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Special Feature: Carnival on Tenerife
Our new carnival on Tenerife page has dates, photos and the sort of information you can only find from actually experiencing the flamboyant madness that is carnival... [Read More]
The Views: The Sculpture Trail in Santa Cruz
One of the things that surprised us when we moved to Tenerife was finding out Santa Cruz had a Rambla just like Barcelona; a tree-lined avenue that cuts through the city... [Read More]
Local Flavours: Differing Opinions About Food on Tenerife
I looked at the unimaginative choice before me and my heart sank – dry fillets of fish, stodgy pasta, curled meat thinner than my shoe leather. There was nothing particularly appealing... [Read More]
Life on Tenerife: Why I Live in the North of Tenerife
The weather was a big factor when we picked somewhere to set up home and the climate around Puerto de la Cruz is for me just about as perfect as it could be... [Read More]
Tenerife Talk: Our New Town Walk – La Orotava
We’re regular visitors to La Orotava. For one thing it’s only about a three minute drive from our home but more than that, it’s a town that takes a great deal of exploring... [Read More]
Restaurant Review: El Maná, More than a Vegetarian Restaurant
The décor in the restaurant is as bright and colourful as the freshly squeezed fruit juice and smoothies which feature on El Maná’s drinks menu. It’s stylish and fun... [Read More]
Hotel Review: Costa Adeje Gran
The Costa Adeje Gran is a five star hotel with no pretensions. Basically it’s friendly, comfortable and easy on the eye with some interesting features... [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 February
It's all about carnival this month. The party starts midway through the month, so it's time to dig out those naughty nun, mad monk, drooling Dracula and zonked Zombie outfits. If you don't want to miss the best party in Europe you'd better check out our best of February's fiestas & festivals listings... [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