Visiting Tenerife

For many Europeans, Tenerife is hard to turn down. Dirt-cheap package deals and discount flights have made this the most popular of the Canary Islands (which are located closer to Africa than to their mother country—Spain). Hence Tenerife’s crowds, high-rise mega-resorts, seaside promenades, and round-the-clock parties. But this fun-loving island has nothing to apologize for. Tenerife may not be a sophisticated place, but for a quick tropical escape that’s easy on the wallet, it’s tough to beat.... Read More For many Europeans, Tenerife is hard to turn down. Dirt-cheap package deals and discount flights have made this the most popular of the Canary Islands (which are located closer to Africa than to their mother country—Spain). Hence Tenerife’s crowds, high-rise mega-resorts, seaside promenades, and round-the-clock parties. But this fun-loving island has nothing to apologize for. Tenerife may not be a sophisticated place, but for a quick tropical escape that’s easy on the wallet, it’s tough to beat.    Close

Stories and Tips Tenerife

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San Miguel de Abona and Granadilla

Written by Joy S on 21 Dec, 2012

Our next stop along the "Forgotten Road" was San Miguel de Abona. This is one of the oldest towns in the south of Tenerife and it is definitely worth taking a short time to explore and stroll around.San Miguel was inhabited by the earliest…Read More


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Driving Along the TF28

Written by Joy S on 19 Dec, 2012

The TF28 road originally linked the south of Tenerife with its capital, Santa Cruz. This was the main road before the new motorway - the TF1 was built. They built the TF1 in the 1970's. It linked Santa Cruz with the south…Read More


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Roque de las Bodegas

Written by Joy S on 12 Dec, 2012

Roque de las Bodegas is literally just down the hill from Taganana, along the TF134 and is right on the coast. We drove the short distance from Taganana and spent about an hour and a half in this lovely little place. It is…Read More


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Taganana

Written by Joy S on 11 Dec, 2012

From Igueste, we carried on driving through the Anaga Mountains until we reached Taganana. It is only 13 km distance from Santa Cruz, but the drive takes a while because of the twisty, turning mountain roads. It is beautiful. It is easy…Read More


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Driving in the Anaga Mountains

Written by Joy S on 07 Dec, 2012

The Anaga Mountains are right on the very north-eastern part of Tenerife. This area is completely unspoilt, not many tourists seem to venture here and when you are driving, you meet hardly any cars. This is as far from the beaches and tourist…Read More


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Santa Cruz

Written by Joy S on 06 Dec, 2012

Santa Cruz is the capital of Tenerife, and since 1982, has been the joint capital of the Canary Islands. We spent a very pleasant morning in this lovely city.It took us about 1.5 hours to drive to Santa Cruz from our base in Alcala…Read More


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Children's Activities

Written by Joy S on 28 Nov, 2012

This hotel caters brilliantly for children and is the ultimate family destination. Children of all ages are catered for and every day brought lots of new and fun activities for our son.If your children like swimming, there are 2 swimming pools especially for them.…Read More


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Hotel Activities

Written by Joy S on 27 Nov, 2012

There is so much to do in this hotel, you could almost fill a fortnight with the different activities they lay on. We were certainly spoilt for choice and had to make some tough decisions in order to be able to fit in enough…Read More


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The Dining Experience

Written by Joy S on 26 Nov, 2012

Dining at this hotel is a sumptuous experience - wonderful food, beautiful surroundings and plenty of choice. We stayed here 14 nights, ate breakfast and dinner in the hotel every evening, lunch there 5 times but never felt bored or tired of the food.We…Read More


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LANZAROTE-A PLEASANT SURPRISE

Written by lak11 on 25 Nov, 2012

LANZAROTE-A PLEASANT SURPRISEI’m very glad that we chose Lanzarote for our spring holiday. I was surprised by just how much we all enjoyed this holiday and liked this welcoming island. THE CANARY ISLANDS The Canary Islands or Islas Canarias, are owned by Spain. The name…Read More


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