With fabulous beaches, superb year-round climate and a lively nightlife, southern Tenerife remains a favourite with tourists and home-hunters alike - as you'll see from our TV programmes this week and next.
In fact it still seems to be our number-one Canary.
But like the bulk of Spain, its property market has been hit hard by the downturn, and there are hundreds of properties in the market for sale. So how to pick where and what to buy?
Well you must watch today's episode of A Place in the Sun featuring Jasmine Harman helping a couple look for a property with a budget of £180,000 but also, one of agents featured on the programme has provided a few pointers below.
We asked Clare Heale of Invest in Tenerife for her top five picks from homes on the market right now...
As always, remember to use independent legal advice when purchasing a property - there are now some restrictions on private holiday rentals on the island.
This two-bed, two-bath duplex property for €240,000 is on a very popular golf course resort, Golf Las Americas in southern Tenerife. It promises fantastic holiday rental income, and the property itself is newly refurbished in excellent condition.
Escape the crowds
Unique two-bed rural home in San Miguel, that allows the buyer to be away from all the tourism and relax in a finca style environment - yet be only 20 minutes from the airport. Fantastic panoramic views and the property is in excellent condition which you could move straight into. Selling for €375,000.
Bargain two-bed apartment, Los Cristianos
SAVE! At €105,000 this is an absolutely fantastic price for a two-bed property in buzzy Los Cristianos, which you can rent as a holiday let. Very popular complex with full facilities, there are two apartments next door to each other at this price that can be legally knocked into one four-bed, four-bath apartment. Great buy!
Country Club one-bed
Lovely one-bed apartment on a quiet resort in the exclusive Chayofa Country Club, this apartment has also had a great reduction in price by €9,000 so it is now €129,950. This apartment can also be legally used as a holiday let.
High-end option in exclusive hub
SPLURGE! Luxury four-bed villa in the most prestigious area of Tenerife - Costa Adeje Golf. At €750,000 it is very well priced for a villa in this area and offers stunning views of the Costa Adeje golf course.
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