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Award for El Sombrero

Posted by dolly diver on July 15, 2011
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Apartments El Sombrero, located at the heart of Los Gigantes, has recently received an award from tour operator Thomas Cook. Clients have voted them top marks for customer service, friendliness, cleanliness and professionalism.

Blue Flag award yet again for Playa arena.

Posted by dolly diver on July 28, 2010
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playa-arena-beachBlue Flag status is awarded to beaches in more than 30 countries in Europe, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada and the Caribbean. The Blue Flag requires compliance with water quality standards, safety, general services and standards of environmental management.

The Blue Flag is a badge awarded annually by the Foundation for Environmental Education to the beaches and marinas that meet a range of environmental conditions and facilities.

This year the awards went to the beaches of La Arena in Santiago del Teide (for the 24th consecutive year),El Médano, Leocadio Machado and La Tejita in Granadilla de Abona, Las Vistas and El Camisón in Arona, Troya I-II (Americas I-II) in Adeje,  El Socorro Los Realejos, Playa Jardín in Puerto de la Cruz and La Arena (Mesa del Mar) in Tacoronte.

Many of these awarded beaches have a wide range of services such as showers, bars, restaurants, telephones, surveillance, police, Red Cross, toilets, sun-beds and umbrellas for rent, rental of sports equipment and access for disabled. Others have alternative services such as parking, camping or nudist area. Each has got its own personality and charm. Golden sands and white or black sand, wind and waves for water sports or quiet relaxation and serenity, different beaches to suit all needs.

Due to the number of Blue Flags beaches Tenerife is now  high on the list of best venues in the world.

Source: Tenerife News

The blue flag continues to wave in Playa Arena

Posted by dolly diver on July 28, 2009
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 	momento-izada-de-la-bandera-azul-2009-playa-de-la-arenaA ceremony was held on Thursday July 23rd with the Mayor, Juan Damián Gorrín Ramos, councilman of Tourism, Germán Jiménez and various hotel and staff from the beach, to officially raise the coveted Blue Flag awarded by the European Union to Playa Arena beach.

The beach has become the most awarded beach in Tenerife since 1987 as it has been awarded the blue flag each year for the past 22 years.

The Blue Flag is a recognized symbol to stringent health and environmental levels, the presence of adequate sanitation and waste, as well as rescue services, first aid and lifeguard.

22nd consecutive year award for Playa Arena beach

Posted by dolly diver on June 3, 2009
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playa-arena-beachPlaya Arena beach will receive its twenty-second consecutive year of ‘Blue Flag Beach “by the Association of Environmental and Consumer Education (ADEAC).

The campaign of 2009 Blue Flag beaches and ports is a recognized symbol that requires compliance with stringent health and environmental levels, the presence of adequate sanitation and waste, as well as rescue services, first aid and lifeguard supervision.

Playa Arena beach is currently 175 meters long and is between 50 and 75 meters wide, has public toilets and showers, good access for people with reduced movement, as well as shops, banks and restaurants very close by.