The best beaches in La Gomera: Valle Gran Rey
You can experience a deep sea feeling along this coastline. You will find countless bays and amazing beaches of pristine and calm waters with black sand or pebbles, located between spectacular cliffs. You will enjoy a bath in the most unusual setting.
Playa de Vueltas:
Vueltas kept its traditional atmosphere as a fisher village but you will find also shops, restaurants, apartments and the access to the beach which is protected of the steep face of Teguerguenche and offers a view to the fisher boats as well as the sport boats. The beach is calm the whole year and here you also can start different activities like snorkel, kayak, stand up paddle, fishing and whale watching.
La Condesa is a ideal place to see the sunset and enjoy the magic light of the twilight.
During the high tide many times surfer are have a lot of fun in the waves and coming the low tide you can find a lot of puddles between the rocks with small fishes, different kind of shells, starfish, sea urchin and small octopus living inside, typical for Canary Islands.
El Charco del Conde:
The perfect pool in Valle Gran Rey with black sand and services nearby. Its easy access from the road alongside, the cleanliness, rubbish bins, green zone and the sand, where you can set out towels and put up parasols, makes this the perfect spot for a family day at the beach pretty much all year round.
If you are looking for a quieter bathing spot for the kids in La Gomera, this is it, without doubt. Situated in Valle Gran Rey, one of the most beautiful corners of the Canary Islands, this natural pool is perfect for adults and children. At high tide the pool provides a pleasant lake for all ages to swim in, and when the tides starts to ebb away smaller children can have loads of fun in a pool that is almost always protected from the open seas.
Along the coast between the Charco del Conde and the beach called Playa La Calera you will find the local part of La Puntilla. The beach with the same name leads to La Playa and has black sand but also pebble stones, clear water and during the summer it is calm. On some days during the winter time you can observe impressive waves. In La Puntilla you will find quiet tourist accommodations with sea view or panoramic view the valley up. It’s a magic place where you can enjoy fantastic sun sets. Here are also some shops, bars and restaurants.
Playa de La Calera o La Playa:
The local part of La Playa offers a lot of accommodations for holiday guests as well as bars, restaurants, shops and supermarkets. The beach named Playa La Calera, which is next to the village, is the largest of Valle Gran Rey with 1km length and 22m amplitude. It has black sand and pebble stones, clear water and the most days of the year moderate waves so that you can enjoy this beach all over the year. In the afternoon a lot of people meet here to watch the sunset and to enjoy the fire shows given during the winter months and the sound of the drums.