From a modest and unassuming start-point in Aldea Blanca, this soon becomes a very scenic and interesting walk, much of it on an ancient track that connected both Guanche and Spanish communities in times past.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(33) Aldea Blanca-La Hoya Circular (Arona)”
A fine coastal walk to the most southern point on Tenerife, with an interesting diversion to the settlement of El Fraile, and a great opportunity to appreciate the many attractions of seaside town, Las Galletas.
Duration: 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(28) Las Galletas-Punta Salema-El Fraile Circular (Arona)”
An interesting town and country walk, with some marvellous views, in a well-populated residential area close to the Southern resorts.
Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(26) Cabo Blanco – La Camella Circular (Arona)”
A tremendous town walk around Los Cristianos, with the added bonus of ascending little Montaña Chayofita, giving great all-around views of the mountains behind, and the coastline and holiday cities of Los Cristianos/ Las Americas/ Costa Adeje.
Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(19) Los Cristianos-Montaña Chayofita Circular (Arona)”
This walk has a very rural aspect with great views in all directions. There is a steep 400 m ascent from Tunez to La Hondura.
Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(18) Arona-Tunez-La Hondura Circular (Arona)”
A walk above the main southern resorts, from La Camella, dropping to Chayofa, then ascending to above Jungle Park before returning. Great views to Los Cristianos and Las Americas.
Duration: 2.5 hours Continue reading “(17) La Camella-Chayofa-Jungle Park Circular (Arona)”
A stiff climb is required to reach the 400+ m high summit of Montana Guaza. Certainly not a stroll in the park, but the rewards for those who stay the distance are spectacular views in all directions, especially towards the hills.
Duration: 3 hours (+/-) Continue reading “(15) The Heights of Montaña Guaza (Arona)”
An interesting walk into the Malpais of Rasca reaching the Rasca lighthouse before returning along the coastal path.
Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours
Continue reading “(08) Palm-Mar-Malpais-Punta de Rasca Circular (Arona)”
Barranco de Chijas (Arona)
This short, there and back, walk into the depths of Barranco de Chijas from Valle de San Lorenzo provides a fascinating insight into the traditional means of supplying water to the island. Some rough rock scrambling involved.
Duration: About 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(05) Barranco de Chijas Return (Arona)”
This short circular walk from Arona is very scenic, with reminders of rural life in previous times.
Duration: About 1.5 hours. Continue reading “(03) Casa del Ancon Circular (Arona)”
A short, there and back, coastal walk along the rocky coastline between Costa del Silencio and Amarilla Golf with an ascent of Montana Amarilla in the final section.
Duration: About 2 hours. Continue reading “(02) Silencio to Amarilla Golf Circular (Arona)”
A short circular route from the main Plaza in Arona, with a steep ascent on a rocky path to a set of old rural houses, typical of the area. Great views of the surrounding countryside and nearby mountains.
Duration: About 2 hours.
Continue reading “(01) Casas de Altavista Circular (Arona)”