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Charco de los Clicos 

This is a vibrantly coloured emerald-green lake on the west coast of Lanzarote, set in the remaining semi-circle of a volcanic crater, close to the town of El Golfo. It can be accessed either from the town or a car park a little to the south of the lake from which you have to walk for about 600 yards (pretty level). The car park is accessed via a road off the LZ-703. It is signposted and the marker on the map is located at this car park. However, arguably, the best view of it is from above, seen via another car park on the outskirts of El Golfo (see my El Golfo and Charco de los Clicos walk).

What makes Charco de los Clicos spectacular, is the contrast between the emerald-green of the lake and the colours of the surrounding rocks. The lake’s colour is due to algae and it is roped off, as it would present a health risk if ingested.

Also worth a mention here is the spectacular sight of the waves crashing ashore.

Charco de los Clicos

Cliffs at Charco de los Clicos

Waves breaking at Charco de los Clicos

 

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