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.
Vallehermoso has a great gastronomic tradition. Its cooking, simple and tasty, can be tasted at their restaurants and “casas de comida” (food houses). Delicious fish such as “la vieja” and the albacore, goat’s meat stew, the “almogrote” (a very tasty mixture elaborated with cured cheese) the watercress soup and the “escaldones” (a mixture of “gofio” […]