We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

Spend half a day there. Amazing place showing you the power of the ocean. Not far away from lovely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bathgate, United Kingdom
via mobile

We had a walk by coastal path by windy day and it was absolutely amazing walk with views like we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pisek, Czech Republic
via mobile
Read all 126 reviews
All photos (116)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blow hole”(2 reviews)
“high tide”(2 reviews)
“la garita”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Paseo maritimo de la Playa de La Garita, 35212, Telde, Gran Canaria, Spain
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Telde
from US$14.90
More Info
from US$61.50
More Info
from US$117.85
More Info
from US$11.50
More Info
Reviews (126)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews blow hole high tide la garita gran canaria las palmas breathing min waves nature rocks blowhole ocean path island beach
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spend half a day there. Amazing place showing you the power of the ocean. Not far away from lovely La Garita beach. Deffo worth a visit.

Thank SebastianPycz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a walk by coastal path by windy day and it was absolutely amazing walk with views like we had never seen! Follow path to Melenara

Thank karinhendrickx
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I went to Bufadero the la Garita in August to see the sunrise from there, being this place in the East coast of Gran Canaria. It came out that morning wasn't the best time to see the Bufadero, as the high tide that creates the...More

2  Thank Eburninely
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Stay far away from the actual blow hole as the water does come up without warning and the rocks are so slippery. People were getting dangerously close for selfies. Being January the weather was crazy. The waves were huge coming over the side of the...More

2  Thank Harrivdv
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We went there with low tides and weren't fully satisfacted. We went back with high tide and it was spectacular!

1  Thank stefaniacM4615DO
Reviewed 18 July 2018

There is something mesmerizing about the "breathing" nature of La Garita. If you have ever found yourself mindlessly watching waves roll in, lulled by the rhythm of their continuous yet ever changing pattern then you will enjoy stopping by La Garita. I visited it twice...More

2  Thank MikeS_From_Chicago
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I can see why the Canarians say this is the island breathing. It can be quite mesmerising just to watch the water fill in and shoot back out into the sky and we were glad we made the effort to stop off here. This place...More

1  Thank flamingice
Reviewed 5 May 2018

That’s a good way to spend your time when the weather is not so good. It is relatively easy to reach from the GC 1 highway. On the way to Las Palmas, after the airport entrance you’ll reach soon the entrance to Garita. There you...More

1  Thank Dalv
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Near airport on vulcanic rock beach. We came to see it twice on low and high tide (recomended). Nice to sit down for few minutes and admire rough see. But do not be too close!!!

1  Thank Dean P
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We parked our car at the parking place and walked down the rocks. It is just overwhelming to look at how the waves is forced into the blowhole again and again. It was perfect weather so we just sat for 15 min or more and...More

2  Thank olem135
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 414 nearby hotels
Bahia Mar
2 reviews
.32 miles away
Hotel Rural El Mondalon
180 reviews
4.40 miles away
Bandama Golf Hotel
84 reviews
4.95 miles away
Villa Bandama Golf
25 reviews
5.52 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,701 nearby restaurants
Perico Junior
85 reviews
.99 miles away
Restaurante El Cortijo de San Ignacio
73 reviews
.93 miles away
Voramar Arroceria
24 reviews
1.00 miles away
Heladeria Bettini
8 reviews
.39 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,138 nearby attractions
Playa de Melenara
68 reviews
1.72 miles away
Playa de La Garita
63 reviews
.36 miles away
Playa de La Cueva
60 reviews
1.68 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El bufadero de La Garita staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines