El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos, El Golfo

#5 of 21 in Nature in Lanzarote
Marvel at the wonders of nature on a visit to El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos, a striking green lagoon in a volcanic crater. Deriving its color from rare microorganisms and volcanic minerals, the lake is bordered by impressive black sand beaches leading to the El Golfo village. Admire the contrasting colors of the lake and black sand from the surrounding cliffs or walk down to the lake’s edge for an up-close look. After your visit, stop in the village for a meal at one of the oceanfront restaurants. Add El Lago Verde / Charco de los Clicos and other attractions to your El Golfo trip itinerary using our El Golfo journey planner.
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  • This is a very unique and special beach. It has its own lake and an awesome colour variations that will shrink your heart and move your soul. A bit crowded, maybe better to go a bit later in the...  more »
  • Best visited just before sunset as the light glints off the cliffs / green lagoon otherwise you might find it disappointing. I found it to be a nice stop off not far from the main road to Playa...  more »
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