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Carnival 2018 in Tenerife

Drums sound nearby, the rhythm takes over you and the streets fill with colours, people gather, laugh and have fun with a multitude of colorful costumes… No doubt! This is the carnival in Tenerife!

Carnival of Tenerife 2018

The first city to start the celebrations is Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Thousands of people come together to live one of the biggest festivals of the year. Fantasy is the theme of this year’s carnival – so fairies, goblins and wizards are the stars of 2018.

The carnival poster titled “The Guardian of the Scepter”, painted by Nareme Mahugo Melian, pays homage to another historical painter of carnival posters, Juan Galarza.

Carnival programme of Tenerife 2018

Here you’ll find the carnival programme and we explain briefly what you shouldn’t miss at the carnival in Santa Cruz:

The so-called “murgas” (carnival groups) have already been elected these days, as well as the carnival queens, both children and seniors. These events were held in the city’s exhibition centre (with tickets only). The carnival on the streets always takes place after the election of the Carnival Queen.

On Friday, February 9th, the carnival’s opening parade will begin with the amazing costumes of the Queens, their entourage and the carnival clubs that roam the city’s main streets.

Carnival at night 2018

On the same Friday, the Carnival Nights, which take place until Saturday, the 17th (with the exception of Thursday, the 15th). There will be different stages with live acts at the squares Plaza de la Candelaria, Plaza Principe and Avenida Francisco La Roche.

Sebastian Yatra is one of the favoured singers at this year’s “Night Carnival”. He will perform his Latin rhythms on Monday,February 12th at 01:50 a.m. at the Plaza de la Candelaria. After that it stays rhythmic until the morning with Edwin Rivera and the salsa-orchestra Sabrosa.

Carnival at day 2018

The Day Carnival will take place on February 11th and 17th. On Saturday, February 17th, there will be various musical performances by famous artists such as Olga Tañon, Juan Magan and Gente de Zona at the Avenida Francisco La Roche, from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Luxury holidays in Tenerife

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Tenerife has always been a very popular destination for Europeans. For some years the island has also become a preferred destination for luxury travel.

Currently, Tenerife is among the most desirable places for those who want to enjoy memorable experiences in an idyllic setting at the highest level. We will show you unique activities that will turn your vacations into unforgettable moments.

Luxury Hotels in Tenerife

For a long time Tenerife has hosted luxury accommodation of the major and best hotel chains. hotel-palacio-isora-sb

In addition to the variety of 5-star hotels, 5-star L and 5-star GL, new accommodation models have been added in the last years; such as apart hotels, boutique hotels and country houses, which combine luxury and nature to meet the latest demands of the most discerning tourists in search of unique and exclusive experiences, but in a natural and relaxed environment.

Tenerife during the day

In Tenerife the day will seem short, you will always miss hours to enjoy the island. The largest of the Canary Islands offers so many possibilities, but what awaits you?

How about yoga on the sailboat during the sunset to reconcile your physical and mental well-being? Sounds good, right?

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If you don’t like yoga, then just enjoy the sailboat trip; the food on board, relax while rocking the waves and be enchanted by nature. During the tour, you can visit some of the most beautiful and famous places on the island, like the cliffs of Los Gigantes. They fall vertically 300 metres into the sea and amazing size you can only enjoy from the sea.

If you do not practice yoga, then just enjoy the sailboat trip; the food on board, relax while rocking the waves and be enchanted by nature. During the tour you can visit the most beautiful and emblematic places of the island, such as the cliffs of Los Gigantes (300 metres high). You can only enjoy their amazing size from the sea.

Another excursion that you should not miss is the Volcano Teide Experience. Here you can climb the summit of Mount Teide with a private guide. You can also make the ascent by cable car and then go to the crater. A magical experience is to enjoy the sunset on the highest mountain of Spain and observe the stars.

If you want to go shopping in Tenerife, the island has several shopping areas with the most prestigious brands. After shopping, you can rest in one of the spas and wellness centres.

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Taste the gastronomy of Tenerife

Did you know that we have five Michelin stars in Tenerife?

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We start with the Restaurant MB of Martín Berasategui, with two Michelin stars. Here we recommend you to order the tasting menu, with the best of what the Canary Islands have to offer.

An exquisite option is the Kabuki Restaurant; which is high-class Japanese cuisine combined with a touch of Western cuisine, included the Canarian. We continue with the Restaurant Kazan, also high Japanese cuisine is served here. It maintains its deserved reputation for the careful selection of the ingredients and the cooking of the master Tadashi Tagami.

The latest addition to the Michelin star in Tenerife is the restaurant “El Rincón de Juan Carlos“, a classic of the local gastronomic scene, which has shown that traditional recipes can become true works of art.

Another great choice for a luxury holiday in Tenerife are the beach clubs, with their brunch, caviar and champagne, fresh seafood at noon and beautiful sunsets overlooking La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro in the evening.

For the first drink we go to the Monkey Beach Club, an exclusive and emblematic place, in the heart of Playa de las Americas, with one of the best views of the island of La Gomera. From there we continue our tour towards Papagayo Beach Club, an idyllic setting that guarantees exclusive sensations and moments of fun.

So, we are at the end of this small tour guide, a “luxury trip to Tenerife”, and we invite you to plan your vacation. Get to know the “slow life” on the island and remember, our true luxury is the excellent mild climate and the unique landscape that guarantee a relaxing holiday no matter whether winter, summer, autumn or spring.

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Tenerife sounds „amazing“ this summer

Good music is coming to Tenerife this summer 2017. Concerts, shows on stage and dance events will sound loud until autumn. The range is very varied; there is something for everybody. We’ll give you an overview of the top concerts.

Aerosmith: July 8th in the stadium “Estadio Heliodoro Rodríguez López”. Let’s start with the legendary rock band and their European tour “Aero-Vederci Baby”!

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Juan Luis Guerra: July 12th in Golf Costa Adeje. The Latin American artist will give his only concert in the Canary Islands in Tenerife. With 21 Grammys, he is probably the most famous Latin American artist in the world.

Luis Fonsi: July 22nd in the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The Puerto Rican will make us dance to his song „Despacito” which is definitely a global phenomenon and one of the hits of the year 2017.

Melendi: August 4th at the “Pabellón Insular Santiago Martín de La Laguna”. He is undoubtedly one of the most important artists in the Spanish music scene. With his spectacular concerts, he is cheered; he is very popular and admired by his fans. Many of his successes characterize the recent Spanish music history.

Carlos Vives: August 5th at the “Anexo Estadio Antonio Domínguez” in Arona. The Colombian visits us with his world tour “La fiesta de todos” and will charm us with more than two hours music and rhythms like „La bicicleta (Shakira), La gota fría, Fruta fresca, Bailar contigo“, etc ….

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Arona Summer Festival: August 5th in Amarilla Golf, San Miguel de Abona. With Steve Aoki as the headliner and Atica as the second actor, the spectacle is guaranteed. With its seventh edition, the event converted to one of the most important events in whole Spain.

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Sunblast Festival: August 12th. Also this festival is one of the most important events of electronic music in the Canary Islands and in Spain. With the fifth edition, the world’s greatest DJs will enchant us again with their beats.

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Maluma: September 8th in the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The Colombian singer will make move our hips to the rhythm of his “Maluma World Tour 2017” with hits like Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy.

David Bisbal: September 16th at the “Pabellón Insular Santiago Martín de La Laguna”. The Spanish artist visits the island with his Hijos Del Mar Tour 2017.

Antonio Orozco: October 30th at the Auditorio Teowaldo Power in La Orotava. The singer will visit Tenerife this autumn again. With the released and platinum awarded album from 2015, it is his comeback to the stage.

Well, have you already made your choice? Don’t wait, get your tickets!

Quick look at the South of Tenerife:day time and nightlife

Impossible to describe the South in Tenerife in one post. There’s too much going on, lots of atractive things to do no matter what your holidays preferences are.

It seems easy to pick just a few things and write a general review of a place, as it’s not, today we are focusing on Los Cristianos and Las Americas in Arona.

We understand all those doubts before picking a location to spend the well deserved holidays, even when Tenerife is not that big, people usually hesitate before making a final decision and search all over the internet, so what if I show you Los Cristianos in 3 minutes? Yes, no kidding, I can do that.

How? Easy , check this Timelapse of Los Cristianos and you’ll see how it looks in 24 hours.

We all look for the perfect holidays. Perfect location, perfect hotel, perfect nightlife, wide range of restaurants, and , yes, you can have it in Tenerife.

We’d like to highlight Spring Hotels  hot deals. There are always promos going on  to spend your days off close to the beach, by the way, Las Vistas, El Camisón and Los Cristianos ones have blue flags, an environmental award only given to Top beaches that have the best conditions.

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Spring Hotels: Hotel Bitacora, Vulcano or Arona Gran Hotel

Any of their hotels, Hotel Vulcano, Hotel Bitácora or  Arona Gran Hotel are a fabulous choice as they trully do  their best to please guests taking good care of details such as :

  • Free transfers from airport
  • No reservation or cancellation fees
  • 10 – 25% discount to go shopping, booking a spa and many more extras if you request Spring Hotels Club Card

Arona offers a wonderful nightlife.

I’m sure you have heard about the golden mile, a huge neverending avenue with great shops and restaurants for all tastes and budgets: oriental food, Italian, Spanish tapas, Mexican and many others are the first step before dancing nearly  till the sun rises, as there are awesome events as Arona Summer Festival you can’t miss, not to mention incredible nightclubs as the following ones.

 

Want more, right? Visit Tenerife and come to Arona, you won’t regret it!