Trails of Tenerife

Trails of Tenerife

The hiking routes in Tenerife are the perfect alternative to spend a completely different day during your holidays. If you want to know 3 of the most magical trails you will find on the island, then we tell you here everything you need to know.

Although Tenerife is known for its beautiful beaches and tropical landscapes, the island also has other attractions that you may want to know. Enjoying a few hiking trails in Tenerife during your holiday can be a great opportunity to get to know the greener aspects of the island. Its contrast between very green and arid areas, and other mountainous areas facing extensive beaches, make enjoying the trails of Tenerife an unparalleled experience.

It is important that if you decide to do any of these walks in Tenerife wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, plenty of water and even food. Many of the routes we are going to talk about below do not have nearby places to stock up, so you must be prepared. Some trails in Tenerife lead to the beach, it will be advisable that in addition to the things we have mentioned above, you have at hand a swimsuit. It is important that, although we do a route on foot, the climate will remain sunny, so it is vital that we continue to use sunscreen to avoid burning.

Trails of Tenerife

‘El Infierno’ Ravine

The first path we want to share with you is the route through the ‘Barranco del Infierno’.  This is one of the most visited routes in the south of Tenerife, so it is important to book your assistance. This trail is a space where only 300 people a day are allowed to enter, in order to preserve the environment in the place. Access is open every day from 08:30 to 14:30. This walk is estimated to take about three and a half hours. The route is 6.5 KM and its difficulty is low.

The Masca Ravine

This other ravine located in the southern area of Tenerife will take us approximately 3 hours walk.  It starts from the ‘Caserío de Masca’ and its descent will take us to a magical beach that can only be reached through this path or by boat. Many people choose to return to the pier of Los Gigantes by boat or kayak. This will be one of the routes for which you will have to take a bathing suit and even a towel. If you are looking for a trail in Tenerife with beautiful scenery that you can combine with other water activities, this is the route you were looking for!

Las vueltas de Taganana

This hiking route in Tenerife North is located in the Parque Rural de Anaga. This trail will be where you can best appreciate the contrast between the greenest areas of the island and end up near one of the most magical beaches you’ve ever seen. The distance of this circular path of Tenerife is 11.3 KM, which is about 3.5 hours of simple travel. The end of this path is next to the beach of Los Roques, Taganana and Benijo, 3 black volcanic sand beaches that will leave you breathless.

We hope that these 3 trails in Tenerife have encouraged you to spend a completely different day during your holidays in Tenerife. Also, if you have any questions about these routes, you can contact the Vanilla Garden team and we will be happy to help you.

Play with the snow in El Teide!

Canary Islands are the favorite destination of many tourists and those of us lucky enough to live here know the reason. It’s a fantastic place that in 7 islands concentrates great diversity of landscapes and activities to enjoy alone, in couple, with the family and with the friends.

The nature was generous giving the Canary Islands a perfect climate and magical places. There are beautiful beaches, lush forests, deserts off the beaches, breathtaking sunsets, magnificent views, mountains, volcanoes and also snow.

The highest peak of all Spain we have it in Tenerife, with 3718 m of altitude. This Christmas is dressed in white to dismiss 2016 and receive the New Year with its entire splendor.

The Tenerife Cabildo has already reopened the TF-28 road that gives access to El Teide National Park so that we can all enjoy this majestic white Christmas playing in the snow and drinking hot chocolate.

Whoever travels to Tenerife and has not visited this place, is lost from what is considered the most emblematic natural monument of all the islands. It is one of the most important tourist attractions of the archipelago, Spain and all Europe. Globally it is classified as the second most visited national park.

For the daring and romantic, the night in El Teide bare the sky and let see stars and nebulae, ideal to make a trip with a telescope and delight the eyes with a visual journey into space.

For the curious, the place has been several times the scene of films recognized internationally. And the diversity it offers is great. No snow is a volcanic desert with stunning views and with snow is a majestic peak crowned in white.

Are you going to miss it? Enjoy this place and the diversity of activities that you can perform alone or accompanied.

What are you waiting for? Come and play in the snow in El Teide!