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Laguna de Fuente Piedra

#852 of 2,660 things to do in Andalucia Features Animals
Cerro Del Palo, Fuente de Piedra, Malaga, 29520, Spain
+34 675 64 59 57
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Flamingos barely visible

We visited the place on Aug. 6, 2017. It was VERY hot - about 42 degrees centigrade. The attendant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yuri K
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Great for flamingo spotting but keep an eye on your car too

An amazing place and we spent a lovely afternoon there watching the flamingoes but perhaps we... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Dlva19
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This scenic lake is home to Europe's second largest population of flamingoes.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“big lake” (2 reviews)
“salt lake” (2 reviews)
“dry winter” (2 reviews)
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Cerro Del Palo, Fuente de Piedra, Malaga, 29520, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the place on Aug. 6, 2017. It was VERY hot - about 42 degrees centigrade. The attendant advised us to 'go behind the building to see flamingos'. We followed her advice and were able to see flamingos from the top of the hill....More

Thank Yuri K
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

An amazing place and we spent a lovely afternoon there watching the flamingoes but perhaps we should also have watched our car -bags stolen from boot ! Take care !

Thank Dlva19
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Well worth come here to see the Flamingos there are many still in the lagooon just near the visitors centre. They have provided excellent comfortable Hides to view the birds and not disturb them . Flocks fly arround and land and others just walking eating...More

Thank MartyDownunder
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely spot but you must be aware that with any wildlife, this is seasonal. In the dry seasons (summer/autumn) there is very little water and the birds are on just a couple of small ponds near the visitors centre. For birders there...More

Thank Ngilai
Reviewed 5 May 2017

After the festival and a hiking trail to clear the cobwebs, we decided to check out the largest lake in the region and frolic with the local fauna. The shallow water teems with Crustacea and my favourite bird, the crane. We got some use out...More

1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is one of the most important sites in Europe for Greater Flamingos, however they depend on the lagoon having sufficient water in order to breed there and when there has been a particularly dry winter this leads to a water shortage in the spring....More

4  Thank travel69Uk
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

As we approached we could already see the Flamingos on the small lake nearest the town. Taking the short path from the Visitor Centre we were able to get a good view of a group of 5 of them grooming and feeding. There were loads...More

1  Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We knew that the flamingos would not be here but having been to Lake Bogora we were interested to see another stop on the flamingos flight. It was such a beautiful peaceful place and it was lovely to see rabbits chase each other on the...More

1  Thank Hil L
Reviewed 17 July 2016

this Is a beautifull place but unfortunately the flamingoes stay far away in the lake and are hardly to see. there are nice walkways and viewpoints, but no binoculars available so you just think you saw the animals. there is a visitor center with some...More

2  Thank dpnancy
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Admittedly we arrived after the visitor centre closed at 7pm ... but it would make sense for it to open a bit later? The paths are well maintained, but the flamingoes were a long way from the visitor centre. Some other birds nearer by ...

Thank Duncan P
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