Infrastructure

Infrastructure

El Medano is a fishing village that has grown into a tourist town. What used to be a sleepy (albeit windy) kind of hidden from the mainstream tourist has developed into an easily accessible urban hotspot.

  • Good bus connection to get around on the island (lines 483, 470, 116).
  • A taxi stand in the town center.
  • The tourist office (right next to the taxi stand) is helpful for finding things to do, searching for accommodation and calling a taxi.
  • Services of all daily activities in the village
  • Many small shops of various sectors
  • A long list of hair salons and manicure studios
  • Organic foods at TodoNatural, also offer supplies for babies
  • Post office (from 9:00 to 13:00)
  • Restaurants to pick and choose
  • 3 supermarkets, 2 laundry salons, 2 travel agencies, 3 ice-cream parlors and a video rental shop
  • Pharmacy
  • A number of banks available in town (open daily from 9:00 to 14:00 except weekends and bank holidays)
    • Caja Canarias (now La Caixa)
    • Santander
    • BBVA
  • Two gas stations nearby:
    • CEPSA (2 mins drive)
    • Tgas (3 mins drive)
  • Catholic church in town
  • Bike rental close to the harbour (mountain bikes and road bikes)
  • Quality skate park next to the football field
  • Pool tables in various bars (some well maintained ones in Paseo 24 on the prommenade with a view on the bay)