There’s no need to catch a ferry from Tenerife to one of the other islands to get a taster of what each has to offer, you can do that with a wander around any decent sized supermarket of craft shop. Many stock Canary Islands specialities, some of which are unique to different islands.
Like Siam Park water kingdom next door, the 30,500 square metre Siam Mall commercial centre is loud and proud. The vaulted wooden roof that greets you, the dancing fountains that run the length of the ground floor, and the statues of gods and mystic animals all let you know that this is a major investment in Costa Adeje.
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.
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.
With the January sales now in full swing, it might be useful to have a quick look at six of the largest shopping centres on the island so you can plan where you’re going to spend all the money you don’t have left after Christmas…