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The best thing to do in Garachico

The natural pools have been enhanced with walkways and shady areas, making this a destination not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul T
Holsworthy, United Kingdom
definitely worth visiting

very beautiful place to get some relax and have fun with friends during snorkeling or jumping into... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Krakow, Poland
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Avenida Tome Cano 5, 38450 Garachico, Tenerife, Spain
+34 822 66 28 45
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The natural pools have been enhanced with walkways and shady areas, making this a destination not only for swimming, but for strolling in the evening, to watch the waves come in. A note of caution for families - its easy to lose sight of a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

very beautiful place to get some relax and have fun with friends during snorkeling or jumping into the water!

Thank dudean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit Garachico, a swim in the Caletón is a must. It’s definitely one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited!

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go snorkeling here!! If you get into the sea at the biggest pool and start swimming outwards, you will see dozens of types of fish, crabs and sea urchins. All these are among spectacular rocks. Be careful, the waves are strong!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went midweek. It wasn't crowded. Parking was easy in the backstreets. What a wonderful place this is - beautiful and it was so much fun jumping into the water (which is extra bouyant), and then enjoying the rise and fall of the sea. The...More

Thank pen177
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found out about Garachico & the pools through watching Korean reality TV, Youn's Kitchen. The pools are pretty cool as they are creates by volcanic rocks. It's really busy though so can get pretty oppressive. There are a couple of changing sheds and a shower....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

These pools are delightful but it seems they are too well-known. The car parking is impossible so we had to park in a prohibited place. The restaurants are pricey and not at all inviting. This place needs to try a little harder if it wants...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Pools were great fun, lots of little fish in the shallow pool. Great if you have reef shoes but not necessary, ground is smooth enough. Time your visit for lowering tide if you have small kids so waves are not splashing over the edge. Deeper...More

Thank jelly2ts
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Parking is a big problem. The views are grand. The ocean could be rough but the natural pools formed by lava long time ago are mostly calm and inviting. There are no showers here and you have to bring your own towel with you. There...More

Thank Shlomo D
Reviewed 4 August 2018

What a lovely spot! We were only here briefly on this occasion, as part of a day coach trip, but seeing these natural lava pools was definitely one of the plus points of the day. Some were very gentle, with barely a ripple in the...More

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Jo H
28 October 2017|
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Response from gourmet_ou_gourmand | Reviewed this property |
If it is open for swimming, depends on weather and tide. It can be closed on short notice if the life guards say so. But since it is already quite cold in summer, I could imagine that it is even colder in winter, and you may... More
David T
25 January 2016|
Response from RashaSamra | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure as I was there in the summer. You can check the weather on the day but you are not allowed to swim if there is a wind. When we were there, the wind was strong and no-one was able to go in specific area... More