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Holiday in Arico, Tenerife

Vacation in Vila of Arico, Arico Viejo

Map TenerifeThe municipality of Arico is an important agricultural area, growing potatoes and tomatoes for export. This region is renowned for its diversity.

There are co-operatives producing local wines, including the popular Abona white, and goat cheeses.

The area is quiet and peaceful and offers an excellent climate.

The tranquility of the area and the diversity of its rock formations combine to make it a popular destination for walking, abseiling and rock climbing.

Typical Canarian whitewashed houses are another feature of the landscape, especially in Abades.

The municipality rises from sea level to a height of 2,529m, the highest point being Montanña de la Griete.

Arico is a collection of small settlements, including Vila de Arico, Lomo de Arico, mansion de Arico and Arico Nuevo. Each of these villages has its own church.

At the coast there are some beautiful settlements like La Listada, La Jaca, La Mareta, San Miguel Tajao and some more.

As a farming area close to the sea, Arico's restaurants offer some excellent fare, ranging from fresh fish caught by local fishermen to the more traditional Canarian menu based around beef, pork and goat, with vegetables such as pumpkin, green beans, carrots, maize, canarian potatoes and sweet potatoes, followed be tropical fruits and black and green figs. No matter where in Tenerife you spend your holiday, it is worth a trip here to try fresh fish and other specialties.

Worth seeing in or near Arico

Iglesia San Juan Bautista
A small baroque parish church in Lomo de Arico.

Poris de Abona
A holiday settlement with a long, bright beach. At one end is the lighthouse of Faro de Abona, which affords a view over the bay and to the wind turbines inland.

All the villages at the Arico coast in Tenerife: San Miguel Tajao, La Listada, La Jaca, La Mareta and of course Poris de Abona and Abades.


Holiday destinations around Arico
The closest vacation spots around Arico you can get to are Fasnia, Güimar, Poris de Abona, Abades, Arico, Granadilla de Abona and El Medano.





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