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Visiting Canary Islands

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Stories and Tips Canary Islands

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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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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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Written by Joy S on 20 Nov, 2012

Our hotel was in the sleepy little town of Alcala, on the south west coast of Tenerife. There is not much to the town - it is just a little bolthole. It has a very relaxed air and you instantly forget and disregard…Read More

Hints and Tips - Part 2

Written by Joy S on 20 Nov, 2012

* Some parts of Tenerife are very developed and cater for the mass market. We visited Playa de las Americas and a couple of the other main resorts out of curiousity. They are heavily developed, not particularly tatty, but still comercialised with slot…Read More

Tips and Hints - Part 1

Written by Joy S on 19 Nov, 2012

* Flying time from the UK to Tenerife is around 4.5 hours. On the way back for us, the flight took just 3.5 hours. There is a lot of choice of airlines and flights from the UK to the Canary Islands. There…Read More

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Tenerife Overview

Written by Joy S on 17 Nov, 2012

Tenerife is the biggest island in the Canary Islands and is also probably the most well-known. 10 million people visit this island every year - in October we were some of those.In the past, we thought of Tenerife as a sun, sand and sea…Read More

Canary Islands Overview

Written by Joy S on 17 Nov, 2012

We had always dismissed the Canary Islands as a holiday destination - not for us, we thought, believing the islands to be only for package holidaymakers in search of sun, sea and sand. Nothing cultural or interesting, and a destination that, until now, we…Read More

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Icod de los Vinos

Written by MALUSE on 23 Feb, 2010

If you’re holidaying in Puerto de la Cruz on the north coast of Tenerife and feel like a day out, the town of Icod de los Vinos is an option. It’s 20 km to the west but doesn’t have direct access to the sea like…Read More

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