El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos, El Golfo

#5 of 19 in Nature in Lanzarote
Marvel at the wonders of nature on a visit to El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos, 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 / Charco de los Clicos and other attractions to your El Golfo trip itinerary using our El Golfo journey planner.
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  • Just as you drop into Al Golfo you will notice a car park on the left with a shop/cafe in front of it. The is no mention of the green lagoon but this is where to park for the green lagoon. Follow the....  more »
  • Well worth the exercise to walk over to look at this interesting natural phenomenon. Fascinating to understand the reason for the colour of the water in the lake.  more »

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