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Santa Cruz Things to Do

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

There are great places to visit and see in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a big city with large landscaped areas that preserves the charm of the modernist architecture.

La Plaza de Espana is the most visited place located by the sea, where the building Cabildo de Tenerife stands. Castillo is the commercial street of city and starts from Plaza de la Candelaria which is at the side.

Visitors may find the the 16th century church of La Concepcion behind the Castillo. Another place to visit and see is the charming Plaza del Principe and there is a 18th century San Francisco church and the convent which houses the Municipal Museum of Fine Arts in the area.

As for beaches in Santa Cruz de Tenerife; the Playa de las Teresitas beach is a popular golden sandy beach of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and also one of the best beaches on the north part of Tenerife.

As for nightlife in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, most discotheques and pubs are located in the Marina park. Santa Cruz de Tenerife is also famous for its lively carnival seasons especially in February and March.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Attractions

Playa de las Teresitas Beach in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Playa de las Teresitas beach is a nice golden sandy beach situated 8 km. northeast of the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife next to the little village of San Andres. The 1.5 km. long beautiful beach is very ideal for kids and families.

Military Museum in Almeyda, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Military and weapon collections, historic maps and paintings are exhibited.
Address: Calle San Isidro, 1 Castillo de Almeida, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tel: 922 843 500
Opening Hours: from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00

Garcia Sanabria Park in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Garcia Sanabria Park is a monumental botanical garden located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife between the coves of Méndez Núnez and Numancia. The park has a beautiful landscape and fauna. Entrance is free of charge.
Address: Calle Dr. José Naveiras and Rambla del General Franco, Santa Cruz de Tenerife; Tel: +34 922 606 099

Loro Parque (Loro Park) in Puerto de la Cruz, 40 km. from Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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.

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.