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Canary Islands news

News from around the Canary Islands. Canary Islands community news and updates. If you would like to submit a new story for your area – drop us a line to info@spainbuddy.com with as much info as you can and a photo if you have one.

 Elle Draper

Music in Tenerife – Summer 2017

Music in Tenerife – Summer 2017

Those looking to combine a sunny beach break with great music in Tenerife are in for the best of summers. As the largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife has idyllic beaches, all year-round sun and is this summer hosting a number of unmissable music festivals and concerts.

 Ayuntamiento de Adeje

Adeje signs up to sustainable tourism

The Adeje mayor, José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, met with the president of the Institute for Responsible Tourism, the ITR, Tomás de Azcárate y Bang, this week and on behalf of the borough signed an official ‘letter of commitment’ to sustainable tourism.

 Elle Draper

Race from Sea to Sky with the Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail

Race from Sea to Sky with the Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail

Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail, the island’s most popular (and extreme) long-distance mountain race, will take place on Saturday 10th June, marking the seventh year in a row that the island has held the event.

 Ayuntamiento de Adeje

Gloria Gaynor in Adeje

Gloria Gaynor in Adeje

In advance of her first ever concert in Tenerife, in the Adeje Las Torres pavilion, Gloria Gaynor, met the press with Adeje mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, who thanked her for picking Adeje for her first concert in Tenerife.

 Elle Draper

Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty

Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty

‘Travel Man: 48 hours in Tenerife’ airs this evening (March 27) at 8.30pm on Channel 4. Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty

 Elle Draper

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel!

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel! A luxury 5 star beachfront property in Tenerife has been chosen as the base for TOWIE cast once again.

 Elle Draper

Playa Blanca ballerina wins scholarship

Playa Blanca ballerina wins scholarship

Big news for a little girl this week as an 8-year-old Playa Blanca ballerina has won a sholarship at a dance school in Ireland.

 Spain Buddy

Adeje council condemns dog fighting

Following on the news that has emerged this week of the existence of illegal dog fighting taking place in Güímar, this council wishes to express its total and absolute repugnance for this type of activity, which is an insult to human dignity and is an abuse of animals and will support whatever measures are deemed […]