Jameos del Agua
cave system was formed about 3000 years ago during the eruptions of the
Corona Volcano and includes La Cueva de los Verdes. Formed from a couple of
volcanic caves where the roof has collapsed, Jameos del Aqua was transformed
by César Manrique into an exotic wonderland, which was opened in 1966.
form a contrast with the dark volcanic rocks. There is a bright blue pool
and imitation “beach” of white painted concrete and an underground pool
with tiny albino crabs.
There is an
auditorium for about 600 with perfect acoustics, bars, café and the Casa de
los Volcanes – an exhibition about the volcanic activity of the island.
In my opinion, if
you are pushed for time and/or only wish to look at one cave system, this is
more interesting and more dramatic than La Cueva de los Verdes.
Jameos del Agua is
is situated to the south east of the LZ-1 north of Punta Mujeres and is
signposted – same junction as La Cueva de los Verdes.
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