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My Five Favourite Hotel Swimming Pools on Tenerife

My Five Favourite Hotel Swimming Pools on Tenerife

I do enjoy lying in the hot Tenerife sun beside cool pools with imaginative designs and distracting views. Stretching out around a stylishly, inviting pool with an engrossing book is one of my ultimate battery re-chargers.

Six Of The Best Tenerife Hotel Gardens

Six Of The Best Tenerife Hotel Gardens

Of the many hotels I've been lucky enough to stay in over my years living on Tenerife, these are some of my favourite gardens...

Try a Twizy, the New Sightseeing Sensation

Try a Twizy, the New Sightseeing Sensation

A putter along to lunch in Playa San Juan, for instance is around 23 km, or to watch the wind surfers in El Médano just over 21 km, which leaves some juice for sightseeing around the area too...

Barranco Del Infierno Puts Adeje Back On The Walking Map

Barranco Del Infierno Puts Adeje Back On The Walking Map

An eight year closure is just a blink of an eye to the four million year old Barranco del Infierno at the top of Adeje town. Always in the top five tourist attractions for Tenerife, “hells gorge” was closed over safety concerns so I was keen to reintroduce my legs to this old friend...

Going Off the Beaten Track in Tegueste

Going Off the Beaten Track in Tegueste

Despite, its proximity to La Laguna, Tegueste sits in the centre of a sunny, rural valley. It's a pretty location. It's also wine country and there are some fabulous wines to be had in the area, like those from the El Lomo Bodega.

A Closer Look at Parador de Las Cañadas de Teide

A Closer Look at Parador de Las Cañadas de Teide

A unique place to spend a night or two and the highlight to any Tenerife holiday. The Parador is a very special hotel and worth pushing the boat out a little to enjoy at least once in a lifetime...

Rincon Gomero, Tastes from the Small Island in North Tenerife

Rincon Gomero,  Tastes from the Small Island in North Tenerife

This is local dining at its best. At 1pm, when it opens, it's quiet, but before long you realize that a low buzz of animated chatter is bouncing off the walls, as it fills up with Laguñeros taking their three hour lunch...

Los Cristianos Market Is Home And Grown

Los Cristianos Market Is Home And Grown

After a year's exile in nearby Avenida de Londres the Los Cristianos market is back at its improved home next to the Arona Gran Hotel and is now open on Sundays and Tuesdays from 9am to 2 pm...

New Shopping Centres, Theme Parks and a Waterfall on Tenerife

New Shopping Centres, Theme Parks and a Waterfall on Tenerife

The temperatures are rising, the wild flowers are blooming spectacularly and there's a distinct feeling of newness in the air. This spring nature on Tenerife is being matched by man (and woman) as a list of projects which have been simmering slowly for years have suddenly reached near completion.

An Easy Walk to a Different View of Roques de Garcia

An Easy Walk to a Different View of Roques de Garcia

With just a little effort, you can get yourself a whole different view of the emblematic rock formations of Roques Garcia, lose the crowds and enjoy a bit of exercise into the bargain...