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La Orotava, Tenerife

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The 'island of eternal sunshine' is more than a beach-lovers paradise and nightlife Nirvana. Explore Teide National Park, swim with turtles in Costa Adeje and venture through sub-tropical forests.
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La Nonna Restaurant

Local Tip If it's not too breezy, ask for a table on the terrace with views of the swaying palms and Playa del Duque beach.

Local Tip

Tasca El Callejon

Local Tip Tasca El Callejon is also famed for its fabulous Gin & Tonics!

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Open International Waterski Racing Chamionships 2014

Open International Waterski Racing Chamionships 2014

31 Oct - 2 Nov

It's official... Water Skiing is alive and well in Tenerife and to prove the point the Canarian Racing Champoinships are to be held on the island for the first time just off Playa San Juan. Spectators can see the happenings from the top of the harbour sea wall which should be quite a sight even for 'non-aficionados' of the sport. Over 30... more »

Halloween Madness Festival 2014

Halloween Madness Festival 2014

31 Oct

This promises to be a 'monster' gig to celebrate Halloween late into the night with the headliners Julian Jordon and DJ Nano. Tickets bought in advance from the Auditorium are €8 or €15 (including drinks!) Pay on the door and you'll shell out €15 or €20 more »

Earth, Wind and Fire Experience at the Magma

Earth, Wind and Fire Experience at the Magma

4 Nov

OK so it's not the original band but the Al McKay Experience is the closest you'll get to seeing the kings of funk Earth, Wind and Fire struutting their 'mega hits' stuff from the '70s and '80s. Great reviews and it's on your door step here in the south of Tenerife at the Magma... get those dancing shoes on! Tickets start at €42, here's a... more »

Arona Promising Youth Festival 2014

Arona Promising Youth Festival 2014

14 Nov - 15 Nov

This is the 11th year of the festival who's aim is promote the talented young musicians and dancers of Arona. Over two nights soloists, groups, dance - Modern, Latin and Classical - will feature along with special awards for the 'Best Original Song' and 'Best Local Artists' All good fun and at our favourite price...FREE! more »

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Acanto

There are dozens of beachside bars in Costa Adeje, but none quite as classy as Acanto Cocktail & Lounge Bar located next to the cute and quirky shopping centre El Mirador on Playa del Duque beach. more »

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La Nonna Restaurant

Since opening in 2008, La Nonna has established itself as one of the best restaurants in Tenerife, specialising in a fusion of Mediterranean tastes, including Italian, French, Spanish and Greek. more »

Tenerife Photos

Space shuttle Atlantis docking over Tenerife

Space shuttle Atlantis docking over Tenerife

Fishing boats off Las Teresitas, Tenerife

Fishing boats off Las Teresitas, Tenerife

Garachico

Garachico

Beach at Playa San Juan

Beach at Playa San Juan

Anyone for tennis? - Tipsy Terrace, Los Gigantes

Anyone for tennis? - Tipsy Terrace, Los Gigantes

Bird of paradise - Strelizia

Bird of paradise - Strelizia

Sunset at the Hotel Las Madrigueras

Sunset at the Hotel Las Madrigueras

Tenerife Carnival Murgas

Tenerife Carnival Murgas

Pine forests of Teide National Park

Pine forests of Teide National Park

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