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A beautiful break from the beach

We had a wonderful day at one of the three lakes and are so glad we left the beaches of Fuengirola... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Great day out

We baited the lakes on an overcast day which could have to ok the show be of our experience but it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kev F
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Ardales, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

Thank kakaboom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 Kev F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank alitrezise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing day out in clear blue waters. Kids did water obstacle course and we all went out on pedalos, great fun . Lots of parking nearby if you get there by 11, good facilities ( take your own toilet paper) if you have reef shoes...More

Thank darren k
Reviewed 3 August 2017

When my kids come from England for a holiday they much prefer to visit the lakes rather than the coast. There are plenty of places for a picnic and also good restaurants nearby, like El Kiosko.Parking can be a problem in the height of summer...More

Thank Sheffield13
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Twice visited the lake. Go for car park 3. 2 euros to park plus 1 euro per person. Picnic tables and shade aplenty. Water assault course 10 euros per person. Pedalos 14-18 euros per hour for 4-5 people. Lovely to swim in. Get there early...More

Thank Clifford L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Loved swimming in the lakes...hiring a pedalo...good hikes and few restaurants with great views and delicious food!

Thank ManolaBristol
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

There are various places that you can stop within the Parque Ardales but I would highly recommend going to La Isla. There you will be able to park for a small entrance fee. 1euro per car and per adult and 50centimos for children. The also...More

Thank Limahe
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

What a great day out! We read reviews beforehand & decided on La Isla. €1 entry each and the same to park - a real bargain considering the facilities - toilets, picnic benches & free bbq's. Hiring of kayaks, pedalos & a fun water inflatable...More

Thank Nicky C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We drove up to Ardales from Coin and entered the National Park by the North access to El Chorro. We parked up at Zone 3 which cost us 1 euro for the car and a further euro each per adult. Get there before 11.30am as...More

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Yoann B
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Response from Laurence S | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog & no problem just need to keep them on a lead
7 August 2016|
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Response from mike o | Reviewed this property |
Head to ardeles but just stay on main road do not go in town then next turning takes you into the lakes. Drive on then for 3kms til you see lakes on left and then as soon as you enter forested area it's in your let left... More