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May 3, 2015

Dia de la Cruz


The Day of the Cross (Dia de La Cruz) is a religious holiday which is celebrated in many Spanish and Hispanic areas. It is believed that on the third of May, Elena, the mother of Emperor Byzontine, found the Holy Cross on which Jesus had died.

The Holiday is celebrated every year in Tenerife in places with the word “cross” is part of thier name:  Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz, Cruz Santa, etc…with representations of the cross adorned with flowers and other decorative objects.

There are also colourful, vibrant processions celebrating this day and in Los Realejos there is an amazing firework display.

April 27, 2015

Time goes by …

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Photos taken 1985 and thirty years later!

April 16, 2015

The Martianez swimming pool

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This pìcture can be seen in our Restaurante Tinguaro. It was painted by Ms. Wittkugel, a talented painter, teacher and pianist. You can discover in the picture the former operators swimmingpool: Enrique Talg Schulz (in a gray suit, right by the pool) and Enrique Talg Wyss, his son (front right wearing a black suit with hands on his back) [ Continue reading … ]

April 5, 2015

Easter greetings

Most 3ay your Easter be happy

May your days be bright

Enjoy many treats

And sweet delights!



March 20, 2015

See how our garden is growing and developping!



A garden includes a constant change, a “final state” is never achieved – everybody knows. As good soil is the foundation of a healthy garden we have started a pilot project nurturing our soil so that our garden turns our visitors “green” with admiration.

We hope you too come enjoy it this springtime!

March 10, 2015

Tigaiga – Muesli – Recipe

image  ccIngredients for 4 servings:

1 large cup of oatmeal

1 large cup of milk  (+ add according to preference)

150 ml yogurt,   can be vanilla flavor

4 large chopped dried apricots,

1 tablespoon raisins

2 teaspoons of sugar or honey

either small amount of sunflower seeds and / or chopped nuts

1 tablespoon orange juice

1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest

pinch of salt


Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix the orange juice into the yogurt and then the milk (this helps, do not curdle the milk and yogurt!)

Finally, we add the orange zest and honey. Then we mix everything together. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Add more milk the next morning if the mixture is too dry,  it should be pretty smooth…  and ENJOY

March 3, 2015

Rose experts again at the Tigaiga

001Today, Dr. Schreiber and Señor Lamprecht (volunteers at the Europa-Rosarium Sangerhausen) answered all our questions about “Rose Care”  in detail.

We are very grateful for all the good advices for the joy of beautiful roses in the garden will be even greater with an intense bloom and scent!

February 19, 2015

Tigaiga … enjoying our Carnival

carnavales 2015A peculiarity of the Canarian Carnival is the “Burial of the Sardine”.

Symbolically, Carnival is carried to the grave with a fish made out of paper mache. But before she is taken through the streets, so that everyone can hear the lamentations of widows or widowers!

Our team with black veil hats or face masks, after a funny served dinner in our Restaurnate Jardín, also accompanied the “funeral procession” through Puerto de la Cruz!

February 11, 2015

afur-2Everyone has their own ideal holiday. Many people travel to Tenerife to enjoy the spring-like climate, the beaches and exuberant
vegetation. In addition to this, many others come to take part in open air activities. The star activity is hiking, with more
than 1,500 kilometres of different footpaths which include: routes along the coast, through forests or around volcanoes.

The island will be the European capital of hiking from 10 to 14 March 2015 when it hosts the Tenerife Walking Festival. The event is open to hikers from all over the continent. Apart from the spectacular routes organised specifically for the festival, participants will be able to enjoy one of the most beautiful places on the island: Puerto de la Cruz.

January 28, 2015

Iberia Express will open new route in the Summer 2015 program

iberia-express-a320GOOOD NEWS:     Iberia Express will open new international routes from the Canary Islands!
Tenerife will be connecting directly with London / Heathrow as reported by the airline, starting March 29th.

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