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Playa de Santiago. La Gomera

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Address: La Gomera, Spain
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0034-616-76-83-22
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A small, pretty beach: the perfect destination for sunny, lazy afternoons.

A small, pretty beach: the perfect destination for sunny, lazy afternoons.

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Lovely location for a walking holiday

We were recommended to visit La Gomera by a friend who stayed in Playa de Santiago when he visited in January. He warned us that there was just one supermarket and one restaurant... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We could see it every morning from the hotel Jardín tecina. Lovely working port with some great restaurants

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit La Gomera by a friend who stayed in Playa de Santiago when he visited in January. He warned us that there was just one supermarket and one restaurant. Now in April the resort has sprung to life with plenty of restaurants and cafes. We overlook the sea in our hotel, Pension La Gaviota, and hear... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well... Where do i start ? VSV Tours has been set up by Valentin...With a brand new 8 seater minibus, air conditioned, utmost luxury. He offers personalised tours of La Gomera...His motto is " See La Gomera the easy way" and we did TWICE,on different routes. We were shown places off the general tourist track,included excellent lunches and at one... More 

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Thank Trader247
Liverpool
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Lots of places to walk to and view the sunsets. Some steps and hills but most have ramps for prams, buggies etc. Lovely to walk in the evenings after a fun day.

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Thank eb21
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

What a place to stay, lots of choice for places to eat, and all serving great food. Fantastic little working harbour that will possibly soon have a ferry service from San Sebastian. Don't miss lunch at a very bohemian little bar on the beach

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Thank pandncord
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I'm glad we lived a bit outside Los Gigantes, and this was the perfect place for a family holiday with no extra fuzz. The restaurants and shops were small and cosy and everyone was very friendly. This is the place I'll return to evertime visiting Tenerife.

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Thank Maria R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Highlights were: a day trip with Yani whale watching - we saw dolphins AND whales; a day out with Juan from Gomera En Moto (along the sea front) who organised a personalised tour of the island for us; a massage with Ananda (near the Art Gallery), a walk over the headlands to a nearby beach (very hot! And it turned... More 

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Thank Frances E
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Playa Santiago while staying at San Sebastián in La Gomera. The journey by car took about 40 minutes. Roads are good with space for 2 cars to pass but the route is up and down the mountain side and twists and turns with several hairpin bends. Playa Santiago is a lovely fishing village/town with several restaurants along the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

peaceful town but pleasant seaside cafes. useful spar super market. excellent bakery with delicious cakes coffee and cold beer. a few restaurants untried. a pleasant diversion for a couple of hours.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were staying at the Hotel Jardin Tecina, on the headland above Playa de Santiago and walked there most days for coffee and cake or a light lunch. Loads of good cafes and a really wonderful bakery. There is also a fantastic Art Gallery and very good value rentals for scooters and cars. Everyone is very friendly and we noticed... More 

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