On the north-western tip of Tenerife, on the lush coast lies the resort of Garachico. The town has a lot of history that you can learn about with a tour of the resort. It has been disposed to fires, plagues, storms, floods, volcanoes and more. But even after so much history what has developed is a fantastic holiday resort which can be considered one of the prettiest in Tenerife. Cheap all inclusive holidays in Garachico will give you the necessary budget to see beautiful landscapes and features of the resort. The town with its cobbled streets, deep blue waters, restored churches and volcanic beaches is a great sight. There are many places worth visiting while on all inclusive Garachico holidays, and if you are looking a place to stay you can avail of a few self-catering apartments or an exceptional hotel.
The main plaza of La Libertad is definitely worth a visit to see the remains of its 16th century San Francisco convent. The corn paste figure of Christ at the Church of Santa Ana and the Puerta Tierra garden behind it are a must stop at on Garachico holidays. From here you can see the remains of the local harbour after the 1706 volcanic eruption that destroyed it. Another thing not to be missed while in Garachico is the sea water rock pools where you can see some genuinely sweet aquatic life.
The primary activities in Garachico are promenading and people-watching particularly along the seafront walkway; exploration round the fresh-looking old constructions with a lot of good specimens of Canarian building, that include palaces, mansions and convents. Garachico also shows off an assortment of monuments from the Canary Islands, Andalucia, the Americas and even as far away as the Philippines. There is a small museum on the way back from the Santa Ana church that has images and reports of the 1706 eruption. Breakfast, lunch and dinner while on all inclusive in Garachico is a leisurely affair and something you must try are the chopitos which is crispy baby squids and the mussels which are available at most decent hotels. Excellent mouth-watering seafood specialties rule the menu at Garachico hotel restaurants and include all your drink when you take an all-inclusive option, Garachico holidays are ideal for families and couples and will be enjoyed by everyone.
If you have not gone all inclusive then you will be in search of things to do at night on your holidays. There are a few good bars; the bandstand in the main square doubles as an open-air bar. There are sporadic concerts at the Hotel San Roque or at othere venues in the resort.
Map of Garachico, Tenerife – Spain
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