The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian [...]
Tag: Tenerife tourism
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 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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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).
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]