Banks and exchanges
There are over twenty different banks in town and even more exchange booths. The most convenient are to be found around the Plaza del Charco.
Car rental Niza Cars, Hotel Turquesa Playa (tel 922/388 456, www.nizacars.com ); DCC, C/Puerto Viejo 42, Edif. Brisas del Mar (tel 922/381 123).
Cycling Mountain Bike Active, C/Mazaroco, Edif. Daniela 26 (tel 922/376 081, www.espanabike.com ) rent out good quality mountain bikes (12 a day) and arrange tours for cyclists of all abilities.
Hospital Clinica Tamaragua, Agustin de Bethencourt 3O, (tel 922/380 512, fax 922/380 850), is a private hospital with 24-hour emergency service and English-speaking staff. For an ambulance call 922/383 812.
Internet Centro Soth's, CC La CScpla (4 for 30min).
Laundry Lavenderia Minosa, Edif. Daniela C/Mazaroco (Mon-Fri & Sun 9am-1pm & 4-7.30pm, Sat 9am-1pm).
Pharmacy Farmacia Pérez y Pérez, San Felipe 9; Farmacia Padilla, Avda del Generalisimo, 21.
Police Policia Municipal, Avda de José de Campo Llaren, just west of the centre (tel 922/381 224).
Post office Opposite the bus station on C/el Pozo.
Scuba Diving Atlantik Diving centre, Hotel Maritim (tel & fax 922/362 801, www.arrakis.es/-atlantik ) offers both CMAS and PADI courses; also organizes night dives, and dives to a DC3 plane wreck and cave.
Taxis tel 922/384 910.
Travel agents The Travel Shop, Ctra Botanica (tel 922/371 422, fax 922/370 356, www.travelshoptenerife.com ).