Top things to do in Playa Santiago

Top Choice International in Playa Santiago


A local favourite overlooking the harbour, with an elegant dining room full of edgy contemporary artwork, Junonia fuses ambitious creativity with classic La Gomera cuisine courtesy of internationally trained chef Fr…
Seafood in Playa Santiago

La Chalana

This buzzy blue-washed shack, tucked away at the eastern end of town, is part laid-back beach-bar and part friendly restaurant starring the fruits of the sea, which twinkles beyond. Dig into crunchy salads, fresh fi…
Seafood in Playa Santiago

La Cuevita

Folded into a natural cave beside a small chapel at the west end of town, with leafy dangling plants, low lighting and earthy-red tablecloths, well-established La Cuevita serves Canarian wines alongside fine fresh l…
Beach in Playa Santiago

Playas de Tapahuga, del Medio and de Chinguarime

This trio of secluded hippy-hangout beaches, with sparkling volcanic sand mixed in among the pebbles, extends around 1km to 3km northeast of the landmark Hotel Jardín Tecina (follow signposts), and is known for bein…
Beach in Playa Santiago

Playa Santiago

A pretty, rocky black-gravel beach fronts the town, its southern end sheltered by a jetty and perfect for a dip.
Arts & Crafts in Playa Santiago

Art Studio

At the far north end of the beach, a warehouse-like boutique reveals boho-inspired jewellery made by local artisans, original cards and paintings, beautifully colourful tops and skirts produced in conjunction with S…