Top things to do in Hermigua

Top Choice Seafood in Hermigua

El Faro

Perched above banana plantations near the beach, with tables on a breezy rooftop and a sleek whitewashed dining room, this warm standout restaurant delivers Canarian classics, punchy pastas, crispy salads and some o…
Museum in Hermigua

Museo Etnográfico de La Gomera

Housed in a handsome 20th-century building with maroon trim, this two-storey ethnographic museum explores the island's natural resources and ecosystems through topics such as fishing, forestry, agriculture, farming …
Museum in Hermigua

Parque Etnográfico Los Telares

A reconstructed 19th-century gofio (roasted Canarian grain) mill sits at the heart of this multifaceted private ethnographic centre, which also takes in a traditional, self-sufficient organic orchard and a gallery s…
Canarian in Hermigua

Las Chácaras

Elegantly prepped traditional dishes like berros (watercress) soup, tuna with mojo, and grilled cheese with lashings of palm honey make this smart yellow-washed restaurant a perennial hit. Old-Hermigua photos hang f…
Canarian in Hermigua

Tasca Telémaco

Mismatched chairs, hanging Moroccan lamps, a mural of musicians and a sprawling terrace paint a lightly stylish picture for sipping Lanzarote and La Gomera wines over uncomplicated Canarian meals with the odd Asian …
Beach in Hermigua

Playa de la Caleta

The best beach in the Hermigua area, 5km northeast of town, Playa de la Caleta is one of northern La Gomera's prettiest black-pebble beaches. Framed by rocky headlands, it has fabulous views across the water to Tene…
Church in Hermigua

Convento de Santo Domingo

At the heart of Hermigua's original village, just off Plaza Victoriano Darias Montesinos, this 16th-century church and monastery contains an intricately carved Mudéjar ceiling and is topped by a stone bell tower.
Cafe in Hermigua

Cafetería Los Telares

The homey little cafe at Hermigua's Parque Etnográfico Los Telares keeps visitors smiling with home-baked cakes, good teas and coffees, bocadillos, fresh orange juice and platters of La Gomera goat's cheese, patatas…
Canarian in Hermigua

Bar Pedro

With an outdoor terrace overlooking the banana groves, this is a popular town-centre place for drinks, snacks and a chat. The house special is the octopus salad, while other dishes include tuna with mojo, ratatouill…
Beach in Hermigua

Playa de Santa Catalina

Backed by rippling banana plantations and feeling a little abandoned, Hermigua's rocky black beach is usually a bit too rough for swimming (the odd surfer pops by for a wave or two), but it does have a natural saltw…