Punta La Entallada Lighthouse
Completed in 1955, it was constructed by the architect Carlos Alcon who incorporated elements of Moorish architecture in a unique design. Contrasting masonry and white washed mortar has been used to produce a distinctive exterior facade. The coloured stone originating from the village of Tetir, in the centre of the island.
On the seaward face the lighthouse has three square towers, the tallest central tower supporting the lantern dome, which is made entirely of glass.
Situated on high cliffs provides a focal height of 196 m above the sea; the third highest in the Canaries. Its light can be seen for 21 nautical miles, and consists of three flashes of white light every eighteen seconds.
The site has excellent views overlooking the ocean.