The Whale Watchers Walk – Palm Mar to Los Cristianos

On Wednesday we were back on the hills again – and several of them. It was  a tough climb out of Palm Mar and a very rough path over the cliffs of Mount Guaza to Los Cristianos. Los Cristianos is a huge resort and ferry terminal for sailing to the Canary Island of La Gomera. It seemed strange to be walking along part of the 10km promenade in our hiking gear. The promenade is lined with bars and fast food eateries but there amongst them is the office for booking Whale Watching Boat Trips. I’m not at all a sailor so I opted to take a taxi back to the house at Palm Mar. The others enjoyed seeing whales and dolphins but I preferred a lazy afternoon with my book.

Palm Mar

The Stony Path above Palm Mar

The track improves as it levels out

A circle of cairns on the summit

First Sighting of Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos

It was downhill all the way from here!


2 comments on “The Whale Watchers Walk – Palm Mar to Los Cristianos

  1. Fran says:

    Certainly a rocky terrain, but such glorious views.

  2. Yes, Fran, I would say well worth the effort but you have to watch your step throughout – multiple opportunities to trip and fall! Stop to take in the the views.

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