Las Galletas is a coastal town located about 19 kilometers from the municipal capital, and at an average altitude of 103 meters above sea level.

It is formed by the population nuclei of La Estrella, Las Galletas and Las Rosas.

Las Galletas has the Luis Álvarez Cruz and La Estrella Primary and Secondary Education Centers, Las Galletas Secondary Education Institute, a Citizen’s Attention Center, several social centers, a cultural center with the parish church of San Casiano, Doctor’s office, a tourist information office, a post office, municipal sports center, public squares, playgrounds, banks, pharmacy, Red Cross station, public parks, gas station, shops, bars and restaurants.

Here is also the Muelle de Las Galletas, which has a fishing port and sports, and the Lighthouse of La Rasca.

The town possesses great part of the protected areas of the Special Natural Reserve of the Malpaís of the Rasca and the Natural Monument of the Mountain of Guaza.

Public transport

It has a taxi rank on Avenida del Atlántico.

By bus –guagua– is connected through the following lines of TITSA.

  • Line 112 Santa Cruz -ARONA (By Costa del Silencio)
  • Line 115 Santa Cruz -Las Galletas-Costa Del Silencio
  • Line 467 Costa Adeje-Las Galletas (Por los Cristianos)
  • Line 470 Parque de la Reina- Costa Adeje-Las Galletas
  • Line 484 Granadilla-El Fraile

Places of interest

  • Nauta Camping
  • Marina Sur Shopping Center
  • Lighthouse of La Rasca
  • Malpaís de La Rasca
  • Fish Market
  • El Callao Beach
  • Las Galletas Beach
  • Puerto Deportivo Marina del Sur

Delimitation of the commercial zone

Streets that make up the main axis of ZCA Las Galletas:

  • Prince Felipe Street
  • Luis Álvarez Cruz Street
  • Las Arenas Street
  • Sol del Sur Street
  • Cándida Peña Bello Street
  • Bélgica Street
  • Venezuela Street
  • Galván Bello Street
  • Central Street
  • La Marina Street
  • Fernando Salazar González Street

Festivities

Las Galletas celebrates, in July, parties in honor of the Virgen del Carmen.

After the celebration of a mass, this procession takes place where the image is taken from the Church to the pier where you board a small boat that walks in procession through the bay.

Dozens of boats of all kinds accompany the Virgin on her journey ringing her siren.

The Beauty and the color of this original procession turn it into a religious and popular spectacle, which is followed from the beach by residents and visitors every summer, at the end of it; fireworks display (terrestrial and aquatic).

In the celebration of the festivities musical festivals, cultural and sports events are organized. Election of the Infant and Juvenile Queen. Procession, fireworks and festivals.

In August the celebrations in honor to San Casiano are celebrated as the patron of the coastal nucleus with innumerable cultural and festive events.