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Jameos del Agua 

This underground 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.

Tropical plants 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.

Pool at Jameos del Agua

Jameos del Agua

Jameos del Agua

Auditorium at Jameos del Agua

 

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