Mostly in pine forest, but with opportunities for great views, this is an interesting walk with almost 400m overall ascent, to the desolate finca at Icerse, almost 1,300m above sea level, looking down on Taucho, just off a rough road that eventually reaches the Teide National Park.
Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(58) Tijoco Alto-Casa Icerse Circular (Adeje)”
An invigorating walk with almost 400 metres overall ascent, that takes in the rural terraces and vineyards around Taucho, high above Adeje, before entering a delightful wooded barranco, returning through the beautiful but fire-scarred pine forest near the Casa Aserradero.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(56) La Quinta-Aponte-Aserradero Circular (Adeje)”
This is a very pleasant walk in the rural setting of Ifonche heading out to a charming and verdant spring in the depths of Barranco del Rey. The surrounding volcanic mountains and barrancos provide a jaw-dropping backdrop at a number of places throughout the walk.
Duration: 2.5 hours Continue reading “(50) Ifonche-Fuente de las Pilas Circular (Adeje)”
A short coastal walk to the popular and pretty secluded hamlet of Puertito on Costa Adeje. The return route passes by the colourful Bahia Principe hotel and Dzamling Gar Tibetan yoga centre. Some fine views in all directions.
Duration: 2.5 hours Continue reading “(47) Playa Paraiso-El Puertito Circular (Adeje)”
A short and enjoyable return walk along the pretty coast between Playa Paraiso and Callao Salvaje. A good choice for a relaxed Sunday stroll, or when hot weather dictates that a sea breeze is called for.
Duration: 2 hours Continue reading “(44) Playa Paraiso-Callao Salvaje Return (Adeje)”
A moderately demanding, calf-stretching circular coastal hike with some interesting sights and great views along the way, alongside an appreciation of the industries that have often been abandoned in the south of Tenerife in the wake of mass tourism.
Duration: 4.5 hours Continue reading “(31) Callao Salvaje-Punta del Cangrejo Circular (Adeje)”
A tough but rewarding walk up the edge of the wild and wonderful Barranco de Erques to the charming village of Vera de Erques, then back to the tidy little Canarian settlement of Tijico Bajo.
Duration: 4.5 hours Continue reading “(29) Tijoco Bajo-Vera de Erques Circular (Adeje/ Guia de Isora)”
There are three strands to this enjoyable walk: 1) history and religion in the south of Tenerife, 2) a wild and wonderful volcanic landscape, 3) modern beach and holiday culture at the western end of Costa Adeje.
Duration: 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(23) Lomo El Cuchillo-Enramada-Virgen Camino Circular (Adeje)”
An easy walk along part of an historic path connecting La Caleta to Adeje. We also take in La Enramada beach, part of the Costa Adeje promenade and pretty, up-market La Caleta.
Duration: 2 to 3 hours.
Continue reading “(16) La Caleta-Enramada-Camino de la Virgen (Adeje)”
An energetic coastal walk with more ups and downs than you might think, from fashionable La Caleta to out-of-the-way El Puertito, taking in a couple of iconic golden-sand beaches.
Duration: 3 hours
Continue reading “(14) La Caleta to El Puertito Circular (Adeje)”
Ifonche Cairns Circular (Adeje)
Walking amongst some beautiful scenery, this trail ascends from Ifonche through open pine forest and takes in a section of the Barranco del Rey before returning to the Ifonche starting point.
Duration: 4 hours
* N.B. This walk is over 10 km! Continue reading “(07) Ifonche Cairns Circular (Adeje)”
Ifonche to Barranco del Infierno Circular (Adeje)
A short but scenic walk in the pine forest above Barranco del Infierno.
Duration: About 3 hours.
Continue reading “(06) Ifonche to Barranco del Infierno Circular (Adeje)”