Tenerife has much to offer for its visitors. Below you may find the top 10 things to do in Tenerife.
Top 10 Tenerife Attractions
Tenerife beaches are excellent, crystal clear and peaceful. Holidaymakers may spend their days out with relaxing and enjoying the sun and golden sandy beaches and wonderful coastlines.
Siam Park in Costa Adeje
Siam Park is a great theme park and water park located at the popular resort Costa Adeje. Holidaymakers may find variety of attractions at park such as the beach, the beach club and biggest artificial waves of the world reaching up to 3 meters high.
Aqualand Costa Adeje in Costa Adeje
Aqualand is a nice water park also located at Costa Adeje. The park is open all year round and everyday of the week. Dolphinarium and Aqua Park are the most popular attractions of the Aqualand.
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.
Jungle Park in Arona
Jungle Park is a great theme park located in Arona, on the south of Tenerife and it is the only jungle in Europe and the best botanical and zoological park in the Canary Islands. The park has great attractions that include; Exotic Birds, Bird Prey Show, Lions, Leopards, Jaguars, Tigers, Pumas, Penguins, Red Panda, Meer Kats, the Jungle Raid and Bob.
Teide National Park is located at the centre of Tenerife and offers wonderful natural sites such as the volcanic crater measuring up to 16 km. in width.
Barranca del Infierno is a great gorge located in the Adeje region of Tenerife. The area is also called as “Hells Gorge”. There are wonderful landscapes with a waterfall and is the only place that has a natural running water. Barrance del Infierno is also very popular for hiking lovers.
Los Gigantes (Cliffs of the Giants)
Los Gigantes (The Cliffs of the Giants) is one of the most attractive natural landmarks in Tenerife. Visitors will surely be fascinated with the scenery. The sheer cliffs plunge into the ocean and offer a great landscape. There is also a small town named Los Gigantes across the bay that worth a visit. There are also daily boat trips along the cliffs.
Carnival Tenerife – February (annual)
As for the Tenerife carnivals; 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.
There are two museums in Tenerife located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Puerto de la Cruz.
Military Museum in Almeyda, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Military and weapon collections, historic maps and paintings are exhibited.
Archaeological Museum in Puerto de la Cruz
Ceramics, maps, Gaunche memorabilia are exhibited.