Manager of Hotel Botanico, a five-star property in the north of Tenerife, Patricio Feier knows everything there is to know about the luxury side to this fascinating island. Which is why we just had to interview him.
How long have you lived in Tenerife and what is it about the island that you love the most?
I’ve lived in Tenerife most of my life! The friendly people and the incredible temperature all year around is why I’m so in love with the island.
How does the island inspire your work and creativity?
How could I not be inspired by a 12 month destination, with visitors from all over the world and with more than 20 micro-climates!
Are there any new openings on the island that can’t be missed?
The new attractions from the Loro Parque, the old part of Santa Cruz and La Laguna, the renewed Vineyards, The lava Cave, etc.
If you only had one day to show us the best of Tenerife, where would you take us?
Mount Teide and national Park, Loro Parque, Siam Park, La Laguna Unesco heritage and the Orotava winery.Read more
Have you got a favorite island event or festival?
Carnival: the 2nd biggest in the world!
How would you spend your perfect evening in Tenerife, winter or summer?
At the monkey beach bar in the south or in a finca house in the north.
Where is your favorite local’s hangout? Why is it so special?
The Noria street in Santa Cruz; because it is Spanish!
What’s your favorite time of year in Tenerife and why?
September (great weather but a little quieter) or February ( for the carnival.)