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La Laguna Grande

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Address: Carretera General S/N | Parque Nacional de Garajonay, 38849 Vallehermoso, La Gomera, Spain
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La Gomera is a lush green island and still the laurisilva or laurel forest surprised. There is a magical feel and the climate is cooler and moist. For a person who suffers from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 December 2016
Nurmijarvi, Finland
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't do my research before visiting and I must say I was expecting a big lagoon. It appears though that the lagoon appears when it rains heavily and the ground becomes waterlogged. Whilst I may be missing something here I can only think this is a good bit of marketing, lots of coaches stop here to view what I... More 

Thank Beaubleep
Nurmijarvi, Finland
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

La Gomera is a lush green island and still the laurisilva or laurel forest surprised. There is a magical feel and the climate is cooler and moist. For a person who suffers from nasal dryness it was easier to breath. The heaths were tall trees, not pot plans I've used to see. Wow! There is a small bar, Restaurante La... More 

Thank niinan2
Lympstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a visitor centre for the park - right in the very centre. Wonderful - reflects the whole island - tranquil and beautiful. Food was good and not over priced - when I ordered roasted chicken I did not expect to get a whole "spatulated" one for 9.5e!! The natural beauty of the park is wonderful.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

I was looking forward to seeing the laurisilva forest as I had seen pictures and paintings of it in San Sebastian. But so much of the forest was destroyed by fire in 2012. We walked with a group to La Laguna Grande from Garajonay via Chipude through a lot of this destroyed forest and it was very upsetting as the... More 

Thank gr33nsp1der
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

We stumble across La Laguna Grande by accident, however we had expected there to be water until we read the fact sheets. We found it to be very interesting and nicely laid out for children

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We only stopped for a short time en route from Playa de Santiago on a day trip around the island but it was worthwhile. Seeing the rainforest up close with explanatory plaques was very informative. The visitor centre also helped with its multilingual displays of the history and the natural history of the island and its unique central rainforest. There... More 

Thank Ewan G
Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Most of the time you cannot expect a great view as it is cloudy but the walk is great anyway. Unfortunately you will see what the great fire has left in 2012.

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

We took a tour from Tenerife to La Gomera Island and were treated to a very informative day and once up in amongst the giant Erica's (heathers) and ancient laurel trees it seemed to be a different world, we then went for lunch which was a bit bland but the demonstration of the whistling language was impressive and very encouraging... More 

Thank tandi1986
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335 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

We could appreciate the attractions of Laguna Grande for the circular walks and the picnic area and as a break from driving on the endlessly winding roads, however when we arrived the already busy car park had just received up to 20 or so Landrovers on an island safari disgorging another 80 or some people. And this was a Monday... More 

Thank NomadicTraveller7
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

This picnic spot was a convenient break from driving on very winding roads which always seem to have a sheer drop on one side or the other! There were basic facilities, loos, coffee shop etc. and it was the starting point for a couple of walks. We followed the shorter one of around 5k. Parking was free and, if you... More 

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