Spain is a picture-perfect place among the Mediterranean beaches featuring gorgeous surrounding landscape and crystal clear water. The natural beauty of Spain goes much beyond these. There are mountains, plains, and plenty of tranquil lakes in this nation that it is a place for everyone, no matter whether you are a bird watcher, a hiker, or wish to enjoy great outdoors.
Spain is prominent also for its mouth-watering food and rich culture. It boasts the most scenic lakes that anyone would love. Here are a few Spanish lakes across its diverse landscape.
Colorful Spainish Lakes include:
1. Lagos de Covadonga – Asturias
The Lagos de Covadonga in Spain is three glacial lakes in Picos de Europa National Park. The lakes La Ercina, Enol, and El Bricial, have water during the year’s warmer months after the ice melts. This is the most visited natural beauty spaces in Spain, especially in the summer.
The pair of lakes is located up in the Asturias Mountains and is breathtaking. They feature stunning Rocky Mountains and the mountain cattle graze in the surrounding dotting green hills. These glacial lakes in the picos are the most preferred hiking trails and the national parks huge highlight.
2. Laguna de Ruidera – Casilla La Mancha
Castilla La Mancha’s Laguna de Ruidera appears to be just out of a fairytale. The lake comprises of 15 small lakes and has a peaceful string of waterfalls. It is connected by waterfalls and small rivers creating Laguna de Ruidera. The turquoise colors appear breathtaking. In the Iberian Peninusla it is the most beautiful wetlands patch.
3. Lago de Sanabria – Zamora
Lago de Sanabria is the most beautiful lakes in Spain. It is the largest freshwater lake with 55 meters deep and 368 hectares. The glacial lake appears the ebst in the Iberian Peninsula. Canoeing or hiking the mountain trails and forests ensures best moments of life. In Zamora, the Sanarbia Lake is the biggest. It measures a length of 3 kilometers, width of 1.5 kilometers and a depth of 50 meters. There are different water activities on the lake that people in hundreds come to enjoy in this water. Keep an eye for the local wildlife and spot golden eagles and roe deer.
4. Laguna de Torrevieja (Alicante)
The Lagoon of Torrevieja is a part of the Natural Park of the Lagoons of La Mata and Torrevieja in Alicante. It is a haven for having a variety of migratory birds. The water looks pink as it has the species of bacteria and algae in the lake. It has this bubblegum pink color. It includes flamingos and this lagoon is in a peculiar pink color due to the algae and bacteria species in the lake and the clay layer on the bottom.
5. La Laguna Negra (Soria)
The Laguna Negra de Urbión is within the mountain range. It is a glacial lagoon and is located at an altitude of 1,753m. This is known as the Black Lagoon as it has no bottom and it communicates with the sea through its caves. It is said some lives are right at the bottom and it devors everything falling into it.
6. Laguna de Fuente de Piedra – Malaga
In Malaga you will appreciate the beauty of these lake areas in Spain. It is popular for its inhabitants, than anything else Laguna de Fuente de Piedra has an enormous flamingo population. This wetland region hosts a stable colony of flamingos. Anyone would fall in love with these stunning creatures. In Malaga, in Antequara, this lake is the biggest in the Andalucía
region. It is a salt-water lake attracting migratory birds to the shore and measures 1364 hectares, 2 kilometers wide, and 6 kilometers long.
7. Lago de Sant Maurici (Lleida)
This is a stunning lake located in Spain is on the Catalan side in the Pyrenees. It’s in Espot in Lleida at 1910 meters altitude. The lake forms a part of the Aigüestortes Natural Park, the only one in the Cataluna region. The Maurici Lake measures in length 1,100 meters and by width 200 meters.
8. Ibones de Anayet (Huesca)
The Ibones de Anayet is a small lakes group in Spain at an altitude of 2,233 meters in the Pyrennes and at the Anayet mountain foot. They are in the municipality of Sallent de Gállego.
9. Lagunas de Ruidera (Ciudad Real and Albacete)
They are a combination of 15 lakes making up a group of the Ruidera lakes in Spain. They are spread out at Alto Guadiana Valley along 15 kilometers. They are a part of the Lagunas de Ruidera Natural Park, offering great diversity of plants and animals.