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La Caleta, Tenerife #8

Seafront at La Caleta, Tenerife, Canary Islands

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Despite the vast amount of tourist resort developments along the south coast of Tenerife in the Canary Isalnds it's still possible to find the odd little seaside village that hasn't yet succumbed to the concrete.

During our week long stay on Tenerife in Janusry 2020 my wife Liz and I found just such a spot, La Caleta, just a half hour's stroll along the seaside promenade from the heavily developed Costa Adeje.

Build around a small bay formed of volcanic lava, La Caleta is a lovely collection of waterfront restaurants and low rise housing, with a quaint 'olde worlde' seaside ambiance that Liz and I really appreciated after the bustle and crowds at Costa Adeje.

Of course, our opinion of La Caleta was helped along by the warm, sunny day, which showed the seaside restaurants and houses in the best possible light.

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Filename - tenerife la caleta 08

Lens - 24-105mm Zoom @ 24mm

Exposure - 1/125 sec @ f/8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce haze and enhance colours.

Location - La Caleta, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Image underexposed slightly to preserve highlights.