Puerto de la Cruz Things to Do

Puerto de la Cruz offers much to its visitors. Holidaymakers may find all kinds of entertainment and things to do in Puerto de la Cruz.

Lago Martianez is one the greatest attractions in Puerto de la Cruz. Lago Martianez is the series of seawater pools conceived by the Canary artist Cesar Manrique that forms an extraordinary spot for bathing and resting in the sun.

Another attraction is the Loro Parque (Loro Park) located on the outskirts of the city the botanical gardens and a visit to the Loro Parque (Loro Park) is a must for especially the nature lovers.

The botanical gardens founded in 1788 harbour an enormous number of trees and plants from every corner of the world. The Loro Park is a tropical garden with the largest collection of parrots in the world, a parrot show and an excellent dolphinarium.

As for places to visit and see in Puerto de la Cruz; the town houses a number of buildings of great historical and artistic value such as the church of Nuestra Senora de la Pena, the Ermita de San Telmo Chapel, San Felipe Castle, la casa de la Aduana (Customs House) and the old quay where small fishing boats are still moored.

As for beaches in Puerto de la Cruz; the resort has small beaches of volcanic sand and the Playa Jardin beach and Playa Martianez beach are the best beaches in Puerto de la Cruz for the beachgoers.

Puerto de la Cruz Attractions

Lago Martianez in Puerto de la Cruz

Lago Martianez is one the greatest attractions in Puerto de la Cruz. Lago Martianez is the series of seawater pools conceived by the Canary artist Cesar Manrique that forms an extraordinary spot for bathing and resting in the sun.

Playa Jardin Beach Beach in Puerto de la Cruz

Playa Jardin beach is a picturesque beach located at the central Puerto de la Cruz. The Playa Jardin beach is designed by famous Cesar Manrique and has attractive landscape. The Playa Jardin has dark coloured volcanic sand and the area is full of palm trees and botanical gardens.

Playa Martianez Beach Beach in Puerto de la Cruz

Playa Martianez beach is also a beautiful cosy beach with volcanic sand and warm waters. The Lago Martianez, that is the most popular attractions in Puerto de la Cruz, lies near the Martianez beach.

Loro Parque (Loro Park) in Puerto de la Cruz

Loro Parque is one of the most popular attractions for kids and families in Tenerife. The park is located in Puerto de la Cruz and has lots of attractions that include; Parrot collection with over 300 species, Parrot Show, an amazing Sea-Lion show, Dolphin Show, Aquarium with Shark tunnel and more.

Botanical Gardens in Puerto de la Cruz

Botanical Gardens is one of the popular attractions in Tenerife. The gardens are more than 200 years of age and have spectacular views and landscape. Entrance is free of charge.
Address: Calle Retama, 2, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz
Tel: +34 922 383 572

Archaeological Museum in Puerto de la Cruz

Ceramics, maps, Gaunche memorabilia are exhibited.
Address: Calle Lomo 9, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
Tel: 922 535 816
Opening Hours : from Tuesday to Saturday ; 10:00 to 13:00 and 17:00 to 20:00

Nature Activities

As for nature in Tenerife; Teide National Park, the beautiful gorge Barranco del Infierno, Los Gigantes cliffs and beautiful village la-Masca are a must visit places in Tenerife for the nature lovers.