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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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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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Through the eyes of a tourist – North Tenerife

I thought it might be fun to see Tenerife through the eyes of a tourist rather than a local. So let’s start with the north of the island. This adventure is too much for one visit so it is probably … Continue reading

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Isla Baja – A special place in Tenerife

In the north of Tenerife is a region known as “Isla Baja” a quiet place away from the usual tourist haunts that is made up of four municipalities Buenavista del Norte, Garachico, Los Silos and El Tanque.  It is a … Continue reading

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Discover La Laguna – Tenerife

Although only 10km from Santa Cruz, La Laguna rarely makes it onto the tourist radar. Yet the city is one of the most emblematic and historic towns in the Canary Islands. A lively university town it is also home to … Continue reading

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