Visit Puerto de la Cruz in TAXI, where the flavor of the fishing village that gave rise to the tourist city that is today, perfect balance between traditional and modern, is preserved, is a cosmopolitan city with lively commercial and leisure life.
Was the place where tourism began in the Canary Islands In 1886 the first sanatorium in the archipelago was established in this small port in the La Orotava valley to accommodate sick tourists. It was also the first Spanish resort in Europe.
Located north of the island, in the La Orotava valley, next to the municipalities of Los Realejos and La Orotava.
Its extension is 8.73 km², it is the smallest municipality in the autonomous community of Canarias.
The town center is 9 meters above sea level.
Next to the Lago Martiánez swimming pool complex is the beach of the same name that offers two differentiated bathing areas.
Jardín beach is also the work of César Manrique, who took advantage of the island’s nature to design this coastal enclave lined with gardens and leisure areas, Jardín beach is equipped with all kinds of services.
Located next to Jardín beach, the Castillo de San Felipe, is a fortress built in the 17th century, of the colonial type, which defended the attacks of corsairs and pirates in the old port.
Neuralgic center of the municipality and one of the most popular corners of Puerto de la Cruz. Its name comes from a puddle of seawater that formed in the center of it. Around it is the main commercial area of the municipality. Inside there is the well-known “pile” with the ñamera, laurels of the Indians and impressive palm trees.
Visit Puerto de la Cruz by taxi and surely you will not be able to forget this promenade by the sea where volcanic nature has endowed the Port with several beaches and bathing areas.
Este tour superó totalmente nuestras expectativas. Nuestro guía, Juan Luís, fue muy cercano y agradable, recorrimos gran parte de la isla y del parque nacional del Teide. Durante la mañana... read more