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Special Feature: Best Beaches in North Tenerife
Although they lack the golden sand that many people long to lie on, I prefer the more rough ‘n’ ready black sand beaches of the north of Tenerife. [Read More]
The Views: Goat Bathing on Tenerife
You’d have thought the goat was being carted off to the abattoir. Its desperate cries took on almost human form as it screamed ‘NO, NO, NO,’ over and over again... [Read More]
Local Flavours: Lunch on the Water in Las Galletas
Prawns in garlic were sizzling hot, chunky and garlicky as they should be and the calamari batter was freshly-fried crunchy with the squid being beautifully tender... [Read More]
Life on Tenerife: A Typical Saturday Night Out
The sky is clear all along the cumbre to Mount Teide, shrouded by a haze as the sun slips westwards. The low rays illuminate the wide banana palms flanking us... [Read More]
Tenerife Talk: Researching Holiday Destinations is an Art
When it comes to recommendations about destinations there’s a world of information at our fingertips. However, getting the best from the internet is like negotiating a minefield... [Read More]
Restaurant Review: Mirador de Garachico
This visit was suggested by a friend and coincided with one of the restaurant’s theme nights, the fiesta de las flores, which involved some dishes with a floral theme... [Read More]
Hotel Review: Hotel San Roque in Garachico
The very best of Tenerife’s boutique hotels, the San Roque combines tradition, comfort and service with consummate style. It’s our favourite... [Read More]
Now out in Paperback: Why The Real Tenerife Guidebook is Different
The Real Tenerife is full of unique information that comes from first hand experience of living, working and playing amongst the Canarios combined with hours of research in tiny town libraries... [Read More]
Top Tenerife Fiestas & Festivals in August
The month Tom Jones performs on Tenerife. He shares the hot summer limelight with a dance fest, giant edible hearts, Guanche shepherds attacking a virgin and fireballs being launched down cliffs. Here's our pick of the best events on Tenerife in August... [Read More].
The Real Tenerife Guidebook – in Print & on Kindle
For visitors to Tenerife who want to experience the best of Tenerife:- The 'Real' Tenerife guide to Tenerife's resorts, towns and villages is written with insight and passion by travel writers who have spent years treading the streets of every town and village, trekking along goat trails in the mountains and revelling at fiestas until dawn... [Find Out More]
Real Tenerife Island Drives on Kindle – UK Version
What Makes The Real Tenerife Different?
We’ve watched sunrise from the summit of Mount Teide and bathed in midsummer waters at midnight; belted out This Sex is on Fire in bars in Las Américas and cried to Ave Maria at fishermen’s fiestas; downed mojitos in Cuban bars and shared vino del pais with caballeros in the mountains; slept in palatial hotels and under canvas in the pine forest; cross-dressed at carnaval and been spellbound at silent, religious parades; trekked to remote hamlets and followed tapas trails galore.
Real Tenerife knowledge comes from experience.
Town & City Walking Routes
Tenerife has some fascinating towns, yet many visitors miss out on the best bits of them. But not those who have our Town & City Guides. With routes to our favourite sights, museums, galleries, parks, plazas, restaurants and more, these guides are your key to Tenerife towns & Cities. Routes for Santa Cruz, Puerto de la Cruz and La Orotava now available.
Real Tenerife Island Drives
People in over 30 countries have discovered the best of Tenerife by car with Real Tenerife Island Drives, scenic driving routes through the best of Tenerife's countryside. On sale in PDF and Kindle formats. [More Information...]
Real Tenerife Island Walks
Discover verdant valleys, plunging ravines, sweeping forests, remote corners, tiny hamlets and vistas galore with our series of detailed walking routes, Island walks . On sale in handy PDF format. [More Information...]
Real Tenerife Island Drives on Kindle – US Version