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El Balcón de Santa Ana

Playa de Santiago, La Gomera

Ben Fogle on La Gomera

Posted by Luci Ackers on Mar 13, 2015
Ben Fogle on La Gomera

La Gomera is the second smallest of the Canary Islands. It is calm and peaceful and provides an idyllic escape for those who visit. Ben Fogle, television presenter and all round explorer, sung the praises of this little island in a recent Telegraph article that was published in February.

Fogle explains that he first visited La Gomera in 2005 and fell so in love with the place he has been back many times since. Having explored rugged landscapes, subtropical rainforest (the Garajonay National Park) hilly terraces and pretty little fishing villages (Playa Santiago), the famous presenter describes the island as having the 'ethereal charm of a place frozen in time'. And we couldn't agree more. Read Ben Fogle's full article here.

Or if you fancy exploring the beautiful La Gomera for yourself, we have fantastic holiday apartments located right next to Playa Santiago. Find out how you can stay by following the link below.

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Author: Luci Ackers

Luci loves getting out and about for a good cycle ride or easy-going walks in the countryside, and thoroughly enjoyed the time she previously spent working for the National Trust. Her love of writing started from a young age and on rainy days nothing beats curling up in a secret corner with a good book.


2 Comments related to this article
peter ward 6 March 2016
Do you fly direct to the island from the U.K?
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Luci Ackers 7 March 2016

Hi there Peter,

Thank you very much for your interest! I will send you a private message with the information you're after.

All the best.

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