Santa Úrsula, Tenerife

Discover what to see and do in Santa Úrsula in Tenerife.

Santa Ursula Tenerife

The municipality of Santa Úrsula is located on the north region of Tenerife.

Santa Úrsula is the municipality that helped growing natural and family tourism in Valle de La Orotava, as even though it’s isolated from the main touristic urban complexes, it allows you to discover a different Tenerife with good touristic facilities as a complement.

Its climate is characterized by its stability surrounding the 19ºC (66.2ºF) being the thermal amplitude no more than 5ºC (41ºF) due to the regulatory action of the maritime breezes and the “cloud’s sea” which maintains high levels of moisture and constant rains throughout the year .

Santa Ursula, Canary Islands

If you passing by this locations you should know that there’s many interest sites, both monumental, architectonic or artistic. We recommend your visit to the Santa Úrsula Mártir and the San Luis Hermitage both from the XVII century. The Santa Ana Hermitage and the San Bartolomé. It’s also worth visiting the monument of the Hacienda de San Clemente and its Hermitage, the Casa de la Vera, also known as Casa de los Capitanes; and the Casona de San Luis, where you might admire the typical country houses (haciendas), all of them more than 100 years old.

It’s also interesting to know that Santa Úrsula is a location loyal to its costumes and traditions. On this location many festivities are celebrated. The most important festivity is the Fiesta Patronal, in October, in honor to Santa Úrsula Mártir and the virgen del rosario, but this isn’t the only festivity you should visit as the inhabitants party throughout the year on many popular festivities.

In this municipality you’ll find lots of nature due to the water affluence from the higher regions. This is the reason why the Guanches (first populations on this island) called this region “Chimaque” which means “Life fountain”. This municipality has many protected natural sites, among which the Costa Acentejo Natural Protected Landscape, the Las Palomas Special Natural Reserve and the Las Lagunetas Natural Landscape, that contain native flora and fauna, some in danger of extinction.

Santa Úrsula

This small town in Tenerife has many high points where you’ll be able to find many vines and have the opportunity to enjoy sensational views over the Valle de La Orotava and the El Teide, this is why you shouldn’t be admired to see the amount of small great viewpoint all over the municipality. The best viewpoints are in the Cuesta de la Villa and in de La Mancha, for example the El Negro Viewpoint and the La Quinta Viewpoint.

If you’re in love with the nature and outdoor sports as, for example, walking, you’ll find in Santa Úrsula the perfect place as this municipality has numerous trails that you shouldn't miss.

If you wish to take a bath on the Atlantic this is also a good destination to be as it has many kilometers of coast and a black volcanic sandy beach, the Santa Ana Beach.

This municipality has been respecting its costumes and most typical traditions, also regarding its gastronomy and exquisite wines, which you might taste in one of the most important wine cellars or in any restaurant.

If you want to spend your holidays here you should know that it also has excellent quality Hotels and Apartments within all categories for any occasion. If you’re looking for great Hotels and apartments offers in Santa Úrsula click here.

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