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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

Megabowl

Local Tip You don't have to be fit to bowl you just have to know how to roll !!

Local Tip

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I Love Music Festival 2015

I Love Music Festival 2015

3 Apr

There's one sure sign that winter on Tenerife (such as it is) is over and that's when the open air music festivals start. What better way to party into Tenerife's hot spring season than with the I Love Music Festival 2015 at Siam Park. With a stunning venue and the best of today's DJs... go large hell yeh! Tickets available on line from the... more »

Las Galletas Half Marathon

Las Galletas Half Marathon

12 Apr

If the prospect of a full marathon is a bit too daunting for you then this 'half brother' may be more appealing. The 10.8k course takes you round El Fraile, Palm Mar and Guargacho. To enter you must be 18+ and whilst not fully professional, early bird entrance before the 1st February is €18, thereafter €23. For that you'll get a 'goodie... more »

Gastrocanarias 2015

Gastrocanarias 2015

13 May - 15 May

Following on from the huge succcess of the first Gastrocanarias Exhibition last year, the second "Salón Gastronómico de Canarias" is set to take place on the 13th to 15th of May. Santa Cruz de Tenerife will become the gastronomic capital of the Canary Islands. Occupying a total area of ​​10,000m² within the Centro Internacional de... more »

Joe Longthorne 60th Birthday Special

Joe Longthorne 60th Birthday Special

15 May - 16 May

Celebrating his 60th Birthday, Joe Longthorne MBE and his band once again present two evenings of music and comedy hosted by the hilarious Leye D Johns (featuring Tracey Jordan) at the Showtime Karting Las Americas venue. Joe made his first TV appearance aged 14 with 'Junior Showtime' but shot to stardom in 1981 after appearing in 'Search for... 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

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 »

Tenerife Photos

Golf Las Americas

Golf Las Americas

Pine forests of Teide National Park

Pine forests of Teide National Park

Sunset from the west coast of Tenerife

Sunset from the west coast of Tenerife

Cottage in Masca, Tenerife

Cottage in Masca, Tenerife

Playa las Americas beach, Tenerife

Playa las Americas beach, Tenerife

Beached fishing boat, Tenerife

Beached fishing boat, Tenerife

Getting married in Tenerife? Try Acanto..

Getting married in Tenerife? Try Acanto..

Tenerife Carnival - nuns on the rum

Tenerife Carnival - nuns on the rum

Sailing in Tenerife

Sailing in Tenerife

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