Every corner of La Gomera hides a place to fall in love with for its nature, its people and even its traditions. One of these places is Alojera, a village in the northwest of the island with a little more than 400 inhabitants and belonging to the municipality of Vallehermoso. It covers the valley of Barranco del Mono and its tributaries and was formerly a fishing village that now reaches from the black sand beach to 400 meters above sea level.

Alojera also stands out for being the origin of palm honey, one of our island’s typical products. This is the village of palm trees, nowhere else in La Gomera are there so many canary islands palm trees.  Guarapo, which is the raw material used to obtain palm honey, is extracted from them.

Alojera Beach

Alojera beach is one of the largest and most beautiful beaches of La Gomera, it is 200 meters long and approximately 40 meters wide with black sand of volcanic origin. It is surrounded by impressive cliffs that reach into the sea forming reefs, which makes it one of the most interesting beach in the municipality.

Taguluche, Tazo and Cubaba are other neighbouring towns in the area whose charm you should also know. In Cubaba, you can visit the old ruins along the coast.

An essential visit in this part of La Gomera is the Chorros de Epina. Wrapped in an aura of legend, nestled in the middle of nature, popular tradition has come to believe that its water has healing properties. It is also believed that whoever drinks the liquid that flows from its wooden pipes will benefit from fortune and love.

This and many other wonders are waiting for you on our island. Are you going to miss this?