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Tenerife is the most popular island of the archipelago and has a fantastic weather all year long. It is called The Island Of Eternal Spring and it a favorite spot for tourists from all over Europe, especially from the UK or Germany.
Tenerife is the best choice for a holiday to Canary Islands if you are interested in having an active holiday. You can hire a car and explore the entire island and of course you must go to Teide National Park, where you can see the highest point in all Spain.
Tenerife is the largest and most popular of the Canary Islands and during the past years, tourism has grown, reaching 6 million tourists in 2016. With these numbers, it's clear that the island has become a popular tourist destination, especially for European visitors.
Located in the north of Tenerife, very close to Playa de Las Teresitas, Las Gaviotas beach is charming and well worth a visit if you have a rental car and want to explore the island's northern coast. Getting to Playa Las Gaviotas from Santa Cruz de Tenerife is easy, and you can drive all the way to the beach, although there are not many parking spaces.
Alcala is one of the population centers in the municipality of Guia de Isora. Its original settlements are to be found next to a small coastal cove, on top of a flat terrace. It was initially a tiny dwelling area for 52 inhabitants, who lived in 11 single-story buildings (this was around the 1850s).
In Tenerife, and in the Canary Islands in general, the month of September is still regarded as a summer month, although officially the autumn season has begun. But not in the Canaries! Over here, summer lasts a little bit longer...
Craft market, exhibitions, children's workshops, food trucks and musical performances in a month-long event in Costa Adeje in the South of Tenerife.
Almost any town and village in Tenerife has a market where you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables. But there are actually two types of markets in El Medano: the farmer's market and the weekend market with souvenirs, crafts and other types of random things to buy.
October is still a beach month in Tenerife, especially in the south of the island. Although temperatures start to drop and the chances of rain increase towards the end of the month, the sea is still at its warmest and the midday sun is perfect for lounging on the beach.
Tenerife South is the southern part of the island, where most of the tourism is concentrated, due to the beautiful weather all year round.
Besides the main carnival in Puerto de la Cruz, the city also hosts another big event which marks the end of summer with a big series of celebrations. According to the City Council, more than 15,000 people pass through Puerto de la Cruz during the four days of the carnival.
Looking for great beer and a party atmosphere during your holiday? Look no further and come to this exciting event in Tenerife - Oktoberfest 2020 in Puerto de la Cruz, an event that the town has been celebrating since 1973.
Bajamar is a small town and resort in Tenerife, which is especially popular among German tourists and also among tourists coming from the Nordic countries in Europe.
The new Councilor for Fiestas in Santa Cruz de Tenerife has made a statement according to which is seems that next year's carnival will not be celebrated as usually in February and might be moved at a later date in the year.
Some people dream of a white Christmas... but not the people who are thinking of spending their holidays in Tenerife. They are dreaming of a warm and sunny Christmas and if you're reading this, you're probably one of them as well.
Chirche is a small village in the municipality of Guia de Isora in Tenerife. Together with the nearby village of Aripe, Chirche has been declared a Property of Cultural Interest in the year 2008.
The luxury hotel Ritz-Carlton, Abama reopens on July 24th with a new concept of accommodation, specially designed to ensure the safety and privacy of its guests this season: Villa Club.
El Sauzal is located in the north of Tenerife, in the region known as Acentejo. It is delimitated from the neighboring municipalities by natural elements such as the Cabrera ravine, to the west, which separates it from La Matanza, and the Martiño ravine, to the east, which marks the limit with Tacoronte.
The viewpoint of La Garanona is located 300 m above the Atlantic Ocean, in a beautiful place from where you can easily observe an incredible landscape like the coast of Acentejo.
Punta del Hidalgo is a small coastal village with a beautiful natural swimming pool, which is best enjoyed during the summer months.
These are the dates for the 2021 carnival celebrated in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. The highlight of the carnival is the Men's Marathon in High Heels, also known as Mascarita Ponte Tacon - it is a funny event, unique to the celebration in Puerto de la Cruz.
Los Gigantes usually celebrates its carnival later than other municipalities in Tenerife. One can usually calculate the dates for the carnival in Los Gigantes by looking at the schedule for the main carnival in Santa Cruz.