Santa Lucia has quietly become south Gran Canaria rural tourism centre. With its palm-filled valleys, traditional houses and mellow way of life it deserves to be better known. Perhaps it's best if it stays out of the brochures.
Gran Canaria chemists, called farmacias, are often a bit cheeky and offer their customers the most expensive brand of a medicine. Here are the four words you need to get the best value medicine on offer.