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Castillo de las Coloradas

Punta del Aguila, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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great views

great views from here, very historic building for Lanzarote but you cannot get inside it which is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Exiles16
,
Berkshire
Very interesting

The tower although not open to public is very interesting and would have been a focal point of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EAN44
,
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Punta del Aguila, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago

great views from here, very historic building for Lanzarote but you cannot get inside it which is a pity.

Thank Exiles16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tower although not open to public is very interesting and would have been a focal point of protection back in 1700's to the island, it has stunning views of the sea and landscape and marina, worth a drop off on the walk to marina.

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent some time here searching for little shells. Nothing much here but is worth a little walk out to view and look over the marina

Thank Rosjolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the marina most days and if you walk a bit further you will see this lovely place to sit and look out over the marina and the sea. You can't go in but good photo opportunity.

Thank donald p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of the promenade there is the castle,but caste is not the correct word , it is more a kind of round creation used to search for pirate ships long time ago. And that is exactly why you should visit the place, the...More

Thank Flosjken F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Castillo de las Coloradas is in a spectacular location and it's significance as a military building is evident. It has a twin in Furtureventura. It is located on the coastal path just outside Playa Blanca.

Thank Soulman450
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an interesting castle to walk to. Just beyond marina in a cliff. You cannot enter but just look in and walk round. Combine this with a walk round marina.

Thank Colin_Cameron1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, walkable area., from the Rubicon. Good views. No facilities, not required as so close to the Rubicon. Area.

Thank Frances L
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This place is with a quick look, the views are amazing and it's worth it to get a picture and a walk around. You can't go inside but can go up the steps and look through the iron gate inside. You won't be there long,...More

Thank Tim-Lanz
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Nice view from the location and an interesting bit of history to read. Worth stopping although you wouldn't need to stop for long.

Thank Andy L
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emita2015
what was the purpose of this building, would like some information about the building.
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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