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Parque natural de las Salinas de Santa Pola

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Flamingos, Avocets, Salt Mountains

If you have wheels a drive from Alicante to Santa Pola along the N332 is a must. Approaching Santa... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Charbala
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Mundesley, United Kingdom
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Interesting afternoon out.

We originally visited the Dunes Country Park and walked along the boardwalk. One side runs parallel... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Juliet S
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Carretera Nacional 332, Santa Pola, Spain
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The Santa Pola tourist office runs a free tour in English. In the morning you can meet at the Salt Museum ,have the tour that goes inside and out to the adjacent lagoon. The guide is very friendly and knowledgeable. The afternoon meets at the...More

4  Thank stephann34
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We burned quite a few calories walking to this nature park then walking around it. There's some potential for picnic spots and lots of decking and viewing areas for taking photos. We didn't get to see flamingos, however, we did see some nice birds. A...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

If you have wheels a drive from Alicante to Santa Pola along the N332 is a must. Approaching Santa Pola are the Salinas either side of the road where flamingoes and other birds congregate as well as the large white mountains of collected salt. There...More

1  Thank Charbala
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We originally visited the Dunes Country Park and walked along the boardwalk. One side runs parallel with a few lakes, with a few bird hides along the way, but we saw very few flamingos. The N332 runs through the whole area. It's worth heading into...More

Thank Juliet S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

You get great views of the salt lakes and all the bird life feeding here when you are driving along the N332 in either direction, passengers can take in the views, but if you are the driver I suggest you find a lay-by and park...More

2  Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The free museum shows the history of salt some parts are in English but other parts not leaving you to wonder what the machinery did. The museum sits next to a lagoon which you can walk around and see the wild flamigoes but beware the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd visit to the Salt Lake, I love it, the water is like stepping into a hot bath, and I was blessed to be there when the sun was setting, it was breathtaking 😊I love how the mud and salt make my...More

4  Thank Angela N
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Well, a local friend brought me there with no expectations, as is just a factory that you get salt out to feed nordic roads on winter time to remove snow. Well, such a mistake! is worth to take a car drive from Elche, 10 minutes,...More

1  Thank JordiBo
Reviewed 25 March 2017

If you want to go there intentionally it is loose of time, but if you are on your way it's ok to stop and see. There were no flamingos when we stopped but I am sure they are sometimes as I've seen them from the...More

1  Thank PaK83
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely view driving along the motorway, there is one small lay-by however that's where the flamingoes are further and as they are very timid it's hard to take photos. The area also smells a bit but well worth a stop or a drive past...More

2  Thank tamarablawrence
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