One of the best carnivals in south Tenerife, Los Gigantes has a Latino theme this year.
Not a lot of tourists seek out this carnaval, or many fiestas in the former capital city of San Cristóbal de La Laguna even though they hold some of the biggest parties there.
Not as big as Santa Cruz, but carnival in El Puerto still involves tens of thousands of people and rocking street parties.
The biggest, brashest and most bouncing celebrations are held in Tenerife’s capital city, Santa Cruz.
Carnaval in Santa Cruz increasingly seems to come with a doom and gloom addendum. A couple of years ago it was some residents acting as party poopers, this week Tenerife’s president, Ricardo Melchior warned of potential deaths during carnaval…