Secrets of Tenerife sun which deserve an anthem.

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Anthem dedicated to Sun in Tenerife.

A good man will keep you warm,
but so does Tenerife sun.
She, however, is less demanding.
She's your better lover and never on the run.

Mean tongues say, more hot Tenerife gays than "heteros" abound.
Tenerife' sun, my dear, is bisexual with anything around.



She's like a capricious lady, unpredictable at times, but she always loves the biggest of all Canary Isles.

Then, why's there such rumor Tenerife sun likes Las Americas best?
She doesn't...
Look, there are also days when she, unexpectedly, turns her face to north west.

She, then, leaves the south in the gray.

That's when you really feel stupid after having gone onto a beach trip from the north to the south on a sunny Puerto Cruz day.

Time needed from Puerto Cruz to catch up with sun

 You reach Playa de las Teresitas the main beach of Santa Cruz de Tenerife within about 40 minutes.

How fast get from Puerto Cruz to Playa de las Americas?

It takes an 80 to 90 minutes drive.

However, there may be sun before you reach the musical fountain of Arona.

Occasionally, it may be rather hot in the south for sleeping well at night. Most hotels have artificial cool air, though.

The strength of Santa Cruz capital sun

Discover Tenerife Santa Cruz hotels, which are nicely cooled... Nights and days can be extremely warm in August in the capital of the biggest of all Canary Isles.

Tenerife Sun and solstice

You know that the Tenerife sun casts different shadows during 365 or 364 days per year.

Nobody celebrates this on Tenerife.

The day of Solstice on June 23, was renamed San Juan fiesta (Saint John holiday)
for Puerto de la Cruz.
But, Puerto still celebrates the sun while setting alight
a big bonfire.
Icod de los Vinos also parties on that day.
It makes do with a big pole people set alight on San Marcos beach.

A friend said to me earlier on the day of solstice, when we were driving in her car: "Fantastic, now the sun will annoy me less with its brightness behind my steering wheel..."

The sun and Guimar Pyramids

Know that Guimar Pyramids of the former Guanche the natives of Tenerife were all built facing east to the rising of our most powerful natural energy in the sky.

The Guimar Pyramids give you a peculiar enough clue that the Neolithic people must have worshiped the Tenerife sun.

Not really games by Tenerife sun

There rarely is a day where Tenerife sun doesn't smile at some part of the island, at some town or on some beaches.

The Tenerife sun is "known to play disappearing tricks" which, of course, has reasons. This happens frequently in the region of the northern of the airports of the biggest Canary Island  by El Sauzal. There, she suddenly may be hiding behind the smallest of mountains. That doesn't mean that she is in a low position because of the hour of the day.
Only weather clouds are to blame.

Tenerife sundowns

The west coast of Tenerife is famous for its sundowns, most beautiful during solstice.

Conditions helped by sun on Teide and Cañadas

Teide sun and snow

Sometimes, the sun already starts lifting Mount Teide's white cover from the bottom up, in March. By May, she, usually, manages, to turn Mount Teide top, where next to nothing grows, all naked again.

Find out more about the Teide National Park with its special climate of sun, clouds and wind as well as amazing beauty... The national park of the the Island of Mount Teide has had that privilege since 1954 for good reasons.

Caleidoscope of colors in rocks

Without the help of her revealing light, we might not spot so many different colored minerals and oxydizations in these mountains which the Tenerife sun turns so bright.

Autumn in Tenerife and its sun

The time of the year when the sun is most generous in both north and south is, definitely, autumn in Tenerife.
Rains may start end of October/November. From September to end of October is, therefore, the best period for sunny Tenerife holidays, by far.

Sun at Easter time in Tenerife

Learn why April on the biggest of all Canary Islands is an alternative for vacations. This applies to North and South Tenerife. The time around Easter was my first sunny holiday in Tenerife.. Swimming in a heated pool in the open at our 4 star hotel was very welcome. We stayed opposite the 7 artificial lakes of Puerto de la Cruz where many tourists were not shy to swim in its natural pools while they, obviously, greatly enjoyed the Tenerife sun at 23 to 24 degrees Celsius around Easter.

Find out about Tenerife winter sun, clouds and wind...

The Tenerife weather is warmer in general and shows more sun in the south. A difference of 2 degrees Celsius compared to its northern region may almost be taken for granted. Winds can be unpleasant on the southwest coast, however.

Millions of hibernating long term tourists who prefer winter in the north of the biggest of all Canary Islands' have been proof since the Seventies that Tenerife winter sun is pretty reliable and still strong. I noticed an average of 23 degrees Celsius around Puerto de la Cruz from 2001 until 2007.

Tenerife Winter 2008/2009 went crazy, however. North Tenerife temperatures by its oldest resort went as low as 14 degrees, at times. Therefore, the exception confirms the rule with sunshine, also.

At Los Rodeos Airport, however, the winter sun hardly fights 12 degrees Celsius.

Why they call it Punta del Sol regarding Tenerife sun

I can see Punta del Sol from my balcony in Los Realejos. Punta del Sol is phenomenal, as it's, almost always, bathed in sun. This is why Punta del Sol translates into Point of Sun. Punta del Sol is also the remotest coastal point from which to enjoy La Orotava Puerto Cruz Rincón.(La Orotava and Puerto Cruz Bay).

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Poem Tenerife sun for kids and the young at heart

When the sun's face is half covered with clouds of sky
is when she almost wants to cry.

When she is hiding behind a total black screen
is when a cloud wall covers up for her because,
she doesn't want to be seen.
Her most radiant smile is for old and young
a promise for biggest rooftop and outdoor fun.

Sun for children in Tenerife

You may very well guess why sun helps bringing up children cheaper, better and healthier. Also, Vitamin D is produced with the help of sun on our skin. This "sun vitamin" is important for growth and for bones.

Also, kids have so many cheap celebrations and outdoor sports to take part in. Not to forget is Carnival. It owes part of its success on Tenerife to its sun.
Be careful with kids with very white skin... Possible skin cancer is not to be ignored. Sun blockers should be used. However, it must also be stressed that kids should also catch some tiny doses of sun frequently without sun cremes applied. Learn why by clicking on the following link of a New York Times publication...

Sun against osteoporosis

Tenerife sun is also a good friend for the elderly and everybody with fragile bones. Besides, any outdoor activities of people of age are a great plus for insufficient bone density. Here again, the sun is a helper to spend more time outside. There is an interesting article by Gretchen Reynolds of the New York Times phys-ed-section...Discover that Vitamin D is best caught by strong sunlight... Tenerife sun will help even in winter.
Vitamin D to improve your athletic athlectic performance is the published New York Times title, while vitamin D is important first of all by helping to absorb calcium for your bones.

Grab your cozy place for the sun...

Rent a Tenerife holiday apartment in the north and enjoy winter months with more than enough sunshine, unless you prefer spring autumn or summer holidays...

Sun and cloud graphic thanks to Designedtoat.com

From Tenerife sun back to climate in Tenerife

to find out more, such as about temperatures, moods and life styles which all depend on those warm beams which she gives us. I would like to thank my friend from Writers Helper very much who gave me a valuable tip for my first anthem.

Read it one more time if you liked my little rhyme ?
It would have worked out better if I was a native English speaker.



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