The Palmetum is a twelve-hectare botanical garden specialising in palm trees. it is a unique project in the world as it has transformed a rubbish tip into an area for leisure and arboreal culture. It has truly spectacular plant life, the result of the collaboration of numerous institutions from around the world.
This site of enormous interest to tourists is a superb place to lose yourself in nature within the city thanks to the combination of vegetation and beauty, of fantasy and legend. The visit is a trip around the world as the park houses the best collection of palm trees anywhere in Europe among streams, lakes and waterfalls.
The Palmetum is the only landscaped mountain on the coast of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and has numerous vantage points from which you have splendid views of the sea, the city and the Anaga mountains.