Things to do in Tenerife
Tenerife is a great place to book a holiday in one of our villas in Canaries as there is something for everybody! Tenerife offers you the experience of swimming year round in the sea and sunbathing on a beach and not far away you can take a cable car to the highest mountain in Spain. Tenerife is fully geared towards holidaymakers and there are lots of resorts with great beaches, lots of activities, shopping, bars and restaurants but there are also lots of fantastic things to do when staying in apartments in Spain on the island of Tenerife.
One of the most popular places to visit while on holiday in Tenerife is Mount Teide which is a volcano and the highest mountain in Spain rising to 3718 metres and is the centre of the Teide National Park. The cable car to the top takes 8 minutes and is the best way to get to the top for incredible views of the volcanic valley and other islands in the Canaries. This area is also very popular for walking and hiking and some of the best ways to see this unique landscape from your villas in Canary Islands.
Beaches and Watersports
There are lots of beaches to choose from in Tenerife and as it is a volcanic island most of them are black sand beaches created by the islands volcanic rocks. There are golden sand beaches too, the sand having been imported for these. Some of the best beaches are Los Gigantes and San Juan in the west of the island which have golden sand and very good facilities. Some of the most famous beaches are Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos which has long sandy stretches. From the beach you can also find many watersports and boat trips including the chance to see whales and dolphins in the wild. This is a fantastic experience when self-catering Spain on the island of Tenerife. You can also go big game fishing on Tenerife as this is one of the best places in the world to catch big fish.
Tenerife has lots of great towns to visit to see architecture, art, museums and historic buildings. Some of the best towns are Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz and Masca, each with their unique style and nice places to eat and drink. Tenerife also has the second largest carnival in the world which takes place in the capital Santa Cruz and is a 3 week event. There is so much to do on the island of Tenerife so book villas in Canaries.