Tenerife Natural Attractions: Mountains, Cliffs & Valleys

Southern Tenerife houses most of the natural attractions in Tenerife with many of them in and around Teide National Park. Just north of Costa Adeje, you’ll also find the Los Gigantes cliffs that are a sight to behold. A little beyond that, there’s Masca Valley.

Teide National Park

Teide National Park is located at the centre of Tenerife and offers wonderful natural sites such as the volcanic crater measuring up to 16 km. in width.

Barranco del Infierno

Barranco del Infierno is a great gorge located in the Adeje region of Tenerife. The area is also called as “Hells Gorge”. There are wonderful landscapes with a waterfall and is the only place that has a natural running water. Barrance del Infierno is also very popular for hiking lovers.

Los Gigantes

Los Gigantes, which translates as The Cliffs of the Giants, is one of the most attractive natural landmarks in Tenerife. Visitors will surely be fascinated with the scenery. The sheer cliffs plunge into the ocean and offer a great landscape. There is also a small town named Los Gigantes across the bay that worth a visit. There are also daily boat trips along the cliffs.

Masca Valley

The Shrangi-La trail in Masca Valley starts a at pretty little village that’s surrounded by steep ravines. A walk through the valley to enjoy the beautiful landscapes is a must for nature lovers.