Top things to do

Top Choice Canarian in Parque Nacional de Garajonay

Casa Efigenia

On the southern border of Parque Nacional de Garajonay, take a short detour to the town of Las Hayas, where you'll find a local institution serving family-style meals. Efigenia started cooking for the local engineer…
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…
Top Choice Canarian in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Restaurante Breñusca

The daily catch is on display here, go with owner Hipolito's recommendation; he's been here since the 1980s; so has the decor by the look of it: pea green walls, faded pics, dusty ferns… Never mind, the locals rate …
Top Choice Seafood in Valle Gran Rey

Bar-Restaurante El Puerto

Specialising in fresh fish, this traditional place by the port is one of the best spots in town to try local delicacies such as grilled peto and medregal (both local fish). The clientele id mainly Spanish and the me…
Top Choice Museum in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Casa de Colón

This simple house is built on the site where Columbus supposedly stayed while on the island, and today it houses a small museum; the highlight of which is the gallery of stunning pottery from the Chimú tribes who li…
Top Choice International in Playa Santiago

Restaurante Junonia

A local favourite opposite the harbour with an elegant dining room decorated with edgy contemporary artwork. Dishes include a sophisticated take on Italian dishes like black pasta with salmon in a lobster, vodka and…
Market in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Mercado Municipal

San Sebastián’s market is a good place to pick up some local delicacies such as honey, busily made by gomeran bees and considered some of the finest in Spain; miel de palma (palm honey), a sweet syrup made from palm…
Fort in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Torre del Conde

Set in a lush subtropical park, Torre del Conde is considered the Canary Islands’ most important example of military architecture and today is home to a historical exhibition that includes La Gomera maps dating from…
Canarian in Agulo

La Vieja Escuela

Located on a ridge in the Las Casas barrio (district) of town (once a hamlet in its own right) and a schoolhouse until 1968, grab a table on the panoramic terrace. Highlights on the menu include the fresh fish of th…
Museum in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Casa de la Aguada

Just off Plaza Constitución, this place is also referred to as Casa de la Aduana and Casa Condal, since at different times it served as the customs house and the count’s residence. Closed for refurbishment at resear…