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Finding the Quiet Spots in Resorts on Tenerife

Finding the Quiet Spots in Resorts on Tenerife

If you feel the need to escape and find a spot where the hotels and apartments magically disappear you don't always have to hire a car or jump on a bus to head to Tenerife's people-free hinterland. There are serene areas of natural beauty right in the heart of (or at least off to one side) many of Tenerife's resorts.

Hostels to Villas, Accommodation on Tenerife

Hostels to Villas, Accommodation on Tenerife

Some people book into an all-inclusive hotel and don't walk out the door again until it's time to return to the airport. Others rarely see the inside of their accommodation. Whatever holiday you choose to have and whatever your budget, there's a style of accommodation on Tenerife to suit you...

International Football Returns To Tenerife

International Football Returns To Tenerife

It may be at under 21 level but the chance to see the rising stars of Spain v Sweden will draw a big crowd to Santa Cruz on Tuesday 13 October with a 5.45 pm kick off...

Where to See Volcanoes on Tenerife

Where to See Volcanoes on Tenerife

Considering Tenerife is dominated by the third largest volcano in the world which just happens to also be the highest mountain on Spanish territory, where to see volcanoes on Tenerife might seem a bit obvious.

Two Faced Tenerife

Two Faced Tenerife

Instead of going back to the same resort year on year, why not split your week or fortnight in half and get twice the Tenerife? Here are my suggestions for a two faced Tenerife holiday...

Tenerife Culture On A Concrete Canvas

Tenerife Culture On A Concrete Canvas

A series of giant murals have splashed onto the walls around the tunnel entrance on the old beach and port side of the Paseo Rincon del Puerto which links the old and new areas of Los Cristianos...

South Tenerife for People with Reduced Mobility

South Tenerife for People with Reduced Mobility

I injured my knee a while back. Walking was painful, and it made me aware of how difficult a simple stroll can become. Suddenly more aware of my surroundings, I wondered about how friendly Tenerife's thoroughfares are for wheelchairs, prams, or those with reduced mobility for any reason...

Choosing the Right Fiesta on Tenerife

Choosing the Right Fiesta on Tenerife

Fiestas come in many shapes, sizes and forms on Tenerife. Some are serious, some are frivolous, some are odd. The traditional fiestas have one thing in common, the community spirit on show is one of the things that makes experiencing them so compelling and often emotionally moving.

Tenerife to Showcase the Total Eclipse of the Super Moon on 28th September

Tenerife to Showcase the Total Eclipse of the Super Moon on 28th September

It all sounds very complicated to me but the bottom line is that at 11 minutes past 3am on the morning of 28th September and over the course of 1hr 11minutes, we will see a total eclipse featuring a big, bright, red moon and if we're lucky, the shadow of Mount Teide rising above the horizon at sunset. In short, it will be spectacular.

The Changing Names Of Tenerife

The Changing Names Of Tenerife

Adapting with the times has maintained Tenerife’s place as one of the top year round holiday destinations but sometimes little tweaks to well known names of venues can catch holiday makers on the hop. Here are a few to look out for...