Tenerife is the most popular and largest of the seven Canary Islands. More than five million people choose it as their holiday destination each year. This island, crowned by Mount Teide, has picturesque villages, incredible landscapes and idyllic beaches. Tenerife has an incredible 41 miles of beaches to explore. Golden sandy beaches and natural black volcanic sand beaches are best in the south and west of the island. As well as having the best weather anywhere in Spain, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy yourself.
There is a large selection of theme parks in Tenerife including Loro Park with its orca show, dolphin show and sea lions show. Siam Park the Water Kingdom with it’s adrenaline pumping Tower of Power ride and the worlds biggest man made waves at 4 metres. Jungle Park, the only jungle in Europe with its daily Bird of Prey Show. Camel Park is perfect for a family day out.
The island also boasts 43 protected nature areas which occupy half of the island, and the list of outdoor activities to choose from during your holiday is endless, from riding through spectacular landscapes on your mountain bike or on horseback to climbing the many rock walls and mountains found all over Tenerife. Sailing around the Islands offers an exhilarating way to see the islands from the sea. The marinas and ports have many yachts and motor cruisers for rent.
When To Go
The warm and mild year-round weather on Tenerife makes it one of the best climates in the world. The hottest months are July and August with an average temperature of 25C, the coolest months are December to February with an average temperature of 18C. The island of Tenerife is one of the most popular all year round adults-only holiday destinations.