The 10 best viewpoints in Tenerife

There’s no better way to enjoy the beauty of Tenerife than from its many viewpoints scattered throughout the island. Tenerife’s viewpoints are naturally elevated points, situated among the mountains, which allow us to take in spectacular vistas of the island’s coast, peaks, and towns.

These are the best viewpoints in Tenerife:

1. Ortuño Viewpoint

Mirador de OrtuñoFrom Ortuño you can see a postcard picture of Tenerife, where the Teide Volcano and the Corona Forestal Nature Park that surrounds it are the main characters [read more].

2. Chipeque Viewpoint

ChipequeFrom Chipeque we can get some unbeatable views of the whole north coast of Tenerife, with M. Teide and its Corona Forestal in the foreground [read more].

3. Humboldt Viewpoint

The Humboldt viewpoint offers probably the best views of the La Orotava Valley, in which much of the north of Tenerife is based.

4. Cherfe Viewpoint

CherfeThis viewpoint is over 1,000 metres high inside the Teno Rural Park and allows you to enjoy views of the Chinyero volcano, the Santiago Valley and much of the Teno Rural Park [read more].

5. Masca Viewpoint

MascaThe Masca viewpoint is just above Masca village and provides us with a spectacular image of the village and the Masca ravine.

6. Cruz del Carmen

Cruz del CarmenLocated in the Anaga forest, one of the most popular natural areas in the Canary Islands. From this viewpoint, it’s possible to see La Vega Lagunera, the city of La Laguna, and M. Teide in the distance as a backdrop [read more].

7. Las Teresitas Viewpoint

Mirador de Las TeresitasOne of the most popular in Tenerife. Located on the outskirts of the island’s capital on a mountain that rises above the Playa de Las Teresitas [read more].

8. El Bailadero Viewpoint

El BailaderoEl Bailadero is located just off the road that crosses the Anaga forest and offers an excellent panoramic view of Tenerife’s northeastern coast and the small town of Taganana [read more].

9. La Garañona Viewpoint

GarañonaLa Garañona is easy to access, as it is located right in the centre of El Sauzal, a small town in the north of Tenerife. From here, you can see the Acentejo coastline cliffs and the Playa de El Arenal/La Garañona.

10. Los Gigantes Viewpoint

mirador los gigantes tenerifeThe Los Gigantes cliffs is one of Tenerife’s most recognisable sights. In the town of Puerto de Santiago there is a fantastic viewpoint that allows you to see them from a prime location [read more].