Tenerife, a member of the Canary Islands, is the largest and the most developed of all with over 350 kilometres of wonderful coastline, excellent beaches and great nature. Tenerife has much to offer to its visitors. Holidaymakers may find great day out attractions in Tenerife.
As for things to do in Tenerife; Holidaymakers may spend their days out with relaxing and enjoying the sun and golden sandy beaches and wonderful coastlines. The southern part of Tenerife is perfect for relaxing on the beach, swimming and water sports, especially windsurfing. The northern part of the island has beautiful landscapes.
Beaches in Tenerife are excellent, crystal clear and peaceful. There are eight Blue Flag beaches in Tenerife for the beach lovers in Tenerife. The best golden sandy beaches and wonderful coastlines are mostly situated on the south part of Tenerife and the popular beaches include; the beach of Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos and Las Galletas.
As for popular leisure activities in Tenerife; theme parks, boat trips, snorkelling and scuba diving tours, submarine safaris, water sports and windsurfing comes first. Daily sea excursions to the nearby Canarian islands of La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro made from Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Los Cristianosis is also popular especially for nature lovers.
There are lots of places to visit and see in Tenerife. Teide National Park is also another great place to see and a must. There, hiking lovers may climb to a different climate up to Mount Teide that is the highest peak in Spain and the stunning cliffs at Los Gigantes.
Holidaymakers may also visit and see the archaeological digs at the Pyramid Park in Güimar. Barranco del Infierno is also very popular for hiking lovers.
As for theme parks in Tenerife; Jungle Park in Las Águilas, Arona is the only jungle in Europe and the best botanical and zoological park in the Canary Islands. A must and one of the best things to do in Tenerife.
As for water parks in Tenerife; there are two water parks named Siam Park and Aqualand located in the popular resort of Costa Adeje. Also visit new water kingdom theme park named Siam Park. Also, a daily visit to Loro Parque with the biggest parrot collection of more than 300 species is also a must.
Eating out in Tenerife is also fantastic. Holidaymakers may find variety of cafes and restaurants in Tenerife along the beautiful promenade area of the resorts of Tenerife and enjoy the local cuisine, traditional tapas, international dishes and fresh seafood. Following the island custom and visiting the “Guachinches” is the best way of tasting the traditional dishes with a glass of the local wine in Tenerife.
As for nightlife in Tenerife; Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Puerto de la Cruz e are the best resorts in Tenerife to go for a taste of the great nightlife activities with a choice of charming pavement cafes, dance halls and pubs that are all very tempting.
The popular Casino Taoro in Puerto de la Cruz has a history of more than 100 years. Holidaymakers may find variety of Irish pubs, Live jazz and reggae bands bars at the resorts of Tenerife.
As for the festivals in Tenerife; they are one of the best known in the world and Tenerife Carnivals are also the best after those of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The Tenerife Carnival goes for 27 days take place during February and all the islanders gather together during these annual festivities.
The main celebrations and festivities take place in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Whoever visits Tenerife during February should not miss the vibrant and bustling celebrations on Tenerife Carnival.