is one of the smaller Canary Islands which are a part of Spain and located in
front of the African West Coast near Gambia and Ghana.
Without any large
airport visitors have to land on nearby Tenerife where some very busy airport
in the dry south of the island offers some fairly modern facilities and decent
services for big amounts of package tourists from northern Europe.
Brits and Germans have become great fans of Tenerife while Gomera has been attracting
with it`s unique charm and mystic freestyle image all those, who were seeking
After a sometimes and especially in the
evening even romantic 100 minutes ride on one of the ocean ferries from Los Christianos
most visitors land at the main town called San Sebastian.
main websites gomera.com and gomera-island.com display information only in Spanish,
perhaps to express some pretty limited appreciation for tourism.
backpackers from all around the world enjoy visiting this Gomera.
beach is volcanic black what has been one of the main reasons, why Gomera has
never really made it in the race for mass tourism.
Beach addicts certainly
prefer Tenerife and Gran Canaria while those who love the mountains and scenic
views will find wonderful locations and stunning nature on Gomera.
20.000 people are living on the only 15 miles long Island of Gomera
town has even a night club and once a year some Brazilian style Carnival is making
it a very good time for a visit near the end of the European winter.