We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Orotava Valley

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Jeep Safari in Tenerife with 3 Route Choices
More Info
and up
Mt Teide and Masca Valley Tour in Tenerife
More Info
and up
Teide National Park Tour in Tenerife Including Los Roques de Garcia or La...

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 779 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 88
  • 70
    Very good
  • 10
  • 1
  • 1
Great Hiking!

Easily accessible from Puerto de la Cruz via the excellent and cheap Titsa public bus services. Hiking and cycling trails were well-maintained and well-signed.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

779 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 170: English reviews
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily accessible from Puerto de la Cruz via the excellent and cheap Titsa public bus services. Hiking and cycling trails were well-maintained and well-signed.

1 Thank NicksterL
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place. Visited in April, and I loved it. I d go again. Hope to come back to Tenerife soon. :)

Thank HLX21
Playa de las Americas, Spain
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bus from Puerto. Researched on internet. Got map from tourist info later. Walked up to casa las balcones. Visited, small charge to walk round, with audio guide, well worth the euro. Tourist place opposite, worth a visit, church, town hall and carpet making museum all worth half an hour. Must experience the story of the sand carpet for Corpus Christi,... More 

Thank John B
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2017

The Orotava Valley stretches quite far and includes the historical village of La Orotava (where you will find La Casa del Balcones) and on up to Aguamansa where the walking and hiking trails are. We passed through the Orotava Valley on a tour but it was best when we took the bus up from Puerto de la Cruz. There's a... More 

Thank SetaJane
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

On a tour of the island we passed through Orotava valley and admired the panoramic views from the comfort of our coach. The vegetation is as luxuriant as in the Tropics with 2000 varieties of trees, bushes, flowers on the island according to our guide.

Thank Lili D
Ontario Canada
Level Contributor
638 reviews
388 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 771 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We took the bus from Puerto de la Cruz up to La Caldera. We enjoyed 21 beautiful kilometres of beautiful hiking. There are several hiking trails that you can choose from. We decided on Los Organos. Great forest path and if there aren't any clouds, you get to see El Teide. Just beautiful!

Thank SylvieFrancois444
Burnley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This is such a pretty place. The flowers and trees up in the north of the island far out wiegh the fact that it is a little cooler. Take a bus from Puerto de la Cruize to La Orotava. A quaint typical Spanish town on the hill side. Very historical with fabulous views. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank hazel m
Level Contributor
84 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

Nice quaint place good restaurant great staff reasonable prices, enjoyed the gardens and the town centre

Thank jockp
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Take a taxi or hire a car and get away from the tourist araeas of the coast. Maybe start in La Orotava, use a map and explore

Thank ChazJJ
Hannover, Germany
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Very nice area to visit. You have all your touristic things to do, Cafe's, Bar's, Restaurants and so on. But you also have beautiful nature, typical narrow and inclining serpertine Spanish roads. Typically it is colder in that area as the North side of the Island is greener and a bit cooler and cloudy. Puerto de la Cruz is really... More 

Thank loversofhiking

Travelers who viewed Orotava Valley also viewed

Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Been to Orotava Valley? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Orotava Valley and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Santiago del Teide, Spain
over a year ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
16 days ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Orotava Valley staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?