Occupies the western area of the Valley of La Orotava, with an unevenly distributed population, although in recent decades it has grown, specially in the coastal area.
Every May 3 rd, Los Realejos lives out its most enchanting night, by enjoying the largest fireworks exhibition of the Canary Islands during the Festivities of the Cross.
The economy fluctuates around the services sector due to the development of tourism in Puerto de la Cruz, which implies a great opportunity for construction.
Agriculture continues to have a distinct role, specially in grape cultivation, as well as in potatoes, bananas and vegetables. Also cultivated are flowers and ornamental plants as well as cereals. It has a large surface area destined to forests, mainly pine trees.