There are plenty of supermarkets in Tenerife where you will be able to buy all you need for your baby, the most common supermarket is Mercadona. Pharmacies will also sell nappies, wipes and formula. Please see ‘What to Bring’ for more information on product availability in the Canaries.
Family friendly hotels will be able to provide you with a high chair and a cot.
Powdered Formula in Tenerife
The tins of powdered baby milk were available in all stages with the following brands: Puleva, Nestle Nidina, Milupa Aptamil and Hero. Prices range from €13-16 euros per tin.
There is a good selection of baby food in jars available including the brands – Nestle, Beech Nut and Hero. There are a lot of pureed fruit and pudding options however, it may be difficult to find more savoury options so if you are uncertain, bring your child’s favourite food with you. You might also opt to cook for your child if you will be staying in self catering accommodation and fresh food to cook with will be widely available.
Dodot, Huggies and Moltex nappies are all widely available. Prices are an average of 0.20 cents per nappy.
You can also buy the Little Swimmers range from Huggies.
You will also find a full range of baby wipes available along with Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo.
Baby Equipment Rentals
There are a number of companies on the island offering baby equipment hire such as travel cots, stair gates, sterilising equipment, buggies, car safety seats and baby monitors. Little Canary.is one such company.