Tenerife Walking Holidays Tenerife, Coastal Walking Short-break

4 Nights
33 km
Tour Type:
Time To Go:
September to May (Summer on request)
from €590

This Tenerife, Coastal Walking Short-break will take you on an adventure involving hillside walking, clifftop walking, beach sunsets, and exploring little coastal towns.

Starting in Garachico with its natural saltwater pools, the trails are going to take you on a discovery trip where you will walk on lava rivers and volcano cones.

Then you will visit the colonial town of Puerto de la Cruz. The town is to be reached by a coastal path pinpointed by cliffs, hidden beaches, and little villages.

Spend a night in medieval La Orotava before venturing into the countryside hills south of the town and enjoy the misty forest trails. Here you will experience another microclimate amid the dense laurel trees of Tenerife. The flora and fauna here are unique to this part of the island.

This Tenerife, Coastal Walking Short-break is the ideal getaway for anyone who wants to get back to nature. Experience the spectacular coast of North Tenerife for yourself – the ideal walking holiday for a busy lifestyle.

This is the most popular itinerary, you may be able to combine or split the distance for each day. Click on get a quote to customize your trip.


You will be collected from Tenerife South Airport or Tenerife North Airport and brought to your accommodation in Garachico. The transfer will take about 1h15 from Tenerife South Airport or 45 minutes from Tenerife North Airport.

Hotel: Hotel La Quinta Roja 4*

11 km

The first stage of your adventure is one where nature is mixed up with the local history. You are going to follow a path that will give you views of the Teide peak and the ocean as well as a comprehensive tour around the flows of lava that almost destroyed Garachico 300 years ago. From the top of the hill, overlooking the Atlantic, you will see the immense river of lava that flowed to Garachico. Today, we can bath in the natural pools formed by the port of the town that once was the most important port of Tenerife.

Walk details: 11.1km (+774m, -793m)

Hotel: Hotel La Quinta Roja 4*

10 km
La Orotava
La Orotava

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Realejo Alto, the starting point of your walk. At Los Realejos, you will climb down the hill to follow a beautiful clifftop path. Along the way, towns and villages with families on Holliday will appear. Have a drink in a cafe and keep going on your relaxing walk, this is going to be a relaxing day with an easy coastal path. The finishing point is Puerto de la Cruz filled with cafes, shops and restaurants in its pedestrian streets. At the end of the day, you will be transferred from here to the quiet Orotava where you will spend the night.

Walk details: 9.5km (+52m, -394m)

Hotel: Hotel Rural Victoria 3*

12 km
La Orotava
La Orotava

The day reserves a loop walk up the hills south of La Orotava. Discover the local countryside as you walk along the narrow paths leading to the deep forest above the little villages.

Walk details: 11.8km (+747m, -705m)

Hotel: Hotel Rural Victoria 3*



We have carefully selected each of the hotels you will stay in. From boutique 3* hotels to historical 4* hotels to Paradores with some of the most stunning views in Spain. Each one has its own unique character and will make your trip more than just a walking holiday.


How to Get There

Airport transfers are included from either Tenerife South Airport or Tenerife North Airport (please select on the booking page).

Tenerife South Airport is the main international airport on the island and is served by regular flights from most airports in Ireland and the UK.

Tenerife North Airport is served by mainly domestic flights from the other Canary Islands and airports on mainland Spain.

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Whats Included

  • Included: Selected accommodation with private bathrooms, Holiday Pack on your mobile phone (Route ebook and Google Maps) and a 24/7 support number providing assistance during your trip, for instance organising a support vehicle if needed. In 2021 we also offer a Free Postponement with every booking made
  • Not included: Flights, drinks, city tax, Travel Insurance (Recommended)
  • Optional: Luggage transfers (On by default. One bag up to 20kg per person), dinners (On by default, where available), bike rental (On by default) and airport transfers, etc…

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Note on Accommodation: We aim to book you into each of the towns listed on the itinerary, however in case of low availability we may book you 2 nights in the same town with provided transfers. If you are booking Superior collection or Country cottages, please note it is subject to availability and therefore cannot be guaranteed. Superior/Country cottage accommodation may be away from the route with included transfers. More details.

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Specialist: Pauline
Originally from the North of France, Pauline loves traveling around the world and already put her feet on the 5 continents. After graduating in History and Tourism, she worked f...
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