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Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba

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Perfect family day out

A better option than the beach. Everything is a lot slower here. Lovely scenery, water is warmer... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Great fun especially the Rock Jumping

Went for the second time in two years , our youngest (13) loves jumping from the Rocks into the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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“paddle boats”(2 reviews)
“hire canoes”(2 reviews)
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Ma-433, 29550 Ardales, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A popular scenic region, lots of walks and great views. El Mirador Restaurant, built on a tunnel is very pleasant . Book in advance If you want to do the catwalk thru Camino Del Rey , lots of other walks to do. Nearest bike hire...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A better option than the beach. Everything is a lot slower here. Lovely scenery, water is warmer than the sea, and cleaner. Lots of free picnic tables but you need to get there before midday. Been there twice in as many weeks and plan to...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went for the second time in two years , our youngest (13) loves jumping from the Rocks into the green cool waters.Kept him busy all afternoon!!! He did it last year and there are kids as young as 5 jumping in. For the sun worshipers...More

Thank N8326KRdavef
Reviewed 20 August 2018

These are artificial water lakes that were made for a hydroelectric plant. There is lots of hiking and swimming possibilities. There is a place for renting water sports, and the start of the trail to the Caminito del Rey, the 6km walkway up in the...More

Thank tristravel
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this place yesterday and had good fun. We stayed for about 3 hours, and spent 1 hour of that on a 5 man pedalo with large slide! The pedalo cost €18 but was worth the money. We did some rock jumping into the...More

Thank Wanderer594862
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place, great day plenty to do, water activities very reasonable. Away from the beach up into the mountains great views

Thank Beckettrab
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a must visit area. It is perfect for swimming, snorkeling to see the fish and kayaking. Also beach areas for sun bathing.For families there is even a cordoned off area in the lake for children to use inflatables, slides etc which are provided.A...More

Thank 68IanM
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Amazing scenery, ctystal clear turquoise warm waters, perfect for swimming or taking out a kayak/ pedalo. Superb day out with or without kids.

Thank brennie365
Reviewed 3 April 2018

On a recent flight into Malaga airport during the day we noticed on a our approach a few huge lakes just in land from Malaga they are situated in the Ardales National Park area. Parque de Ardales Zona Cuarta, 29552 Ardales, Málaga, Spain fantastic day...More

4  Thank Stevenson_steve
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

It is a wonderful place to visit with friends, family or couples. It is a shame that it is not raining so much in the last months and the level of water is low, however it is a place to visit to enjoy the nature!

Thank Nik8475
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23 August 2016|
Response from Flatdog569 | Reviewed this property |
There may be a limited bus service to the Caminito del Rey, but not to the lakes. There is a train service to Ardeles but this is approximately six km to the closest lake. I would suggest that a car is essential in reality... More
26 July 2015|
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Response from Flatdog569 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. It is accessible from the second parking area down from the restaurant.