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Ardales National Park

Ardales, Spain
+34 902 78 73 25
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Beautiful clear water lakes and nice mountain scenery

Amazing place to spend the day! Beautiful clear water lakes for cooling off and swimming, nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
deVries2016
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Steenwijk, The Netherlands
Turquoise Lakes & Pine forests.

Fantastic scenery. My only complaint is that there are no proper signs to show you how to get down... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
kpnut0072017
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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“el chorro” (10 reviews)
“la isla” (7 reviews)
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Ardales, Spain
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+34 902 78 73 25
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"el chorro"
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"turquoise lakes"
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"la isla"
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"beautiful area"
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"lake district"
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"per adult"
in 5 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 4 reviews
"pine trees"
in 4 reviews
"great fun"
in 3 reviews
"stunning views"
in 3 reviews
"sun loungers"
in 3 reviews
"national park"
in 4 reviews
"salt water"
in 2 reviews
"recommend taking a picnic"
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"hour drive"
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"kids love"
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"water sports equipment"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place to spend the day! Beautiful clear water lakes for cooling off and swimming, nice mountain views and amazing walks/hikes you can do around. Perfect way to spend a day! Something for everyone! Nice restaurant on top the hill serving drinks and food and...More

Thank deVries2016
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Fantastic scenery. My only complaint is that there are no proper signs to show you how to get down to the waters edge by car. Drove up and down the roads several times, but never found the entrance. There are car parks where you can...More

Thank kpnut0072017
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We couldn't get tickets to the Caminito del Rey. but we heard this was a cool place to visit anyway. When we got there we found the Caminito was closed due to wind and nobody could take the path. The wind can really howl through...More

Thank scubaDave52
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place in the heart of Andulucia. A day just doesn't cut it, next time I'm staying in the hotel.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Ardales is the heart of Andalucia, with malaga, Ronda and Antequera only 35 mins away. The area is stunning, offering the lakes, the Camino and the historic pueblo.

1  Thank David R
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery with several turquoise lakes among pine trees. Ideal for walking. A few restaurants and bars on the road near the lakeside.

Thank travelmadsenior
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

After our Caminito del ray trek we went for a swim and snorkel to La Isla del Chorro (a lake), the car parking and entry for two people was just €3. The water was much warmer than the sea obviously and we had a great...More

3  Thank Suraj C
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day at one of the three lakes and are so glad we left the beaches of Fuengirola for a day. We arrived just before midday and parked in La Isla Zone 3. There were a couple of cars but not busy,...More

1  Thank kakaboom
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We baited the lakes on an overcast day which could have to ok the show be of our experience but it was not the case. Great views and crystal clear waters. Children need to be able to swim I would recommend. Hired a boat with...More

Thank kevfilkins
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Stunning area, be sure to go and take your costume! There are good bars/cafes/restaurants in this area, make sure you visit El Mirador restaurant, its excellent!

1  Thank alitrezise
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RobertinSpain
18 April 2018|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robert, Indian Sport, offer the best selection of water sports equipment on the lakes. You can find them on google search, indian sport, Ardales. have fun!
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Mjn104
31 March 2018|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
hi Michelle, last year was the first year it opened. however it was just for the summer months. I will try to find out as I live in Ardales. Regards David
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antoinette s
23 November 2017|
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Response from marsandbob | Reviewed this property |
The whole area around Ardeles is very picturesque and a lovely drive with some great picnic spots. Do not think you will be swimming in the lake at this time of the year though.
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