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Very attractive natural sea pools on a lovely coastal path.

We walked from San Andreas along a very easy path with seating and stunning views to the natural... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julia T
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
As close as it gets...

A very popular place to get the feeling of taking a bath in the sea, but without the risk of... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
ralfkl62
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Aachen, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked from San Andreas along a very easy path with seating and stunning views to the natural sea bathing pools. Views were fantastic and the pools are easily accessed from the path and also from a nearby car park.

Thank Julia T
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

A very popular place to get the feeling of taking a bath in the sea, but without the risk of getting smashed against the Rocky shore frequented a lot by locals and tourists as well. Very nearby, but a bit less "crowded" is another place...More

Thank ralfkl62
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing to get close to the crashing waves and try and take them on as you hold on to the bars! Beautiful natural place, a real treasure

Thank Ant B
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This place is truly beautiful the Natural salt pools are a little cold but welcoming. There are changing rooms at the top which cost 50 cents and a truly lovely beach bar/ cafe at the top. A must see and great experience!

Thank lgmorris
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Nice, natural salt water pools. They are chilly! Changing areas at top and there is a bar/cafe too where you can watch people below. Great scenery. The pools can be quite deep in places and they get fairly busy with people of all ages.

Thank Sckiwi1984
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

If you're only able to visit one of the natural pools, go to this one. Its less crowded and feels more natural. Plus a great little restaurant

Thank bbqsauce
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We only had drinks at Charco Azul, and the view is beautiful. Fun watching the waves crash into the pool below. Everyone was friendly with the exception of the bartender who was very gruff, and it appeared his coworkers were treading very softly around him....More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 16, 2018

we went for a drives around La Palma and visited many places, we knew about Charco Azul because we visited an Travel info office on our first day on the island on the day we first saw Charco Azul, we never had swimming costumes or...More

Thank billy b
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I would check to make sure that you don't waste a trip here only to find that it isn't open. Having been here in April it was nice but definitely not very warm and it's doubtful that the water would be. Looks like an interesting...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The coastline is very rough on this part of La Palma: no beaches, lava rocks and strong waves. The man made sea water pool is a great way to enjoy the ocean without danger. We didn’t go in the pool but it was interesting to...More

Thank GlobetrottingSwede
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October 8, 2017|
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In April for me the water was too cold buy many people were swimming there. It depends on your temperature level tolerance.
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Hi myc91, you have to take bus (guagua) nr. 100 100 CIRCUNVALACIÓN NORTE, SENTIDO S/C PALMA, BARLOVENTO, STO. DOMINGO, TAZACORTE A LOS LLANOS. Please see on the website of lapalmamola for the timetable, but I saw they are... More
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