Isle of Tenerife

Vacation in Bajamar

The quiet resort at the foot of the Anaga Mountains

Bajamar, a sleepy fishing village until the 1970s, is one of the oldest tourist resorts on the island and remains popular with German visitors.

It is spared the worst excesses of mass tourism because of its remote location on the north east coast.
The power of the Atlantic surf makes a bathing in the sea impossible, but two large sea water pools, cleansed each day by the tide, are an excellent substitute.

Bajamar appeals particularly to the 'swallows' who holiday throughout in the winter.

On Bajamar's doorstep are the beautiful Anaga Mountains, which offer an escape from the everyday bustle of the island.

There are magnificent walks, punctuated by breathtaking miradors, or view points, where the lush and vibrant landscape of green mountains and vivid blue sea is as awe inspiring as any view anywhere in the world.

Further along this quiet stretch of coastline are remote natural beaches with stark rock landscapes, suitable for fishing, surfing and swimming.

Worth seeing in Bajamar

San Juan Bautista
In the old part centre of Bajamar near the promenade, the tiny chapel of San Juan Bautista dates back to 1628 and is well worth exploring.

Eating out in Bajamar

Restaurants Falcon and Casa Europe
Typical Canarian food in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Café Melita
Café Melita is conveniently located between Bajamar and Punta del Hidalgo

Worth seeing near Bajamar

Roque de los dos Hermanos - rock of the two brothers
This lookout point at the end of the coast road heading for Punta del Hidalgo offers stunning views along the north coast. Nearby is the cave village Chinamada, where colourful flower pots decorate the front gardens of the 30 or so troglodyte caves, many of which are still inhabited.