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Subtropic garden Tigaiga

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

The Hotel Tigaiga in Puerto de La Cruz owns a unique, subtropic garden. The hotel is placed above the centre of Puerto de La Cruz near the Taoro park.

Hotel Tigaiga and the garden exist since 1959. The surface area of the subtropic garden amounts more than 4.000 m². In this little paradise you can find blooming flowers in nearly all the colours, plenty of palm trees, aquatic plants and much more. The different plants … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Flowers & Plants, Hotels, Parks & Gardens, Puerto de la Cruz

Naturism/Nudism: naturist beaches on tenerife

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Tenerife isn’t exactly renowned for its beaches or for it’s nudism offers, but it has a fair number of naturist beaches dotted around the island.

On the stretch of coast near to the island capital of Santa Cruz, look out for this nudist beaches:

1. Playa de las Gaviotas north of the famous man-made beach of Playa de las Teresitas near Igueste de San Andrés in the north east of the island.

2. Playa de Benijo near Nuestra Señora … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: Beaches, Costa Adeje, Costa del Silencio, El Médano, Granadilla de Abona, La Caleta, Las Galletas, Los Cristianos, Playa Las Americas, Puerto de la Cruz, Tacoronte

Loro Parque

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The Loro Parque is a huge zoo in Puerto de La Cruz, situated on the North of the isle of Tenerife. This attraction has been founded by Wolfgang Kiessling and his father.

Orca Tenerife
one of the orcas in Loro Parque

This Park is like a botanic garden and a zoo. Herre you can find many attractions beside a huge variety of animals. Early Loro Parque has been a zoo for lots of species of birds an parrotsRead the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Animals, Dolphins & Whales, Flowers & Plants, Loro Parque, Nature, Photo-Blog, Puerto de la Cruz

Many ways to spend a holiday on Tenerife

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

The island of Tenerife is situated about 300 kilometers west from the African continent and approximately 1.300 kilometers south from the Spanish mainland. Tenerife is with an area of 2.040 km² the biggest island of the complete Canary archipelago. Geographical the isle is forming part of Africa. The highest mountain of Spain is found on Tenerife, the 3.718 m high vulcano mount Teide.

The Playa Jardin with watching the TeideThe wonderful mild and pleasant climate all over the year is one of … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Los Cristianos, Playa Las Americas, Puerto de la Cruz

Climes and attractions on Tenerife

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

By the different climes Tenerife is like if it would be a small continent.

Within a few minutes, anyway one comes from a climatic zone by car into the next one.
So for example it can happen that you start from the Puerto de La Cruz in the north of the island with cloudy weather and you drive in direction to Bajamar or Tacoronte, only a few kilometers, and you will find sunshine there.The Promenade of Puerto de la Cruz

The complete northeast of the … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Anaga Mountains, El Sauzal, La Laguna, La Orotava, Masca, Puerto de la Cruz
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