Carnivals in Tenerife, what should I know?

The arrival of February brings with it the beginning of one of the most important festivities celebrated at Tenerife: Carnival.

Talking about a festivity that has been officially declared “International Tourist Interest“; and that, since 1987, appears in the Guinness Book of Records with the largest public participation in a dance held in an open place, makes us a little nervous. For this reason, we bring you a series of recommendations for you to enjoy as never before the Carnival of Tenerife 2019.

The Carnival Handbook:


vanilla-garden-carnaval-tenerife-2019Prepare the trip: If you’re planning your vacation for early March and still don’t have your reservation at Vanilla Garden, you should know that Carnival is synonymous with high season. We recommend that you take a look at our website to avoid last-minute surprises.


Looking for the perfect costume: There is no better time of year to get your creative side out. Keep these adjectives because you will need them when you choose your fantasy: original and Avoid clichés and try to surprise everyone with your costume.


Where do we start: The Tenerife Carnival can be divided into two main groups: the contests and the Carnival at the street. In the first phase you will be able to enjoy the performances of the Carnival groups (murgas, comparsas, groups, etc…); while, in the second phase, an explosion of light and colour takes over the streets of the


Organize the commute: Establish how you are going to access the city and how you are going to return to the place where you are staying. We recommend that you make use of public transport, is usually reinforced during these


Establish rest times: Dancing from one side to the other, moving through the streets… Having fun can be very exhausting. For this reason, we advise you to set times when you can get away from the crowd and rest. In addition, you can use those times to eat something in the wide range of Food Trucks that you will have at your


Less is more: When it comes to having fun, we should follow this rule. Make sure that the clothes you wear allow you to move freely, that your shoes are comfortable and that you choose a small bag (fanny pack style) to store your belongings. Carnival is the perfect place to have fun, but there are times when our attention is focused more on putting on your wig and not on remembering where you were wearing what really


The best advice of all, enjoy: Remember that you are having the opportunity to be at one of the most important parties in the world, so have fun. Dance, laugh, meet new people, and live the experience to the fullest.


So keep this in mind, at Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2019 there are no excuses: the party has just started and you are already part of it. If you want to contact us, don’t hesitate to do so.



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