Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Hermigua

Museo Etnográfico

Housed in a handsome historical building, this two-storey museum covers the island's natural resources and ecosystems in exhibits that include fishing, forestry, agriculture and farming. There are also sections on c…
Seafood in Hermigua

El Faro

Located high above Playa de la Caleta, this is where the locals come for seafood with the pescado del dia (fish of the day) being the best choice. Pastas are also on the menu if you have had enough of flapping fins.…
Canarian in Hermigua

Las Chácaras

This restaurant is a perennial favourite with visitors who come here to enjoy staunch traditional dishes, like lentil soup, goat stew and fried calamaris (squid). The owners take great pride in their homemade desser…
Museum in Hermigua

Museo de Gofio

This is a reconstructed windmill where gofio (roasted grain used in place of bread in Canarian cuisine) was once ground. The tour takes in the museum, which concentrates on the local rural lifestyle and customs, as …
Tapas in Hermigua

Bar Pedro

With an outdoor terrace overlooking the banana groves, superb tapas and a priceless barman, this is a popular place to snack in town. The house special is the octopus salad, while other dishes include tuna with mojo…
Church in Hermigua

Iglesia de la Encarnación

This church dates back to the 17th century but was not completed until the 20th, partly due to the fact that the original construction crumbled in the early 18th century. Take a look at the adjacent public park, com…
Church in Hermigua

Church & Convent of Santo Domingo

At the heart of Hermigua's original village, to the right as you enter from San Sebastián, lies this 16th-century church and convent, with an intricately carved Mudéjar (Islamic-style architecture) ceiling.
Beach in Hermigua

Playa de la Caleta

The best beach in town is Playa de la Caleta, located 3km southeast down the coast; follow the signs from the waterfront. It’s one of the prettier black-sand and pebble beaches in the north of the island.