(66) Las Casas-Degollada del Roque Imoque Circular (Arona/Adeje)

Route Summary
This walk, encircling the imposing pinnacle of Roque Imoque, near Ifonche, has some very special views. There is a constant, gradual ascent to the turning point overlooking Barranco Fañabe at 977 m high. Echoes of rural life from times gone by are everywhere along the route.

Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(66) Las Casas-Degollada del Roque Imoque Circular (Arona/Adeje)”


(33) Aldea Blanca-La Hoya Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
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)”

(28) Las Galletas-Punta Salema-El Fraile Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
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)”

(26) Cabo Blanco – La Camella Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
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)”

(19) Los Cristianos-Montaña Chayofita Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
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)”

(18) Arona-Tunez-La Hondura Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
feature-2This 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)”

(17) La Camella-Chayofa-Jungle Park Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
feature-1A 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)”

(15) The Heights of Montaña Guaza (Arona)

Route Summary
feature-1A 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)”

(08) Palm-Mar-Malpais-Punta de Rasca Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
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)”

(05) Barranco de Chijas Return (Arona)

Barranco de Chijas (Arona)

Route Summary

main-summaryThis 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)”

(03) Casa del Ancon Circular (Arona)

Route Summary

5-roque-del-condo-signpostsThis short circular walk from Arona is very scenic, with reminders of rural life in previous times.

About 1.5 hours. Continue reading “(03) Casa del Ancon Circular (Arona)”

(02) Silencio to Amarilla Golf Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
9-walking-along-the-clifftopA 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.

About 2 hours. Continue reading “(02) Silencio to Amarilla Golf Circular (Arona)”