Top ChoiceBakery in La Orotava

Relieve Restaurant

With such adorable delights as blueberry tart, moist double-chocolate brownies, macaroons, pastries and a wonderful selection of breads, this small but busy corner cafe and bakery is quite simply the best place...

Top ChoiceChurch in La Orotava

Iglesia de la Concepción

This magnificent church, located right in the centre of town, dates to 1516, although it was destroyed by earthquakes in 1704 and 1705 and rebuilt in 1768. Today it is recognised as one of the finest examples of...

Top ChoiceHistoric Building in La Orotava

Casa de los Balcones

This ornate mansion, dating to 1632, has a sublime setting, with balconies set around a picturesque central courtyard and also decorating the front of the building. An upstairs museum is dedicated to historical...

Top ChoiceGardens in La Orotava

Jardínes del Marquesado de la Quinta Roja

Also known as the Jardín Victoria, these French-influenced 18th-century gardens cascade in terraces down the hillside and are crowned by a small marble mausoleum, built as a tomb for the Marqués de la Quinta...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in La Orotava

MAIT

Housed in a former 17th-century convent, this museum shop sells a superb range of Ibero-American art and crafts, mainly from Central and South America. Ornaments and T-shirts from Mexico, Peruvian knitwear and...

Top ChoiceInternational in La Orotava

Restaurante Victoria

Dine at this superb restaurant in Hotel Rural Victoria's elegant atrium. There's exemplary presentation and flair in such dishes as duck confit with saffron, and the Canarian classic, rabbit in salmorejo (a...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in La Orotava

Canarias Concept

As the name implies, Canarias Concept sells solely Canarian-made crafts and products. It has a large showroom packed with jewellery, ceramics, artwork, handmade toys, ornaments, glazed tiles, soap, scarves and...

Top ChoiceCanarian in La Orotava

Bar la Duquesa

Cooking since 1942, this friendly and popular family-run place has a pleasing interior of old photos, decorative gourds and farming utensils. The menu includes hearty local choices such as chicken soup, lentil...

Bakery in La Orotava

Casa Egon

Founded in 1916, this is the oldest pasteleria (cake shop) in the Canaries and has happily maintained its stuck-in-a-time-warp ambience with custard-coloured paintwork, antique weighing scales, original floor...

Canarian in La Orotava

Tascafe Grimaldi

Swathed in tranquillity, the main terrace of this historic 1624 mansion, with its sea views, fountain and drago (dragon) tree, is the place to head on a balmy summer’s evening. It's a laid-back cafe, bar and...

Canarian in La Orotava

Bodega el Reloj

This restaurant's beautiful setting, overlooking terraced gardens and verdant slopes to the sea, has a touch of Italy's Amalfi Coast about it. Dishes are as good to look at as they are to eat and include sharing...

Canarian in La Orotava

Sabor Canario

Exercise your taste buds with soul-satisfying traditional cuisine at this fabulous restaurant located in the lovely, leafy and light-filled patio of the Hotel Rural Orotava. The building – a wonderful old...

Historic Building in La Orotava

Casa Lercaro

This 16th-century mansion is widely considered to be the most representative building constructed in traditional Canary Island style. Particularly noteworthy is the finely carved baroque decoration on the...

Food & Drinks in La Orotava

Depatanegra Ibericos

Carries a superb range of Spanish hams, including the highly desired jamón iberico de bellota, made from acorn-fed black pigs. Expect to pay around €16.50 per 100g. Hams are sold sliced up and vacuum-packed for...

Arts & Crafts in La Orotava

Casa Torrehermosa

Tenerife’s excellent art-and-crafts chain Artenerife has its local outlet in this magnificent 17th-mansion. Casa Torrehermosa provides a fitting setting for the display of locally produced artwork, pottery,...

Museum in La Orotava

Museo de Artesanía Iberoamericana

Housed in the former Convento de Santo Domingo, this museum explores the cultural relationship between the Canaries and the Americas. Exhibits include a huge range of musical instruments, ceramics and various...

Religious in La Orotava

Corpus Christi

Celebrated with extravagance in La Orotava (the date changes annually, but it’s always in June), when an intricately designed, colourful floral carpet (made from petals, leaves and branches) is laid on the...

Bar in La Orotava

Liceo de Taoro

The 19th-century Liceo de Taoro has a magnificent setting high above the square. It's now a private club, where you can still order a drink from the bar within and take it to the front terrace overlooking the...

Historic Building in La Orotava

Casa del Turista

The building was a 16th-century convent and today houses an art gallery, a Tenerife pearl shop and an arts-and-crafts shop that includes a permanent display of a volcanic-sand carpet, typical of those produced...

Museum in La Orotava

Museo de las Alfombras

This 'Museum of the Carpets' celebrates the town’s Corpus Christi festival with its carpets created from flowers and coloured sands from El Teide. Set in a beautiful mansion dating from 1642, exhibits explain the...