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Laguna de Fuente Piedra

#806 of 2,579 things to do in Andalucia Features Animals
Cerro Del Palo, Fuente de Piedra, Malaga, 29520, Spain
+34 675 64 59 57
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Superb restorative visit scores high in my opinion

After the festival and a hiking trail to clear the cobwebs, we decided to check out the largest... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eli B
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Sydney, Australia
Fantastic Flamingos

This is one of the most important sites in Europe for Greater Flamingos, however they depend on the... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
travel69Uk
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
3 Mar 2017
“Natural and quiet”
15 Aug 2016
“a visit to see where the flamingos come”
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Cerro Del Palo, Fuente de Piedra, Malaga, 29520, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the festival and a hiking trail to clear the cobwebs, we decided to check out the largest lake in the region and frolic with the local fauna. The shallow water teems with Crustacea and my favourite bird, the crane. We got some use out...More

1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is one of the most important sites in Europe for Greater Flamingos, however they depend on the lagoon having sufficient water in order to breed there and when there has been a particularly dry winter this leads to a water shortage in the spring....More

3  Thank travel69Uk
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

As we approached we could already see the Flamingos on the small lake nearest the town. Taking the short path from the Visitor Centre we were able to get a good view of a group of 5 of them grooming and feeding. There were loads...More

1  Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We knew that the flamingos would not be here but having been to Lake Bogora we were interested to see another stop on the flamingos flight. It was such a beautiful peaceful place and it was lovely to see rabbits chase each other on the...More

1  Thank Hil L
Reviewed 17 July 2016

this Is a beautifull place but unfortunately the flamingoes stay far away in the lake and are hardly to see. there are nice walkways and viewpoints, but no binoculars available so you just think you saw the animals. there is a visitor center with some...More

2  Thank dpnancy
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Admittedly we arrived after the visitor centre closed at 7pm ... but it would make sense for it to open a bit later? The paths are well maintained, but the flamingoes were a long way from the visitor centre. Some other birds nearer by ...

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Visited this lovely natural parkland and salt lake to see the flamingos. Very disappointed to find that there were only about 500 currently resident and they were too far away in the centre of the lake to see. Some up to date information posted on...More

2  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful site frequented by all sorts of wildlife but birds in particular. Best known for its flamingoes which can be easily seen on the smaller lake as well as the large lagoon. Well kept walkways enable access by disabled visitors too. There...More

Thank Wyrdbrother
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Tranquil location and well laid out paths towards the lakes/hides with quite a few flamingoes and other birds to see. But why does the Visitor Centre shut for siesta? What a stupid situation for a tourist attraction; it's not like there's a shortage of unemployed...More

Thank WaynePickering
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The Laguna is famous for its breeding Flamingoes but be warned that the majority of them are some distance away. However the pools near the visitor centre regularly have birds on them. The pools certainly enhance the reserve as it concentrates a lot of the...More

Thank Dave1959
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Lavon R
Hello I'll be at the end of May in the region of this reserve. Do you think i'll have a chance to see any flamingo that will be closer? What other spices of birds I may find there? Best Regards Rahel Lavon
30 April 2017|
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Emmaatcondor
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4 March 2016|
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orionmarbella
Hi - We are thinking of visiting this weekend 23rd January to see the Whooping Cranes. Will you be doing your tour then? I have visited a number of times to see the flamingos. How many whooping cranes are at the lake at the moment?
19 January 2016|
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