2022-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-El Golfo, Los Hervideros
For almost three centuries all manner of inquisitive people have made their way to the fishing village of El Golfo, at the southernmost point of Timanfaya National Park, asking for the “green lake”. The lake in question is a small bay, just two minutes from the village by foot, which could be straight out of an extra-terrestrial landscape. In fact, it is the crater of a volcano—formed during the powerful eruptions. The other half-moon, occupied by a black sandy beach and a lagoon with emerald green waters—owing to a high concentration of algae—offers a beautiful and desolate panorama. This coastal area has an abundance of underwater caves produced by the solidification of lava and erosion. Los Hervideros refers to the amazing display that sees the waves force water into the labyrinth of caves with such a dramatic power it appears as if the sea is bubbling and boiling. Visitors can wander around pathways in the cliffs and watch the display below.