A perfect excursion to Los Gigantes cliffs

There is nothing better than getting to know the most beautiful spots of the place we are travelling to, today we propose an excursion to Los Gigantes cliffs.

The area of Los Gigantes, in Tenerife, is one of the most impressive and spectacular places on the island. It is located in the municipality of Santiago del Teide, in the west of Tenerife, and is an ideal place for a visit with family or friends. A special day in which to enjoy the true essence of our archipelago on an excursion to Los Gigantes cliffs.

Los Gigantes cliffs are a set of volcanic rocks composed of solidified lava that rise majestically above the sea, forming a natural spectacle worth seeing. These cliffs are the highest in Tenerife, with an altitude of almost 600 metres, making them a must-see tourist attraction. The Guanches, the ancient aborigines of the island, knew them as the “wall of hell” as they thought this was the end of the world. This beautiful natural construction is located within the protected area of the Teno Rural Park.

Los Gigantes cliffs Tenerife

An unforgettable image

The excursion to the cliffs of Los Gigantes is one of the most popular activities in Tenerife, as it offers a unique view of the island. The trip begins with a visit to the village of Los Gigantes, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the cliffs from different angles.

Afterwards, you can follow some of the hiking trails in this municipality. There are various options for walking through areas that cross the cliffs.

  • Los Gigantes – Barranco Mancha de los Díaz – Galería de la Junquera – Tamaimo – Guama.
  • Los Gigantes – Barranco al túnel El Natero.
  • Circular Bc. Seco – water tunnel – Los Gigantes cliffs.
  • Puerto De Santiago – Guamar Mountain – Bco. Seco – Los Gigantes – Puerto de Santiago.

These are just some of the options that you can follow during your visit, but there are many more options that go along the coast to nearby municipalities or up from Los Gigantes to the mountainous area of this area.

Los Gigantes cliffs

Water activities

This area is very popular for water activities. The region has a warm climate and crystal clear waters, making it an ideal place for diving, snorkelling and scuba diving. Divers can explore the volcanic seabed and underwater caves while viewing marine life, including endemic species, turtles and dolphins.

Another popular activity is jet skiing or different sports such as water skiing. Participants can enjoy thrilling speed while riding the waves. Boats can also be hired for sea trips to enjoy the breathtaking views of the cliffs. For those who prefer more relaxed activities, there are plenty of opportunities to sail and observe cetaceans and other spectacular species while enjoying food and drink on professionally managed boats. Excursions are available for groups and individual bookings.

In short, a trip to the cliffs of Los Gigantes is a unique experience not to be missed. It is a stunning place that offers a panoramic view of the island, as well as the opportunity to practice water sports and taste the local gastronomy. It is undoubtedly one of the best ways to get to know Tenerife and enjoy its natural beauty.

Vanilla Garden

Our hotel is located 20 kilometres away from this area of the island, a very convenient distance to make a day trip and come back to rest in our establishment. The best facilities and first class services await you for your rest.

If your expectation are fun and relax, you’re at the right place. You’ll also find the typical design and art creating a cosmopolitan atmosphere and special environment perfect for relax. Enjoy Tenerife, enjoy Vanilla Garden.



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