Mostly on rough roads, with easy ascents and descents, this return walk provides fascinating and often awe-inspiring landscapes in all directions. At the mid-point we visit the closed-up and intriguing El Sanatorio buildings hidden away in the middle of the National Park.
Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(60) Parador-Sanatorio Return (National Park)”
This route from Amarilla Golf is mostly on open ground with good views. The walk starts and finishes amidst green fairways before entering a wild landscape with eroded rock formations and volcanic cones. A diversion to Guargacho, and a visit to the beach are included in this very varied walk.
Duration: 3.5 hours. Continue reading “(34) Amarilla Golf-Los Erales-Guargacho Circular (San Miguel)”
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)”
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)”
From the fine provincial town of Guia de Isora there are stunning views on the way to and from the delightful village of Chirche.
Duration: 4 hours
Continue reading “(25) Guia de Isora – Chirche Circular (Guia de Isora)”
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)”
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)”
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)”