Top things to do in Southern La Gomera

Top Choice Canarian in Southern La Gomera

Casa Efigenia

On the Parque Nacional de Garajonay's southern border, this charmingly rustic institution is the island's must-try for La Gomera cuisine in all its simple deliciousness. Efigenia started cooking for local road engin…
Top Choice International in Playa Santiago

Junonia

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…
Natural Feature in Alajeró & Around

Drago de Agalán

The island’s oldest drago (dragon tree) rests in a palm-sprinkled valley, 2km north of Alajeró. Take the signposted road 300m west (downhill) from the Imada junction on the CV13, which leads to an old farmhouse; fro…
Church in El Cercado

Ermita de Guará

Dedicated to the island's patron saint, the Virgen de Guadalupe, this tiny white 1960s chapel perches on a spectacularly scenic crag 6km southwest of El Cercado, engulfed in sweeping panoramas across the Barranco de…
International in Valle Gran Rey

Colorado

Down a little alley just back from the beach, this cosily elegant restaurant with peach-pink walls and blankets at terrace tables entices with its lightly creative Spanish-Canarian menu. Artily presented tapas inclu…
Fusion in Valle Gran Rey

La Salsa

Abstract artwork hangs from bright-orange walls above just a handful of tables at La Salsa, one of Valle Gran Rey's most loved restaurants. The punchy, inspired menu turns out such seductive fusion creations as vegg…
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…
International in Valle Gran Rey

Noah's Ark

It's a home-cooked, veggie-friendly, local-produce scene at this popular little corner cafe and juice bar. Pop in for smoothies, cakes, quiches, fresh juices and coffees (soy and oat milk available!), or linger over…
Asian in Valle Gran Rey

Tuyo

Delivering a touch of Asian creativity amid the harbour's shoal of seafood restaurants, tempting Tuyo has an excellent menu of mainly Thai dishes, including yellow and green curries, tom yum (spicy-sour shrimp soup)…