Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Valverde

Casa de las Quinteras Centro Etnográfico

Exhibits about rural island life are displayed in several small stone houses, including a blacksmith's forge, traditional clothing, ceramics and some quaint oddities like an ancient gramophone made out of a block of…
Top Choice Canarian in Valverde

La Taberna de la Villa

Good, simple food, ranging from caracoles (snails) to mojo queso (Canarian spicy salsa cheese dip), pasta and meat dishes combined with a welcoming atmosphere and a warm ochre-washed interior have made this the most…
Top Choice Volcano in Fuencaliente


Creating a stark, at times lunar-like, landscape, the volcanoes in this area are the newest in the archipelago and are the main draw of Fuencaliente. The beauty of their low, ruddy cones belies the violence with whi…
Top Choice Contemporary Canarian in Fuencaliente

La Casa del Volcán

This bodega-cum-sophisticated restaurant is one of the best places on the island to enjoy innovative and exquisitely prepared Canarian dishes. The atmosphere is rustic yet refined, with an intimate dining room front…
Museum in San Bartolomé & Around

Museo del Tanit

Set in an 18th-century Canarian house, this rambling place has exhibits covering just about every aspect of island life from the past 200 years. English explanations are available. It's badly signposted – to get clo…
Museum in San Bartolomé & Around

Museo del Campesino

Not so much a museum as a scattering of craft workshops, including weaving and ceramics. Most people come for the attached restaurant.
Winery in San Bartolomé & Around

Museo del Vino El Grifo

This is the oldest winery in the Canary Islands, founded in 1775. There's an interesting museum showcasing old winemaking equipment. Most is from the 19th and 20th centuries, though there are some older pieces. Prob…
Seafood in Morro Jable

La Laja

A good seafood choice located on the corner of the boardwalk, with great views.
Bar in Morro Jable


With comfortable wicker furniture, a central bar and picture windows overlooking the seafront, this place is perfect for post-dinner cocktails; the music is pretty chill as well.
Market in Morro Jable


With most stalls run by Moroccans and Africans, you’ll be lucky to find anything that smacks particularly of the Canaries.