(22) Alcalá – Punta Blanca Return (Guia de Isora)

Route Summary
A short and very pleasant walk along the coast from the plaza in Alcalá to Punta Blanca where the high Los Gigantes cliffs form just one part of the wonderful panorama that unfolds.

Duration: 1.5 hours (return)

 

 

Route Overview
Duration: 1.5 hours
Transport/Parking: Titsa 477/473 from Los Cristianos. Parking in Alcalá.
Length: 4.370 km / 2.73 mi
Height gain: 64 meter
Height loss: 64 meter
Max Height: 14 meter
Min Height: 1 meter
Surface: Mostly very smooth, one section with gravel-type path.
Child Friendly: Yes.
Difficulty: Very easy.
Dog Friendly: Yes
Refreshments: Options along the way and in Alcalá.

 

Description
A pleasant stroll along the sea-front from pretty Alcalá to the headland at Punta Blanca, part-way to the neighbouring resorts centred around Puerto Santiago. Great coastal views and of the Los Gigantes cliffs. Also a marvellous perspective opens up to the hill towns of Guia de Isora and Santiago del Teide. There a number of interesting information boards along the way. The walking surface is mostly smooth and flat with a slightly rougher middle section that is not paved at present.

 

Links:
Photos from walk
Download Route Guide  (PDF with illustrated Waypoints)
Download GPX file  (GPS Exchange Format)
Access Walk on Viewranger
Access Walk on Wikiloc

 

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