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Address: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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A beautiful plaza lined with restaurants and cafes.

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Lively square with lots of cafes and restaurants

The Plaza Charco is a lively square with lots of cafes and restaurants. It is very close to the fishing harbour and appears to be the meeting place for friends and families and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Plaza Charco is a lively square with lots of cafes and restaurants. It is very close to the fishing harbour and appears to be the meeting place for friends and families and has a good atmoshere. The estabishments range form small kiosks, inexpensive cafes to full diining restaurants of which the best is La Casona with its beautiful traditional... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For me this is nothing special. It becomes very loud in the evenings and is not restful at all. I prefer to go to Las Paz which is much quieter. Okay if you want bars and hustle and bustle.

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Thank montymo
South Yorkshire
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the harbour is the square, a great place to have a coffee, drink, ice-cream or to relax on a bench while your children play in the square, it felt very safe and relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank yogieSouthYorkshire
Nottingham
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate out here at Columbus and were not disappointed. The square is buzzing at night with music and dancing. Lots of colour and sound and not far from the harbour too.

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Chester
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The square has some very good restaurants around the edge and a couple of good ice cream shops. The centre has a good play ground for young children and you often see local children, parents and grand parents sitting around the play area. A very safe pleasant environment.

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Thank Keith E
Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Planting and landscaping is good, but some of the surrounding buildings are out of scale. Puerto is Woking at making the old city more attractive; this is commendable. There are pleny of restaurants and a useful taxi rank.

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Thank konsilanto
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of lovely Canarian bars, pubs and clubs around here. Place d'europe which has our door night time events is just around the corner and also the side roads are full of places open till 3-5am.

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Thank Natt B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apart from being very central the square hasn't changed for years.The restaurant come bar is dirty and very expensive,it is not a place to visit twice,there are cleaner bars and lots of eating places just of the plaza de charco.,cleaner and cheaper

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Thank Carl H
Swansea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After trudging your way through the masses,diving in and out of the shops this is a nice spot to park yourself in one of the many bars dotted all around and watch life go by.

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Thank Rogerbow
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the Plaza Charco, lovely to sit and people watch here, Our favourite restaurant is around the corner from the square so we spend a lot of time walking through here

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