There are not many places in the world that can enjoy the privileged conditions that Tenerife offers for a wonderful holiday, one of those that will remain forever in your memory. It is a region of the Canary Islands really lucky because, with an exceptional climate and a coastline where every beach is a jewel, the island also has several areas that have been listed by Unesco as World Heritage Sites. Such is the case of the historic centre of La Laguna or the incomparable beauty of Teide. Cities like Santa Cruz de Tenerife are the favourite destination of many travellers who fall for the charm of Tenerife. In addition, this island allows excursions by ferry to its neighbouring island La Gomera.
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Tenerife is a place dreamed of by many and is therefore an ideal destination for a holiday with family or as a couple, and also to enjoy the luxury and exclusivity offered by the Canary Island. The key is to find the hotels in Tenerife that suit the demands of each traveler, because the island is presented as a dream location for a perfect holiday.
For travellers looking for hotels in Tenerife south, La Caleta is a locality in the south of the island, and forms part of the area of Costa Adeje. It is one of the few places on the islands that has maintained its historical traditions as a fishing village.
Los Gigantes is a small resort town in the west of Tenerife, named after the gigantic cliffs that rise from the sea next to the resort, creating an unforgettable landscape. Nothing like waking up to the unique views of Tenerife, the Teide and the Atlantic Ocean, wouldn't that be a perfect morning? Barceló Santiago is a fantastic spa hotel for a relaxing holiday. Located just 200m from the nearest beach, this hotel promises an exceptional time for those who value natural beauty. The sunsets from Los Gigantes are magnificent, probably one of the best spots on the island to enjoy an unforgettable sunset.
Visit La Laguna, take a trip to Teide National Park, sunbathe or practice water sports on the beaches of Tenerife as the Playa del Duque or Playa de los Cristianos... Among all the islands of the Canary Islands, Tenerife offers a wide range of possibilities for an unforgettable holiday.
The ocean is not the only option for those looking to spend a day enjoying fun water activities. There are two water parks on the island of Tenerife, both located in the Costa Adeje area. Spend the day enjoying colourful rides, relaxing rivers and pools or adrenaline-filled water slides - isn't that an amazing plan?
The attractions of Siam Park Tenerife have become number one in the world for the fifth year in a row, and are worth a visit once: Siam Park is said to be the most spectacular water attraction in Europe. Siam Park has a Siamese theme and offers its visitors more than 18 attractions.
Tenerife is an island of outstanding natural beauty. It is home to some of the most breathtaking views in Spain, thanks to its relief with mountains and valleys throughout the area. El Teide is undoubtedly one of the most important points of Tenerife to visit.
Teide National Park is the largest and oldest national park in the Canary Islands, and is a unique volcanic landscape of craters and rivers of petrified lava, with a picturesque protagonist: the impressive volcano Teide, which rises to 3,718 m above sea level - the highest peak in Spain.
The city of La Laguna is the second largest city on the island and is located near the capital of Tenerife. The full name of the city is San Cristobal de La Laguna, and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its rich historical essence.
La Laguna was once the capital of the island, until the title was transferred to Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1821. After all these years, it has retained its charm and traditions in its old town, and it is well worth enjoying a day's stroll through its streets.
At Tenerife, there is no shortage of dream beaches for sunbathing and water sports. Tenerife is famous for having some of the best beaches in the country. Being the largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife has beaches to suit all tastes: golden sand and black volcanic sand, or cliffs and rocks, calm turquoise waters or dynamic waves that go all the way to the shore. There are so many wonderful Tenerife beaches to see that no traveller will be bored.
When it comes to nightlife, Tenerife is one of the most attractive destinations. The place best known for its nightlife is Playa de las Americas: when night falls, this place becomes the heart of Tenerife, with its cabaret bars, karaoke bars and nightclubs. The nightlife of Playa de las Americas is rich at any time of the year, the party never ends here.
Tenerife's nightlife in La Caleta and Playa de los Cristianos doesn't disappoint either. La Caleta's nightlife is concentrated on the main street of the town, and is the place to dance to retro sounds. Los Cristianos nightlife offers vibrant nights and there are many fantastic places to dance the night away.
Tenerife's gastronomic traditions have been shaped by the island's climate and landscape. The products used in the cuisine are mostly local, and its most traditional dishes are based on fruit and vegetables, fresh fish and meat. Of the vegetables, special mention must go to the "papas" which must be tasted with the most famous sauce of the Canary Islands: the "Mojo sauce".
Where to eat in Tenerife? The restaurants in Tenerife offer a wide selection of traditional or modern dishes, although to taste the best of Tenerife it is recommended to visit small local restaurants. For example, if the traveller wants to try the best seafood on the island, there is nothing better than choosing a restaurant on the coast, in a small fishing village.
For those enjoying their holidays in Tenerife with children, many restaurants offer special menus for the youngest members of the family, so there is no need to worry. And although the whole island has a wide range of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes, eating in Tenerife South is one of the favourite experiences for visitors to the Canary Island.