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Fantastic day out

We love driving to El chorro lakes for the day. Avoid weekends as it gets so busy but midweek is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Benalmadena, Spain
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What a spectacular view

Having been up and down this stretch of coastline a lot over the years we ventured into the hills... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Daman P
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El Chorro, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love driving to El chorro lakes for the day. Avoid weekends as it gets so busy but midweek is perfect. Lots of picnic tables and sunbeds to hire. The wibbit inflatable is perfect to keep the kids happy at only €10 per hour and...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having been up and down this stretch of coastline a lot over the years we ventured into the hills just north of Malaga to the 'Spanish Lake District', an orienteering paradise of trails to walk with incredible scenery and wildlife but also a pleasant family...More

Thank Daman P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

El Chorro is a small village just over an hour or so from Marbella. In itself, it is unremarkable. It has a train station, a few buildings, a hotel and not too much else. However, it just happens to be located amongst some stunning rock...More

Thank Rambler
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We arrived at the wrong entrance (by the Caminito del Rey exit) so the lady kindly redirected us to the right area where we could swim and rent paddle boats with slides on! We parked in a parking lot that had toilets and a kiosk...More

1  Thank judith432
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Came here with two other families so there was 13 of us . Was not sure what to expect but what a great day we had, hired pedalo’s and swam in the beautiful warm clear turquoise lakes. Kids from 10 to 17 had the best...More

3  Thank scampion74
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Lovely turquoise lakes, the Caminito Del Rey walk, the Dams, a few little bars/cafes, Ardales Park. A lovely place to visit for a day or two. Scenery to die for.

Thank kpnut0072017
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Went around the lakes and rivers rather than going into the common tourist way - there are so many of them there so the feeling of wilderness is completely lost.

1  Thank Aliaksandr H
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Wonderful views and photo opportunities all around, not very busy when we were there just after Easter. Weather can obviously impact sights and things change considerably as the weather changes, will try visiting again to get dusk or dawn images, lovely walks and a couple...More

2  Thank DorsetPortlanders
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We visited in early spring, the weather was cold but still very beautiful. Near Caminitos and a lot of walking trails, or cykling. Takes around 2 hours driving from Malaga.

Thank PAMM67
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The roads in and around El Chorro and a bikers delight. Our riders always enjoy our day circuit from Antequera to El Chorro

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23 August 2018|
Response from kpnut0072017 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for fact want time the car park is open, but I do know there is a lot of roadside parking on either side of the car park, so I wouldn't worry about it at all. ( At the tunnel entrance end - North) What ever the... More
Lainey B
17 September 2017|
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Response from Masher16 | Reviewed this property |
The distance is a lot, so going on foot is not recommended. There is a bus from the El Chorro-Caminito del Rey train station which goes right up to the lake. The ticket cost is 1.55 Euros. I think the bus runs every one... More
15 October 2016|
Response from Travelogo | Reviewed this property |
The whole area is worth a visit. I know people who have just turned up at the entrance to the walk and got tickets. It may be worth trying this. If they refuse you can visit the lakes nearby.