Blog

Keep up to date with the latest news from the Hotel Jardin Tecina and La Gomera with our monthly blog posts.

3 Different Ways To Get Around La Gomera

Once you’re done enjoying some of the hotel facilities, here are some great transport options to help you discover what else is out there.
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Falling In Love With The Canary Islands

With Valentine’s Day coming and going so fast, you may be left feeling loved up and looking for an adventure.
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The Canary Islands On The Silver Screen

As a highly anticipated cinema season begins, film-lovers may be wondering where their favourite movies were filmed.
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3 Things You Can Do On A La Palma Day Trip From La Gomera

La Palma is one of the lesser known Canary Islands. Fortunately, if you are planning to travel here, there is a direct ferry service from La Gomera with Fred. Olsen Express that takes two hours from port to port with returns happening throughout the day.
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Why La Gomera Is The Perfect Destination For A New Year’s Stay

As we head towards the end of the year, temperatures start to drop and many travellers are looking to escape over the New Year’s period.
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The Historical Highlights of San Sebastián in La Gomera

Getting a feel for the local culture can be a large part of experiencing certain destinations and La Gomera is no exception. With San Sebastián being the only port on the Island, many tourists enter into the city from Tenerife via ferry.
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The New Canary Island

With the recent decision from the General Commission of the Autonomous Communities of the Senate, La Graciosa has been accepted as the eighth and newest Canary island.
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7 Reasons To Seek Winter Sun In the Canary Islands

As we’ve already passed the half-way point of the year, you may be looking to book your winter sun getaway. With many exotic destinations to choose from, it’s difficult to decide on your perfect destination.
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Could the Island of La Gomera be Self-Sufficient by 2030?

As the second-smallest island within the Canary Islands, La Gomera has made the decision to become the largest self-sufficient island in the world by 2030.
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4 Things To Do On A Gran Canaria Day Trip From La Gomera

On your holiday to La Gomera, there is plenty to do on the island. With scenic walks and local specialities around every corner, you may think there is no reason to leave the island.
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My First Experience Of Hotel Jardín Tecina

Travel Specialist, Lucy Newman, recently visited our laid-back resort in the Canary Islands for the first time. Here is what she thought of her stay.
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3 Essential Activities To Enjoy At Hotel Jardin Tecina

While relaxing by the beach may seem to be all the Canary Islands offer, here at Hotel Jardín Tecina we also include memorable activities that you can enjoy whilst recharging your batteries.
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4 Things to know before travelling to the Canary Islands

When travelling to one of the world’s favourite holiday sun destinations, you would expect a somewhat homely feeling, but along with the sunny beaches and colourful cuisine, the Canary Islands have many quirks of their own.
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5 Uncrowded Beaches in the Canary Islands

Going to a beach on your Canary Island holiday can seem like an easy task, but a lot of the well-known beaches can be tourist-traps that are overcrowded by locals and fellow tourists alike.
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Alcoholic Beverages That Were Created In The Canary Islands

When on holiday, many of us travellers like to indulge with a drink or two and, with lots of beverages to choose from, some tourists don’t know where to start.
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4 Different water sports in the Canary Islands

Amongst all of the festive fun at the Hotel Jardín Tecina, you might want to take some time out to experience some of the island’s many water sports.
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5 Animals You Don’t Want To Miss On Your Holiday To La Gomera

Amongst all of the sunbathing and swimming on your holiday to La Gomera, you might want to explore the local wildlife that is on display.
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Taking Some Time Out At Tecina

Last week, some members of the team travelled to La Gomera for a few days. This is what our Operations Manager had to say about his time on the island.
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New Benchi Express Creates A Quicker Route To Hotel Jardín Tecina

The reinstatement of this local ferry route will now make it easier for guests to arrive at the Hotel Jardín Tecina.
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5 Things To Do When You Arrive In Los Cristianos

As you wait for your ferry crossing from Los Cristianos in Tenerife, here are a few things to do in the area.
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Changes Are Afoot At The Hotel Jardín Tecina

As we enter the busy summer season, we are pleased to announce some changes to our relaxing resort in La Gomera.
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Mirador, Mirador, Which Is The Fairest Of Them All?

La Gomera is full of observation decks & viewpoints known as miradors. Here are some of the impressive spots where you can capture some breathtaking photos.
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This Amazing Drone Footage Captures La Gomera Perfectly

Watch as the beautiful island of La Gomera is brought to life in this fantastic drone footage. Prepare for the wanderlust.
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The Vibrant Festivals Of La Gomera

La Gomera is a vibrant island with rich natural beauty, colourful and delicious cuisine, and plenty of reasons to celebrate throughout the year.
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10 Leisure Activities At The Hotel Jardín Tecina

Although you can (and should) take some time to explore the beautiful island of La Gomera, you don’t even have to leave the resort if you don’t want to.
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The Charming Chapels Of La Gomera

Something you are sure to notice is the number of little chapels amongst the landscape of La Gomera. Here are a few charming examples that you might discover.
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3 Natural Landmarks On La Gomera

Untouched by mass tourism and greener than any other Canary Island, La Gomera is home to natural spots that are beautiful and stirring in equal measure.
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Christmas In The Canary Islands

Whilst we wait for Santa, tuck into turkey and get most of the celebrations over in one day, things are slightly different on La Gomera.
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Two New Gastronomic Experiences At The Hotel Jardin Tecina

The Gara Restaurant and the Eco Finca Tecina have recently opened at the hotel. Both of these are designed to give guests a taste of La Gomera.
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La Gomeran Dish Tops Spain’s List Of Gastronomic Wonders

A few months ago, the people of Spain voted from a shortlist of 20 dishes to decide what the seven gastronomic wonders of their nation should be.
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3 Things To Do On A Tenerife Day Trip From La Gomera

With plenty to do, Tenerife is a great choice for a day trip from your base in La Gomera. Here are three exciting things to do.
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4 Reasons To Get Married At Hotel Jardín Tecina

The team at the Hotel Jardín Tecina will be able to ensure your big day goes smoothly, making La Gomera a great choice for tying the knot abroad
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Bajada de la Virgen Festival

The Bajada de la Virgen is a unique and colourful festival which takes place on the island of La Gomera, over the course of three months, once every five years.
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Who Would Enjoy A Holiday In La Gomera?

A trip to La Gomera will allow people to indulge their passions and interests on a holiday that can be as relaxing or active as you want it to be.
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4 Reasons To Love Tecina Golf

As the Fred. Olsen Challenge of Spain comes to the Hotel Jardin Tecina again, we look at why this is the perfect place to indulge your passion for golf.
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Your Route To The Hotel Jardín Tecina Could Be About To Get Easier

As Fred. Olsen Express applies to reinstate an old ferry route, the journey to the Hotel Jardín Tecina could be getting easier for guests.
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La Gomera’s Role In Discovering The New World

As the last place that Christopher Columbus stopped before his 1492 voyage, la Gomera played a key role in discovering the New World.
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Three Reasons Why La Gomera Is The Perfect Canary Island

With La Gomera tipped to be a hot destination in 2016, here's why you should choose to visit over the other Canary Islands.
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See The Real Life Setting For ‘In The Heart Of The Sea’

Boxing Day sees the release of the film, 'In the Heart of the Sea'. Here’s how you can see the filming locations for yourself & stay where the cast & crew did.
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Four Foods Produced In The Canary Islands

We take a look at some of the delicious food products which are grown or made in the Canary Islands.
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Getting To The Hotel Jardin Tecina

Your journey to the Hotel Jardin Tecina is in three parts. Everything will be organised seamlessly so all you need to do is relax & let the holiday begin.
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Get Closer To Nature On Your La Gomera Holiday

There are many ways you can make the most of La Gomera's flora and fauna, here are just a few.
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Exploring The Garajonay National Park

A visit to Garajonay is a must during your trip to La Gomera and so here are a few things you can do on your excursion.
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Summer Is Award Season For The Hotel Jardin Tecina

The Hotel Jardin Tecina has recently been inducted into the 'Hall of Fame' by travel review company TripAdvisor.
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Free Kids’ Places At Hotel Jardin Tecina This Summer

With free places for children at the Hotel Jardin Tecina this summer, it's the perfect destination for a family holiday.
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A La Gomeran Menu To Savour

The cuisine of la Gomera is vibrant and has many influences. Here are some of the dishes you can expect to see on the menu.
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4 Reasons To Spend A Romantic Break At The Hotel Jardin Tecina

The Hotel Jardin Tecina is the perfect destination for a romantic retreat. Here are few reasons why.
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What’s Happening At The Hotel Jardin Tecina?

Here's an update an some of the things that have been happening at the hotel and on the island, as well as a look at some up and coming events.
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Things You Didn't Know About The Canary Islands

The Canaries are part of Europe but lie closer to Africa. This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to interesting facts.
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3 Reasons To Seek Winter Sun In La Gomera

La Gomera is the perfect destination for a post-Christmas break that goes in search of some winter sun. Here are three reasons to travel to the Canaries during the colder months.
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Top 3 Things To Do On La Gomera

Whilst you are free to do nothing during your stay at Hotel Jardin Tecina, here are some great things to do if you feel like being more active.
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Health Benefits of Holiday Golf

A golfing holiday can bring a wealth of health benefits along with picturesque settings and warm weather. So what are you waiting for?
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Hotel Jardin Tecina’s Role In Responsible Tourism

September the 27th is world tourism day and so here is a look at all the thing Hotel Tecina does to support the local community.
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The Quieter Canaries

Islands such as Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote are well known to us in England, but what about the less popular Canary Islands?
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Preserving The Ancient Language Of La Gomera

Silbo gomero is an ancient whistling language used by the people of La Gomera. It recently experienced a resurgence after nearly dying out.
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Reasons to book with us...

Financial protection afforded by our ABTA and ATOL industry bonding, giving you complete peace of mind.

Dedicated team of experienced travel advisors waiting to tailor your holiday to your personal requirements.

We can arrange all of your car hire, airport lounges and much more to make your holiday as easy as possible.

Contact Information

Our lines are open:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm
Sunday 10:30am - 4:30pm

0800 035 0704

Bonded by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and by the Civil Aviation Authority's Air Travel Organisers Licensing (ATOL) scheme, you can look forward to your next adventure with the peace of mind that your money is financially protected in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

We are also members of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and Leading Cruise Agents.

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