Out of the seven Canary Islands, La Gomera is the second smallest island that is wildest and untouched. Nature is at its best with beautiful greenery everywhere along with black beaches and volcanic mountains. You will also find an ancient forest named Garajonay National Park.
La Gomera is one of the quietest islands in the entire Canary archipelago. It is something that you cannot miss visiting. Most people visit this island during their full-day tour in Tenerife. So, we recommend spending at least one night here in La Gomera. Club Canary can help you arrange the visit to this place. They are a tour company that offers visitors the best things to do in Tenerife. You can even enjoy the whale-watching Excursion La Gomera at its best price.
Here are the interesting things that you can do on Canary Island:
- Hiking to Alto De Garajonay: It has black cliffs, deep ravines, and jagged peaks. You can explore everything on foot with a help of marked trails.
- Black-sand Playa de Santiago: It is well-known for its grey and black colored volcanic beaches. Located at Alajero which is at the south end of the island, this is a good place for snorkeling and kayaking.
- La Gomera Wine: This place has an ideal climate for winemaking. Famous for their white wines, 80 percent of the vines are from Forastera (i.e. Forastera Gomera).
- Mirador de Abrante: This is a glass walkway 620m above the sea. Their side walls are made of glass too so you can perfectly linger around seeing the sights of Agulo village, the ocean, and the Tenerife beyond.
- Dolphin and whale watching: This is famous for its marine life, which includes dolphins, whales, sea turtles, and many more. you can enjoy the excursions with Club Canary who can offer you the best experience around.
- Know about Christopher Columbus: Before going on a voyage to America, Christopher Columbus had stayed here in the San Sebastian de La Gomera (it is the capital of this island). It is said that the small museum at Casa de Colon where Columbus supposedly spent his night, features pottery made by South American Chimu tribes. This represents the kind of culture that Columbus follows.
- Garajonay National Park: It is a prehistoric forest having moss-covered laurel trees. It is said to cover about 11 percent of the La Gomera. It has a beautiful trail that you can follow i.e., the Canada de Jorge.
- Vallehermoso: This is one of the most charming towns in the northern part of the island. One of the places to visit here is the 4-acre-long botanical garden. Another place is the Roque Cano which is a rock formation that is 820 feet tall.
- El Pescante De Hermigua: It is one of the most important places that you cannot miss. It has a history of La Gomera. It is also a place where the inhabitants-built davits, suspension equipment that helped to load and unload the boats, which were difficult to be bought on board.
Hope this can help you with a little idea about this place.