Flora & Fauna.
Around 69% of its grounds are occupied in Natural Protected Spaces.
In the highlands pine trees are abundant, with a lower level of fayal-brezal, and as one climbs one encounters escobonal.
Protected Natural Spaces
Natural Monument of the Roque de Garachico
A a witness to the receding coastline, it has a characteristic vegetation at ground level and acts as a refuge for various marine birds such as the little shearwater (Puffinus assimilis)
La Culata Cliffs Landscape
The ancient coastal cliffs, that extend along the neighbouring municipalities, are a protected spot due to their natural values. Together with their spectacular conditions it is also a place of interest for the flora and fauna it possesses.
Teide National Park
Forest Crown Natural Park
Located on the higher area of the municipality, it is home to extensive pine areas, following those affected by the lava from the 1706 eruption.
Chinyero Special Natural Reserve
Interian Scientific interest Place