Playa de Santiago has had the European Blue Flag for twelve years, a recognition that distinguishes those beaches and marinas that meet the criteria of excellence in bathing water quality, environmental regulations and have adequate health and safety infrastructure to ensure the health and safety of their users.
Fred. Olsen Express will re-establish on Friday 1st July the inland route to La Gomera, a service which is essential for the mobility and competitiveness of maritime transport on the island. As part of its commitment to the island of La Gomera, the shipping company will have two departures between the three ports of San Sebastian, Playa Santiago and Valle Gran Rey, which will be operated by the catamaran 'Benchi Express'.
The British newspaper The Times has published a list of the 15 best winter destinations, unknown to many.
"The classic winter sun destinations have one obvious drawback, and often a second. They are crowded with other inhabitants of the northern hemisphere, and they are also often quite expensive. Luckily, there are many more authentic and affordable options."
One of them is La Gomera.
The country's most important travel magazine features the island on the cover of its latest issue and dedicates an 18-page report to highlight its natural beauty.