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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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Submarine Safaris

Local Tip You will love taking a look at Tenerife's underwater world without getting your hair wet!

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Siam Park

Local Tip Try to get there early to avoid the queues, and don't miss the giant waves in the lagoon. You'll hear a gong when the waves are about to start.

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Starmus Festival 2014

Starmus Festival 2014

22 Sep - 28 Sep

After the success of the first Starmus Festival in 2011 the festival is back... bigger and bolder than ever! With a Star-party in Teide national park, a trip to Roque de Los Muchachos on La Palma, exhibitions of astrophotography and space art. Like 2011 there will be astronauts a-plenty. In fact, there are three 'moon walkers' (not Michael... more »

Sonic Universe at the Magma Centre

Sonic Universe at the Magma Centre

26 Sep

Part of the Starmus Festival featured in our events page Sonic Universe are principally made up of Rick Wakeman (lengendary YES keyboard player) and Brian May who needs no introduction! For people attending the week long 'Stargazers Festival' entrance is included in the package but there are likely to be tickets on sale to the general public... more »

Third Tricontinental Craft Fair

Third Tricontinental Craft Fair

27 Sep - 5 Oct

With a total of 132 stands featuring artisans from Latin America, Africa and Europe this promises to be the biggest market in Tenerife for the third year running. But it goes beyond just being a 'market', spread over a week there will be musical performances, a themed film festival, exhibitions, workshops and special dinners. Click on the... more »

Teide Xtreme 2014

Teide Xtreme 2014

4 Oct - 5 Oct

The 'strap line' for this triathlon is 'Beat the Demon' and whilst it's open to anybody, being 'enthusiastic' won't be good enough... take our word on this! The three disciplines are a 1.9km swim, 90km of cycling and a 21km run over a two day period. The opening day consists of a swim just off Vista Beach which is always a spectacular affair... 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 »

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

Beach at Playa San Juan

Beach at Playa San Juan

Tenerife's whales and dolphins

Tenerife's whales and dolphins

The Royal Suite at the Hotel Las Madrigueras

The Royal Suite at the Hotel Las Madrigueras

Golf Las Americas

Golf Las Americas

Sunset from the west coast of Tenerife

Sunset from the west coast of Tenerife

Sailing in Tenerife

Sailing in Tenerife

Tenerife Carnival - nuns on the rum

Tenerife Carnival - nuns on the rum

Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife

Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife

Bird of paradise - Strelizia

Bird of paradise - Strelizia

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