Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in La Oliva

Casa de los Coroneles

This 18th-century building has been beautifully restored, retaining its traditional central patio and wooden galleries. The ground floor now houses temporary exhibitions of world-class modern art, while upstairs you…
Top Choice Museum in Antigua

Museo del Queso Majorero

This new museum is one of the island's best, with lots of interactive displays including a 'virtual milking' activity! Kids will enjoy all the touch-button exhibits with information on the island's flora and fauna, …
Top Choice Gallery in La Oliva

Centro de Arte Canario

This art museum is an island highlight, with its sculpture garden and galleries containing works by such Canarian artists as César Manrique, Ruben Dario and Alberto Agullo. Two galleries are devoted to the national …
Top Choice Spanish in Corralejo

Restaurante Avenida

Despite the location several blocks back from the beach, this place is always heaving with a cheerful, local Canarian crowd who are here for the no-nonsense food. It’s a great rustic atmosphere with beams and chunky…
Top Choice Spanish in Puerto del Rosario

Casa Toño

Book ahead to get a table at this popular restaurant that brings a little cutting-edge cuisine to Puerto del Rosario's dining scene. The speciality is lightly seared red tuna; also expect plenty of tapas utilising f…
Top Choice Seafood in Caleta de Fuste & Around

Frasquita

This is one of the best restaurants on the island to come to for fresh seafood, despite its very plain appearance and plastic tables and chairs. There's no menu, just a plate of freshly caught fish and seafood to po…
Top Choice Live Music in Corralejo

Rock Island Bar

Over the last 21 years, Mandy and musician husband Gary have made this bar one of the most popular in town. There is acoustic music nightly, playing to an enthusiastic music-loving crowd.
Top Choice Cafe in El Cotillo

El Goloso de Cotillo

Enjoy decadent tarts in a quiet spot at the north end of the town. There are fresh juices and shakes, and the coffee is excellent. For dessert, try the lemon meringue – it's divine.
Museum in Puerto del Rosario

Casa Museo Unamuno

This small museum honours the philosopher Miguel de Unamuno, who stayed here in 1924 after being exiled from Spain. His crime was criticising the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera, both verbally and in writing. He lat…
Museum in Betancuria

Casa Santa María

This place is unabashedly tourist-orientated but still worth visiting. The German owner, Reiner Loos, bought the original rambling building in the 1990s and spent several years collecting traditional handicrafts and…