Despite being the smallest municipality of the archipelago, its population density makes Puerto de la Cruz the second most populated area of the islands. It was in Puerto de la Cruz where tourism first began in the Canarias, initially associated with the European Elite interested because of its climate, in botany or other environmental factors including for health reasons, it was always for the healing properties of its mild climate that attracted people to this resort.
In this city which is north of the island the possibilities are varied, from visiting the leisure complex Lake Martianez (lakes and pool the work of the Canarian artist Cesar Manrique) through to the Plaza del Charco (centre and commercial hub of the city), The Botanical Gardens ,the Paseo of San Telmo or Playa Jardín (black sand with gardens and shops also designed by Cesar Manrique).
Besides these classic attractions already mentioned, this very popular tourist destination among the British, German and Spanish also boasts other gems like the hermitage of San Telmo or Sitio Litre, housing dating from the eighteenth century, then in its day served as home to famous visitors like Agatha Christie and the famous German explorer Alexander von Humboldt.
Children Aged: from 2 to 11. Children under 2 are considered as babies and are free of charge.