Montana Roja, Playa Blanca

Created by a long-ago coastal eruption, Montana Roja looms 171 m (561 ft) over the far southern coast of Lanzarote, providing spectacular views of the glimmering Atlantic. The 166-hectare (410-acre) reserve surrounding the red volcano includes Leocadio Machado and La Tejita beaches--each of which runs for 3 km (1.8 mi)--salt water pools, and wetlands frequented by various bird species. The Spanish government has declared the area a special nature reserve, so do your part to help preserve its pristine character. Using our online itinerary creator, Playa Blanca attractions like Montana Roja can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Fairly easy walk but hot and dusty. Cracking though - well worth it. Great views and you can say you walked in a volcano crater.  more »
  • It was there and it had to be walked up. Great views from the top. Well worth the effort. Take water and make sure you have sun screen.  more »

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