(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)”

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(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
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An interesting walk into the Malpais of Rasca reaching the Rasca lighthouse before returning along the coastal path.

Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

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(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.

Duration:
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.

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

(01) Casas de Altavista Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
10-t-junction-02A 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.

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