Catritre and Quila Quina are two of the most popular beaches in the summer. Resting on the shores of the Lácar, both alternatives let visitors enjoy the lake till sunset.
No sooner do the plum trees start to bloom and the gorse upholster the mountain in vibrant yellow shades than the local dwellers and the tourists begin spending the afternoon and even the entire day at Catritre or Quila Quina.
These beaches on Lake Lácar let visitors enjoy the sunshine on the long summer days, when the sun sets after 8pm. There are also those who choose these natural nooks to dare to swim and freshen up in the water, as these areas of the lake are more shallow and accessible for bathing.
They are accessed through National Route 234 and leaving the city towards the Southwest. The access to Catritre Beach lies 4 kilometers ahead. It is a zigzagging mountain path that opens up among an ancient forest up to the lake shore. The infrastructure of the area invites visitors to stay and includes a camping site with fire pits, tables, benches, restrooms and restaurant.
Level of Difficulty: Low
Duration: all day
Recommendations: It is very important to drive carefully along the mountain paths. In the summer, the weather is generally dry and in addition to the bends, cars usually kick up dust and therefore, extreme precautions must be taken in order to avoid accidents.
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This is a new destination for tourists but a spectacular place to stay, whether on vacations or any long weekend marked by the calendar