The rural setting is wonderful and if you’re looking for a romantic location that would confound many people’s image of Tenerife, this is the place.
As we emerge from the stifling heat of late summer and the first rains of the autumn feed the earth, turning brown to green and filling the air with the…
Ensconced in a covered courtyard fronted by ornate wrought iron gates that emulate the imposing entrance to the gardens across the road, La Bellotina is a romantic little restaurant tucked away behind the main road at the edge of the La Paz district.
Restaurants by the sea that have a stylish pizazz about them and offer a sophisticated setting for a long leisurely lunch, or romantic sunset dinner are as rare as a rainy day in July.
Now summer is officially on us and before the thermometer loses its head entirely, it’s the ideal time to explore Tenerife’s east coast. Around Puertitio de GÃ¼Ãmar the default setting is sun and …
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.
If you haven’t heard of El Cine in Los Cristianos then you haven’t been talking to the right people; it’s Los Cristianos” worst kept gastronomic secret.
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.
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
When compiling lists of romantic places to dine on Tenerife, the Hotel JardÃn Tropical’s delightful thatched roof restaurant jutting out over the Atlantic is almost always the first place to spring to mind.