Top Choice Museum in Hermigua

Museo Etnográfico

Housed in a handsome historical building, this two-storey museum covers the island's natural resources and ecosystems in exhibits that include fishing, forestry, agriculture and farming. There are also sections on c…
Church in Hermigua

Church & Convent of Santo Domingo

At the heart of Hermigua's original village, to the right as you enter from San Sebastián, lies this 16th-century church and convent, with an intricately carved Mudéjar (Islamic-style architecture) ceiling.
Museum in Hermigua

Museo de Gofio

This is a reconstructed windmill where gofio (roasted grain used in place of bread in Canarian cuisine) was once ground. The tour takes in the museum, which concentrates on the local rural lifestyle and customs, as …
Church in Hermigua

Iglesia de la Encarnación

This church dates back to the 17th century but was not completed until the 20th, partly due to the fact that the original construction crumbled in the early 18th century. Take a look at the adjacent public park, com…
Beach in Hermigua

Playa de la Caleta

The best beach in town is Playa de la Caleta, located 3km southeast down the coast; follow the signs from the waterfront. It’s one of the prettier black-sand and pebble beaches in the north of the island.
Beach in Vallehermoso

Playa de Vallehermoso

A beautiful strip of sand pounded by waves and hemmed in by tall cliffs on either side.
Beach in Alojera

Playa de Alojera

Pretty Playa de Alojera is no secret, but it’s rarely crowded. The sweeping, silty black beach is ideal for swimming – at least when there’s no swell; if a big swell is running, keep well away from the water. Cliffs…