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Beautiful location with lots to do. Bike rides, water sports & fresh water spa. Restaurant & cafe... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Sharon B
Crawley, United Kingdom
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What a wonderful peaceful place to visit, so picturesque

Have enjoyed visiting here on numerous occasions, swimming is beautiful, with very clear water and... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Hastings, United Kingdom
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18500 Freila, Spain
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All reviews beautiful lake lovely place water sports man made beach an umbrella del campo clear water several times ice cream swim restaurant views shade baths bit drinks reservoir
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location with lots to do. Bike rides, water sports & fresh water spa. Restaurant & cafe. Man made beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice large lake with good views & plenty of parking BUT at 11.45 in the morning we could not find anything open even for a cup of coffee. Maybe in June, July & August it might be more user friendly but we deliberately went after...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Have enjoyed visiting here on numerous occasions, swimming is beautiful, with very clear water and peaceful surroundings. There is a dam which is interesting and restaurants in the vicinity offering good food and refreshments.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kazza154
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We visited Freila beach several times during our week long stay in a cave house. The beach is not sandy, it is all pebbles and a bit painful to walk so I would recommend wearing shoes you can swim in. The water is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chrisndebs
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We were advised to visit the lake where the beach at Freila is great for swimming and After a swim we went ti the nearby restaurant and had the menu del día priced at 10Euro which we both thoroughly enjoyed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Davect2013
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful, places I've been in the world. It's breath taking. The water looks like it has been dyed blue to get that intensity of colour. The little pedal boots were great and very well priced. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank geeliz123
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a beautiful lake at any time of year. The beach at Freila is great for swimming, kayaking and other water sports (no jet skis thank goodness). There is a bar with a beautiful view to the lake - the Cortijo de Cura -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Penelope R
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Drive over the dam and see the wonderful scenery. Second biggest lake in Europe. Well worth a trip. Water sports available. Bar and restaurant too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mummapuds
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited the lake which was next to the Banos and restaurant. The lake is peaceful and has beautiful views. Swimming in June was a bit cold but refreshing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 1975RichardH
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Go to the mirador for a fantastic view over the lake, or to Freila 'beach' with its restaurant and easy access into the water for canoes, kayaks etc or swimming

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Davect2013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not sure if fishing is allowed, but confirm it is a beautiful spot and you can see fish when you swim there.
Angie B
31 October 2018|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help have not been to the hot springs. We are going again late December can find out more from our family who live there.
3 September 2018|
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Response from Penelope R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if it's allowed but dogs do all the time. I haven't seen notices against it.