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Reviewed 1 week ago

Are you looking for quite place for a walk on the beach? El Golfo, small village can be the right place to be. I visited this small village last November 2018, especially the view on Lago Verde is most spectacular. El Golfo has some nice/small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M_and_M_NL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really unique part of the island, and definitely worth seeing. You can walk along the lava rocks on the coast and get a variety of lovely views of the ocean. It's all black rock and sand, really interesting!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank theartofwandering
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Having a evening out in puerto de carmen we decided to call in to el golfo were we had a nice meal and few drinks the food was very good and staff friendly we call back again

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank thomas3600
Reviewed 9 November 2018

with fine black lava sand! Of course a half crater lake separated by a beach that is a must see. Open sea was special and huge surfs when we were there made the scenery rather special.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A jewel of a location, beautiful at night and a few fab restaurants where you can watch the sun go down. Spectacular and very special. Take your partner for romantic night.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

El Golfo is a beautiful little village with a stunning coastline which you could you look out to forever. I would recommend going to a walk along the coastline and taking in some of the views. The green lake is also very pretty and definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sianjones284
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Went as part of the excellent ‘Discovering Lanzarote’ day trip. A lovely bay with dramatic cliffs, black volcanic beach and the famous luminous green lake off to one side. A short walk away from the car park along an uneven but well marked path. Wear...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissAnneJ
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Wow. What a place. At El golfo you can see el charco de los clicos “the green lagoon “ the bay itself has stunning cliff edge . Free of chrge, great to go when u traveling around Lanzarote as really the vue is breath taken....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 774paulinan
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We went there to see the volcanic lake which I haven’t seen for 35 years. It’s changed a lot and sadly you can no longer get down onto the black beach unless you want a long hike. It’s a great viewpoint but that’s all that’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rachy76
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Drove here and parked away from where the coaches park near a small park at the end of the road (carry on past the main coach park) Walk up the volcano to the green lagoon which is quite busy but ok for a quick photo,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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