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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.
Situated up in the north, in the small village of San Andres, Playa de las Teresitas is one of the most popular and spectacular beaches in Tenerife. With fine golden sand brought here from Africa, this beach stretches for almost 1,5 km, with splendid views of the Anaga mountains.
El Medano is a small town in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, on the east coast of the island, very close to the Reina Sofia airport. The town is right next to the beach, so you can easily find public parking on the streets nearby.
The town of Los Cristianos welcomes visitors with a total of three beaches: Los Cristianos Beach, protected by the nearby harbor; Las Vistas Beach, the most popular and beautiful beach of all three and a secluded small beach with black volcanic sand, which is considered nudist-friendly.
The town of Los Cristianos has a total of three beaches: Los Cristianos Beach, a large beach protected by the harbor; Las Vistas Beach, probably the most popular beach of all three and a secluded small beach with black volcanic sand, which is considered nudist-friendly.
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Island and also the island with the largest number of visitors of the archipelago. This is due to the diversity of landscapes and things to do, as Tenerife has something to offer for each type of guest, from great weather all year round to parties and sports competitions.
The Repsol Guide has recently published the Top 3 Bakeries in Spain according to their standards, and among them was a bakery in Guia de Isora, Tenerife.
The Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the biggest party in the Canary Islands, when all the fun moves out on the streets of the capital! The theme of the Tenerife Carnival in 2017: Carribean
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 runs smoothly and without interference, the final plan might be approved definitively within 3 months.
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and the one that sparks the most interest in tourists. From the tallest mountain in Spain to large beaches and mysterious forests, Tenerife has it all.
Tenerife has many great places to eat, from fancy restaurants where you can enjoy a special meal, to typical Spanish restaurants, where you can try the local dishes.
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The city of San Cristobal de La Laguna in Tenerife will host in 2016 it's first Christmas Market. The event will coincide this week with the celebration of 17 years since the city of La Laguna was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. Several documentaries will be shown to the public in Doctor Olivera Square, starting at 19:30 and 21:30 on Friday 9 December 2016 and Saturday 10 December 2016.
The Castle Route in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a guided tour happening on the first Saturday of each month, organized by Museos de Tenerife. The tour consists of visits to several edifices of cultural interest in the capital of Tenerife: first San Juan Castle, followed by the Casa de la Polvora (Gunpowder House).
The City Council of Los Silos organizes a carnival each year in Caleta de Interian and it's a nice event to attend if you are staying in the area while visiting Tenerife. While not as big and imposing as the carnival in Santa Cruz or other carnivals in the bigger towns and resorts, this local festival has its charm and provides a few fun times for locals and visitors as well.
Like the rest of Spain, Tenerife celebrates the Eve of St. John the Baptist on the night of June 23rd with big bonfires all over the island. This is a festival of pagan origin and it is usually associated with the summer solstice.
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, Los Silos, El Tanque and Santiago del Teide.
Tenerife is a super popular travel destination, especially among visitors from the UK and other European countries.
Driving in Tenerife can be a scary thought for some people, especially if you are a visitor from the UK, used to drive on the other side of the road.
Most people come to Tenerife for the sunshine and to enjoy the beaches. But Tenerife is much more than this. We absolutely recommend exploring the forests and the trails on the island, as you will probably be amazed by the beauty that you'll discover when hiking in Tenerife.
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.