Shopping

Food in Teror

Cistercian Convent

A sort of divine aura hangs over Teror, so it seems fitting that any snacks you purchase should be handmade by nuns. Puff and pant your way up steep Calle Herrería, next to the museum until you reach Calle del Casta…
Arts & Crafts in Puerto de la Cruz

Casa de la Aduana

The most comprehensive selection of quality crafts in town. A little pricey but this is no souvenir tat. The range includes classy locally produced jewellery, finely crafted ceramics, stone and glassware, quirky chi…
Shopping Centre in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

Centro Comercial El Mirador

Near the main sweep of beach on the Costa Adeje is this bijou shopping centre with boutiques set around prettily tiled patios and fountains with palms, arches and pots of brilliant-red geraniums. Fittingly overlooke…
Food in La Laguna

El Rincon Extremeño

A good place to buy jamón ibérico de bellota (from acorn-fed black pigs) priced at around €40 a kilo. Other less expensive hams are also available, either a whole leg or, if this equals a worrying protuberance from …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Joyeria Toky

Founded in the 1960s and still with the original dark-wood shop fittings, this corner shop specialises in religious artefacts, jewellery and literature. Statuettes, cherubs, angels and Virgin Mary images crowd the d…
Cosmetics in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

La Tienda de Aloe Vera

Aloe vera grows prolifically throughout the Canary Islands (it was discovered in nearby North Africa) and, for centuries, has been recognised for its healing properties. This tiny interior is stuffed full of every i…
Food in La Laguna

Tea & Baking

The name says it all. This colourful lip-smacking shop sells everything to do with baking, ranging from cooking chocolate to fancy bowls, printed aprons, rose water and, yes, even Reese's peanut butter chips for poo…
Arts & Crafts in La Orotava

MAIT

Housed in the former 17th-century convent of San Benito Abad, this museum shop sells a fabulous range of Ibero-American art and crafts with an emphasis on central and south America. Brightly painted ornaments from …
Jewellery in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Dédalo

It may look like just another accessory shop, but step inside to discover well-displayed, exquisite jewellery created by such eminent Spanish and Canarian jewellers as Rosa Mendéz, Carlos Reano and the shop’s namesa…
Clothing in Puerto de la Cruz

Atlantico Shop

The leather goods sold here are sourced in Morocco but, no, the souk tradition of haggling doesn’t apply here. The quality-to-price ratio is good however, and the range is extensive and includes shoes, belts, coats …