Malpaís: (badlands) is a type of landscape that consists of gullies, ravines and clay hills result of a process of erosion of detrital materials.
Malpaís de Güímar: This natural area is located in the southeast of Tenerife in the town of Guimar. It consists of an area of 290 hectares of exclusively volcanic cone nature composed of a considerable size and lava flows that advanced to the sea. There is a range of volcanic features of great antiquity, the Mountain of the Sea(Montañas del Mar) and Las Morras del Corcho, who were not buried by the malpaís which crop on its surface. The coast of this area is clipped and shows some quiet calas(small beaches)with beaches of sand and organic type.
Montaña Roja-Red Mountain: This Nature Reserve is located in the municipality of Granadilla. It is situated between the beaches of El Medano and the Tejita. Numerous protected birds nest here, so it´s conservation is important
Malpaís de La Rasca: This natural habitat of many endangered species is formed by volcanic cones with a great beauty. The most important the Big Mountain(Montaña Grande). Located in the municipality of Arona and has 315.4 hectares.
Barranco del Infierno: With an area of 1843.1 hectares in the municipality of Adeje, is characterized by the presence of deep canyons separated by narrow ridges and other interesting geological formations as the Roque del Conde, Imoque and the Abinque. The place has one of the permanent water courses in Tenerife, pointing at the head of the ravine a small waterfall, which, judging by the erosion observed on both sides of the gorge, must have been higher in earlier times.
Reserva Natural Especial del Chinyero: It is located in the municipalities of El Tanque, Garachico Santiago del Teide and occupies an area of 2379.4 hectares. Represents the historical volcanism there was on the Canary Islands
Las Palomas: The Special Natural Reserve of Las Palomas is located on the north side of the ridge of La Esperanza in Tenerife, on top of the municipalities of Santa Ursula and La Victoria, and covers 581 hectares and considered in its totality ecologically sensitive area, with Canarian protected flora and fauna.