Towns/Resorts

Which Travel Companies Tell the Truth About Tenerife’s Resorts?

We thought it might be interesting and fun to compare a selection of descriptions of resorts on Tenerife by some of the UK's top travel names to see how well they compare with reality.

By |October 21st, 2011|News, Towns/Resorts|5 Comments

Top Ten Picturesque Towns on Tenerife

There are plenty of towns across the island that boast picturesque quarters and charming old streets filled with some lovely examples of colonial architecture. These are ten of the most picturesque of these to be found on Tenerife.

By |September 9th, 2011|HomepageOnly, Newsletter, Top 10's, Towns/Resorts|3 Comments

Destination Costa Brava

The coast is classic Mediterranean with sigh-inducing cove after cove of azure waters lapping beaches backed by scented pines. Inland, rolling hills surround perfectly preserved medieval towns and villages.

By |June 2nd, 2011|Featured, Newsletter, Towns/Resorts, Travel|1 Comment

Resort Report, Puerto de la Cruz

Banana plants, palm trees, laurel, bougainvillea, frangipani, hibiscus... like Alice in Wonderland after a swig of the 'Drink Me' bottle, they all grow at an alarming rate in Puerto de la Cruz giving it a lush, tropical identity that separates it from the south of Tenerife by more than just distance.

By |May 4th, 2011|Newsletter, Towns/Resorts|1 Comment

Tenerife Resort Report, Los Cristianos

Just over fifty years ago Los Cristianos was still a small fishing village, then a Swedish broadcaster suffering from MS found its climate had curative effects, shared his discovery with the world and the rest, as they say, is history

By |April 7th, 2011|Beaches, Food & Drink, Newsletter, Towns/Resorts|0 Comments

Following in the Footsteps of Victorian Explorers on Tenerife: Part 1

When Richard and Isabel arrived in Santa Cruz, Yellow Fever was raging in the capital and the couple made straight for La Laguna in a rickety stagecoach which Isabel described as "˜the skeleton of the first vehicle that was ever made'...

By |February 3rd, 2011|History, Newsletter, Towns/Resorts|1 Comment

A Christmas Cocktail In Santa Cruz And La Laguna – Hold The Ice

Trying hard not to step on a shepherd or reduce the wise men to 2, I picked my way through the large free standing nativity or belen (above) at the Casa de Los Capitanes Generales...

By |December 5th, 2010|Newsletter, Towns/Resorts|0 Comments

Checking into Arona Gran Hotel

The Arona Gran Hotel sits in its privileged position overlooking her domain like some grand old dowager and as much a part of Los Cristianos" life as ferry trips and full English. Last weekend Tenerife Magazine checked in for a weekend of golf, nightlife and an unexpected [...]

By |October 1st, 2010|Hotels, Newsletter, Towns/Resorts|4 Comments

Open your Heart to the Corazones de Tejina

One of the tastiest and most colourful of fiestas on Tenerife is celebrated on the last Sunday in August in a town above the north coast that very few visitors know even exists.

By |August 31st, 2010|Fiestas & Festivals, Towns/Resorts|1 Comment

Street Gardening ““ The Corpus Christi Flower Carpets

Ever since Leonor del Castillo y Monteverde decided in 1847 that it might be a nice idea to put some petals on the ground outside her house for the evening Corpus Christi procession to walk over [...]

By |May 20th, 2010|Fiestas & Festivals, Towns/Resorts|4 Comments