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Ramón Caminero Recreational Area

Recreational area, Altos de la Orotava, La Orotava

Ramón Caminero Recreational Area
Ramón Caminero Recreational Area


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


This recreational area is surrounded by Canary Island pine trees, which flourish in the dry climate found at this high elevation (1500 m). 

More humid conditions occur at lower altitudes, which means that monteverde species, such as faya (Morella faya), tree heath (Erica arborea) and others, are not found here. In their absence, the Canary Island pines thrive. They are accompanied, mainly in sunny clearings and along roadsides and tracks, by tagasaste (Cytisus proliferus), codeso (Adenocarpus foliolosus), jara (Cistus symphytifolius), chahorra (Sideritis canariensis), corazoncillo (Lotus campylocladus), tomillo (Micromeria hyssopifolia) and, when in season, by various kinds of mushroom.  

As for wildlife, if you look carefully you will spot birds typical of the Canary Island pine forest, such as blue chaffinches and woodpeckers boring into the oldest trunks. 

In addition, this vantage point provides frequent views of the sea of clouds that covers the northern side of Tenerife like a white blanket. 


  • 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


  • 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.
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  • Toilets.
  • Barbecue facilities.
  • Water NOT fit for human consumption.
  • Tables and benches.
  • Waste containers.
  • Adjoining campsite.
  • Parking area with no reserved parking spaces for people with reduced mobility.
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Access Ramón Caminero Recreational Area

Carretera de Las Cañadas del Teide (TF-21), km 24.3.

Bus number 348, Casa del Caminero bus stop code 4939. TITSA

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