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Punta de Teno, Tenerife - New Access Rules Starting From April 2019

NATURE & OUTDOORS - June 05, 2019

The lighthouse in Punta de Teno, Tenerife & an amazing ocean blue Punta de Teno is Tenerife's westernmost point and today it's part of a protected area: Teno Rural Park (Parque Rural Teno). The entire park has a large surface that spreads throughout several municipalities: Buenavista del Norte, ...

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Best Hikes in Tenerife - Our Top 5 Favourite Hiking Trails

NATURE & OUTDOORS - April 19, 2019

Most people come to Tenerife for the sunshine and to enjoy the beaches. But Tenerife is much more than this. In fact, there are so many hiking trails in Tenerife that you could stay here for a year and still discover some new path every day. The great thing about hiking in Tenerife is that the ...

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Alto de Guamaso Hike In Tenerife

NATURE & OUTDOORS - April 09, 2019

Alto de Guamaso is one of the easiest hikes in Tenerife and it's also short, so it won't take you long to complete it. The Alto de Guamaso hike provides magnificent views over the Orotava Valley, where sometimes you can see the famous sea of clouds which covers the area. From the trail you will also ...

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Rambla de Castro - An Amazing Coastal Walk in Tenerife

NATURE & OUTDOORS - April 01, 2019

Rambla de Castro is a protected natural space covering around 46 ha, situated in the municipality of Los Realejos and very close to Puerto de la Cruz. A tasty surprise in Los Realejos... Since we weren't staying in this area of Tenerife and we came here by car, we first parked our car in Los ...

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El Pijaral: Hiking in Anaga in Tenerife's Enchanted ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - March 27, 2019

Anaga is in our opinion one of the most beautiful and mysterious places in Tenerife and we really wanted to explore it more on foot, especially the laurissilva forest. The laurel forest is a type of subtropical forest found in areas with high humidity and relatively stable and mild temperatures. ...

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Lunar Landscape Hike in Tenerife - Paisaje Lunar

NATURE & OUTDOORS - March 26, 2019

The Lunar Landscape hike in Tenerife is among our favourites on the island, because of the location, the beautiful pine forest, the views towards Gran Canaria and the amazing sensation of walking above the clouds. We did this hike on a sunny and warm day at the beginning of March and we left from ...

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Chinyero Volcano Walk - Easy Hiking Trail in Tenerife

NATURE & OUTDOORS - March 22, 2019

The thing that we love most about Tenerife is the diversity in landscape and activities that you get to do while visiting this unique destination in the Atlantic Ocean. While many visitors only see Tenerife as a beach & sun destination, we love to combine the days on the beach with active days ...

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Coastal Walk from Los Gigantes to Playa San Juan

NATURE & OUTDOORS - March 21, 2019

Walking along the coast in Tenerife is pure joy, especially on a sunny day when it's not too hot, like it was the case when we did this trip. We walked from Playa la Arena to Playa San Juan on a warm day in February 2019 and we really took our time to explore the coast and the little market in ...

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Walk From Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero in ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - February 09, 2019

Puerto Calero General info Length: 2,8 km Duration: 45 - 60 minutes Difficulty: Low Coastal Walk from Muelle de la Tinosa (Puerto del Carmen Harbour) to Puerto Calero along the coast Start your walk at the old harbour in Puerto del Carmen, by going up the set of stairs. This is probably the most ...

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Visitors to Los Lobos Will Need to Request a Permit ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 14, 2019

The Cabildo of Fuerteventura informs that, starting January 15th 2019, people interested in visiting the Los Lobos Island must previously request a permit through an online system. In accordance with the Master Plan for the Use and Management of Islote de Lobos, it has been established that the ...

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Los Volcanes Natural Park - Explore Lanzarote's Best ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - November 14, 2018

Los Volcanes Natural Park is a space of volcanic origin, with an area of around 10,158.4 hectares, which spreads over the municipalities of Tinajo, Tías and Yaiza. Parque Natural Los Volcanes is bordering on the west side with Timanfaya National Park, which actually surrounds it, on the south ...

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A mirador overlooking Cofete Valley will be built in ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - October 04, 2018

The Cabildo de Fuerteventura and Gobierno de Canarias have announced a plan to build a Mirador overlooking Cofete Beach in Barranco de los Canarios (municipality of Pajara). The Mirador del Barranco de Los Canarios project is inspired by a conch and is designed by the canario artist Pepe ...

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5 secret places and unusual attractions in ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - May 03, 2018

Fuerteventura is well known for its amazing beaches, with hundreds of km of coastline and turquoise waters, but there's so much to do and see around the island! If you want a break from laying in the sun and are willing to go out and explore, try one of these secret and unusual places. They are away ...

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Marcos y Corderos route in La Palma still remains ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - December 19, 2017

The Marcos y Corderos trail is one of the most emblematic areas in La Palma and the second most visited area on the island after Caldera de Taburiente National Park. This route has been closed since the last week of October 2017, due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall. One of the stretches of ...

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Mirador del Rio - Lanzarote

NATURE & OUTDOORS - September 26, 2017

Useful info about Mirador del Rio - ticket price, schedule Address: 35500 Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Spain Mirador del Rio entrance fee: Adults: 4,50 Euros; Children 7-12: 2,25 Euros. Resident in the Canary Islands: Adults, 3,60 Euro; Childs, 1,80 Euro. If you plan on visiting several attraction points ...

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El Golfo - The Green Lake in Lanzarote

NATURE & OUTDOORS - September 15, 2017

El Golfo - the green lagoon On the south west coast of Lanzarote, in the municipality of Yaiza, close to Los Hervideros (another must-see place on the island) you can find the Green Lagoon, also known as El Golfo. This place actually goes by many names and it's also called Charco de los Clicos or ...

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Los Hervideros - Lanzarote

NATURE & OUTDOORS - September 14, 2017

Los Hervideros area is situated on the west coast of Lanzarote, close to El Golfo and Salinas de Janubio. The name Los Hervideros literally translates to Boiling Waters and the place is a true spectacle of nature. The landscape consists of several caves that are carved in lava, similar to an ...

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How to get the access permit for Mount Teide

NATURE & OUTDOORS - August 28, 2017

Mount Teide is the 3rd highest volcano in the world and the highest peak in Spain, so normally many of the visitors who come to Tenerife wish to go up to the top. In order to have access to the top of Mount Teide you need a permit, which can be obtained online ahead of time from the Reservas de ...

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Faro del Toston, Fuerteventura

NATURE & OUTDOORS - August 02, 2017

Faro del Toston is located close to El Cotillo, only 5 km north from the small fishing village, in a place known either as Punta Ballena or as Punta Toston. The Toston Lighthouse was first used in 1987 and it is currently 30 m high - when it was first constructed it was only 7 m high. Together with ...

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Snow in Tenerife - How often does it happen?

NATURE & OUTDOORS - July 31, 2017

The eternal question...does it snow in Tenerife? If yes...when? And how often? This question keeps coming up as often as the one regarding the weather in Tenerife in December. Or the one regarding which Canary Island is the warmest during winter. First of all, since we're talking about the weather, ...

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Montana de Tindaya - Fuerteventura's Sacred Mountain

NATURE & OUTDOORS - July 26, 2017

Tindaya is a unique and special place in the Canary Islands because it's a mix of legends, biodiversity, history and an area with great archeological significance. General Information about Montana de Tindaya (Tindaya Mountain) It is classified as a Natural Monument and protected by special laws ...

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Walking in Lanzarote: Timanfaya National Park Walks

NATURE & OUTDOORS - July 25, 2017

The best way to discover a new place is to just walk and interact with its people, its culture and its nature and that's exactly what you should do if you want to get to know more about the island of Lanzarote. Due to the good weather all year round, walking in Lanzarote can be a fun activity for ...

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Hiking in Puerto del Carmen - Lanzarote, on Dia de ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - May 22, 2017

In order to celebrate Dia de Canarias (30th May 2017), the Council of Tias invites tourists and residents also, to explore more of the coastline and discover the natural beauty of Lanzarote. Photo source: Ayuntamiento de Tias website Hiking from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero - 28 May 2017 ...

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Castillo de Lara - El Pinar de Betancuria - Barbecue ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - March 23, 2017

The area of Castillo de Lara is probably the greenest part in Fuerteventura, situated inside the Betancuria Rural Park at an altitude of 450m. This is a very unique and hidden place in Fuerteventura, so you will not find many tourists. On most days you won't find anyone here actually, so you will ...

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Cueva de los Verdes - Lanzarote

NATURE & OUTDOORS - March 15, 2017

Opening hours, address, ticket price at Cueva de los Verdes Address: 35520 Haría, Las Palmas, Spain Estimated duration for a visit: 1 hour Prices: Adults, 9 Euro; children, 7-12 years, 4,50 Euro; Resident in the Canary Islands: Adults, 7,20 Euro; Childs, 3,60 Euro Opening hours: daily from ...

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Morro Velosa Statues - The Legend of Guise and Ayose

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 27, 2017

The Morro Velosa Statues are situated in the Rural Park Betancuria, very close to the viewpoint with the same name: Mirador Morro Velosa. Mirador de Guise and Ayose or Mirador Corrales de Guize is situated at an altitudine of 600 m, in a place where you can see towards the north of Fuerteventura: ...

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Mirador Morro Velosa

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 26, 2017

Mirador Morro Velosa is situated on the road between Antigua and Betancuria, at only 9 km of the old capital of Fuerteventura - Betancuria. The building itself is situated on the top of Tegu mountain (montana Tegu) at an altitude of 669 m. The view from the Morro Velosa viewpoint is breathtaking, as ...

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Amazing Underwater Museum Opens On The Bottom Of The ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 17, 2017

An underwater museum was inaugurated to the public on the 10th of January 2017 off the shore in Lanzarote, revealing scenes that depict the problems that our society faces today. Atlantico Museum is the creation of Jason deCaires Taylor, an international renowned sculptor, famous for his underwater ...

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Authorities in Santa Cruz de Tenerife plan to ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 11, 2017

The Council of Urbanism of the City of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has approved a new plan regarding the improvement of the Las Teresitas Beach, in an effort to develop this part of the coastline. The document is not definitive yet and it still needs to be debated within the next 45 days. If this process ...

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World's Longest Promenade in Lanzarote

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 08, 2017

Good news for residents or people interested to visit the beautiful island of Lanzarote! The world's longest seafront promenade will open in Lanzarote, surpassing the one in La Coruña. The promenade in La Coruña measures 13 km and holds the present record of thge longest promenade in ...

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Jameos del Agua - Lanzarote

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 08, 2017

Jameos del Agua is a MUST SEE when visiting Lanzarote and it's probably the place that shows best the vision that Cesar Manrique had for the entire island. The white pool is what ties everything together and creates a contrast in the space. We can't say for sure, but it's said that only the King of ...

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Faro de la Entallada in Fuerteventura

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 07, 2017

Faro de la Entallada is situated near the village Las Playitas, on the east coast of Fuerteventura. This is the closest point to Africa on the island, at a distance of only 100 km of Cape Juby in Morocco. Since Fuerteventura is also the closest island to the African continent, this means that Faro ...

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Ajuy, Fuerteventura - Best Things To Do And See

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 06, 2017

Ajuy is a small village on the West coast of Fuerteventura, in the municipality of Pajara. Ajuy used to be an important fishing port on the island and even today people in the village still do some fishing. So if you want to try the local fish, here you will get to enjoy dishes with some of the ...

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Mirador Sicasumbre - Viewpoint in Fuerteventura

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 06, 2017

Mirador Sicasumbre is the first astronomical viewpoint in Fuerteventura, and it offers great views over the island. GPS Coordinates for Mirador Sicasumbre: 28.288064, -14.159556 Location: FV-605, 35628 Pájara, Las Palmas, Spain How to get to the Mirador Sicasumbre If you go on the road FV-605 ...

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Best Viewpoints in Fuerteventura

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 06, 2017

If you want to explore Fuerteventura then you should rent a car and have a drive to see all the beautiful places. The landscape and the views are changing from coast to coast and there are many places worth seeing and exploring. Here's a list of the best viewpoints in Fuerteventura, places from ...

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The Barbary Ground Squirrels (Chipmunks) in ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - January 04, 2017

The Barbary ground squirrel is typically found on the coast of western Sahara, in Morocco, Algeria and in the vicinity of the Atlas Mountain. These squirrels were brought to Fuerteventura more than 4 decades ago as pets. During this time they have managed to colonize the entire island. The Barbary ...

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