Being one of the last paradise Islands in Europe, Tenerife is the major tourist destination in Spain. Its incredibly stunning coastline with beautiful beaches that are among top 10 beaches in Spain and crystal clear waters will make your vacation unforgettable.
About five million people visit the island each year as it guarantees the perfect vacation for everyone. Besides fascinating beaches the island offers volcanoes, mountains and deserts. Among the most popular resorts on the island are: Los Cristianos, Santa Cruz and Las Americas. The other good option is staying in one of the hotels in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Tenerife is very often referred to as Isla de la Eterna Primavera translated as the Island of Eternal Spring. The climate here is warm with the temperature varying from 20 to 28 Celsius the whole year round.
To help you plan your perfect vacation here are the top Tenerife attractions to make your stay even more unforgettable:
- Siam Park
It is a huge waterpark designed in ancient Thailand style. It is perfect place for having fun as it offers great waterslides, some of them are even with almost 30 meter drop. One of the most popular slides is “Dragon”, it is 20 meters wide with a light show. For those loving adrenalin it is an unforgettable place.
- Teide national Park
Being the most visited national park in Europe, Teide park is visited by almost 3 million of people. It became a recognizable natural icon of Tenerife. Teide national Park with the area of 18,990 hectares is included into UNESCO World Heritage List.
If you want to explore the old beautiful village and hide from the rest of the world Masca is a great opportunity to do so. It attracts both tourists and locals. It looks now almost the same as it used to many thousand years ago.
- Whales and dolphins
There is a great opportunity for watching whales and a dolphin as in the waters between La Gomera and Tenerife is a huge population of whales and dolphins.
- Pyramids of Guimar
Pyramids of Guimar are claimed to be dated back to the 19th century. They usually attract lots of tourists. Even though they are not so famous and attractive as the pyramids in Egypt, they are of course worth visiting.
Besides all that Tenerife is a perfect place for watersports. Those of you preferring active holiday will find this place amazing.
But probably the biggest Tenerife attraction is the world’s largest carnival – Santa Cruz de Tenerife. People from all over the world visit Tenerife to catch a carnival as it is the happiest time on the island. It resembles the carnival in Rio de Janeiro which also has two parts: the official one and the carnival on the streets. Thousands of people including musicians and dancers get prepared to the official part while the street carnival is more relaxed and loose.