Fortunately, the face of shameless hedonism once associated with the land the media liked to call Tene-grief has undergone major surgery. Nowadays, this island of eternal sunshine is better known as a chic destination of world-class beaches, luxurious hotels, restaurants, unbeatable nightlife, fabulous trekking, gob-smacking scenery, year-round golf and yes, a thriving cultural scene. So come on in, the water's lovely! The new Tenerife has the lot, and we showcase it right here.Ever since the days when a sombre-faced doctor pronounced, “What you need young lady is a dose of sunshine,” and sent a fair damsel packing to Tenerife, the island has exploded onto the worldwide tourism scene as one of the most popular resort islands on the planet.