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Best things to do in Tenerife

What to do in Tenerife?

Tenerife offers much more than excellent weather all year round. Any trip to the island of Tenerife would not be complete without a visit to the Mount Teide, the world´s third largest volcano! But there are many more things to do in Tenerife. Delightful historic quarters in La Orotava and La Laguna, imposing cliffs in Los Gigantes, excellent hiking opportunities at Teno, Anaga or Masca, delightful small villages, the opportunity to see whales and dolphins, fascinating wines, the traditional Guajinches… or just the opportunity to enjoy a few relaxing dates at some of Spain´s best hotels

Best places in Tenerife

Enjoy the amazing Teide National park

teide national park

Teide national park

Teide national park Teide National Park is one of Spain’s 15 national parks and stands out for several different reasons. It is home to the tallest peak in Spain, Mount Teide, that stands 3,718 meters and, its considered to be one of the 12 treasures of Spain and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is also Spain’s largest national park (over 19,000 hectares), it’s the most visited national park and one of the oldest

Discover the amazing Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival

Carnival of Tenerife / Carnaval de Tenerife

Carnival of Tenerife: The Ultimate Guide

One of the most colourful festivals in the world, the Carnival of Tenerife is second only to the one in Rio de Janeiro. During two weeks, the streets of Santa Cruz de Tenerife are full of people that take part in parades, dancing competitions, or that simply observe the queens. A great party, with amazing atmosphere and one of the fun guaranteed festivals in Spain

Amusement parks in Tenerife

siam park

Siam Park

Siam Park is one of the best water parks in the world, and definitely the best in Spain. This giant water-slide-heaven is located on the Island of Tenerife, which is part of the Canary Island archipelago, located off the coast of Morocco. The park is located in the city of Adeje, which is located on the southern portion of the island and is considered to be one of the most naturally beautiful spots of Tenerife. 

Killer whale jumping at Loro Park in Tenerife

Loro park Tenerife

Loro Park Tenerife Loro park or the parrot park in English is a private zoo on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands (off the coast of Morocco). It features an extensive collection of animals and tropical plants. Loro park is one of the top things to enjoy with children in Spain. The Loro park was created in 1970 by two German immigrants, Wolfgang Kiessling y and his father. The zoo opened to the

Best beaches and cliffs

Los Gigantes cliffs in Tenerife

Los Gigantes cliffs in Tenerife

The best cliffs in Tenerife Los Gigantes is the most impressive cliffs in Tenerife and the Canary Islands. They are one of Tenerife´s top sights and a visit to these cliffs is included in many excursions and tours. In this guide to Los Gigantes cliffs, we cover the story of their creation and the different ways to enjoy them. The name “Los Gigantes” has a simple explanation. Gigantes means giant in Spain and since the

Las Teristas beach in Tenerife

Tenerife beaches

Tenerife is famous thanks to the Teide, its carnival and guaranteed good weather. Good weather to be spent in one of its many beaches. There is a beach style suited to all tastes in Tenerife. Family beaches, nudist-friendly beaches, water spots centres or perfect beaches to relax

Local culture, historical towns, and villages Tenerife

Views of teide from the Casa del vino in Tacoronte

Tenerife best places to visit

Our favorite villages, towns, and cities in Tenerife. Discover traditions and hardly accessible places in one of the most tourist islands int he world. Interesting places where traditions remain and natural areas that will make you feel like in paradise. Discvoer in this guide with the best places to visit i Tenerife a very complete world from the touristic resorts in the island.

Views of the ocean from la Orotava

La Orotava, Tenerife

La Orotava has a very interesting historical district, the most interesting one in the island after the one in San Cristobal de la Laguna. When the sky is blue mount Teide provides the perfect landscape scenery on the back of La Orotava.

Seacoast in Puerto de la Cruz

Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz was Tenerife´s top tourist resort till the lated 1970s. Despite it is not the most authentic place in the island, there are a good number of interesting buildings and attractions which make it an interesting visit.

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife city guide

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is located on the island of Tenerife which is part of the Canary Island archipelago, a Spanish territory of the coast of Morroco. It is the capital of the island and its largest and most cosmopolitan city. The Island of Tenerife is a tropical jewel that enjoys amazing weather all year round and features some of the most spectacular beaches you will ever see.

Whale watching in Tenerife

Bottleneck dolphins in Tenerife

Dolphin and Whale watching in Tenerife: the complete guide

One of the best things to do in Tenerife is to join a whale watching experience. A permanent colony of pilot whales and dolphins make it almost sure you will enjoy their presence in their natural habitat. Tours run daily from the South and west of the island and they can be enjoyed all year round!

Water sports in Tenerife

Tenerife water sports

Water sports in Tenerife

Windsurfing and kitesurfing are the two main tourist attractions in Fuerteventura. . The world championship has been organised since 1985 in Fuerteventura and the island offers wide opportunities for both pros and beginners alike

Top adventures: paragliding and submarine excursions

Relax at some impressive hotels

Enjoy local wines and Guajinche gastronomy culture

Goat cheese and green mojo in Tenerife

A food and wine tour of Tenerife

Enjoy a food and wine tour of Tenerife during your stay in the island. Exotic volvanic wines and traditional food and restaurants are one of Tenerife´s hidden gems. Hotel menus may not always include the most important and interesting examples of local food from Tenerife. This is why dedicating one day to explore the island rich gastronomy can be a perfect activity during your holiday in Tenerife

Excursions and island hoping from Tenerife

Sea and pools in Garachico

Best excursions in Tenerife

Tenerife is not all about relaxation at the beach and great hotels. The island offers many interesting excursions that can be enjoyed from both the north and the south of the island. Probably the most exotic day tour in Tenerife is a day in La Gomera. This small island is a nature´s paradise. But there are many more interesting excursions to enjoy in Tenerife: Canarian villages, whale watching, a visit to El Teide, or to some of the ravines in Tenerife´s natural parks, not to forget wineries and Guajinche´s where local gastronomy is enjoyed at its best.

Hiking in Tenerife

You can find in this article a full guide with the best walks in Tenerife and the best guided hiking tours in the island.

El Barranco del infierno in Adeje

What is the Barrando del Inferno? The Barranco del Infierno is with no hesitation one of the most popular hikes in Tenerife. Its appealing name contributed to this, but the main reason lies in its proximity to the most important tourist resorts in the island. Well, the main reason really lies in the beauty of the ravine itself. Since it is not a complex walk it appeals to both hikers and less experienced walkers. This

Lighthouse in Punta de Teno, Tenerife

Teno natural park in Tenerife

The  Natural Park of Teno is for many people the most beautiful area in Tenerife. Over 8,000 hectares of nature with just a few hamlets scattered here and there, it offers the perfect escape from mass touristic resorts. As in the case of the Agana park in the northeast side of Tenerife, Teno provides fantastic hiking opportunities and enjoying a bit of “real” island life Table of Contents Teno park – what to expect Hiking

Masca, Tenerife´s most popular walk

The village of Masca used to be a farming village but it became so popular that nearly everybody in Masca is dedicated to tourism. Only 100 people live here and many of the traditional-styled houses have been transformed into restaurants.  Many day excursions stop at Masca to illustrate what a traditional village looked like in the Canary islands. Despite part of its charm has been lost, Masca is still a beautiful village, the setting and

Path in the forest of Anaga Tenerife

Anaga natural park in Tenerife

The Parque de Anaga is located in the northeast of the island, at 30 minutes drive from Santa Cruz de Tenerife (at 30 minutes drive). This park offers ravines, a lauresilva (laurel) forest that could have been taken from a fairy tale, beautiful rock formations, and beaches that are hardly visited. The park was declared a biosphere reserve and it covers around 14,500 hectares (some 8% of the total surface area of Tenerife island). The

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