When you’re ready for that much needed break, few destinations can beat the sun, sea and sand of Tenerife. The largest and probably most popular of all the Canary Islands in Spain, Tenerife is an ideal location for tourists and travellers of all kinds, from watersport enthusiasts to 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 there are plenty of beaches to try in Tenerife. El Medano Beach and Garden Beach are among the best local beachside haunts in this coastal location, popular with tourists. Other fine beaches worth checking out are Teide Observatory and Del Duque Beach.
If the crowds are getting a bit much, you can always take a break from the streets and get inspired by nature by spending some time in a selection of the well-maintained public parks and gardens around the city. Nature lovers are recommended to head to La Granja Park, The Ancient Dragon Tree, Sitio Litre Garden and the lovely Garcia Sanabria Park.
Feeling competitive? Well there’s no more relaxing activity than golf, and Tenerife is well known for its golfing. Grab yourself a buddy and check out some of the great local golf courses. Keen golfers will appreciate the well-designed fairways at Golf del Sur or Golf Las Americas. For more great golfing options, also check out Amarilla Golf and Country Club and Buenavista Golf.
Public squares are the perfect places to feel the pulse of a city, and these popular squares in Tenerife are no exception. Plaza de Espana, Plaza Iglesia and Plaza del Charco offer postcard pretty perfection – so don’t forget your camera!
The Tenerife area is a rich source of culture; there’s plenty waiting to be discovered at at these popular museums. Among the best museums to visit here are the Museo Militar de Almeyda, the Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes and the charming Centro de Arte La Recova.
Tenerife offers a wide selection of aquatic adventures and activitieson their many beaches, including wind 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-filled child-friendly attractions. Let the children fly free at Siam Water Park and the popular Aqualand Costa Adeje, but don't leave town until you’ve visited Loro Parque, number one in Tenerife when it comes to family fun.