendo especially in summer for bathing is in its water transparent and clean ahhh and chilly and their madrugadas covered in verano.visistarlas a to a, touring their trails and in car are 15 lagoons are 15 eyes of the guadiana
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  • A very nice place where to be able to get away from everything. Where you can make a path, hiking, biking... You can do activities like Kayak... The lagoons communicate with each other. In winter there are no people, m imagine that in summer it will be crowded, so I think that the best time to go would be spring, autumn. The bars and restaurants around rather expensive, but the incredible surroundings. No doubt it would repeat.
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  • Very nice and place surrounded by nature, with plenty of adventure, the Lakes sport options are very nice, but I recommend to visit them during the rainy season or thaw, when they form waterfalls.
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