Lake Cauma – Caribbean-like paradise in Switzerland

Lake Cauma – Caribbean-like paradise in Switzerland

What to do when it’s hot outside? Cool down in a swimming pool? That’s a good idea. Well…
You can do better. Go to Flims (Grison country) for a short walk to paradise and visit Lag la Cauma (Lake Cauma in Romansh language) for swimming, relaxing and getting a tan.

The “Lake Siesta” (how it can be translated) is about 1000 meters above sea level, has a water temperature of about 20°C (pleasantly cool) in summer and has a nice turquoise color. That’s because it is called the Caribbean-side of Switzerland.  This lake is magnificent! True natural beauty as its finest. No wonder the lake is known as jewel of Flims. There is also a little island in the middle of the lake. And for all the (wanna-be-)pirates out there: You can ride with the Pedalo or a Stand-Up-Paddle to the island or you can just swim to it.
For children, there is a playground. If you want to be active you can play beachvolleyball, swim in the lake, ride a pedalo or do SUP, whatever you like. In addition, you find a restaurant with Spare-Ribs-BBQ every first Saturday of the month. Attached to the restaurant area there is a lounge with beautiful view of the lake. The mojitos are great there! 🙂

Sure you must think that this is not an insiders tip, and you are right. Although the single admission price for adults is quite high (CHF 12.- per person), many locals and tourists visit the lake in summer. So if you don’t want it to be overcrowded, visit the lake in autumn.

Look and see!

 

mojito time at caumasee 🍸✌

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