For feeling the bravery and power of the Atlantic Sea you only need to put a foot in some of the natural swimming pools of El Hierro. Small spaces where taking a bath without worrying about the currents. Most of them are remnants of the lava that walled off the seawater. Nature created the swimming pools and the only human intervention was habilitating them with stairs and footbridges and securing them for anyone to visit them. A different and unforgettable experience surrounded by clean and crystalline water in the middle of an almost virgin environment. You will find your balcony in front of the sea in the different natural swimming pools of the island.
A calm sea for chilling in El Hierro. Although El Hierro has fewer beaches than the other of the Canary Islands, la Cala de Tacorón is with no doubt is one of the bests. Located in the southeast part of the island and near el Mar de las, Calmas perfectly describes its...
POZO DE LAS CALCOSAS
An authentic corner in the North of El Hierro Known for its natural swimming pools, el Pozo de las Calcosas is a place in Valverde’s municipality that it’s worth seeing. Is a small natural bay closed by a cliff where you can know the type of ancestral construction of...
The natural swimming pool of El Tamaduste is one of the most privileged places on El Hierro’s coast. Perfectly conditioned for taking a bath, in the background is la Cueva de las barcas, a dry shelter for small boats.
ROQUE DE LA BONZANZA
Is a semi-circular-shaped depression product of a giant mudslide. At entering the bay, we can see el Roque de la Bonanza, one of the most symbolic images of the island. The coastline is composed of the biggest beach on the island, which in the most guarded area has a...
The swimming pool of salty water for enjoying with the family In the North of El Hierro’s island, in the municipality of Frontera, it’s located La Maceta, a group of natural swimming pools that are perfect for enjoying a family day. A corner sculpted by nature offers...
This charming coastline town has seawater pools and access to the ocean, which makes it a comfortable space for bathing. When the sea allows it is a privileged place for practicing scuba diving and angling.
The descendant is made on a spectacular volcanic cone crossing between the red pyroclasts, locally denominated as “picón”. The balsamic coast is hugely beautiful, with a series of natural arches over which the sea laps, forming jets of water that sometimes resemble...
FARO DE ORCHILLA
Today we arrive at Orchilla by land, but in the era of the lighthouse’s construction, the communications were marine. As testimony this traditional jetty massif has been left, today is a charming bathing point in the North of el Mar de las Calmas.
CHARCO LOS SARGOS
It’s a bathing place located in nearby of the natural swimming pools of La Maceta. At the foot of the cliff, the sea picks special tonalities in these puddles where the bathing has the special taste of the most natural.
The natural secret under the cliff. A natural swimming pool guarded under an imponent balsamic arch. El Charco Azul seems as it has gotten out of a tale. Anyone who searches bathing in a mystic and relaxing scenario, this place is for you. The lava designed this...