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 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)”
Pretty bays and fascinating rock formations stand out in this short there and back route to the culinary hot-spot of Tajao on the south-east coast.
Duration: 2 hours. Continue reading “(24) Las Maretas – Tajao Return (Arico)”
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)”
A short and very pleasant walk along the coast from the plaza in Alcalá to Punta Blanca where the high Los Gigantes cliffs form just one part of the wonderful panorama that unfolds.
Duration: 1.5 hours (return) Continue reading “(22) Alcalá – Punta Blanca Return (Guia de Isora)”
A short walk up to and around a large volcanic crater on the coast east of El Médano. Mostly very easy but with a steep initial ascent and final descent.
Duration: 1.5 hours Continue reading “(21) Montaña Pelada Crater Walk (Granadilla)”
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 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)”
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 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)”
A short but energetic walk from La Tejita beach to the peak of Montana Roja. Lots of fresh air and great views!
Duration: About 2 hours. Continue reading “(12) Montana Roja Circular (Granadilla)”
A short coastal walk from Poris to the lighthouse at Punta de Abona.
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(10) Poris to Punta de Abona Lighthouse (Arico)”