Top things to do

Tapas in Morro Jable

La Bodega de Jandía

With legs of ham hanging from the ceiling and vocal locals shouting out their orders, this place has more atmosphere than the tourist restaurants along the seafront. Canarian specialities like ropa vieja and mousse …
Cafe in Costa Calma

Rapa Nui

A good choice on a sunny day (and there are plenty), this place has a lovely terrace with sea views. It runs the adjacent surf shop and serves sandwiches, snacks, ice cream (made on the premises), cocktails and coff…
Tapas in Morro Jable

Bar La Parada

Although the small menu here is translated into several languages, the voices around you are almost all Canarian. Local señores come for the hearty goat, rabbit or chickpea stews. Sunday is paella day, when you can …
Seafood in La Pared

Restaurante Bahía La Pared

Overlooking the mottled black basalt and sandy beach, the specialities here are fresh fish and seafood paella. The restaurant also runs an adjacent swimming-pool complex, complete with kiddie slides (noon-5pm), whic…
Bar in Costa Calma

Bar Synergy

Head here for a mojito sundowner; it’s about as hip as Costa Calma gets, with decor in sleek, neutral tones and picture windows just about giving you a view of the distant ocean.
Canarian in Cofete

Restaurante Cofete

Has a more sophisticated menu than you’d expect from a restaurant that’s literally at the end of the road. It serves fresh fish as well as carne de cabra en salsa (goat in sauce).
Seafood in Around Morro Jable

El Caletón

There are three restaurants in Puerto de la Cruz, all specialising in fresh fish. All have outdoor terraces, but only El Caletón has ocean views. Fish stew is the local speciality.
Bar in Morro Jable

Olympia

With comfortable wicker furniture, a central bar and picture windows overlooking the seafront, this place is perfect for post-dinner cocktails; the music is pretty chill as well.
Lighthouse in Around Morro Jable

Punta de Jandía Lighthouse

There's a small information centre within the lighthouse with information on the flora, fauna and geology of the Parque Natural de Jandía.
Market in Morro Jable

Market

With most stalls run by Moroccans and Africans, you’ll be lucky to find anything that smacks particularly of the Canaries.