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Casa de los Balcones

Casa de los Balcones (San Sebastián) – this small market is part of a Canaries-wide project to showcase and market the country’s arts and crafts. There’s a good selection of handicrafts such as ceramics, baskets and embroidery, as well as artisan food products.

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Tasca Telemaco

Tasca Telemaco (Plaza de la Encarnacion 2, Hermigua) – this is a bar located on the mountainside village of Hermigua (on the north side of the island). Nature surrounds this bar – with views of nearby mountains and banana trees. Canarian dishes with Asian touches are served here, along with a variety of cocktails and […]

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Los Atlánticos

Los Atlánticos (Calle Real 8, San Sebastián) – this is another popular watering hole for arriving eco-tourists and other vacationers that are exploring San Sebastián’s historic sites. Since Calle Real is treated as a major street in this town, it’s a great place to witness local events as well. Along with local beers and regional […]

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La Tasca Cocktails

La Tasca Cocktails (Calle Abisinia 5, Vueltas 38870, Valle Gran Rey) — La Tasca is a friendly bar that promises the best caipirinhas and mojitos in the whole island. The action takes place on an outdoor patio that sometimes hosts live music (such as Wednesdays, which is Salsa Night). Good to know: it has free […]

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La Chalana

La Chalana (Barranco Colon, Playa de Santiago) – this charming beach bar is located on the south side of the island. Because of that, both locals and visiting tourists hang out here and enjoy cold beers and other drinks, while taking in the local atmosphere. Salsa and other genres of Latin music are often played […]

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Gomera Lounge Piano Bar

Gomera Lounge Piano Bar (Paseo Las Palmeras 9, 38870 Valle Gran Rey) – this bar on Calera Beach is frequented by mostly mature German and other tourists. There are regular concerts, exhibitions, cinema & multimedia shows (including a flamenco show and tango dancing once a week), with cocktails and tapas readily available. Music ends by […]

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Blue Marlin Bar

Blue Marlin Bar (Plaza de la Constitución 6, San Sebastián) – this is a popular bar for German and other tourists that are passing through the island capital. Along with a variety of international beers & drinks, there is occasional live music (jazz, blues) during different nights of the week (such as Wednesdays). Sailors who […]

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Bar Zumería Cuba Libre

Bar Zumería Cuba Libre (Plaza de las Américas 18, San Sebastián) – this bar has very modest decor, and is frequented by tourists on their way to visiting sites connected to Christopher Columbus. One can enjoy decent tapas, as well as mojitos and cold beers here after a long day of sightseeing or physically demanding […]

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Bar Sonia

Bar Sonia (Plaza de Chipude, 38840 Vallehermoso) — this bar, located within a hotel of the same name at the northwest part of the island, is ideal for hikers and other eco-tourists who are on their way to see sights like the “Fortaleza de Chipude” mountain and Garajonay National Park. Along with beer and hard […]

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Bar Terraza Perdomo

Bar Terraza Perdomo (Road CV-16, 38852 Barranco El Mono en Alojera) – this is an ideal watering hole for eco-tourists returning from a hiking excursion at Garajonay National Park, or the Chorros de Epina site. First time visitors can sample the locally-made craft beer brand “Layla” (made by Cerveza Artesanal Gomera Layla at Vallehermoso).