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You just don’t know what to expect and when you get there it blows every idea that you possibly had... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Beautiful place

Ardales lakes are at the northern tip of the Sierra de las Nieves National Park. From the coast, we... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Chorley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

You just don’t know what to expect and when you get there it blows every idea that you possibly had right out of the window it’s the most stunning beautiful tranquil Place hidden gem

Thank chocolateSpain
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Ardales lakes are at the northern tip of the Sierra de las Nieves National Park. From the coast, we stopped in Yunquera, passed through El Burgo and Serrato on the way. It is about 90 minutes non-stop but better to rest and investigate Yunquera for...More

Thank adventure4pleasure
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

There is a host of nice walks and the one to Caminto del Ray and back using the two entrance paths to the north entrance at 4.5k approx is well marked. Not much wild life but good undulating terrain and lake views. Bring food as...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Wonderful area to explore. We walked explored and swam. Be warned there are some fair size fish round. Wish I had taken my rod!! Water so clear and blue great areas for climbing too.

Thank easilypleased37
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Just a beautiful place surrounded by nature. Recommend the lake. Go to La Isla zona 3 and you can hire paddle boards, paddle boats and kayaks. The caminito del rey is an incredible hike but you need to book with a lot of time ahead...More

1  Thank Laangy84
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Nice drive from the coast to discover villages en route to the lakes. The fresh water makes a change from the salt of the sea. Kayaking around the lake was great. Bring picnic if you like, don’t forget beach shoes as not easy to walk...More

Thank 191sophier
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Please please visit here. It’s an amazing lake with a lot of activities to do. We parked at the campsite and therefore only had a very short walk to the water. There’s a lot of activities to do such as kayaking, pedalos, and a water...More

2  Thank luxelife001
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We always visit La Isla. It's the first turn-off past Ardales (no need to go round the lakes as some websites advise).Take the MA444, left, and after about 15 minutes you'll come to it. It's a bit dusty and steep and rocky, so suitable footwear...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Beautiful beautiful scenery, wonderful lakes to swim, enough water activities to keep the kids extremely entertained till it closes. Worth trip

Thank LausieLDN
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Our party consisted of 2 adults, 2 older teenagers and a four year old. The location of the lakes is close to the town of Ardales which involves a mountainous drive. The lakes themselves are beautiful with plenty to do for all ages including Kayaking,...More

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Anne E
6 October 2018|
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Response from chocolateSpain | Reviewed this property |
Yes apparently in the hotel in the middle of the lake which is owned by the king of Spain photos of the house are on my trip advisor
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24 July 2018|
Response from easilypleased37 |
Seven would be plenty to explore amazing lakes.
22 July 2018|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
Very difficult at that price in the summer