Website about Lanzarote island for tourists. El Golfo in English usually stands for Green Lagoon. It is quite unusual nature landscape. This lagoon was formed when sea water just flooded the old volcanic crater. But why it is green? Well the color is from algae in the water el golfo. There is a great contrast between green lagoon water and blue sea water, they look like being from different places of planet but actually it is known that the lagoon and the sea connects through underground tunnels.