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This is one of the most outstanding tourist destinations on the island of La Gomera, thanks to the exceptional beauty of the scenery, which is characterised by green mountains with numerous palm trees, and traditional architecture with typical white houses. What’s more, the town has a small harbour and several excellent beaches.
Beaches and nature Valle Gran Rey is home to some of the best-known beaches in La Gomera, known for their fine black sand and blue waters. The two longest are the beaches of La Puntilla and La Calera, which are also very popular with scuba divers. In contrast, the beach of El Charco de la Condesa is an excellent place for surfing. Other beaches in the municipal district include El Charco del Conde, with its calm waters; the beach of Las Vueltas, located beside the harbour; and the beach known as the Playa del Inglés, a little distance from the town centre and the perfect place for stargazing.