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Orotava Valley, Puerto de la Cruz

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Hike the pristine volcanic landscape of Orotava Valley. Situated between two volcanic craters, the valley covers around 10 sq km (6.5 sq mi) of scenic hiking routes and viewpoints. Rent a car and drive through the lush valley, enjoying the sprawling views of Mount Teide and the surrounding island scenery. Pack a picnic and explore one of the valley hiking trails, such as the La Caldera crater route. Use our Puerto de la Cruz family vacation planner to visit Orotava Valley on your trip to Puerto de la Cruz, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Where to stay in Puerto de la Cruz

When visiting Puerto de la Cruz, you have several options for areas to stay. A number of high-end resorts hug the city along the coast, offering package deals to families and long-stay guests. Opt to stay near the old town or historical fishing port to experience the city's old island charm with a network of colonial cafes, boutique hotels, and lovely plazas. With easy accessibility on foot to the main harbor and beaches, staying in the old town offers the best of both worlds.
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  • La Orotava valley is amazing from the coast and Puerto de la Cruz to the mountains with stunning views. The town of La Orotava is steeped in history with authentic wooden balconies to museums where th...  more »
  • We live nearby and never get bored with this wonderful view. The best view is from close to the Humboldt Mirador (that is closed) at a small viewing point that many come to in evening. On a clear day ...  more »
  • We visited this place as part of the private tour. The view from the valley, lovely cloud beds and the scenery were amazing. Early monring visit is recommended.  more »