Category: Tenerife

Los Gigantes, Tenerife

| January 30, 2012

Los Gigantes lies at the foot of the imposing cliffs of los Gigantes at an average height of 500 metres and 30 km northwest of the playa de las Americas. This spot which is not as crowded as las Americas or los Cristianos, has first class hotels associated with a sports port, excellent views of the sea and cliffs and a very nice beach of volcanic sand. Continue Reading

Los Cristianos, Tenerife

| January 23, 2012

The popular resort of Los Cristianos lies in a sheltered bay in the south-west corner of the island of Tenerife, merging into the more glitzy purpose-built resort of Playa de las Americas. Continue Reading

Cable car trip to Mount Teide

| January 14, 2012

Chances are that you might have traveled on a cable car before, but watch out for the difference when you opt for the cable car trip to Mount Tiede. This is unquestionable one of the most breathtaking rides in the world. Your journey begins at a height of 2,356 meters above sea level and ends at a height of 2,482 meters above sea level. For the uninitiated, Mount Tiede is the highest in Spain. Apart from this is the third highest volcano in the world. The entire journey takes just eight minutes. Do not forget to stare down during the journey for some awesome views. Continue Reading

Playa de Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife

| January 4, 2012

Playa de Las Teresitas beach is situated 8 kilometres northeast of the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife next to the little village of San Andres. The sand brought from the Sahara and its well kept surroundings make it one of the most attractive beaches on the island. Continue Reading

Puerto de La Cruz, Tenerife

| December 30, 2011

Puerto de la Cruz is the second largest tourist city on the island with accommodation for around 30,000 tourists. In contrast with the modern resorts of the south, El Puerto has had a great tradition as a place of relaxation since the end of the last century when the spa, which today is the Hotel Casino Tauro, was built. The accommodation offered in Puerto de la Cruz is also different from most of the other places in the islands since hotels predominate over apartments. Continue Reading

Tenerife transport

| December 29, 2011

How to get to Tenerife:

Daily flights linking the main cities of Spain with the rest of Europe (International airport Reina Sofia/Tenerife Sur). Daily plane, ship and / or Jetfoil trips from the rest of the Canary islands (Los Rodeos airport, Transmediterranea Jet-foil and Fred Olsen Ferries). Continue Reading

Playa la Arena, Tenerife

| December 22, 2011

Playa la Arena is today one of three separate resorts (Los Gigantes, Puerto Santiago and Playa la Arena) that have merged into one. Playa la Arena is the most modern of the three and has a beautiful long stretch of blue Flag standard black sand beaches. Continue Reading

Monkey Park, Tenerife

| December 17, 2011

Tenerife is not restricted to pleasant weather, surfing, sunbathing, and beaches. It has many other hidden treasures for the visitors to find out and explore. Maybe this is the reason why thousands of tourists visit it every week. Apart from its natural beauty, this island also boasts of some enthralling parks that includes Monkey Park. You can rest assured that your kids will be thrilled when you take them along with you to the biggest little zoo in the world, which also provides an international breeding spot for the endangered species. Continue Reading

Lago Martianez, Tenerife

| December 16, 2011

There is so much to see and do in Lago Martianez, that you can spend days enjoying them. This is also the best destination for your holidays, especially if you plan to take your kids along with you. This city is situated in Spain, on the northern coast of the exotic Tenerife Island.

Though this city has other things on offer, your first destination should be Loro parquet, which, translated into English, means Parrot Park. Your kids will love to the wide variety of animals present in this park. Some of them include chimpanzees, tigers, gorillas, two eye sloths, and much more. Continue Reading

Las Canadas, Tenerife

| December 12, 2011

The Teide National Park was created in 1954. It has a surface area of 135 square kilometres which includes the great volcanic crater 2,000 meters high where the volcanic cones of Pico Viejo and the Teide are located at 1,105 and 1,718 meters above it respectively. All is of great geological, botanical and landscape value. Continue Reading

Siam Parqe, Tenerife

| December 11, 2011

What are your thoughts about returning to your childhood days? You can easily undertake this whenever you have some spare time. Moreover, you do not require any time machine for the same. Include idyllic sights and pleasant weather throughout the year, and you have the perfect holiday recipe. In case you are confused, we are talking about Siam Parque. Located off the coast of North Africa, Terenife is an amazing tourist gateway. Apart for being famous for its excellent weather, it is also famous for its theme parks including the Siam Parque, a magnificent water park. Continue Reading

Camel Park, Tenerife

| December 11, 2011

Camels are generally associated with Asian or African countries. However, it is a well known fact that kids like nothing better apart from a ride on a camel’s back. Why do you not plan your trip in such a way that you do not have to venture far from Europe and yet enjoy the fun that only camels can provide? Just close your eyes and imagine a camel kissing you. This is possible if you visit Tenerife. This isle is famous worldwide for its perpetual temperate climate and for its enthralling sceneries. It is also famous for some exotic parks including the Camel Park. Continue Reading

Medieval Adventure at Castillo San Miguel

| December 10, 2011

You might have traveled to various tourist sport all over the world, but you can be rest assured that nothing comes even close to the experience you will witness at Castillo San Miguel. It will seem that you have traveled through a time machine and have gone back in to the medieval era. This place is a must see for those who visit Tenerife. The entire construction is made out of canto stone and covers an area of 6,000 square meters. Do not forget to check the entrance, decorated with scrolls, chests, swords, and armor. Continue Reading

Jungle Park, Parque de las Aguilas, Tenerife

| December 10, 2011

It is really strange to observe people visiting the same places every year. Even though they reside in a country that encounters chilly weather, they visit other countries, during their vacations, which also have chilly weather. Why do you not make a difference this time and try out something exotic in an isle, blessed by sunshine throughout the year? In case you have any doubts, we are discussing about Tenerife. Continue Reading

Mount Teide, Tenerife

| December 9, 2011

The Teide volcano is the most characteristic feature of the landscape.This great mountain which today dominates the whole island and from the summit of which all the islands can be seen, arose about 600,000 years ago after violent eruptions which covered almost the whole island of Tenerife. The landscape which is seen today is quite different from that which existed before the formation of the Teide because lava covered the eroded surface of the island until it turned into the enormous mountain which it is today. Continue Reading

Aqualand Aquapark Costa Adeje, Tenerife

| December 6, 2011

Take some time off and ask your kids whether they liked their previous tours with you. If they are honest enough, and if you have been visiting the same drab tourist spots, then your kids might reply in the negative. You have spent a major part of your life traveling to exotic tourist locales. It is now time for you to take your kids to some of these places as well. Would it not be awesome if you could enjoy the warmth of the summer season during winter? You can achieve this goal by visiting Tenerife. Apart from its awesome weather, this isle boasts of numerous tourist attraction most of which are appreciated by kids. Continue Reading

Loro Parque, Tenerife

| December 5, 2011

If you are looking for the ideal holiday this winter, make sure that you visit the Tenerife. Thousands of tourists visit this island throughout the year, mainly because of its mild climate and because of some excellent attractions. Ask anyone who has visited this isle before, they will tell you that the Loro Parque is the top rated destination point for tourists, especially the kids. This natural attraction along with its marine wildlife draws tourists by the thousands every week. You will be amazed to hear that this park is the home to over 300 species of parrots. Continue Reading