Archive for West Tenerife

From pine forests to volcanic plains, the best Tenerife walking

From pine forests to volcanic plains, the best Tenerife walking

October 12, 2016 No Comments

Although gaining in popularity and reputation all the time as an excellent walking destination, Tenerife’s multi-personalities are still dominated by its fun in the sun reputation…

Taking a Peek at our Walking Routes in the West of Tenerife

Taking a Peek at our Walking Routes in the West of Tenerife

March 24, 2016 1 Comment

The west of Tenerife is a bit like nature’s supermarket, offering the equivalent of aisle after aisle of yummy ingredients. There are historic towns such as Garachico, one of the prettiest in all of the Canary Islands, and…

Walking With Water on Tenerife

Walking With Water on Tenerife

February 11, 2016 No Comments

Although surface water isn’t common, there are places on Tenerife where streams trickle constantly through narrow ravines, occasionally creating jade pools in hollows in elephant skin coloured boulders.

The People You Meet Walking the Masca Barranco

The People You Meet Walking the Masca Barranco

February 26, 2015 2 Comments

The Masca Barranco is beautiful but there’s a danger of it being ruined by people who simply don’t have a respect for the countryside.

Where to See Almond Trees in Bloom on Tenerife

Where to See Almond Trees in Bloom on Tenerife

February 19, 2015 No Comments

One of the natural highlights of the winter on Tenerife is to see the countryside perked up by the addition of delicate pink almond blossom.

Lush and Lovely, Walking on Tenerife in March

Lush and Lovely, Walking on Tenerife in March

March 5, 2014 5 Comments

Last March we enjoyed two of the best hikes on Tenerife we can remember, witnessing two of our favourite areas for walking, Anaga and Teno, at their glorious best.

Walking Tenerife Pick of the Week, Masca Barranco

Walking Tenerife Pick of the Week, Masca Barranco

December 12, 2013 No Comments

Whereas lots of routes are about views, charming hamlets, sweeping valleys etc. descending the Masca Barranco in the heart of the Teno Mountains unlocks other…

Walking Tenerife Pick of the Week, Erjos Pools

Walking Tenerife Pick of the Week, Erjos Pools

November 27, 2013 No Comments

Despite being one of the ‘greener’ islands, Tenerife is lacking in the surface water stakes. Living here we’re deprived of rivers and streams. Most of our water…

Walking Tenerife Pick of the Week, Teno Mountains

Walking Tenerife Pick of the Week, Teno Mountains

November 6, 2013 1 Comment

The walking in the Teno Mountains is right up there with our favourite walking areas on Tenerife for a number of reasons.

New Circular Tenerife Walking Route, El Palmar to Teno Alto
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