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Villages near Puerto de la cruz

Most Charming Villages in Northern Tenerife: An Essential Guide

Tenerife Island is known for its volcano El Teide, paradisiacal beaches, and lush natural landscapes. However, beyond these attractions, the north of the island hides picturesque villages full of history, culture, and unique beauty. From our hotel, we invite you to explore these magical corners that will make your visit an unforgettable experience.

Garachico: the Phoenix of the Canary Islands

Garachico stands as a symbol of resilience. This village was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 17th century but rose from its ashes to become one of the most iconic places in Tenerife. If you visit this area, you cannot miss the natural pools formed by volcanic lava.


La Orotava: a Journey to the Past

Walking through La Orotava will allow you to travel back in time. Its cobblestone streets and stately homes will transport you to the colonial era. A fascinating curiosity is the Victoria Garden, a botanical garden with perfect geometry that offers one of the best views over the valley.

Icod de los Vinos: Home of the Millennium Dragon Tree

This village is not only famous for its exquisite wine but also for housing the Millennium Dragon Tree, an iconic tree of the Canary Islands. It is said to be one of the oldest living beings in the world, with an age of around 800 years. It is a clear representation of the rich biodiversity that can be found on the island.


Taganana: Hidden Gem in Anaga

Located in the Rural Park of Anaga, Taganana is a hidden treasure that offers spectacular landscapes and unparalleled tranquility. This village is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts, with trails winding through ancient laurel forests and mountains. A notable aspect of Taganana is its white wine, produced on agricultural terraces that defy gravity on the mountain slopes.


San Juan de la Rambla: Coastal Charm

This coastal village stands out for its promenade and traditional Canarian houses. Moreover, its historic center is considered one of the most beautiful on the entire island and is declared a Site of Cultural Interest. Do not miss the opportunity to try fresh fish in one of its local restaurants, where the flavor of the sea meets tradition.

San Juan de la Rambla

Northern Tenerife is a mosaic of villages with unique stories, dreamy landscapes, and a vast cultural richness. From our hotel, we encourage you to discover these charming corners that will make your stay a memorable experience. Get ready to fall in love with the hidden beauty of Tenerife, where each village tells a different story.

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