Despite its growing popularity,
is and will be
the typical holiday destination for independent travellers. Tourism here is
characterized by terms like "green tourism", and "Turismo Rural",
which means rural, or rustic tourism. There is no mass tourism like on the other
Even during the high season, the island offers enough room for
relaxing and enjoying the tranquility and the
well-preserved beauty of the island. Not without reason do people call the Canary Islands
„Islands of Internal Spring“ - even in summer the weather is consistently moderate
Several small beaches attract swimmers and sunbathers with their dark lava sands.
On the south western side of the island they are mostly around Puerto Naos and in
Puerto de Tazacorte.
One of the most popular holiday activities is hiking.
You can participate in guided tours or explore the island
on your own.