The Real Tenerife is an online magazine and guide devoted to the parts of Tenerife that most websites gloss over. It is for discerning travellers seeking a new travel experience on Tenerife.

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  • “Soy canario, no soy español.” “I’m Canarian, I’m not Spanish.” It’s something we’ve been proudly told countless times over the years in the Canary Islands. When the person saying it has referred to me as [...]

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  • Considering the great majority of people who visit Tenerife do so to spend (hot) chill out time on its coast you’d be forgiven for thinking there might not be a lot of quiet coastline left [...]

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  • Rather than write another boring post about the reality of the weather across Tenerife I thought I’d just show you what walking on Tenerife has been like this winter. […]

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Scenes of winter on Tenerife

May 8, 2017 0

Rather than write another boring post about the reality of the weather across Tenerife I thought I’d just show you what walking on Tenerife has been like this winter. […]

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.

Top Tenerife Fiestas & Festivals in May

An explosive start to the month in Los Realejos kicks off the start of the fiesta season. Both Santa Cruz and Los Realejos have events throughout the month with the capital especially being worth a visit. An arty and fun festival with a difference is MUECA in Puerto de la Cruz from 11-14 May. [Real Tenerife Fiesta Guide] and the Real Tenerife facebook page for news and information on the best events taking place on Tenerife [Real Tenerife on facebook]




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