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Carretera Yaiza a Playa Blanca Yaiza,, Lanzarote, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We happened upon this area. Stunning walk by the rugged coast line. There is a car park as you enter the town on the left. If you continue up to the right and through the town there is a dead end, and a car park....More

1  Thank katherinel774
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The town of El Golfo is small and quaint - it takes about 5 minutes to walk from one end to the other. Thee are lots of lovely fish restaurants along the coastline so a great place to stop for lunch if you are exploring...More

1  Thank Swaff M
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All reviews green lake black beach volcanic beach worth a visit de los photo opportunity the cliff cafes and restaurants lava flow hire car couple of hours grand tour lovely walk national park sea coastline viewpoint
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having a evening out in puerto de carmen we decided to call in to el golfo were we had a nice meal and few drinks the food was very good and staff friendly we call back again

Thank thomas3600
Reviewed 1 week ago

with fine black lava sand! Of course a half crater lake separated by a beach that is a must see. Open sea was special and huge surfs when we were there made the scenery rather special.

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A jewel of a location, beautiful at night and a few fab restaurants where you can watch the sun go down. Spectacular and very special. Take your partner for romantic night.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Golfo is a beautiful little village with a stunning coastline which you could you look out to forever. I would recommend going to a walk along the coastline and taking in some of the views. The green lake is also very pretty and definitely...More

Thank sianjones284
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went as part of the excellent ‘Discovering Lanzarote’ day trip. A lovely bay with dramatic cliffs, black volcanic beach and the famous luminous green lake off to one side. A short walk away from the car park along an uneven but well marked path. Wear...More

Thank MissAnneJ
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Wow. What a place. At El golfo you can see el charco de los clicos “the green lagoon “ the bay itself has stunning cliff edge . Free of chrge, great to go when u traveling around Lanzarote as really the vue is breath taken....More

Thank Paulina N
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We went there to see the volcanic lake which I haven’t seen for 35 years. It’s changed a lot and sadly you can no longer get down onto the black beach unless you want a long hike. It’s a great viewpoint but that’s all that’s...More

1  Thank Rachy76
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Drove here and parked away from where the coaches park near a small park at the end of the road (carry on past the main coach park) Walk up the volcano to the green lagoon which is quite busy but ok for a quick photo,...More

1  Thank emmajaynee42
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place with beautiful views. Quite unique expensive seeing green lake on the black beach just next to beautiful blue ocean.

Thank paulinag764
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We took a drive to El Golfo to find a quaint little village with quite a few visitors taking lovely walks and taking in the various sights of the neighboring sea views etc. There were lots of little restaurants and bars along the village where...More

Thank ChrisF5293
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