Tag: Tenerife tourism

Los Gigantes, Tenerife

| January 30, 2012
Los Gigantes, Tenerife

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

Canary Islands Music Festival 2012, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

| January 30, 2012
Canary Islands Music Festival 2012, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Canary Islands Music Festival, a long-held aspiration in diverse sectors of the islands’ society, was a personal initiative of the then President of the Canary Islands, Jerónimo Saavedra, being organised for the first time in January 1985, declared ‘European Year of Music’ in commemoration of the tercentenary of Bach, Haendel and Scarlatti. Continue Reading

Cable car trip to Mount Teide

| January 14, 2012
Cable car trip to Mount Teide

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, Tenerife

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, Tenerife

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
Tenerife transport

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, Tenerife

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
Monkey Park, Tenerife

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

Las Canadas, Tenerife

| December 12, 2011
Las Canadas, Tenerife

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

Camel Park, Tenerife

| December 11, 2011
Camel Park, Tenerife

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
Medieval Adventure at Castillo San Miguel

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