Tenerife Journals

Tenerife

A December 2007 trip to Tenerife by statesidecruiser

Tenerife Photo, Tenerife, Canary Islands More Photos
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Tenerife

Overview

Tenerife Photo, Tenerife, Canary Islands
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12/31/2007: TenerifeCalled the island of "Eternal Spring" Tenerife has an unequalled climate with enormous contrasts and a wide variety of landscapes in its different areas. Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands with an area of some 790 square miles and a population of 700,000. Santa Cruz, where we are docked, is the capital and principal port. Our tour today takes us to Puerto de la Cruz which has been the main resort area for over a century. (Additionally, there are now resorts along the south coast that serve hundreds of visitors each year. Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Americas , and Costa Adeje are all extremely popular, crowded, and commercialized, but lack the ...Read More