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Castillo de las Coloradas

Punta del Aguila, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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although you cannot go inside it has a board outside with lots of information regarding what it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PJLOCKW
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Lovely views, worth a visit

Castillo de las Coloradas is set just above the Rubicon Marina , you can not go inside but you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diane T
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Punta del Aguila, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

although you cannot go inside it has a board outside with lots of information regarding what it was for, how old etc. I would not have gone hunting for it as there is not a lot around it to do but looked around it as...More

Thank PJLOCKW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castillo de las Coloradas is set just above the Rubicon Marina , you can not go inside but you can walk round it and out onto the cliffs were you get amazing views and can take photos, just by the entrance there is an information...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took about a hour to walk round and take some photos, but had to leave wife in a near by cafe as no access for a wheelchair user.

Thank Fryertuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was nice to look into the history of the island a bit and see this landmark. Stunning views on the southern part of the island, recommend if you are nearby. Not necessarily more than that, though. It is right along the southern promenade, though,...More

Thank bradencn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This historic tower is on the cliffs next to Rubicon Marina. It’s not open to view inside. Worth a look though.

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is right above Marina rubicon and a bit of a trek up steps but along a buetiful promenarade .the views are great accross to papagayo . But there's nothing else there ,it's not open ,and even the temporary toilets put in at great expenses...More

Thank davispaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to ward off pirates, this Tower has an interesting history and worth a look whilst passing by. Great views down the coastline

Thank SagaloutsTour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an old tower on the cliffs. Great views of the surrounding areas. I only visited as there was a geocache and a pokeymon gym. Shame it's not actually open to the public.

Thank Gerryu2
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Nice enough walk out to the 'Castillo'. Nice little draw bridge ner the shore side. But the Castillo is easily viewed from the shore and just sort of squats there next to the ocean. Lanzarote itself is overwhelmingly non-distinguished and this attraction is exemplarily of...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Whilst doubtless a monument of significant historical interest, there is nothing to do other than look. You can go up the steps and look in but the gate is locked so you can't get inside. Presumably mains electricity has been run in for lighting and...More

Thank CharlesRJ
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emita2015
10 February 2015|
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Response from CheltenhamFran | Reviewed this property |
I am not an historian but I think it was used as a refuge from the pirates that attacked the island. The watchtower’s bell was rang to warn when pirates approached.This is also the spot where Jean de Bethencourt setup base... More
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