Island
EL HIERRO

100%
sustainable

With the inauguration of the Gorona del Viento hydroelectric plant El Hierro becomes the first island to be completely self sufficient using only renewable energy.

THE MERIDIAN
ISLE

Until 1885 the Punta de Orchilla cape marked the Zero Meridian and was used in most 16th and 17th Century maps. Today the island is still known as the Meridian Isle.

FREE
WIFI

You'll always be in touch with home from El Hierro thanks to the free Wifi available all over the island.

46
DIVE SITES

Explore the 46 dive sites that make El Hierro island a spectacular marine paradise full of life. The marine ecosystem has bounced back completely from the 2011 underwater eruption.

WORLD BIOSPHERE
RESERVE

Despite being the smallest of the Canary Islands, El Hierro is packed with natural wonders like rich forests, sea cliffs, lava features and an exuberant coat of vegetation that make it worthy of UNESCO World Biosphere Status.

Welcome to El Hierro Island

This little island, declared a World Biosphere Reserve, entrances you with the contrast between its stark volcanic terrain, the richness of its forests and the clear waters of its marine reserve. You choose how you want to explore its bountiful nature: dive into its waters to visit the marine ecosystems that have returned to life after the submarine eruptions of 2011, hike through its ancient forests or just kick back and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere, Feel the peace that comes from sitting still and breathing in El Hierro's pure air.

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La Restinga
Marine Reserve

SPECTACULAR MARINE WORLD FULL OR LIFE

El Hierro's marine reserve is right next to the fishing harbour of La Restinga and is full of steep drops offs down to 300 metres, underwater cliffs, shelves, sandy platforms and caves. It's one of the world's dream diving sites with more than ten
top-class spots all full of volcanic features and marine life.

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