Aside from photos and memories, items bought from Tenerife would definitely make great souvenirs. And if it’s souvenirs you are looking for, the island has many markets to cater to your shopping needs. Here are some of them:
Located in Santa Cruz, Mercado Nuestra Senora de Africa or African Market is famous throughout the island. It showcases about 300 stalls selling a wide range of fresh local produce. To get the best of the vegetables and fruits sold though, you must come as early as possible.
Happy Days Car Boot Market
The Happy Days Car Boot Market in Costa del Silencio takes place every first Sunday of the month. The proceeds of the market go to K9, which is a sanctuary for abandoned dogs. As a car boot market, expect to get a lot of second-hand Tenerife shopping items such as books, shoes, clothes, and more!
Guaza Sunday Market
Guaza Sunday Market is relatively new in the island. Here, you can rummage a wide array of second-hand bits at very cheap prices.
Los Abrigos Night Market
A little market, Los Abrigos Night Market is held at Los Abrigos’ square – fronting its church – every Tuesday. Although there aren’t much stalls to check, the market still offers a number of interesting pieces, like silver jewelry and some clothes for the holidays.
Golf Del Sur Market
Located near the new marina, Golf Del Sur Market has already become famous to many market goers. Open every Friday morning, the market features several interesting stalls that are worth the visit if you are staying in or near Golf del Sur.
Torviscas Market and Los Cristionos
Two of the biggest markets in South Tenerife, Torviscas, which is open on Saturdays and Los Cristionos open on Sundays, are always busy as it provides a lot of nice bargains. Its many stalls provide a wide array of goods that include clothes, souvenirs, books, fabrics, and sometimes, even property!
With a lot of markets in Tenerife, picking for souvenirs would sure be easy.