The Fish & Abalone Farm

We got a private visit to an active abalone research farm! An abalone is a shellfish with the prettiest shell you ever saw. Plocan is the marine research center of the Canary Islands. They also study fish, seaweed and all kinds of other critters.

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Los Tilos de Moya

When locals go hiking with littles, they always recommend los Tilos de Moya. It’s a pretty 2km loop in the mountains with a really delicious restaurant at the trailhead. We saw dozens of families with babies, little kids and even big kids. The trail is deep green because of all the rain in the last month.

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The Cactus Gardens of César Manrique

A ship load of cacti. Big ones. Tiny ones. Weird ones. Furry ones. Pink ones. Pokey ones. Climbing ones. There was even a drooling cactus monster statue. The cafe served a cactus buffet.. Cactus burgers, cactus smoothies, cactus ice cream, cactus chilli…

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