Things to Do on Tenerife in Spain

Is tenerife in spain

Tenerife is often referred to as the “Queen of the Castles.” It is the largest of all of Spain’s Canary Islands, situated off the west coast of Africa. It is dominated by Mt. Teide, a dormant active volcano which is Spain’s highest peak.

Tenerife can best be recognized for its Carnaval de Santa Cruz; a grand pre-Lent celebration with parades, music, dance and colorful costumes. The island also has several beaches (from black to yellow sands) and resort regions, such as Los Crisitianos and Playa de las Amérricas. The most famous beach on Tenerife is Playa de Las Amérricas, better … Read the rest “Things to Do on Tenerife in Spain”

Los cristianos in tenerife south

Los Cristianos in Tenerife South

An old fishing village that has grown into a lively seaside resort, without completely losing its original atmosphere. You will encounter this during your holiday Los Cristianos, a coastal town on the Canary Island of Tenerife. This city is ideally suited for a wonderful flying holiday where the golden sandy beaches and the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean await you.

Authentic?

Los Cristianos will never be described as authentic or romantic. The force majeure of concrete leaves too much of a mark on the appearance of the city for that. In the first decade of this century, however, the municipality did ensure that … Read the rest “Los Cristianos in Tenerife South”

Cycling holiday in tenerife

Cycling holiday in Tenerife

Do you like cycling and are you looking for a nice cycling holiday? The track is in good condition, little traffic, beautiful landscape that is preferably mountainous and above all: the weather must be nice. A radiant sun and a blue sky and all previous properties can be found in Tenerife. In short, Tenerife is the ideal island for a cycling holiday.

You can book one of our apartments as a home base!

If you are looking for a bicycle rental, you can rent a bicycle at Bike Experience in Playa Las Americas. There the price / quality is the best choice. … Read the rest “Cycling holiday in Tenerife”

Best water parks in tenerife

Best Water Parks in Tenerife

Tenerife is a wonderful holiday destination with an always warm climate. Wonderful to visit a water park in Tenerife, right? Below we list the top 6 water parks in Tenerife.

1 # Siam Park

Siam Park  is an 18.5 hectare water park in the tourist resort of  Costa Adeje  on the Spanish island of Tenerife. The park is built on the example of classical Thai architecture with fire-breathing dragons and temples.

Attractions in the Siam Park

  • The Dragon: A professional tornado where one is first shot in a tunnel with a light show in a 20-meter wide funnel.
  • Tower of Power: A 28
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Top 10 FREE Attractions in Tenerife

Tenerife only for sun lovers or lovers of beautiful beaches? There is much more to get out of it!

Tenerife is the largest and most densely populated of the 7 Canary Islands, with a fantastic diversity of villages and cities, natural landscapes, … And it doesn’t even have to cost money to discover all that beauty during your holiday in the Canary Islands! Just follow our Top 10 Free Activities below.

Visit a volcano

Teide national park, tenerife

The Teide volcano must be at the top of our list. It is the highest mountain in Spain (3718 meters above sea level) and the third largest … Read the rest “Top 10 FREE Attractions in Tenerife”

Playa de las Americas

The beach resort of Tenerife is Playa de las Américas. This beach resort in southwest Tenerife is designed entirely on the drawing board. There is nothing authentic about this place, often simply referred to as Las Américas. Playa de las Américas therefore has no village center. It is a collection of hotels, apartments, bars, restaurants, shops and discos. Playa de las Américas will therefore never be praised for its beauty. Compared to some other beach resorts, the city stands out better than its competitors. This is partly due to a large-scale approach to the place at the beginning of this … Read the rest “Playa de las Americas”

Los gigantes tenerife

Los Gigantes Tenerife

Los Gigantes, Puerto de Santiago and Playa de la Arena form a whole. This urbanization is mainly populated by English, Irish and German tourists. However, not much can be said about it.

In Los Gigantes there is a beautiful harbor, from which one can make a trip to the dolphins, with or without a swim in the bay of Masca. There are some catering establishments with a view of the colorful boats and the 600 m. High cliffs of the Teno Mountains. Los Gigantes was built against a rock wall and in 2008 some victims were killed in a small rock avalanche that … Read the rest “Los Gigantes Tenerife”

Best tours for whale and dolphin watching

Whale and dolphin watching in Tenerife

One of the most fun activities is  whale and dolphin watching , an experience you will never forget.

Choose from the various options, either a  large Catamaran , or  one with glass at the bottom to admire marine life underwater .

A  small Catamaran  is also recommended, you are closer to the sea and it is quieter.

When you sail between a school of whales, it suddenly becomes very quiet on board.

Even  whale watching with a sailing boat  is possible.

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La laguna: unmissable unesco in tenerife

La Laguna: unmissable UNESCO in Tenerife

Tenerife offers  sun, sea and sand all year round  and that is where most of them occur, but did you know that there are also pearls from towns to visit? The colorful  capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife  pays off,  La Laguna  nearby all the more! 

Corpus christi, san cristobal de la laguna, tenerife

 This  former capital of Tenerife  , along with the town of Orotava, is a  UNESCO World Heritage Site  on the island. A picture full of historic colonial houses and alleys that you will remember forever.

A wonderful day trip 

San cristobal de la laguna, tenerife

As a city,  San Cristóbal de La Laguna , mainly known as ‘La Laguna’, was then a model for … Read the rest “La Laguna: unmissable UNESCO in Tenerife”

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Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje is a relatively new tourist area in Tenerife that started when Playa de las Americas grew at the seams sometime in the 1990s. New hotels and apartments were started on the coast. Some well-known examples are the stately / gaudy Bahia del Duque or the luxury RIU hotels that have a reasonably expensive price tag. The public wanted to bring back that Tenerife started to turn its back on building the beautiful and luxurious Costa Adeje. With success, because Costa Adeje has become one of the most popular resorts on the sunny south side of the island of Tenerife. The strength of … Read the rest “Costa Adeje”