Attractions

Top Choice Museum in La Oliva

Casa de los Coroneles

This 18th-century building has been beautifully restored, retaining its traditional central patio and wooden galleries. The ground floor now houses temporary exhibitions of world-class modern art, while upstairs you…
Top Choice Gallery in La Oliva

Centro de Arte Canario

This art museum is an island highlight, with its sculpture garden and galleries containing works by such Canarian artists as César Manrique, Ruben Dario and Alberto Agullo. Two galleries are devoted to the national …
Museum in Road to La Oliva

Ecomuseo la Alcogida

A restored agricultural hamlet complete with furnished houses, outbuildings and domestic animals (though the chained-up dogs have a troubling un-eco feel). Overall, it’s an interesting glimpse into the tough rural l…
Museum in El Cotillo

Museo de la Pesca Tradicional

This interesting museum is located next to the town’s distinctive stripy lighthouse (not open to visitors). Climb to the top of the considerably smaller original lighthouse for panoramic sea views and then visit the…
Castle in El Cotillo

Castillo de Tostón

This tubby castillo is not really a castle, more a Martello tower. The art and history displays within are interesting, but the star here is the sweeping view of the surf beach.
Museum in La Oliva

Casa Cilla Museo del Grano

Located about 250m north of the church, on the road to El Cotillo, this small museum is devoted to grain – both its production and the harsh life of the farming cycle in general.
Amusement Park in Corralejo

Baku Water Park

Has ten-pin bowling, crazy golf and a driving range, as well as wave pools and kamikaze-style slides and rides.
Beach in Corralejo

Parque Natural de Corralejo

This nature park stretches along the east coast for about 10km from Corralejo. It can get breezy here, hence its popularity with windsurfers and kiteboarders. The locals have applied their ingenuity to the sand-stic…
Beach in Road to La Oliva

Playa de la Mujer

A couple of kilometres north of Los Molinos, along a rough track, lies the Playa de la Mujer, an enticing stretch of sand, particularly popular with surfers.
Beach in Corralejo

Playas Corralejo Viejo & Muelle Chico

The small beaches surrounding the town’s harbour have fine sand and shallow water – and also serve as a year-round canvas for sand sculptors.