Los Realejos, Tenerife’s last Guanche garrison
To all, this should be included a truth which is as interested as it deserves a party. Los Realejos has extra celebrations than any other community in Spain– practically one hundred a year– so it is greater than most likely that any type of vacation see will certainly accompany among the many events. Seems excellent, does not it?
Found in the productive La Orotava Valley in the northern foothills of the huge Mount Teide National forest, the seaside community of Los Realejos shocks and also excites site visitors with its abundant historical and also imaginative heritage, picturesque coastlines, and also scrumptious food.
Just 42 kilometers from Tenerife’s funding city, this community is safeguarded by several of the most strict ecological guidelines on the island. Of the 57 square kilometers covered by Los Realejos, practically fifty percent go through environmental management actions, as well as its 2 historical quarters (Realejo Alto as well as Realejo Bajo– which merged in the mid-twentieth century) have actually held the condition of Properties of Social Passion given that 2005 as well as 2014 specifically.
What to see in Los Realejos
One of the most essential attributes of the (dual) community center of Los Realejos is its excellent historical and also imaginative heritage– as well as specifically, its bountiful spiritual style. The very best method to find this is to roam via the community’s high labyrinth of roads and also homes. However, we advise you to draw up a separation factor and also the synopsis of a path, to ensure that you understand precisely where to look.
In Realejo Alto, among the initial community centers as well as the one situated outermost from the shore, you can locate your home where the author Viera y Clavijo was birthed in 1731. He is among the community’s most well-known numbers and also the principal backer of the Canary Island Knowledge.
This structure, which has actually been proclaimed a Property of Cultural Passion due to its previous proprietor’s substantial multi-disciplinary payment, currently houses the community’s town library.
Inhabiting the same square is the Iglesia Matriz de Santiago Apóstol [Mom Church], likely the very first Catholic church integrated with Tenerife complying with the Castilian occupation.
By the way, it is claimed that the 9 Guanche principals were baptized in its typeface, using change to the brand-new Christian religious beliefs.
Playa del Socorro and also Playa de la Fajana, 2 coastlines to keep in mind
For their component, the borders of Los Realejos supply an excellent range of all-natural landscapes worthwhile of a go-to, varying from stunning points of view such as those of San Pedro as well as La Corona, to eye-catching coves as well as unaffected coastlines of black sand. The location’s most popular coastlines are:
Playa del Socorro. Incomparable heaven for internet users on Tenerife’s north coastline. The features that make this coastline, bordered by incredible high cliffs (excellent for browsing) have actually made it the location for crucial surfing champions every summer season. It has actually likewise flaunted a Blue Flag because 1999.
Playa de la Fajana
A much less jampacked coastline, as accessing it includes a 30-minute stroll along a path. The newly-arrived site visitor will certainly be awestruck at the view of this 130-meter-long coastline and also its gorgeous, wild setup. Nonetheless, as there is no lifeguard solution around, wonderful treatment should be worked out when showering.
Rambla de Castro, a nature get on the seaside
Of the 3,295 hectares of the safeguarded all-natural area coming from Los Realejos, 45 type part of the Rambla de Castro, a seaside stroll lined by Canary Island hand trees, Canary spurges as well as dragon trees– and also a collection of seafront frameworks that expose much regarding the area’s past.