Tenerife

Travel Guide
Puerto de la Cruz featuring a coastal town, a luxury hotel or resort and a pool
When you’re ready for that much needed break, fewdestinations can beat the sun, sea and sand of Tenerife. The largest andprobably most popular of all the CanaryIslands in Spain, Tenerife is an ideallocation for tourists and travellers of all kinds, from watersport enthusiaststo partiers to those just looking for a little peace and quiet.

If you’re in Tenerife,you’re going to want to enjoy some time outdoors on the waterfront, and thereare plenty of beaches to try in Tenerife. ElMedano Beach and Garden Beach are among the best local beachside haunts in thiscoastal location, popular with tourists. Other fine beaches worth checking outare Teide Observatory and Del Duque Beach.

If the crowds are getting a bit much, you canalways take a break from the streets and get inspired by nature by spendingsome time in a selection of the well-maintained public parks and gardens aroundthe city. Nature lovers are recommended to head to La Granja Park, The AncientDragon Tree, Sitio Litre Garden and the lovely Garcia Sanabria Park.

Feeling competitive? Well there’s no more relaxingactivity than golf, and Tenerife is well known forits golfing. Grab yourself a buddy and check out some of the great local golfcourses. Keen golfers will appreciate the well-designed fairways at Golf delSur or Golf Las Americas. For more great golfing options, also check outAmarilla Golf and Country Club and Buenavista Golf.

Public squares are the perfect places to feel thepulse of a city, and these popular squares in Tenerife are no exception. Plazade Espana, Plaza Iglesia and Plaza del Charco offer postcard pretty perfection– so don’t forget your camera!

The Tenerife area is arich source of culture there’s plenty waiting to be discovered at at thesepopular museums. Among the best museums to visit here are the Museo Militar deAlmeyda, the Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes and the charming Centro de Arte LaRecova.

Tenerife offers a wideselection of aquatic adventures and activitieson their many beaches, includingwind surfing, kitesurfing and kayaking, to name but a few. If you are visiting Tenerifewith your partner and kids, treat them to a visit to its fun-filledchild-friendly attractions. Let the children fly free at Siam Water Park andthe popular Aqualand Costa Adeje, but don't leave town until you’ve visitedLoro Parque, number one in Tenerife when it comes to family fun.

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Where to stay in Tenerife

Nivaria Beach
Nivaria Beach
3.5 out of 5
Playas de Arico, 1, Arico, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38588
The price is €145 per night from 11 Aug to 12 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Arico. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Playa de Los Abrigos and Playa ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"The administrative side is woeful. Pity because everything else is very good."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2022

Nivaria Beach
Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
5 out of 5
Avenida Adeje, 300, Adeje, 38670
The price is €193 per night from 4 Sep to 5 Sep
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Adeje. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (949 reviews)
"Family friendly Great service"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2022

Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
4 out of 5
Avenida del Atlantico, s/n, Golf del Sur, San Miguel de Abona, 38639
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in San Miguel de Abona. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and a children's pool. Our guests praise the restaurant ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,332 reviews)
"Lovely staff, clean and good spot if you have a car. However walking distance to a few cafes/bars"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2022

Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Nivaria Beach
Nivaria Beach
3.5 out of 5
Playas de Arico, 1, Arico, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38588
The price is €145 per night from 11 Aug to 12 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Arico. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Playa de Los Abrigos and Playa ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"The administrative side is woeful. Pity because everything else is very good."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2022

Nivaria Beach
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
4 out of 5
Avenida del Atlantico, s/n, Golf del Sur, San Miguel de Abona, 38639
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in San Miguel de Abona. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and a children's pool. Our guests praise the restaurant ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,332 reviews)
"Lovely staff, clean and good spot if you have a car. However walking distance to a few cafes/bars"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2022

Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Hollywood Mirage
Hollywood Mirage
3.5 out of 5
Calle Sierra Nevada, sn, Arona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38650
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Arona. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and breakfast. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (446 reviews)
July 2022..2 week stay
"Only downside is queuing at reception, especially in evenings if someone was booking an excursion ahead of you..two on duty during day, but generally only one at reception in evenings..otherwise an absolutely enjoyable experience..great pool, good fun water polo most days..poolside snack bar is a ..."

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2022

Hollywood Mirage
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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