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Las Salinas de Torrevieja

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Address: Via Verde, Torrevieja, Spain
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This was absolutely amazing. There is mud in the lake that you are supposed to put on your skin and let it dry in the sun. Afterward you wash it off in the lake. It's so much salt... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was absolutely amazing. There is mud in the lake that you are supposed to put on your skin and let it dry in the sun. Afterward you wash it off in the lake. It's so much salt in the water so it will make you flout like a cork! Bring extra water to "shower" in before you go home... More 

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Salamanca, Spain
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We looked at reviews and while there were several negative ones, we thought the positive ones outweighed them. We took a day trip from Alicante. We just assumed that we needed to take the bus from Alicante to Torrevieja. While there is a lake in Torrevieja, it is not the one that you see reviewed here. The one with the... More 

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1 Thank Abby W
Lund, Sweden
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really beautiful pink salt lake. A bit hard to find but worth it! Not really a beach, but there is place for a few ppl to lie/sit by the water.

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2 Thank himemiya
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The salt lake next to Torrevieja is known locally as the 'Pink Lake' due to its odd pink colour. apparently it has something to do with a type of algea that grows in this salt lake. Its nice and relaxing to stroll or cycle around the lake, although I do wish that dog owners would be more considerate and not... More 

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Orebro, Sweden
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a weird place. Seems that the municipality does not want people to visit - no real path leading down to the water, and no other amenities at the site. However, well there it was a very very salty experience. We got covered in some mud - according to two locals "supposedly" healthy. Dried in the sun, and then... More 

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3 Thank LovgrenD
Strasbourg
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were initially told that there is nothing special about it... and I am glad we did not take note of this. From afar it seems like nothing but a normal lake, until you are standing with your feet in the naturally pink water and you realise just how pink it is. When scooping up the "sand" at the bottom... More 

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Kirkkonummi, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had great things in mind when we went there but were badly disappointed when all the lake was was a mud puddle. It didn't look temptating enough to swim in it and the swimming place was really small.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect this time of year... (April) My boyfriend and I walked alongside the south west side of the natural salt lake and loved it. It's so peaceful and temperature was just right. We took a packed lunch and found the picnic area pretty quickly on the yellow "on foot" route. The information centre is visible from the la mata side... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely not pink, a bit smelly and zero sign of any flamingos. Really disappointing all around to be honest.

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Thank J W
Torrevieja, Spain
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great place where you can take mudbaths for free and dip in THE saltlake and enjoy THE floating on THE water like in THE dead sea

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