Weather 4th August 2015 – Los Cristianos/Las Americas

As the first slither of the sun peeked over the skyline and gradually revealed itself, I watched as its vibrant rays began to warm my bare arms. There was an easy breeze caressing my face and softly blowing loose strands of hair. No better place to enjoy the first coffee of the day than sitting on the patio looking out to sea. Temperatures are currently 25°C.

weather 4Yesterday was a sunny day, temperatures were slightly cooler in the shade than they have been but still very warm.

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The following images are taken from the webcam yesterday at 12.00, 3.00 and 5.00 these times are approximate and are at whatever is the nearest before or after the hour. You can check the previous 72 hours to see what has been/is happening on these webcams so particularly useful.

Overlooking Adeje

Puerto de la Cruz

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NEW: See the most exclusive summer sunsets in Tenerife on Wednesdays

If you love the sunsets, the stars, Teide and Tenerife, you’ll love this. The popular Sunset and Stars from Teide, which until recently could only be enjoyed on Fridays, can now, during the summer also be enjoyed on Wednesdays.

If you do not know the acclaimed experience Sunset and Stars, one of the most popular of our leisure activities below is a briefly explanation:

Cable Car ticket, up and down, after normal hours of operation. Lest it be said that you are not privileged.

A toast at 3,555m with a glass of sparkling wine. What for? To see the most amazing sunset of Tenerife, from Pico Viejo. Do you get the picture? All of Tenerife and the neighbouring islands (weather permitting) at your feet.

Dinner. And not just any dinner. Typical Canarian dishes with a gourmet touch and volcanic wines. Yum, yum!

Astronomical observations with the telescope. Ideal after watching the best sunset of Tenerife. The best way to end the day discovering the secrets of the universe under the stars. You already know that summer is the best time of year to see the Milky Way?

It sounds good, right? For Sunset and Stars will be available from now and only in summer twice a week: on Wednesdays (new) and Fridays.

BOOK SUNSET AND STARS

Why have we extended the days when you can book the Sunset and Stars experience and why now in summer is it possible to book not only on Fridays but also on Wednesdays?There are two main reasons: Residents of Tenerife. Not all start the weekend on a Friday. On this island many people work all week. (Raise your hand if you’re one of these!). And, because sometimes the work routine is monotonous, we have to invented something to do to break the monotony.

And travellers. Nothing is more frustrating when you’re on vacation and you realize that you wanted to experience something and it is not available on the days when you’re at your destination. So Volcano Life has offered more options.

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Weather 3rd August 2015 – Los Cristianos/Las Americas

After a very cloudy but warm Sunday we are back to a clear sky this morning. Temperatures are 25°C and we look set for a nice week ahead.

weatherA quick look along the coast and it appears to be the same everywhere.

The following images are taken from the webcam yesterday at 12.00, 3.00 and 5.00 these times are approximate and are at whatever is the nearest before or after the hour. You can check the previous 72 hours to see what has been/is happening on these webcams so particularly useful.

Overlooking Adeje

Puerto de la Cruz

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Tenerife Office a finalist in the TTG awards

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The representative office of Tourism of Tenerife in the UK has been nominated as “Best Tourist Office” in TTG Travel Awards, considered the most prestigious in British industry and a universal benchmark of quality in the sector. The jury consists of more than 30,000 travel agents and relevant experts involved in the tourism industry.

The Minister of Tourism of the Cabildo, Alberto Bernabé, explained, “The nomination is very good news because it means recognition for a job well done and that Tenerife has developed in a market of great importance in the British Isles”. The Minister added that “we have representative, media and public relations offices not only in UK, but also in other important markets such as Germany, France and Russia, and guarantees Tenerife a presence and promotes Tenerife as a destiny as leader. ”

Tenerife competes with six other destinations, the United States, Malta, Greece, England, Abu Dhabi, and Jamaica. Pippa Jacks, editor of TTG Media, said for their part, the TTG Travel Awards “recognize those companies and destinations that are on the top of the travel and tourism industry.” Jacks also congratulates Tenerife Tourism for reached the final list of nominees, the winner of which will be announced next September 28 at an event to be held at the Lyceum Theatre in London.

Tourists from the United Kingdom are the first market for Tenerife. Last year 1,684,000 Britons visited the island, a 6.5 percent increase over the previously year representing 32.7% of the total 5.148 million tourists who spent their vacation on the island in 2014.

Source: Turismo de Tenerife

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Weather 2nd August 2015 – Los Cristianos/Las Americas

Temperatures are 24°C and there are a few clouds high in the sky, that according to the weatherman, are supposed to be here for the whole day although at the moment they seem to be disappearing fast.

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Yesterday was a rare cloudy day here in the south of Tenerife, it was still warm though and we didn´t see any of the rain that had been forecast despite a few of the clouds looking very grey.

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Next weeks forecast looks as follows:  Today here in Arona, plenty of cloud which is going to persist throughout the week.  The prediction of rain seems to have disappeared though.

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Arona / Adeje

Puerto de la Cruz – apart from today which looks better than the south it is almost an identical picture except for temperature which are a few degrees cooler.

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Puerto de la Cruz

The following images are taken from the webcam yesterday at 12.00, 3.00 and 5.00 these times are approximate and are at whatever is the nearest before or after the hour. You can check the previous 72 hours to see what has been/is happening on these webcams so particularly useful.

Overlooking Adeje

Puerto de la Cruz

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Arona Summer Festival – Feel The Energy

7th August, at Estadio Olimpico Antonio Dominguez – Los Cristianos/Las Americas

The highlight of the summer, not to be missed whatever your age

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Vueling opens six new routes from Tenerife from August.

Vueling, the leader in the Barcelona-El Prat Airport company, debuts this August six new routes from Tenerife North Airport, five domestic to Alicante, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Valencia and Zaragoza and an International to Paris (Orly). In total, the company will operate this summer eleven direct destinations from Tenerife North Airport.

The first of these six new routes, Tenerife – Alicante, will begin operations this Sunday, August 2nd. VY1390 flight, with 165 passengers, will leave at 5:55 Alicante to land at Tenerife North Airport at 8:10 local time in the archipelago. The return to the flight VY1391 in traveling 140 passengers, will leave the Canary Island at 8:45 to land in Alicante at 12:35, Eastern Time.

Vueling will connect the highest demand season of the year in different cities of tourist interest in the peninsula, from the rural and gastronomic option in northern cities; family tourism in the east coast, or alternative monumental Aragon. In addition, Vueling operate the first international route from Tenerife North to Paris, without doubt, one of the European capitals with a high tourist demand. In addition, both the route to Paris and direct links to Alicante, Santander, Santiago de Compostela and Valencia, also expand its operations during the next winter season.

Timing and frequency of the new routes

Routes start date Frequencies
Tenerife – Alicante New! August 2nd Two weekly flights (miécoles and Sunday)
Tenerife – Santiago de Comp. New! August 7 2 times a week (Monday and Friday)
Tenerife – Valencia New! August 8 2 weekly frequencies (Tuesday and Saturday)
Tenerife – Paris (Orly) New! August 9 1 weekly (Sunday)
Tenerife – Santander New! August 10 1 weekly (Monday)
Tenerife – Zaragoza New! August 13 1 weekly (Thursday)
Tenerife – A Coruña Already operates 2 weekly frequencies
Tenerife – Barcelona Already operates Two daily frequencies
Tenerife – Bilbao Already operates 4 weekly flights
Tenerife – Malaga Already operates 6 weekly flights
Tenerife – Sevilla Already operates 9 weekly frequencies

About Vueling Tenerife
Vueling began operations in Tenerife in 2009 with the direct route to Barcelona, and today now totals eleven direct destinations from Tenerife North Airport, where it has a 12% market share, plus a direct connection to Barcelona from Tenerife South Airport. Six years later, the company has transported to the Canary Islands more than two million passengers.

Peak summer season 2015
Vueling faces its eleventh peak summer season with greater operational history. The company made more than 60,000 flights between June and September, by selling more than eleven million seats, 13% more than in 2014.

Vueling was born in July 2004 with a fleet of two Airbus A320, four paths and aim to offer customers at competitive prices with excellent service. Eleven years later, the company operates 366 routes to over 160 destinations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and has a fleet of over 100 aircraft based at 22 airports. This year 2015 has been named best company low cost by the prestigious international publication Air Transport News and Agenttravel.  

Source: Vueling News
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