beaches

Can You Recognise Tenerife from 1969?

Wed, April 1st, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Can You Recognise Tenerife from 1969?

A few years ago I came across a guidebook for Tenerife published in 1969 when parts of the island were unrecognisable compared to now and some popular resorts were things of the future.



Chill Out At Montaña Amarilla

Wed, March 18th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Chill Out At Montaña Amarilla

At the top of the rocks was a small bar that looked as if it had decided that being a garden shed was simply not in its blood and had bought itself a cane roof and relocated to the seaside…



Swimming and Sunbathing all Year on Tenerife

Mon, January 5th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Swimming and Sunbathing all Year on Tenerife

Despite millions upon millions of people having arrived on Tenerife looking sheet of paper white and leaving with a far healthier golden complexion whatever month they visit, there are still lots of people who ask ‘can you sunbathe on Tenerife in… (add the month of your choice here)’.



Admiring The Sand Sculptures

Fri, December 19th, 2014 - By Colin
Admiring The Sand Sculptures

The kids’ buckets and spades will have to go some to match the new breed of large, extravagant sand sculptures that adorn many of the main Tenerife resorts…



The Cost Of Hiring Sun Loungers On Tenerife Beaches

Mon, November 17th, 2014 - By Colin
The Cost Of Hiring Sun Loungers On Tenerife Beaches

Most beach services are put out to private tender by the local councils, hence the contrast in quality and cost. Here’s the latest prices around the main resorts…



Always Respect the Ocean

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 - By Linda
Always Respect the Ocean

Last week a British holidaymaker tragically lost his life, swept off rocks in the Adeje area of Tenerife, so it’s important to explain some things about the ocean for those who aren’t as familiar with it as we are…



Walking the Samarines Coastal Path Behind Candelaria Basilica

Wed, August 27th, 2014 - By Colin
Walking the Samarines Coastal Path Behind Candelaria Basilica

On a day when even the statues were sweating I chose the Samarines coastal path. The hardest part was the steep steps at the back of Plaza de la Patrona de Canarias to curl up and around the back of the basilica…



International Water Polo Comes To Puerto Colon Beach 18th – 20th July

Tue, July 15th, 2014 - By Colin
International Water Polo Comes To Puerto Colon Beach 18th – 20th July

Most visitors to Tenerife plunge into the sea to cool down but when the international water polo players take to their floating sea court in Puerto Colon, things will really hot up…



Ice Cream with a Difference in Puerto de la Cruz

Wed, June 18th, 2014 - By Jack Montgomery
Ice Cream with a Difference in Puerto de la Cruz

Twenty four degrees in the shade. Spring in Tenerife has morphed into hot summer, when any physical activity results in rivers of sweat. The Spanish mainlanders have yet to arrive and the golden skinned, shorts and tee-shirt clad people on the streets in Puerto de la Cruz are mainly Canarians.



Searching for the Perfect Beach Bar on Tenerife

Wed, June 4th, 2014 - By Jack Montgomery
Searching for the Perfect Beach Bar on Tenerife

My idea of a perfect beach includes these essential ingredients; turquoise seas, plenty of space to spread out, a bit on the wild side and, most important of all, a cracking little beach bar.