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Are there any sandy beaches on La Gomera?

Are there any sandy beaches on La Gomera?

You cannot expect kilometre-long sandy beaches on La Gomera, often there are only small and hidden bays which are difficult to reach. The longest beach of the island is the holiday resort Valle Gran Rey, which is a good kilometre long and you can swim there almost all year round.

What is La Gomera known for?

Peaceful and beautiful. This is La Gomera, known as “Isla Mágica” (the magical island). It is the second smallest of the Canary Islands, measuring barely 20 kilometres from north to south. It is an ecological treasure, and its coast is dotted with small beaches set between cliffs.

What country does Gomera belong to?

It belongs to the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife….La Gomera.

Autonomous Community Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Capital and largest city San Sebastián de la Gomera (pop. 9,093, in 2019)

Is La Gomera island part of Spain or is it part of Argentina?

Gomera, La, island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife provincia (province), in the Canary Islands comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of Spain, in the North Atlantic Ocean. The island is circular in shape. Its coasts, especially on the west, are rugged and precipitous, and its interior is mountainous.

Is La Gomera safe?

But maybe you prefer to walk alone – in terms of crime levels, Gomera is extremely safe. Most of the paths are pretty good too with one or two exceptions. The general advice is not to walk alone but if you do you should have a mobile and maybe let someone know where you are going and when you are expected back.

Is La Gomera worth visiting?

This island doesn’t have large hotels or a vibrant nightlife scene, but there is plenty of nature and tranquility. Also, besides the capital city of San Sebastián de La Gomera, all the urban centers on this island are small towns that have preserved their traditional Canarian charm, so it’s worth visiting them!

Which Canary Island is most beautiful?

La Palma
La Palma, in addition to being the most beautiful Canary Island, has a fascinating volcanic landscape. It may not be as popular as Teide or Timanfaya National Park because its creation is much more recent. However, the volcanoes of Fuencaliente are a great place to visit in the Canary Islands.

Can you fly to La Gomera from UK?

Cheap Flights from London (LGW) to La Gomera (GMZ) Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at £228 for one-way flights and £331 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

What is the warmest resort in Tenerife?

Tenerife is a system of micro-climates, meaning that certain areas have fairly predictable weather year round. For the warmest weather possible, the obvious choices are the area around Playa de Las Americas/Los Cristianos in the south all the way up the south-western coast to Los Gigantes and Playa Santiago.

What is the nicest beach in Tenerife?

Top 10 Beaches in Tenerife

  • Playa de la Tejita. One of the largest natural beaches on the island, Playa de la Tejita is situated near to the laid-back kite-surfing haven of El Médano on the east coast.
  • Playa de las Teresitas.
  • Playa del Duque.
  • Playa El Bollullo.
  • Playa Jardin.
  • Playa Las Vistas.
  • Playa de los Gigantes.
  • Fañabé Beach.

Which Canary Island is the least touristy?

El Hierro
The smallest of the main Canary Islands, El Hierro is also the least touristy.