Tenerife may seem like the typical sun, sand and sea destination for Europeans in search of warmer climes but, scratching under the surface, you will see that there is much more to this Canary Island than sun loungers and sundowners. Tenerife is experiencing a golden age of luxury travel, attracting sophisticated sunseekers from all parts of the world to its volcanic shores. With direct flights from most European destinations, it is easy to enjoy a luxury holiday in Tenerife, however long or short. Whether you are looking for some family bonding time or want to experience this island paradise with your loved one, Tenerife offers something for everybody to enjoy.
Enjoy a Luxury Holiday in Tenerife
Tenerife is the largest and most lively of all the Canary Islands, stretching out over 97km. The island is divided into two, the north and the south. Traditionally tourists tend to flock to the south to enjoy the all year long sunshine and the best 5 star hotels in the Canary Islands, while locals build their homes in the north in the refreshing, green foothills of the island’s volcano, Mt. Teide. The island’s energetic capital, Santa Cruz, is located on the island’s northern outcrop and it is used as a base, connecting the north with the south.
When to Stay at the Luxury Hotels – Tenerife South
Due to the island’s strategic location, off the coast of Africa, Tenerife enjoys an eternal springtime. Gentle trade winds delicately caress the rugged, lava sculpted landscape and the sun’s warm light casts an amber glow on everything it touches. It’s easy to mistake Tenerife for a carefree, Latin American island with the luscious exotic plants that line the streets, the sound of salsa floating on the breeze and the mañana mañana attitude. In fact, Tenerife was once a stepping stone between the Old and New Worlds during the time of the explorers and today, there is a rich cultural heritage that binds these two continents.
A luxury holiday in Tenerife is enjoyable all year round thanks to its temperate climate. During the winter months, you can be sipping cocktails on the sand and in the summer the sea breeze means that it never gets unbearably hot. However, the best way to enjoy 5 star all inclusive Tenerife is to visit once the school holidays are over and fewer people are on the beaches.
Luxury Holidays in Canary Islands
Tenerife, with its mystical forests, lava forged landscapes and jet black beaches offers endless rewards for those who venture to its sunny shores. So much so, that it is often used as a location for many blockbuster hollywood films with cast and crew staying at one of the islands top hotels in Tenerife South. For those with a taste for the finer things in life, why not try one of these glamorous adventures for the ultimate luxury canaries holidays experience.
The Sky’s the Limit – Tenerife by Helicopter
For travellers looking for a new perspective on a luxury holiday in Tenerife, a helicopter tour of Los Gigantes offers just that! Take to the cloudless sapphire skies and enjoy dizzying views of the famous Los Gigantes cliffs as well as the romantic fishing village of La Caleta. Enjoy the feeling of freedom as you marvel at the bird’s eye view of the best 5 star hotels in canary islands before flying over the UNESCO world heritage site of the volcano Mt. Teide, Spain’s highest point.
Underwater Wine Tasting
From the sky to under the ocean, Tenerife is an island full of contrasts. Discover the island’s rich marine ecosystem and sample some of its finest young wines with a trip to an underwater winery. Discover how the pressure of the ocean alters the flavour of each wine with a tasting of the same wines, from under the sea and from the winery online. Now, that is something that cannot be found at the Tenerife 5 star hotels all inclusive offering. Be sure to contact the winery directly to make a booking.
Sunset and Stargazing on Mt. Teide
Venture to the island’s majestic volcano to capture a glimpse of the impressive night sky, speckled with stars. The atmospheric conditions make the Canary Islands one of the best viewing points in the world for stargazing so this is an opportunity not to be missed. Enjoy a luxury holidays Tenerife all inclusive experience with a tour of Mt. Teide at night where you will be able to enjoy a meal in Spain’s highest restaurant, sip on a glass of bubbly and listen to the stories of this natural wonder as you gaze at the milky way. Make sure that you make a wish upon a star!
Rest and Enjoy Five Star All Inclusive Tenerife
While Tenerife offers countless ways to burn off steam, there is nothing better than kicking back and enjoying some R&R. It is important to find some ‘you’ time when enjoying luxury family holidays tenerife and what better place to do so than in one of the island’s many spa hotels? The best beach hotels in tenerife all offer day passes to their spa facilities allowing visitors the chance to indulge in the Canary Islands all inclusive 5 star experience regardless of where they are staying. Let your worries melt away during a relaxing massage or turn back the hands of time with a ‘Vinotherapy’ treatment which uses the antioxidant properties of the island’s grapes to banish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Of course no trip to the island is complete without leaving the luxury all inclusive Canary Islands coastline behind and braving the high seas in a chartered private yacht. Let the gentle bobbing of the waves slowly guide you to the best locations for whale watching in Tenerife so that you can get up close with dolphins, whales and other impressive marine wildlife. Why not make a day of it and savour the local delicacies, washed down with a bottle of Tenerife wine, or water from the volcano? Just be sure not to get too close to the wildlife and always keep the ocean a litter free place to swim.