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A beautiful plaza lined with restaurants and cafes.
As featured in Great little Island
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 36 82 78
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All reviews great square street vendors surrounded by restaurants taxi rank lots of shops play park most evenings meeting point old harbour every night benches supermarket carnaval trees fountain activity stage
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plaza Charco is a lovely atmospheric square in the heart of old Spanish colonial Puerto de la Cruz. A few steps away is the harbour. There are many places to eat and drink around the square, in the middle of the square, and in the...More

Thank CJE1944
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Great little square surrounded by bars and restaurant to suit all types from live music to quiet watering holes when we arrived a 21k,10k and 5k run was taking place with lots of local support and samba drum bands giving the place a real festive...More

Thank BillyKane1970
Reviewed 30 September 2018

My wife and I went to the Plaza frequently when we were on holiday in September. The food,the service and the hospitality are second to none. It all starts with the gentleman who gets you in in the first place,who by the way is a...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely setting but the municipal restaurant in the centre of the square has never recovered after it changed several years ago. Shame I miss the area as it was. However the bars and restaurants around it are great. The play area for...More

Thank Ripley1T
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely central place plenty of bars cafes shops restaurants we went and there was a carnival going on was brilliant glad our hotel was jus enough away to not hear as did go on until 5am but was a lovely place

Thank rmiddleton84
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This is a fantastic place to see locals at leisure and is surrounded by bars and resturants you could eat in a differant bar everyday for at least 2 weeks

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We come across this square while out for a walk , for us probably the best thing as we had 2 kids was the playground , there are a few restaurants and cafes near by , but the area did seem a bit run down...More

Thank GlyndwrL1
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We often found ourselves in or around Plaza Charco whilst on holiday here; it is a lovely place to sit and watch the world go by and there are several decent eateries as well as shaded benches under trees to sit. A lovely mix of...More

Thank Merrowmum
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Loved this square. Especially the cafe come bar in the middle where you can watch everyone. Went there every night.

Thank scrumpy77
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Plaza del charco has a lot of bars around with a lot o movement and its great to see not only foreigners but the people of puerto de la cruz on their lifestyle. You can make some shopping around here, like perfums and some shoes...More

Thank Filipe F
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