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Pirámides of Güímar – Tenerife

On the coast, not far from Santa Cruz, is the bright, clean and cared for town of Güímar with its nice array of beaches, architecture, shops and churches that date back to the conquest of the island in the 15th … Continue reading

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History in South Tenerife

Much is made of the historical centres in the north of the island, but in south Tenerife, a peaceful stroll through many places will make you feel you have stepped back in time and that nothing has changed in hundreds … Continue reading

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Teide National Park – Tenerife

If you only do one daytrip while staying on our beautiful island, where better to go than Mount Teide. Sitting in the centre of Tenerife, its often snow-capped peak is visible from all but one of the other islands.  What … Continue reading

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The day that tourism was born in the Canary Islands

In the 1880s, “Health Tourism” became popular as many patients travelled to the islands looking for the cure and / or relief for various diseases including rheumatism, skin problems, and especially respiratory diseases. The climate of our archipelago and the sea … Continue reading

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Callao Salvaje – Costa Adeje

Today we called into the small, mainly residential, resort of Callao Salvaje. It is part of what is known to tourists as ‘Costa Adeje’ and is located 8km from Playa de las Americas. Originally a small village, it has undergone … Continue reading

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