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Special Feature: Behaving Badly on Tenerife
A British TV programme about Tenerife caught the interest of the usual tabloid suspects, illustrating exactly why, for nearly ten years, we’ve been banging on about another place, the real Tenerife... [Read More]
The Views: 10 secret scenes of tenerife
These are ten places that are a bit different from the Tenerife of sun, sea, sand and Euro a pint fame. How many can you recognise? [Read More]
Local Flavours: Tenerife Wines win top awards
The San Francisco International Wine Competition is one of the most respected competitions in the USA. Getting a medal there is a BIG DEAL and getting a gold medal there is a REALLY BIG DEAL... [Read More]
Life on Tenerife: Sardines and Salsa
At first it was the unmistakeable aroma of sardines being grilled, wafting teasingly through the streets. Then it was the sounds of Latino, prompting a handful of chicas to salsa their way along the cobbles... [Read More]
Tenerife After Dark: Nightlife in Puerto de la Cruz
It’s true El Puerto in the north of Tenerife isn’t a centre that’s ideal for young Brits looking for other young Brits and familiar bars playing familiar music. But neither is it sleepy town... [Read More]
Restaurant Review: Sweet Doughnuts at Öko
The speciality is doughnuts. Beautifully created, arty doughnuts. A question about the flavours of each is rewarded with an onslaught of sinful ingredients... [Read More]
Tenerife Talk: Is Tenerife a Friendly Place?
Recently the Tenerife Tourism Corporation launched a new initiative called Tenerife Buena Gente which loosely translated means that the folk on Tenerife are nice, friendly souls... [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
It's all about having fun outdoors this month whether that's dance and trance, screaming at hearts made from food, watching dumb and dumber (aka Guanche shepherds) or swooning at one of the most popular stars of Spain's pop music scene. If you don't want to miss out you'd better check out our best of August's fiestas & festivals listings... [Read More].
The Real Tenerife Guidebook – in paperback & 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 and Puerto de la Cruz now available.
Real Tenerife Island Drives
People in over 30 countries have discovered the best of Tenerife by car with our glove compartment friendly glossy guidebook Real Tenerife Island Drives. On sale in book and PDF format. [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