La Gomera

La Gomera which has an area of 369.76 square kilometers is the second smallest of the seven main islands of Spain's Canary Islands. It is part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, with its capital at San Sebastián de La Gomera. The second-smallest of the seven Canary Islands, is a almost circular in shape, with a diameter of only 25 km.

Watching the sunset on at the La Playa area of Valle Gran Rey, with fire dancing while taking a drink is one experience you will never forget. Have luch at the Mirador de Abrante, where the restaurant "hangs in the air" with a beautiful views over Agulo, La Gomera’s prettiest village. Go on a tour to see a demonstration of the El Silbo, which is the unique whistling language of La Gomera. Whale watching and partying is also very popular.

This location is for anyone seeking a relaxed holiday. This is because it is not very popular among tourist unlike its other very popular neighbors. It is more like a rural community with less noise and more relaxation.

The availability of diverse of landscapes and natural spaces of La Gomera offers visitors the opportunity to engage in a wide range of outdoor activities such as trekking, taking boat trips, whale watching, scuba diving, etc.

Even though this Island is small, it offers a variety of regional dishes. As one would expect, La Gomera's restaurants and eat-outs specialize in fish and seafood, with freshly grilled tuna steaks a staple. There is also the cazuela, a mostly vegetable fish stew that is served with gofio, a wheat, maize or barley flour. Cress soup is a refreshing staple too, and most dishes such as rancho canario are cooked with chicken, goat or rabbit.

August is the hottest month in La Gomera with an average temperature of 24°C (75°F) and the coldest is January at 18°C (64°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 10 in August. The wettest month is November with an average of 165mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in September when the average sea temperature is 24°C (75°F).

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