The largest of all seven Canary Islands, Tenerife is also the most popular beach holiday destination in the Canary Islands. The beautiful island enjoys a warm year round climate and striking landscape which attracts couples, families and groups due to the great choice of resorts available. With so many options, from quaint coastal villages to more developed commercial areas perfect for those looking for an active holiday, there is something for everyone on Tenerife holidays.
The majority of holidaymakers in Tenerife go to the resort of Playa de las Americas in the busier south of the island. There’s a lot going on in the resort with many shops, restaurants and bars, a long golden beach and active nightlife scene that draws the crowds. In contrast, to the north of the island the oldest resort of Puerto de la Cruz is a small, quiet area with an excellent beach and quaint streets leading to the pretty town centre and picturesque old quarter. Located to the south west of Tenerife, Costa Adeje is an upmarket coastal suburb of Playa de las Americas. The resort is surrounded by an enchanting black volcanic sand beach, Playa de Fanabe, which has plenty of facilities including water sports and a dive school. A promenade runs between Costa Adeje and the busier resort of Playa de las Americas lined with ample shops, bars and restaurants to offer plenty of choice. Home to the Canary Islands deepest gorge and the historic buildings of its old town of Adeje, Costa Adeje provides a cultural beach location which is far calmer than other more lively parts of Tenerife, yet within easy reach of the main area of Playa de las Americas. As a new resort area there is a high level of luxury accommodation available in Costa Adeje with both hotel and all-inclusive resort options.
Tenerife Holidays - Out and about
There are many great places to visit and explore, take Siam Park for example, it is the biggest aqua park in Europe and many say the best. With a huge array of exciting slides and chutes it also has the longest lazy river too. The younger visitors are catered for too with family friendly water playgrounds. The park is also home to a range of marine wildlife with whales, dolphins and sea lions. In the north of the island at Puerto de la Cruz the Loro Parque is a great day out, famous for its parrot shows it is also a marine and wildlife park hosting everything from whales to primates, with a fairground too for good measure and makes for a great family day out. Take a cable car up Mount Teide and enjoy some breathtaking views across the National Park as well as some great walking trails too, remember to wrap up though, the top cable car station is at an altitude of 3,555m!
Holidays to Tenerife differ depending on what you are seeking. The varied landscape and resort sizes mean that you can easily choose somewhere that fits your requirements and budget from party hot spots, friendly family resorts or more intimate couple hideaway locations.
Thanks to the wonderful warm year round climate, Tenerife has retained its popularity with holidaymakers for many years and shows no signs of losing the numerous visitors it welcomes back year after year. The resorts and hotels are constantly evolving bringing new activities and facilities to first timer and returning guests. Tenerife hotels are some of the must luxurious in Europe and there is something to suit all tastes.
Many airports now have access to a huge range of low cost carriers that operate to Tenerife all year round, making holidays to Tenerife more accessible than ever! With multiple departures each week it is now possible to have anything from a few nights to a few months holiday. Long stay holidays are especially popular during the winter when people like to escape the cold of the UK and enjoy the mild winter climate that Tenerife is famous for.
So if you fancy a break in Tenerife, give us a call or search our site and we will aim to get you the best possible package for you from your chosen airport.
Last updated on 4th March 2018 at 6pm