La Orotava, Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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La Orotava, Tenerife

Tenerife

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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Locals' Tips

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

Tenerife Boat Charter

Local Tip Why not skip the organised excursions and charter your own luxury boat. If there are at least 8 or 9 of you it can work out at less than €45 per person!

Local Tip

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What's On

Acuatlon Playa de San Juan 2014

Acuatlon Playa de San Juan 2014

2 Aug

This will be the third year for this event which combines running, swimming and then running again! Not for the faint hearted but very good to watch. There's something rather cruel (but satisfying!) about watching competitive athletes giving their all with a cold libation in your hand. For a flavour of what to expect this is a video of last... more »

La Caleta Bay Swim

La Caleta Bay Swim

2 Aug

The annual La Caleta Bay Swim takes place on the 2nd August. The full course is 1.3km from La Enramada beach to Varadero beach but to encourage the young to participate 6 - 12 year olds can swim 100m whilst the 12 - 14 year olds can swim 150m. Meeting at 2.00pm on the Plaza de La Caleta the swim starts at 4.30pm. Further details can be found... more »

World Windsurfing Championships

World Windsurfing Championships

4 Aug - 10 Aug

It's back for the fourth year running! Cool dudes, skill and courage all combine to produce an amazing spectacle that is the World Windsurfing Championships on our door step in El Medano. In addition, to the 'aquatic' activity there are nightly parties in marques and the various squares around the town. These men and women work hard and play... more »

8th Festival of New Talent

8th Festival of New Talent

8 Aug - 9 Aug

It's the eighth edition of 'Tenerife's Got Talent' if you will! Open to all from 4 years and above who think they've got the where with all to put on a music and dance act... solo or in a group. Auditions will take place at the San Isidro Cultural Centre on 26th July. A €4,500 cash prize pot is at stake with awards going to categories such... more »

Videos

Submarine Safaris

Exploring Tenerife doesn't get much more original than diving to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on board a state-of-the-art sub!! more »

Virtual Tours

Muebles Antiquities

Muebles Antiquities believe that home is where the heart is; it reflects your warmth, your lifestyle and your individuality. Which is why they focus on providing such a wide choice of furnishings. more »

Tenerife Photos

Tenerife Carnival Murgas

Tenerife Carnival Murgas

Beached fishing boat, Tenerife

Beached fishing boat, Tenerife

Shopping in Tenerife

Shopping in Tenerife

Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife

Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife

Teide as seen from the north

Teide as seen from the north

WIndsurfing, Tenerife

WIndsurfing, Tenerife

El Camison beach, Playa de las Americas

El Camison beach, Playa de las Americas

Beach at Playa San Juan

Beach at Playa San Juan

Papas Arrugada - Canarian Potatoes

Papas Arrugada - Canarian Potatoes

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