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Cascade de Rio Verbe

Fancied a trip away from the beach, getting close to nature and breath the air from the mountains... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
jacki s
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Not easy to find and not easy to get to, but definitely worth the effort. We had an incredible... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
York, United Kingdom
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Carretera Suspiro del Moro 4050 North, 18698 Otivar, Spain
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

Having flown from Luton to Malaga and driven some 90 minutes up country, I found myself in the Andalucian village of Otivar. Tucked into the foothills of Spain's highest mountain range the Sierra Nevada on the banks of the Rio Verde, it is a real...More

7  Thank araba c
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Reviewed 7 August 2015
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All reviews the river car park de los per person great picnic crystal clear waters wear swimwear beautiful scenery an hour normal car pools gorge drive rios plenty entrance trainers
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Fancied a trip away from the beach, getting close to nature and breath the air from the mountains. Read the reviews about the yellow hut and calling the man at Juntas de la Rios to get entry but decided to drive 4 miles further, past...More

Thank jacki s
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Not easy to find and not easy to get to, but definitely worth the effort. We had an incredible afternoon walking, swimming and jumping off the rocks into crystal clear water. Amazing scenery. Our route involved a steep drive on a thin, dusty, uneven track...More

Thank Wiseshow
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Hidden in the mountains between Granada and Almunecar, wonderful green water pools, very few people there. Great place to enjoy relaxing dives!

Thank Valentina C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic spot - the scenery is a amazing even before you jump in the pools. The climb and swim along the gorge to the waterfall at the end would be doable by anyone with an average level of strength, agility and swimming...More

1  Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Drove out of Otívar and stopped at yellow hut with padlocked gates. Rang the number on the sign ( having Goggled the code for Spain 0034)and within 10 mins the ranger arrived. The man on the phone speaks no English. It cost €5 for the...More

1  Thank Karen1961
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

With the aura of an hidden valley, great beauty and crystal clear waters. A brilliant walk which if you go further up into the hills and back down to the river there are many excellent pools you can swim in and waterfalls. At the very...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We got to the gates of junta de los rios and had to phone the ranger to come and open the gates ( he was with us in 6 mins) . We had to pay 5 euros each and 5 for the car, which my...More

1  Thank Kidschocs
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful setting. Well worth a visit. My teenagers loved it. Wear decent trainers that you don't mind getting wet and take plenty of water.

Thank Tunney500
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is an adventure, it is not for the faint hearted or infirm. You should wear swimwear plus dinghy shoes or footwear with good grip in running water. Leave your picnic in the car but take drinks in squash able containers or bagged drinks. It...More

Thank ken k
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had just over an hour at the pools as we arrived late on Sunday and closing time was 7. We still had enough time to climb up the pools and have lots of jumps at the top. Could have easily done with another couple...More

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11 September 2018|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
No, I think it can only be accessed from the main entrance where you pay at the kiosk. The other entrance is not accessible for public cars as far as I am aware. I have driven down twice to Rio Verde now, and this year in... More
Caroline B
22 August 2017|
Response from Andy_of_Sweden | Reviewed this property |
If you drive as far as you can the walk is quite short and easy. The guided tours takes you on a longer and sometimes more tricky path
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