The Municipality of Vallehermoso has a set of ten beaches with different shaping depending on the side of the island where they are placed. They are usually beaches with a relative powerful swell and many of them are not suitable for bathing along the year. However, they share one feature that characterizes them and it is undoubtedly their natural settlements, the cleanliness of their waters and the privacy that affords the abrupt relief that surrounds them.
The beaches located in the north of the Municipality have a greater powerful swell and currents than those ones located in the south. These last beaches are located in the quiet areas, that is, places where the tides are usually calm and there is a great amount of sunny days along the year.
Only the beaches in Vallehermoso, Alojera, la Rajita and Argaga have an easy access and are provided with certain facilities, whereas we can only get to the rest of them on foot. These beaches are far from any human activity. There are several coves and beaches, above all in the summer time, where to spend a day is an incredible experience if the sea is calm.
Roque Cano is the most important natural monument in Vallehermoso. It is a huge phonolitic rock of more than 200 metres high with almost vertical slopes. It can be considered as an important biogenetic sanctuary because it is home to excellent samples of stone flora which are threatened with extinction such as magarza gomera (Argyranthemum […]