Puerto del Carmen to Playa Honda Route
Bike hire has become increasingly popular on the island, even more so since the renovation of the main beach road in Puerto del Carmen which included a bicycle lane that runs along the sea front. A popular route starting in at the old town end passing the main beaches, shops, restaurants and bars, heading towards the Los Pocillos part of the resort. The bike lane does stop here for about 200 meters past the San Antonio hotel but picks up again after and carries you through Los Pocillos and Matagorda. At the end of the road a pathway leads you down past the airport and along side the runway a good place to take a rest on the beach and watch the planes landing and taking off. Just a little further and you reach the esplanade of Playa Honda. Here you will find a selection of local restaurants, tapas bars and beach side bars. A perfect place to stop for lunch. You can continue from here on the bike lane to Arrecife or make your way back to the resort. A good tip is not to attempt this if the weather is windy as it can be hard going.
The total length of this route is approximately 9 kilometers one way. Its a cheap and easy way to explore the resort and surrounding areas!