‘Travel’

What have you ever Taken From A Resort?

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Whenever we travel and spend our vacation away from home, at a resort or a hotel, 73% of the time we return with something we didn’t have when we got there. Isn’t that so? We’re not talking about all the gifts and typical souvenirs we bring back for the family, but about those hotel items that end up in our toiletry bag and our suitcase: a new bar of soap, the little bottle of body lotion that smells so nice, the shower cap (“in case I get around to using it some day”), the shoe shine sponge… even the slippers…

Discover Lanzarote, the cultural capital of the Canary Islands

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The Spanish Canary Islands are an archipelago of seven islands located in the Atlantic Ocean just off the west coast of Africa. All volcanic in nature, they promise surreal landscapes and black sand beaches. With warm weather year round, not to forget flavorous Canarian cuisine, going there is always a good idea (Sorry Paris). The thing is, most tourists do not expect more of these islands than sunny and sandy beaches. Totally understandable, especially if you´re going there on holiday to unwind from the stresses of urban life. But in case you´re looking for cultural activities as well, do not…

The 5 best SPAs & massages in Tenerife

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  Traveling to Tenerife? There is no better place to relax than on the shores of this wondrous volcanic island situated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. And in case you´re looking for that little something extra to unwind you even more, here is a list of the top spas you can find there. Indulge in a spa day for couples set in a calm and romantic atmosphere or treat yourself to a couple hours away from the kids… For his and hers, some travellers schedule their golf and spa breaks at the same time so both can have…

Where and what to shop in Tenerife

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  Even if Tenerife is an island in the middle of the Atlantic, do not underestimate the shopping experience you can have there. From modern malls with high-end brands to authentic Tenerife markets with Canarian arts and crafts, this island never fails to surprise visitors not only with splendid beaches and a list of exceptional restaurants but even when it comes to shopping. Keep reading through this list to find out where and how you can get the best out of your shopping in Tenerife. Plaza del Duque Thank you @___matt88 for sharing this picture with us from Plaza del…

The 10 best restaurants in Tenerife

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  Whether you´re going to the Canary Islands on a family holiday or en tete a tete with your loved one, here is a list of the best restaurants in Tenerife both parties can enjoy. Canarian food is known to be remarkable. Many chefs from all over the world travel there just to feed the needs of picky tourists who consider food as one of the fine pleasures of life. We saved the best for last. So keep reading trough this list to find out where Tenerife’s best restaurants is. If you´re planning to visit other islands as well, we´ve…

The top 15 restaurants in Lanzarote

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  Many claim food in Lanzarote is not that special and exceptional restaurants are hard to find. We believe otherwise. Because we have done our research properly, here is a list of top 15 restaurants that will make you remember Lanzarote as an island with hidden culinary treasures only few get the chance to know it that way. True, Lanzarote recipes might be simple, but when cooked by the right local chef or combined by renowned foreign chefs with succulent international dishes, you will experience what we like to call a moment of gastronomical awakening. From modern locations to age-old…

The top 5 places to golf in Tenerife

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So you´re planning a trip to the Canary Islands with your loved one. Many exciting things are waiting for you, from splendid beaches, casinos with Blackjack and Poker tournaments, to top-rated restaurants with exquisite Canarian cuisine. But how about golf, did you put that on the list too? Tenerife golf courses are known to be great, the island has even hosted many renowned international tournaments. So if you´re a fan of the sport, or would even like to learn, make sure you go to one of these clubs listed below for your golf holidays in Tenerife. With unbelievable sceneries unique…

Family fun in the Canary Islands: a list of the best waterparks

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Planning a trip to the Canary Islands with your family? How about some splashy fun then? With good weather all year round, waterparks can be the perfect place to make up for lost family time and create everlasting memories for your children to cherish. So whether you´re looking for thrilling rides or a chilled out time in a lazy river, below you´ll find the best waterparks in Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura. Best Tenerife waterpark: Siam Park Thank you Steve p2008 for this picture from Siam Park Tenerife – View more on Flickr   With a Siamese theme, some…

LET’S GO ON A RURAL ESCAPE!

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  The autumn colors of the countryside, temperatures which are neither cold nor hot, and the desire to take another breather after getting back into your routine after the summer make a rural weekend escape the perfect plan.  Look for a lost, appealing corner where the autumn colors invite you to enjoy the landscape, and a pretty, rural house where you can spend the rainy days. With friends or your partner, this plan suits anyone who wants to enjoy the countryside, disconnect and relax, while the most active amongst you can also enjoy many adventure sports.  You can decide between…

IBEROSTAR AND THE SEA TURTLE LIBERATION

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COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY: IBEROSTAR AND THE SEA TURTLE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION PROGRAM The beaches of Cancun and the Riviera Maya bear witness to one of nature’s most impressive spectacles: sea turtles make nests and lay their eggs, the hatchlings subsequently emerge and make their way out to sea.     At IBEROSTAR Cancun and IBEROSTAR Playa Paraíso, we receive loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) and both white and green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas). As part of our commitment to protect the environment, flora and fauna of the locations in which we operate, IBEROSTAR collaborates with the municipal authorities on the “Sea turtle protection…