Christmas in Tenerife: A Feast of Traditions and Tropical Charm

The Christmas spirit takes over Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, and transforms this jewel of the Atlantic into a festive setting that combines the warmth of the tropics with Christmas traditions. Discover a range of activities that capture the essence of the season and make Christmas in Tenerife a unique experience. Here we [...]

Canary Islands: A Photographic Paradise

The Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic, offer photography lovers an unparalleled setting. This Spanish archipelago not only captivates with its golden sand beaches and crystal-clear waters but also dazzles with volcanic landscapes, lush forests and picturesque towns. In this blog, we will explore why the Canary Islands are a true photographic paradise, capturing the [...]

Discovering Paradise: The Best Time to Travel to the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands, that Spanish archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic, is known for its golden sand beaches, its pleasant climate and its rich culture. However, choosing the right time to visit these magical islands can make the difference between a memorable experience and a less enjoyable vacation. As a travel expert and Canary [...]

Christmas Markets in Tenerife: Where Magic Meets Tradition

The arrival of Christmas in Tenerife not only brings with it mild temperatures and cozy beaches, but also the enchanting transformation of its streets into colorful and festive Christmas markets. These markets are not only places to shop, but also the epicenter of festive cheer, where the magic of the season meets rich Canarian tradition. [...]

La Gomera: Garajonay National Park

In the heart of the picturesque island of La Gomera, in the Canary Islands, there is a natural treasure that delights those who are fortunate enough to discover it: the Garajonay National Park. This protected area, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, offers a unique experience in a forest that seems straight out of [...]

Discovering Paradise: How to Move Between the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands, that corner of Spain lost in the middle of the Atlantic, are a true paradise for those seeking sun, dream beaches and volcanic landscapes. Moving between these islands may seem like a logistical challenge, but with the right transportation options, your Canarian experience can become an unforgettable trip. In this blog, we [...]

Exploring the Climate of Tenerife in October: An Ideal Month to Enjoy the Island

Tenerife, the largest and most diverse island in the Canary archipelago, is a world-renowned tourist destination that attracts visitors from all over in search of a natural paradise and a rich cultural heritage. Although this island is known for its pleasant weather all year round, October emerges as an especially lovely month to experience all [...]

Exploring Tenerife in 5 Days

Tenerife, the pearl of the Atlantic, is a destination that captivates the hearts of those who visit it with its unique mix of paradisiacal beaches, volcanic landscapes, rich culture and delicious gastronomy. If you are lucky enough to spend 5 days on this Canary Island, an unforgettable experience full of discoveries and unparalleled moments awaits [...]

Sustainable Tourism in the Canary Islands

Known for their natural beauty and ecological diversity, the Canary Islands have been on travellers' radar for decades. However, in recent years, a new trend in tourism has emerged that seeks to preserve and protect these natural treasures while enjoying them: sustainable tourism. In this blog, we will explore the initiatives and options for responsible [...]

Yoga in Tenerife: Find Harmony in the Canarian Paradise

Tenerife, known as the island of eternal spring, is a popular tourist destination located in the Canary Archipelago, Spain. Its spectacular landscapes, dream beaches and warm climate make it an ideal place to rest and rejuvenate your body and mind. And what better way to do it than through the practice of yoga, an ancient [...]

Rhythm and folklore: The wealth of Canarian music

The Canary Islands, an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, are known for their natural beauty, paradisiacal beaches, and pleasant weather all year round. However, beyond their natural splendour, these islands have a rich musical tradition that has been an integral part of the Canarian culture for centuries.   Music in the Canary Islands is a [...]

The Canarian banana: A delicious tropical fruit with healthy benefits

The Canarian banana, also known as the Canarian banana, is a luscious tropical fruit that has gained popularity due to its sweet flavor and smooth texture. Originally from the Canary Islands, this banana has become an integral part of the diet in many countries due to its versatility and the health benefits it provides. In [...]

From the beaches to the volcanoes: the diverse geology of Tenerife

Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, is not only known for its stunning beaches and vibrant culture but also for its fascinating geology. This beautiful island offers a wide range of geological formations, including volcanoes, cliffs, valleys, and more. In this article, we will explore the fascinating geology of Tenerife, discovering its volcanic origins, [...]

La Graciosa: The hidden jewel of the Canary Islands and how to get there from Tenerife

Imagine an island untouched by mass tourism, where pristine beaches meet volcanic landscapes, and the pace of life slows to match the gentle rhythm of ocean waves.   La Graciosa, a hidden gem nestled in the archipelago of the Canary Islands, offers just that. In this article, we will dive into the charm of the [...]

The Canary Islands for Solo Travelers: Tips and Recommendations

The Canary Islands are a popular destination for travellers, and they are particularly suitable for solo travellers. With their diverse landscapes, year-round warm weather, and a variety of activities to enjoy, the Canary Islands offer a unique experience for those travelling alone.   In this article, we will provide you with tips and recommendations to [...]

The best Canary Island for holidays

The Canary Islands are a group of seven Spanish islands located off the northwest coast of Africa. They are a popular holiday destination for tourists from all over the world, thanks to their year-round sunshine, stunning beaches, and unique landscapes. Each of the Canary Islands has its own distinct personality and attractions, making it difficult [...]

Vegetarians in Tenerife: Discovering Delicious Meat-Free Options on the Island

As a vegetarian, finding good food options while travelling can be a challenge. But, in Tenerife, you don't have to worry about that.   This beautiful island in the Canary Islands offers a wide range of delicious vegetarian and vegan options that will satisfy your taste buds. From traditional Canarian dishes to international cuisine, you'll [...]

Escape to Paradise: Why Hotel El Duque is the Perfect Getaway Destination

If you are looking for the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Hotel El Duque may be the paradise you are looking for. This impressive resort, located on the beautiful island of Tenerife, offers everything you need for a relaxing and rejuvenating getaway.   First, the location of the hotel is [...]

Interview with Katja, Head of Reception Department

Welcome to our blog. In today's post we go back into the heart of the hotel and we want you to continue getting to know our team. This time from Katja Dewulf, head of the reception department at Hotel El Duque.   Here is a short interview with Kajta: How long have you been working [...]

Living as a Digital Nomad in Tenerife

Are you a digital nomad looking for a new place to call home? Tenerife might just be the perfect destination for you. This beautiful island in the Canary Islands offers a perfect combination of good weather, natural beauty, and a growing community of like-minded professionals.   As a digital nomad, you need a few things [...]

Tenerife, family holidays

Tenerife is a perfect holiday destination for families, with a warm and sunny climate all year round, beautiful beaches and a wide range of activities for all ages. Here are some suggestions to do with children during a family holiday in Tenerife. Water parks: Tenerife has some of the best water parks in Europe, such [...]

It’s here! Carnival of Tenerife 2023

We already know the dates of the Carnival of Tenerife (January 20-February 26) but the truth is that the big week of the carnival or the one in which the main celebrations take place occurs the week before Ash Wednesday, that is, from the 15th from February to Sunday, February 26, 2023.   The Carnival [...]

Go up Mount Teide by cable car

El Teide is the highest point in Spain and one of the most impressive places in Tenerife. The best way to ascend to the crater of the volcano is by cable car, a trip that takes about 10 minutes and offers spectacular views of the island.   The cable car station is located in the [...]

Discover Costa Adeje on a Tuk Tuk

Tuk Tuks, also known as auto rickshaws or e-tuk tuks, have become a popular way to explore the beautiful resort town of Costa Adeje, located on the south coast of the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. These small, three-wheeled vehicles offer a fun and unique way to see the sights, and with a [...]

Interview with Jesús Gómez Head of the Restaurant and Bars Department

Welcome to a new post in our blog. Today we take another look into the heart of the hotel. This time with Jesús Gómez, Head of the Restaurant and Bars Department at Hotel El Duque.   Jesús has been working at Hotel El Duque for more than 10 years. He is in charge of a [...]

Rent a car in Tenerife

Renting a car in Tenerife is undoubtedly the best way to explore the island without worries and at your leisure. There are many car rental companies and the island has no tolls or blue zone, so all are advantages.   At Hotel el Duque we have a discount for our clients who wish to rent [...]

Virtual visit 360º

Welcome to a new post in our blog!   Today we want to go inside Hotel El Duque and show you one of our rooms with a 360º virtual tour.  Hotel El Duque has several models of rooms: Studios, Apartments and Suite Apartments.  The hotel has several furniture designs in the rooms, but all of [...]

The 7 most instagrammable places in Tenerife

The contrasts of Tenerife and its variety of landscapes make the island an incredible place to take pictures. Today we show you the 7 most instagrammable places on our island of Tenerife. El Mirador de Las Teresitas   Without a doubt, it is an obligatory stop to contemplate the Teresitas beach and Santa Cruz in [...]

The 5 best viewpoints in Tenerife

Today we offer you the 5 best viewpoints in Tenerife. All of them with spectacular views, dreamy sunsets and magical places that are also very accessible to enjoy with the family, since you can reach all of them by car.   When you visit us at Hotel El Duque, don't hesitate to rent a car [...]

Urban Art in Tenerife

The term urban art or street art refers to all street art. Urban art encompasses both graffiti and various other forms of street art expression. When we talk about street art, urban art or street art, we refer to the informal techniques of artistic expression that are freely given on the street, sometimes even illegally, [...]

A walk through the Lunar Landscape

In the heights of Granadilla de Abona and in the middle of a forest of Canarian pine trees (Pinus canariensis), there is a unique space where volcanic materials capriciously intermingle with the sculptural action of erosion. This natural landscape belongs to the Corona Forestal Natural Park, on the border with the Teide National Park, and [...]

Gofio, the flour of the Canary Islands

Gofio is a food preparation for instant consumption traditionally made in the Canary Islands, based on toasted and subsequently ground cereals.   There are countless ways to incorporate gofio into the kitchen. From sweet desserts to savory dishes, this food is the star ingredient in some delicious Canarian recipes.   Apart from its consumption in [...]

What to do in Tenerife: El Pijaral

The integral nature reserve of Pijaral in Tenerife constitutes a place with important environmental values, as it is home to one of the best samples of the laurel forest on the Island.   This place protected by regional regulations is located on the northern slope of the Macizo de Anaga. With an area of ​​300 [...]

Accommodations at Hotel El Duque

Today we would like to remind all our clients of the renovation work we have done in our accommodations. Our apartments, Studios and Suite Apartments, are designed for the comfort and enjoyment of the whole family.   Discover through these photos, which we leave you below, of the comforts offered by our accommodations. And if, [...]

Paragliding in Tenerife

Would you like to see Tenerife from the air? Do not hesitate, it is one of the best excursions you can do when you visit us at Hotel El Duque. You will be able to fly and explore our island of Tenerife from the air and enjoy a safe flight. Today we propose three companies [...]

Tenerife Auditorium

Today on the Hotel El Duque blog we will talk about the Tenerife Auditorium. This modern auditorium has been considered an emblem of the city of Santa Cruz and of the island of Tenerife. It is the most modern civil building in the Canary Islands and is a tourist attraction on the island. Do not [...]

What to do in Tenerife: La Orotava

Just 8 kilometers from Puerto de la Cruz is one of the prettiest and most historic towns on the island: La Orotava. This town founded at the top of a homonymous valley is part of the Teide Natural Park and offers privileged views of the volcano and the Atlantic from 360 meters above sea level. [...]

Take advantage of our 15% discount!

Are you looking for a hotel in the south of the island with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere? Hotel El Duque is located in the south of the island of Tenerife, just a few steps from the beach. Tenerife is a paradise of beaches and nature. For this reason, discover Hotel El Duque in Costa [...]

Interview with Yaiza Abreu – Head of the flats department

Welcome to a new post in our blog. Today we take you back to the heart of the hotel. This time from Yaiza Abreu, head of the hotel's housekeeping department.   Yaiza has been working at Hotel El Duque for 12 years and has been growing and advancing little by little to become a housekeeper. [...]

The 5 Best Beaches in Tenerife

Mount Teide splits the island of Tenerife in two and if the north stands out for its black sand beaches of volcanic origin, where the waves are common as well as the spectacular landscapes, the south stands out for the golden sand and developments urban. If you are more north or south, these are the [...]

What to do in Tenerife: Pyramids of Güímar

The Pyramids of Güímar are located in the municipality of Güímar on the east coast of the island of Tenerife. They are located about 60 kilometers from Hotel El Duque.   There are six constructions in the form of stepped pyramids whose date of construction is the subject of debate, although the most accepted theory [...]

Sunsets from Hotel El Duque

They say that sunsets make us happy and calm us down. Because of the light, because of the energy they give off... We don't know the scientific reasons, but we do know that from Hotel El Duque, day after day we experience sunsets that fill us with happiness. In today's post we want to show [...]

Visit La Gomera, another paradise in the Canary Islands.

Are you a lover of excursions and outdoor activities? If you stay with Hotel El Duque on the island of Tenerife, you should not miss the opportunity to visit the island of La Gomera.   Doing a day trip to visit La Gomera from Tenerife is totally feasible and even recommended if you want to [...]

4 Parties that you cannot miss in Tenerife

Book your trip to Tenerife and immerse yourself in its incredible natural beauty. Everything you need is here for you, from fantastic beaches and wine routes to incredible hiking opportunities. Tenerife and especially Costa Adeje, has the best beaches, the mild climate throughout the year makes it a pilgrimage site for tourists of all nationalities. [...]

6 Questions to the chef of Hotel El Duque, Ángel González.

In today's post we are going to delve into the restaurant kitchens of Hotel El Duque with the help of our magnificent Chef. Ángel González, has been with us for more than 9 years, began working in the Hotel El Duque kitchen at the end of 2012 and since then has become a reference in [...]

Learn Spanish in Tenerife

Would you like to learn Spanish in Tenerife? Here at Hotel El Duque, we can help you finding the best language schools in Costa Adeje.   Whether you're on a short-term living experience, or simply looking for a fun immersion trip, Tenerife offers students and anyone looking to learn Spanish in an easy, fun and [...]

Diving in Tenerife

Do you want to feel the sensation of diving? In Tenerife you will be able to enjoy unique and incomparable volcanic seabeds, inhabited by a wide variety of species. On the island of Tenerife you can dive all year round thanks to the pleasant temperature of its water. Furthermore, Tenerife enjoys very good visibility thanks [...]

3 Essential Canarian Cheeses

Today we propose 3 essential Canarian cheeses for exquisite palates. The Canary archipelago enjoys a mild and pleasant climate, from which the late cheeses from these islands receive their characteristic flavor. These 3 cheeses, which we propose, are crunchy with a golden crust and have a soft interior that whets the appetite. Our signature cheeses [...]

The refurbishment of the Hotel El Duque

We are especially excited about this week's post as we are going to show you some of the reforms that we have carried out in the hotel and how it has changed.   Hotel El Duque remained closed for more than a year due to the global situation that we are all experiencing. But during [...]

Costa Adeje, a paradise for cyclists.

Tenerife is the best destination in Europe for cycling lovers. According to the website of European Best Destinations, an organization that works to promote culture and tourism in Europe. The survey was conducted this year and more than 82 countries have participated in the vote.   Thanks to the climate, its mountains and its roads, [...]

3 craft beers from Tenerife that you have to try

Today we review 3 craft beers from the Island of Tenerife that you must try on your visit to Tenerife.   As we have already seen in some of our previous blogs, the Canary Islands is much more than sun and beaches. Tenerife is also a great place to expand your beer culture. Thanks to [...]

San Cristóbal de la Laguna

Today we have to talk about this city in the north of the island of Tenerife, San Cristóbal de La Laguna. It was the first city in the Canary Islands, and so far it is the only one to be declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Its colonial architecture, the linear layout of its [...]

Icod de los Vinos and the Millennial Dragon Tree

Today we propose the second entry about emblematic towns on the Island of Tenerife. Icod de los Vinos is known as La Ciudad del Drago, because it is home to the famous ancient Dragon Tree of Icod de los Vinos, one of the most emblematic symbols of the island of Tenerife. The old part of [...]

Garachico and the volcano that changed history

With this post we begin a series of three emblematic towns on the Island of Tenerife. This first town is the story of how a volcano changed the future of a port and its people. Garachico is today one of the most important historical centers in the Canary Islands. The rich historical-artistic heritage inherited from [...]

The 3 best golf courses in Tenerife, Costa Adeje

The Hotel El Duque is located in Costa Adeje, the third most important tourist destination on the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain). It is an ideal place to play golf and rest. The hotel is 10 km from Los Cristianos Airport and 1.5 km from Las Américas International Airport.   Costa Adeje is the [...]

3 Wineries To Visit In Tenerife

The perfect way to enjoy a glass of wine in Tenerife is by enjoying an unforgettable Wine Route, Hotel El Duque offers you 3 wineries that you cannot miss if you come to visit us on the island of Tenerife. The Hotel El Duque can provide you with the perfect accommodation for your needs. We [...]

Reopening of Hotel El Duque

Hotel El Duque reopening!   After more than a year, we can say that we reopen on August 12, 2021! There is nothing left, the countdown has begun.   We are very committed to the fight against COVID-19 and all the operations of our hotel have adapted to this situation and we follow all the [...]

The 5 best tours in Tenerife

Land of volcanic dramas, jaw-dropping sunsets and some of the most diverse terrain in Spain, Tenerife is vying to be the adventure capital of the Canary Islands.   The colossal inactive volcano of Teide, together with the red-tinged rocks and arid landscapes of the Teide National Park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is [...]

Masca valley: hiking in Tenerife

Masca is a small mountain town on the island of Tenerife. Originally a Guanche settlement, before the Spanish conquest in 1496. The town now houses about 100 inhabitants. It is located at an altitude of 650 m in the mountains of the Macizo de Teno, which extend to the most northwestern point of Tenerife.   [...]

Guanches: the aborigines of the Canary Islands.

In our new blog, we would like to tell you a little about the aborigines of the Canary Islands. Los Guanches is the name given to the ancient aborigines of the island of Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. They inhabited the islands before the Spanish conquest in 1496. The Guanches were genetically and culturally related [...]

Victor, the painter of Hotel El Duque

Victor the painter from Hotel El Duque. Today we want to show you one of the changes that we continue to make to improve our hotel before reopening. As you know, we have been working all this time without rest so that when you come to Hotel El Duque, you will find a renovated hotel. [...]

The results of our environmental policy

At Hotel El Duque we are committed to the environment and all our daily operations are aimed at producing the least possible impact on our environment.   Our mission is to improve year after year. In 2019 and thanks to obtaining the Travelife certification, we have realized the importance of sharing with our employees, suppliers [...]

Duke Gym in Hotel El Duque, Costa Adeje in Tenerife

We would like to present you with the Duke Gym at Hotel El Duque! Do you like sports? Can't stop, not even on vacation? Don't worry, at Hotel El Duque, Costa Adeje in Tenerife, we have everything you need so that you don't stop enjoying sport when you come to visit us in Tenerife.   [...]

Buffet Restaurant, 4 recipes you must try

If you are thinking of coming to Tenerife to spend your holidays, we would like to inform you about our buffet restaurant at Hotel El Duque, Costa Adeje in Tenerife.   In our buffet restaurant, you can taste our chef's specialties in a buffet that includes hot and cold dishes, traditional recipes, and an extensive [...]

The 3 best theme parks in Tenerife

In Tenerife, you can enjoy its beaches and mountains all year round, but the island also has a wide variety of theme parks for the whole family. In the Hotel El Duque blog, we tell you which are the 3 best theme parks in Tenerife and why you should visit them.   Here you will [...]

What to do at Easter in Tenerife

Not sure what to do at Easter in Tenerife? Don't worry, from Hotel El Duque we can help you discover it. We already have Easter just around the corner and in Costa Adeje, Tenerife you can enjoy endless activities for yourself or the family. THE WEATHER IN TENERIFE. The climate in Tenerife is a great [...]

Hello and welcome to Hotel El Duque

Hello and welcome to the blog of Hotel El Duque in Costa Adeje, Tenerife. In this new space we would like to communicate with our clients and friends. From today, we will put all our illusion, so that our blog becomes an open space for information on cultural activity on our island of Tenerife and [...]