Castillo de las Coloradas

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Castillo de las Coloradas
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Steve-and-Andie
Lancaster, UK2,940 contributions
Tiny fort
Mar 2020 • Couples
As forts go, this one is tiny. No access to the interior, you can climb the steps, cross the short drawbridge and look through a locked iron gate.
There is an information board near the road which gives interesting facts about the fort.
Worth a quick look if you are in the area but I wouldn’t go out of my way to visit this site.
Written 12 March 2020
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EAN44
Haywards Heath, UK806 contributions
Small but important
Feb 2020 • Couples
A very small but important part of history that was built to protect the people from invasion, you can’t enter but you have a good sense of its structure and meaning in the history of the island

Near rubicon marina so worth a visit it’s only about 30 mins to walk around perimeter but it is worth it.
Written 13 February 2020
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JanaH
6 contributions
A bit disappointing
Jan 2020
The 'fort' if you can call it that is very small and there is a little information outside. You only can walk around it and that's kinda it. The view from the cliff on which the fort stands is beautiful but not worth a drive to be honest. The marina close to the fort is certainly worth a visit.
Written 3 February 2020
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tutankhamen
devon20 contributions
steps
Jan 2020
There is a trip organized by TUI called Natural wonders, basically its the north of the island. You get to visit the green caves, be warned there are steps some vey steep and its confined in parts (claustrophobics be aware) it is amazing and offers a different aspect to the island.
Written 27 January 2020
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DannyBoyBlue
Ireland’s Ancient East, Ireland94 contributions
Watch Tower for Pirates
Nov 2019
This looks like a Martello Tower and was used as a small fort and watchtower for Pirates. Apparently Sir Francis Drake was one of the biggest Pirates attacking Lanzarote in the 1580s. Privateers handed over a large part of their loot to the monarch Queen Elizabeth I in return for protection.
Written 19 January 2020
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tinkle_24
Northampton, UK1,239 contributions
Beautiful fort
Jan 2020
with a history. Built first in 1402 but present structure was built in mid 18th century. Apparently design was one to be emulated by later. Great setting with Papagayo across the waters.
Written 13 January 2020
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gliderpilot636
Swansea, South Wales6 contributions
Old Playa Blanca
Dec 2019
There is not much of the Playa Blance left that I remember from visits over 30 years ago when there were a handful of fishermans' cottages and a tiny beach where the marina now stands. I was pleased to see that the fortified 18th Century tower has survived the sprawling modern development. Do go and look at it.
Written 8 January 2020
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Serene-View
Doncaster, UK1,058 contributions
Lovely spot
Dec 2019 • Couples
I classed this as the far end of Playa with the lighthouse being the other and about 7km and a lovely walk in between. A good spot to relax and take in the views with a little bit of history into the mix as well.
Written 5 January 2020
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Serene-View
Doncaster, UK1,058 contributions
Nice walk up to it
Dec 2019 • Couples
Nice focal point of Playa and lovely walk to it through Rubicon Marina. Not sure you can go in it but didn't have quite enough time. Peaceful area although the information board near to it could do with putting more on it.
Written 5 January 2020
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wendygillw
Carshalton, UK164 contributions
Wonderful \views
Nov 2019
Worth continuing to walk beyond the Marina and up to see the castle. The views are fantastic. Photos to be taken !!!
Written 27 November 2019
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