Top Choice Gardens in Puerto de la Cruz

Jardín Botánico

Established in 1788, this magnificent botanical garden has thousands of plant varieties from all over the world and is a delightful place in which to while away an afternoon smelling the roses. As well as the major …
Top Choice Gardens in Puerto de la Cruz

Risco Belle Aquatic Gardens

This is not just any old garden; step through the entrance and you are met by a sweeping lawn punctuated with tables and chairs, citrus trees, and tropical plants, like birds of paradise and poinsettias. In the hist…
Zoo in Puerto de la Cruz

Loro Parque

Travelling around Tenerife, the Loro Parque flag is so ubiquitous that you could be forgiven for thinking they sponsor Tenerife. But we’ll give them their dues because where else can you see over 350 species of parr…
Gardens in Puerto de la Cruz

Sitio Litre Garden

This delighful garden is exquisitely laid out with walkways, fountains, tropical and subtropical plants and flowers, plus the oldest drago (dragon) tree in town. The highlight is, naturally enough, the orchid walk t…
Museum in Puerto de la Cruz

Museo Arqueológico

This small but well laid-out museum provides an insight into the Guanche way of life with its replicas of a typical cave dwelling, as well as a burial cave where pots and baked-clay adornments share the same burial …
Gallery in Puerto de la Cruz

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

The first contemporary art museum to open in Spain, dating from 1953, this well-displayed collection includes such outstanding foreign, Spanish and Canarian artists as Will Faber, Óscar Domínguez and César Manrique.…
Church in Puerto de la Cruz

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Peña de Francia

This pretty 17th-century church boasts three naves, a wooden Mudéjar ceiling and the image of Gran Poder de Dios, one of the town’s most revered saints. The church is fronted by lush landscaped gardens.
Church in Puerto de la Cruz

Iglesia de San Francisco

Located just off Puerto's central (and famed) Plaza del Charco is the Iglesia de San Francisco, tacked on to tiny Ermita de San Juan, the oldest structure in town (built in 1599).
Historic Building in Puerto de la Cruz

Casa de la Aduana

Built in 1620, Puerto de la Cruz's old customs house is now home to the tourist office, and has quality arts and crafts for sale, as well as a fine contemporary art museum.
Historic Building in Puerto de la Cruz

Casa Iriarte

This mid-18th-century mansion, once the home of intellectual Tomás de Iriarte, and the site of clandestine political meetings, has seen better days. There used to be a modest naval museum upstairs which was closed a…