The legendary valley of the great king ,a popular holiday destination of
A terraced landscape, numerous palm trees and colourful gardens give the valley a unique flair. A well maintained road curves down into the valley, once well known for it’s seclusion. The road passes impressive cliff-faces and idyllic settlements. Thanks to the warm climate, many tropical fruit trees and bananas grow here.
In the seventies and eighties a lot of hippies discovered this lovely place and decided to stay here. Right now you still can see some but most of the visitors are nature lovers who enjoy the enormous possibilities to go hiking. This makes it logical that La Gomera does have sustainable tourism.
There are lots of gorgeous beaches.The romantic Playa del Ingles with its beautiful rocks and sometimes wild waves is the place to be for skin dipping. Along the boulevard from la Playa you can find a really pleasant beach. Children can enjoy themselves in the safe baby-beach in Charco del Conde. The beach in the small port of Vueltas lies protected behind a jetty which makes it possible to swim and paddle safely. Those who love a little rock climbing can visit Playa de las Arenas which is situated behind Playa Argaga and Finca Argayal.
In front of the well-known Casa Maria in Playa you can see wonderful sunsets together with live music and sometimes a fire show. And when you like you can finish your day spending some time in one of the cosy bars or restaurants.