Villa Juan

El Hierro

As you wander around Las Puntas you'll inevitably stumble across Villa Juan, a low-rise whitewashed creation with sky-blue windows, thought to have been envisioned by the great Lanzarote-born architect César Manrique.

If you'd like to stay, reserve through online booking portals.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby El Hierro attractions

1. Mirador de la Peña

1.01 MILES

Designed by famous Lanzarote-born artist César Manrique in 1989, the clifftop Mirador de la Peña (just a kilometre west of agricultural hamlet Guarazoca)…

2. La Maceta


Taking a refreshing dip is a dream at La Maceta, arguably top pick among El Hierro's beautiful natural coastal pools and just as popular with herreños as…

3. Charco de los Sargos

1.47 MILES

Calm west-coast pools reached by a small web of trails and boardwalks buffer the crashing waves at gorgeous all-natural Los Sargos, 4km north of Tigaday…

4. Ecomuseo de Guinea & Lagartario

1.56 MILES

El Hierro's premier cultural site, this open-air museum combines two in one. The fascinating Casas de Guinea encompasses a volcanic cave and 20…

5. Roques de Salmor

1.92 MILES

Offshore to the north from Las Puntas, the protected Roques de Salmor make up an important nesting spot for various bird species and one of the last…

6. Mirador de Jinama

2.34 MILES

About 3.5km southwest of San Andrés, the 1230m-high Mirador de Jinama opens up soul-stirring views over the mammoth amphitheatre that is El Golfo (of…

7. Plaza de la Candelaria

2.84 MILES

La Frontera's delightful plaza centres on the 19th-century Iglesia de la Candelaria, backed by benches and a fountain.

8. Iglesia de la Candelaria

2.85 MILES

The most important sight in La Frontera, this 19th-century church is built on the site of a 17th-century chapel. The three-nave interior reveals two rows…