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Las Lajas Recreational Area

Recreational area, Lomo de Los Pegueros, Adeje

Área Recreativa Las Lajas
Área Recreativa Las Lajas
Área Recreativa Las Lajas

Capacity

475 Places

Contact

901501901 - 922239500

Schedule

Use of the recreational areas is permitted during daylight hours only (between sunrise and sunset).

Description

Las Lajas Recreational Area is located on the south-western slopes of the island at an altitude of over 1,500 metres. Owing to its location, temperatures vary greatly, both from season to season and from day to night.

The landscape is dominated by Canary Island pines mixed with plants typical of the high mountain scrubland, such as rosalillo (Pterocephaluslasiospermus) and Teide sticky broom or codeso (Adenocarpusviscosus). As for the fauna, the most common sight is woodpeckers drilling holes in the oldest trunks, blue chaffinches and the Tenerife lizard.

Vehicle access is via a few metres along a dirt track.

The recreational area adjoins a camping area for both tents and mobile homes.

Tips

  • Enjoy the local plant and animal life without disturbing it. Be curious but from a safe and respectful distance.
  • Follow the rules and instructions on the signs to avoid disturbance to people and animals.
  • Keep the environment clean and leave no litter behind. Rubbish and cigarette butts must be disposed of in the designated containers. 
  • Travel in small groups to keep noise pollution and the impact on the environment to a minimum.  
  • Use the water in the toilets and taps responsibly. Water is a scarce and precious commodity on our island.

Recommendations and tips

Permits

  • Compulsory authorisation via this link for groups organised by associations, schools or businesses. This is to protect the natural environment and ensure that the maximum capacity of the recreational area is not exceeded.
  • Free access for all other visitors, no reservation required.
More information

Services

  • Tables and benches.
  • Barbecue facilities.
  • Toilets.
  • Water NOT fit for human consumption.
  • Waste containers.
  • Children’s area.
  • Adjoining campsite.
  • Parking area with no reserved parking spaces for people with reduced mobility.

  • Nearby restaurant (not part of the centre).
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Access

Access Las Lajas Recreational Area

La Orotava - Las Cañadas del Teide - Granadilla (TF-21), turn right at km 58.2 and continue until you reach the recreation area.

Bus number 342, Las Lajas bus stop code 7680. TITSA

Protected Areas

Transit

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Weather

Today, monday, in Adeje


Clouds
Wind

8 km/h

Temperature

22ºC Maximum

19ºC Minimum

Rain

0%

3 day forecast

tuesday

22ºC Maximum

18ºC Minimum

wednesday

22ºC Maximum

18ºC Minimum

thursday

24ºC Maximum

19ºC Minimum