Top things to do in Valle Gran Rey

International in Valle Gran Rey


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…
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


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)…
Italian in Valle Gran Rey

Restaurante La Islita

A smarter Italian restaurant than the Canaries' pizza-pasta norm, elegant and locally popular La Islita surprises with some delicate and unusual sauces and plenty of vegetarian options, such as spinach cannelloni an…
Canarian in Valle Gran Rey


You'll have to book ahead or queue for a table at this cosy, traditional-style place beneath beamed ceilings. Tenerife and La Gomera wines accompany lovingly prepared classic island cuisine, with choices dancing fro…
Seafood in Valle Gran Rey

El Puerto

Specialising in fresh fish, this traditional bar-restaurant by the port is one of the best spots in town to try fresh local delicacies such as grilled peto and medregal (both local fish), but also does paellas and m…
International in Valle Gran Rey

La Ñamera

A cheerful, German-owned, yellow-and-blue-themed cafe tucked into La Playa's buzzing stretch of restaurants and bars, always-busy La Ñamera sells luscious home-baked breads and cakes and throws together tasty breakf…
Bar in Valle Gran Rey

Gomera Lounge

A fun-filled La Playa club/piano bar hosting a great regular line-up of live music and events – from flamenco performances to tango workshops to DJ parties. Also has a boho boutique, colourful apartments (€60 to €90…
Church in Valle Gran Rey

Ermita del Santo

At the top of the valley, in the village of Arure, this tiny stone chapel is built into the rock face, surrounded by a lookout showing off the southern landscape. It's signposted from Calle del Santo.