(42) Playa de San Juan-Alcala Linear (Guia de Isora)

Route Summary
A short walk along the coast, connecting the attractive harbour and seaside promenade areas of Playa de San Juan and Alcalá.

Duration: 1 hour

 

 

Route Overview
Duration: 1 hour
Transport/Parking: Titsa 477 from Los Cristianos, 473 from Adeje. Parking is difficult at the old town, near the harbour and beach. Easy parking in the newer part of town, towards the north west.
Length: 4.640 km / 2.90 mi
Height Gain: 103 meter
Height Loss: 94 meter
Max Height: 24 meter
Min Height: 2 meter
Surface: Smooth. Mostly on paved surfaces. A 1 km section on a moderately rough path in the middle of the walk.
Child Friendly: Yes, but some steep drops in the mid-section of the walk.
Difficulty: Easy
Dog Friendly: Yes. On leads in built-up areas.
Refreshments: Numerous options in Playa San Juan and Alcalá.

Description
This undemanding walk connects the pretty promenades and harbour areas of the neighbouring west coast towns of Playa de San Juan and Alcalá. Due to the likelihood of gentle sea breezes, this route is an excellent choice in summer when more demanding hikes are more or less ruled out. Note, however, that the mid-section of the walk is along a rough, and sometimes narrow, cliff-top path. This is a linear route, and we suggest you take a very short trip on the Titsa bus to return to your starting point. You can always re-trace your steps, of course, if inclined.

 

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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