Roque de Garachico

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Roque de Garachico.

Roque de Garachico is a small island or roque located 300 meters off the north coast of the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) belonging to the municipality of Garachico. It stretches 284 meters north-south, and is up to 169 meters wide, with an area of three hectares. It emerges steep out of the sea, with nearly vertical walls of rock in places, and reaches a height exceeding 120 meters. The area was protected in 1987.


Coordinates: 28°22′47″N 16°45′45″W / 28.3797°N 16.7626°W / 28.3797; -16.7626