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Playa de Santiago

La Gomera, Spain
+34 616 76 83 22
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The place to be for a calm holiday

I'm glad we lived a bit outside Los Gigantes, and this was the perfect place for a family holiday... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Maria R
A great place to stay on a wonderful island

Highlights were: a day trip with Yani whale watching - we saw dolphins AND whales; a day out with... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Frances E
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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A small, pretty beach: the perfect destination for sunny, lazy afternoons.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“black sand” (8 reviews)
“lovely place” (6 reviews)
“small town” (5 reviews)
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La Gomera, Spain
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+34 616 76 83 22
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"black sand"
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"lovely place"
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"small town"
in 5 reviews
"excellent value for money"
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"sea front"
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"jardin tecina"
in 4 reviews
"holiday property"
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"big tour"
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"coffee and cake"
in 2 reviews
"running commentary"
in 2 reviews
"working harbour"
in 2 reviews
"very reasonable price"
in 2 reviews
"local knowledge"
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"some great restaurants"
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"day trip"
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"toilet facilities"
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"golf course"
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I'm glad we lived a bit outside Los Gigantes, and this was the perfect place for a family holiday with no extra fuzz. The restaurants and shops were small and cosy and everyone was very friendly. This is the place I'll return to evertime visiting...More

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Highlights were: a day trip with Yani whale watching - we saw dolphins AND whales; a day out with Juan from Gomera En Moto (along the sea front) who organised a personalised tour of the island for us; a massage with Ananda (near the Art...More

Thank Frances E
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Playa Santiago while staying at San Sebastián in La Gomera. The journey by car took about 40 minutes. Roads are good with space for 2 cars to pass but the route is up and down the mountain side and twists and turns with...More

Thank 789JulieS
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

peaceful town but pleasant seaside cafes. useful spar super market. excellent bakery with delicious cakes coffee and cold beer. a few restaurants untried. a pleasant diversion for a couple of hours.

Thank carolinebuchanan89
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were staying at the Hotel Jardin Tecina, on the headland above Playa de Santiago and walked there most days for coffee and cake or a light lunch. Loads of good cafes and a really wonderful bakery. There is also a fantastic Art Gallery and...More

Thank Vanessa C
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Playa de Santiago is a quiet ex fishing village with a few restaurants and shops. The beach is black sand and there is little to commend it. However one or two of the few restaurants in the village are quite good and offer value for...More

2  Thank dbadley289
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

If you are planning a trip by car or bus in La Gomera then Playa de Santiago is probably worth a stop over for lunch. It is quite sleepy and not particularly quaint, overlooked by a tiny airport, with a concrete harbour but a large...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here on our own or with family about ten times and it is a hidden gem. We have recommended to friends and they have visited too. A v slow pace of life, almost always sunny and things don't change much, apart from...More

1  Thank nickcwlee
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Playa de Santiago is a small relaxed big village/small town. It has lots of restaurants and cafes as well as three small supermarkets that supply all of the essentials. Sa Sebastian is a 45 minute bus ride away. The buses leave about every three hours....More

Thank Teresa H
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The beach is located 2 steps from the village and a few more from the marina, where our sailing boat was laying. We enjoyed a bath at the beach where the entry is gently dipping, ideal if you have small children. The water was above...More

Thank Giancarlo-1968
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Joanne B
18 February 2017|
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Response from Trader247 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joanne. The village being a "fishing village".... Has good restaurants most serve fresh fish.. Mooma restaurant in the centre of the village did very nice fresh sea bass, we were there 2 weeks ago. also Junonia is a... More
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