Top things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

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 to while away an afternoon smelling the roses. As well as the major collectio…
Top Choice Canarian in Puerto de la Cruz

Tito’s Bodeguita

Despite the mildly off-putting location right off a busy roundabout a few kilometres south of the town centre, the patios, flower-filled gardens and atmospheric interior of this 18th-century country mansion, restaur…
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'll be met by a sweeping lawn punctuated with tables and chairs, tropical plants (birds of paradise and poinsettias) and citrus trees. In the histori…
Top Choice Cafe in Puerto de la Cruz

Ebano Café

This cafe is located in a beautiful building seasoned with an age-old patina and with plenty of original features. It's equally ideal for sipping a cocktail or surfing the web with a decent cappuccino. Sit outside i…
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 the orchid walk through the greenhou…
Concert Venue in Puerto de la Cruz

Abaco

This sumptuous historical mansion, about 1.5km southeast of the town centre, hosts classical-music concerts on Sunday evenings and traditional Canarian folklore concerts on Wednesdays. The interior, with its period …
Tapas in Puerto de la Cruz

Rosa Negra

At this small, popular tapas bar beneath Calle la Hoya's palm trees you can take a seat under a parasol out front and watch the Puerto de la Cruz life go by while devouring some good-value, decent tapas. Partake in …
Canarian in Puerto de la Cruz

Regulo

The setting is fairy-tale atmospheric; a 200-year-old building with creaky, uneven floors, rustic antiques and small dining rooms covering three floors, set around a leafy central courtyard. The Canarian cuisine att…
Arts & Crafts in Puerto de la Cruz

Casa de la Aduana

You'll find the most comprehensive selection of quality crafts in town here. It's not cheap but there's no souvenir tat; expect to discover classy locally produced jewellery, finely crafted ceramics, stoneware and g…
Canarian in Puerto de la Cruz

Bodega Julian

If you've grown weary of voluminous multilingual menus that read like a ledger, the reassuringly snappy list here is a refreshing change. The time-tested specialties of the house that keep people coming back include…