First Trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 Movie, filmed in Tenerife and Fuerteventura
News from Canary Islands

First Trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 Movie, filmed in Tenerife and Fuerteventura

Published on December 09, 2019

The first trailer for the movie Wonder Woman 1984, which was filmed partially in Tenerife and Fuerteventura, is now out after a long wait. Can you recognize the location in the photo above?

Loro Parque Foundation and the University of La Laguna join the fight against plastic
News from Tenerife

Loro Parque Foundation and the University of La Laguna join the fight against plastic

Published on November 30, 2019

An artistic representation elaborated with recycled objects has been installed on the campus of the University of La Laguna (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain).

GetYourGuide BLACK FRIDAY Sale: Up to 25% OFF
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GetYourGuide BLACK FRIDAY Sale: Up to 25% OFF

Published on November 29, 2019

This Black Friday (November 29th, 2019), GetYourGuide is offering up to 25% discounts on all tours and activities — including our best-in-class GetYourGuide Original tours.

First Michelin Star Restaurants in Gran Canaria (+list of Tenerife restaurants)
News from Gran CanariaRestaurants in Gran Canaria

First Michelin Star Restaurants in Gran Canaria (+list of Tenerife restaurants)

Published on November 21, 2019

The restaurants La Aquarela and Los Guayres (from Hotel Cordial Mogán Playa), have both been awarded a Michelin Star each at the 2020 edition for Spain and Portugal.

Flight connections between the Canary Islands and Boston & Toronto
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Flight connections between the Canary Islands and Boston & Toronto

Published on November 08, 2019

The airline Binter Canarias has announced the flight schedule for the connection between the Canary Islands and the cities of Boston (USA) and Toronto (Canada). These flights will be operated in code-share with the Portuguese company SATA.

November, Wine Month in La Laguna, Tenerife 2019
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November, Wine Month in La Laguna, Tenerife 2019

Published on November 05, 2019

In 2019 the town of La Laguna will celebrate the 16th edition of the event November - Wine Month or Noviembre, Mes del Vino. This event is dedicated to the Tacoronte - Acentejo wine produced in the region and there are 36 wineries that produce this type of wine of Denominated Origin.

Butterfly migration in the Canary Islands - Why so many in autumn?
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Butterfly migration in the Canary Islands - Why so many in autumn?

Published on October 04, 2019

If you're visiting the Canary Islands in autumn, you may be a witness to a really interesting event, unique for this time of the year: the migration of the Vanessa cardui butterfly from the north of Europe to warmer climates.

Tenerife Oktoberfest in Puerto de la Cruz 2019
News from Puerto de la CruzEvents in Puerto de la Cruz

Tenerife Oktoberfest in Puerto de la Cruz 2019

Published on July 23, 2019

Looking for great beer and a party atmosphere during your holiday? Look no further and come to this exciting event in Tenerife - Oktoberfest 2019 in Puerto de la Cruz, an event that the town has been celebrating since 1973.

The next Star Wars movie will be filmed in Fuerteventura
News from Fuerteventura

The next Star Wars movie will be filmed in Fuerteventura

Published on July 01, 2019

In the last years Fuerteventura has become a popular choice among Hollywood directors, with movies like Exodus: Gods and Kings and Allied partially show on the island. In 2016, Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, his co-star in the movie Allied, have been filming in Fuerteventura for two days, on the beaches in the north and other arid and inhabited areas.

Authorities in Santa Cruz de Tenerife plan to modernize Playa de Las Teresitas
News from Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Authorities in Santa Cruz de Tenerife plan to modernize Playa de Las Teresitas

Published on July 01, 2019

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.

Amazing Underwater Museum Opens On The Bottom Of The Atlantic Near Lanzarote
News from Playa BlancaThings to do in Playa Blanca

Amazing Underwater Museum Opens On The Bottom Of The Atlantic Near Lanzarote

Published on July 01, 2019

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.

World's Longest Promenade in Lanzarote
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World's Longest Promenade in Lanzarote

Published on June 29, 2019

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 the world, with the promenade in Atlantic City (New Jersey, USA) being 2nd place, at 9,25 km.

First Christmas Market in La Laguna, Tenerife
News from TenerifeEvents in Tenerife

First Christmas Market in La Laguna, Tenerife

Published on June 27, 2019

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 new road Caldereta-Corralejo will be open on 29 December 2016
News from Fuerteventura

The new road Caldereta-Corralejo will be open on 29 December 2016

Published on June 27, 2019

According to the local authorities, the new road between Caldereta and Corralejo will be open for use starting 29 December 2016. The road will be only partially ready, with 13 km out of the total 18 km ...

La Palma Revealed as Filming Location for The Witcher on Netflix
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La Palma Revealed as Filming Location for The Witcher on Netflix

Published on January 31, 2019

Charlotte Brändström, director of the series "The Witcher", set to premiere later this year on Netflix, has posted online some photos which confirm the fact that part of the series will be filmed in the Canary Islands, more precisely on the island of La Palma.

Visitors to Los Lobos Will Need to Request a Permit Before Their Visit
News from FuerteventuraGeneral info in Fuerteventura

Visitors to Los Lobos Will Need to Request a Permit Before Their Visit

Published on 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.

New boat connection between Arrecife and Corralejo
News from Arrecife

New boat connection between Arrecife and Corralejo

Published on January 11, 2019

UPDATE - SATURDAY, JANUARY 12TH 2019 It seems that the Arrecife - Corralejo route is temporary, while the Volcan de Tindaya ferry (which operates the normal route Playa Blanca - Corralejo) is undergoing ...

Game of Thrones Prequel Filmed in Tenerife & Gran Canaria in 2019
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Game of Thrones Prequel Filmed in Tenerife & Gran Canaria in 2019

Published on January 08, 2019

This year HBO will release the last Game of Thrones series, but several other following projects have been discussed, including 5 spin-offs which are now in the developmental stage.

A mirador overlooking Cofete Valley will be built in Barranco de Los Canarios
News from Fuerteventura

A mirador overlooking Cofete Valley will be built in Barranco de Los Canarios

Published on 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).

Rambo V will be filmed in Tenerife
News from Tenerife

Rambo V will be filmed in Tenerife

Published on September 07, 2018

Tenerife seems to be very popular among Hollywood directors this year, since the island will be the set for the next Rambo movie.

Loro Parque Welcomed Two Pygmy Hippos to the Park
News from Puerto de la CruzTheme Parks in Puerto de la Cruz

Loro Parque Welcomed Two Pygmy Hippos to the Park

Published on September 03, 2018

These new residents will help bring into light the situation of the counterparts of their species, which are in danger of extinction in the wild.

Wonder Woman 1984 will be filmed in the area of Isla Baja in Tenerife
News from Tenerife

Wonder Woman 1984 will be filmed in the area of Isla Baja in Tenerife

Published on August 28, 2018

More news about the filming of Wonder Woman 1984 in Tenerife, after the crew already filmed a part of the movie in Fuerteventura.

Tenerife and Fuerteventura - filming locations for the next Wonder Woman movie
News from Tenerife

Tenerife and Fuerteventura - filming locations for the next Wonder Woman movie

Published on August 27, 2018

Update - August 27th 2018 The crew for Wonder Woman II has already finished filming in Fuerteventura and they are heading for Tenerife.

The road through the Corralejo Dunes will remain closed from August 10 until October 6
News from Corralejo

The road through the Corralejo Dunes will remain closed from August 10 until October 6

Published on August 07, 2018

The authorities in La Oliva have announced that the beautiful road through the dunes of Corralejo will be closed for 2 months, starting August 10th 2018, until October 6th.

A new ferry line between Tenerife and Madeira, plus the Algarve
News from TenerifeTransportation in Tenerife

A new ferry line between Tenerife and Madeira, plus the Algarve

Published on July 06, 2018

Good news for the visitors and residents of the Canary Islands, as these will be connected with Madeira via a ferry line navigated by the portuguese company Empresa de Navegação Madeirense.

2018 edition of Fuerteventura en Musica festival is Cancelled
News from El Cotillo

2018 edition of Fuerteventura en Musica festival is Cancelled

Published on June 07, 2018

The official website of the event Fuerteventura en Musica has announced yesterday, June 6th 2018, that the 2018 edition of the festival has been cancelled by the Cabildo of Fuerteventura.

Meet Udra, the first zebra shark born in an aquarium in Spain (at Loro Parque in Tenerife)
News from Puerto de la CruzTheme Parks in Puerto de la Cruz

Meet Udra, the first zebra shark born in an aquarium in Spain (at Loro Parque in Tenerife)

Published on April 19, 2018

The young shark was born at the end of 2016 and now, having completed its quarantine period, the guests of the park can view it in its new home: a meticulously created mangrove at Aquaviva.

A black swan is born at Loro Parque in Tenerife
News from Tenerife

A black swan is born at Loro Parque in Tenerife

Published on March 14, 2018

The Lake Thai at Loro Parque has recently had a new occasion for celebration. This time, it is the family of the black swans or Cygnus atratus, which has increased by a new member. These majestic birds have recently laid several eggs, which have been at the center of attention of the keepers of the park. Now, the birth of a new chick have brought joy both to the swan family and the team that watches after the birds.

Atlantico Festival 2018 in Puerto del Rosario
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Atlantico Festival 2018 in Puerto del Rosario

Published on February 14, 2018

A new music festival will be celebrated for the first time this year in Fuerteventura and it will be happening right in the capital of Puerto del Rosario!

Carmen Laura Lourido Peez - Queen of the 2018 Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
News from Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carmen Laura Lourido Peez - Queen of the 2018 Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Published on February 08, 2018

The Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival has chosen its queen for 2018: her name is Carmen Laura Lourido Pérez, representing Fuentealta, with a design by Jorge Gonzalez.

Best European surfers gather at Siam Park to ride the world's largest artificial waves
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Best European surfers gather at Siam Park to ride the world's largest artificial waves

Published on February 07, 2018

Some of the best European surfers have gathered last week at Siam Park in Tenerife in order to demonstrate their skills by riding the world's largest artificial wave in The Wave Palace. The event was organized by the World Surf League in order to celebrate the end of the 2018 edition of Las Americas Pro Tenerife championship.

The road access to Teide through La Orotava and La Esperanza CLOSED due to ice
News from Tenerife

The road access to Teide through La Orotava and La Esperanza CLOSED due to ice

Published on January 29, 2018

The Cabildo de Tenerife has closed traffic to the TF-24 and TF-21, two of the access roads to Mount Teide, due to the presence of ice on the road.

Marcos y Corderos route in La Palma still remains closed, since October 2017
News from La Palma

Marcos y Corderos route in La Palma still remains closed, since October 2017

Published on 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.

Restaurant Casa Marcos in Villaverde has announced its closing
News from Fuerteventura

Restaurant Casa Marcos in Villaverde has announced its closing

Published on December 07, 2017

The famous restaurant Casa Marcos in Villaverde - Fuerteventura, has announced its definitive closing starting December 17th 2017.

Work starts at the new Siam Park in Gran Canaria
News from Gran Canaria

Work starts at the new Siam Park in Gran Canaria

Published on October 26, 2017

The famous Siam Park in Tenerife, named in 2017 as the best waterpark in the world, is going to have a sister park built on the island of Gran Canaria.

Ryanair changes baggage policy from 1st November 2017
News from Canary Islands

Ryanair changes baggage policy from 1st November 2017

Published on October 24, 2017

UPDATE 24 OCTOBER 2017 Ryanair has confirmed today that it will delay its new cabin bag policy until 15th January 2018 to allow customers more time to adjust to the changes, particularly during the busy Christmas period.

Las Teresitas will become a dog friendly beach in 2018
News from Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Las Teresitas will become a dog friendly beach in 2018

Published on October 19, 2017

The City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has announced the fact that starting from 2018 dogs will be allowed to go in the ocean on the beach of Las Teresitas.

Monarch airline ceases trading. UK customers should not go to the airport
News from Canary Islands

Monarch airline ceases trading. UK customers should not go to the airport

Published on October 02, 2017

Latest announcement about Monarch airline posted on their Facebook page, which is no longer being monitored:

InfoPlayas Fuerteventura - an app to inform about conditions on 39 beaches in Fuerteventura
News from FuerteventuraBeach guide for Fuerteventura

InfoPlayas Fuerteventura - an app to inform about conditions on 39 beaches in Fuerteventura

Published on September 19, 2017

Cabildo de Fuerteventura has announced this Monday a new mobile that that will be used to inform people on the bathing conditions on 39 beaches in Fuerteventura.

Tenerife, the most visited Canary Island, with 1.8 million tourists in first quarter of 2017
News from Tenerife

Tenerife, the most visited Canary Island, with 1.8 million tourists in first quarter of 2017

Published on September 11, 2017

The Canary Islands are one of the most popular destination in Spain, and they get an increasing number of tourists each year, as some of the other European destinations have fallen due to safety reasons. The Canaries have many returning visitors each year, but right now there are many people planning their first holiday here and wondering which is the best Canary Island to visit as a first timer.

First Starbucks in Tenerife will open this September in the south
News from Tenerife

First Starbucks in Tenerife will open this September in the south

Published on September 07, 2017

There have been rumors for long about Starbucks launching in the Canary Islands, but this time it's a certitude and the company is soon to launch its first 2 stores!

New luxury 5* Barcelo Hotel is set to open in Tenerife in January 2018
News from Costa AdejeAccommodation in Costa Adeje

New luxury 5* Barcelo Hotel is set to open in Tenerife in January 2018

Published on September 06, 2017

Tenerife, the fortunate island, will soon get another 5* hotel in the south, in Costa Adeje, where visitors will be able to enjoy a family holiday in a privileged setting.

Loro Park and Siam Park - no. 1 in the world for 2017 in their category on Tripadvisor
News from Tenerife

Loro Park and Siam Park - no. 1 in the world for 2017 in their category on Tripadvisor

Published on August 29, 2017

Each year Tripadvisor presents its Travelers' Choice Awards for many categories and for 2017 Tenerife seems to be on top with 2 theme parks being names as number 1 in the world in their respective category.

Vuelta a Fuerteventura in Kayak 2017
News from FuerteventuraSports in Fuerteventura

Vuelta a Fuerteventura in Kayak 2017

Published on August 23, 2017

This year's XIXth edition of Vuelta a Fuerteventura in Kayak will begin on Saturday, August 26, at 10:00 am, from the Insland's Nautical Center in Puerto del Rosario.

Tourism is booming in Fuerteventura: a 7.9% growth in passenger numbers for July 2017
News from Fuerteventura

Tourism is booming in Fuerteventura: a 7.9% growth in passenger numbers for July 2017

Published on August 18, 2017

It seems that the island of Fuerteventura is becoming more and more popular among tourists from all over Europe, according to the recent numbers declared by AENA.

Ferry between San Sebastian de la Gomera, Playa Santiago and Valle Gran Rey
News from La GomeraTransportation in La Gomera

Ferry between San Sebastian de la Gomera, Playa Santiago and Valle Gran Rey

Published on August 03, 2017

Fred Olsen will open a new interior ferry line in La Gomera, between San Sebastian de la Gomera, Playa Santiago and Valle Gran Rey. According to their website, the departure times would be 10:45, 15:00 and 21:00 from S. S de la Gomera.

IKEA will open a store in Fuerteventura
News from Fuerteventura

IKEA will open a store in Fuerteventura

Published on June 27, 2017

According to the newspaper Onda Fuerteventura, IKEA will open a large store in the Costa de Antigua Polygon.

Caleta de Fuste April Fair 2017
News from Caleta de Fuste Events in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste April Fair 2017

Published on March 28, 2017

Caleta de Fuste will celebrate this year the typical Sevillan fiesta with flamenco dance, music and beautiful floats. In the entire municipality of Antigua there are residents from many cultures, so it is important to celebrate diversity, especially when there's music and dancing involved.

The famous restaurant La Frasquita has been rebuilt and will reopen soon
News from Caleta de Fuste Restaurants in Caleta de Fuste

The famous restaurant La Frasquita has been rebuilt and will reopen soon

Published on March 28, 2017

Good news for Caleta de Fuste this week: the famous restaurant La Frasquita will reopen soon, after being demolished due to works done to built the new maritime promenade - Paseo Marítimo de la Playa del Castillo.

Disney starts shooting in Fuerteventura for the new Star Wars
News from Fuerteventura

Disney starts shooting in Fuerteventura for the new Star Wars

Published on March 17, 2017

As it was announced a few months back, Fuerteventura will become for the next few weeks one of the Star Wars planets, while Disney and Lucas Films will start filming for the new Star Wars movie.

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