The summer gets closer each day but if you just can’t wait for a further 3 months why not book a visit to the warm and friendly Tenerife? This sunny Spanish island has lots of amenities on offer which will have you raving on and on to friends and relatives about your adventures during the last holidays in Tenerife long after your return. In this article we present you with 4 of our favourite activities taking place on the island from splashing around a fun waterpark to walking towards the highest peak of Spain which also happens to be one of the three volcanoes that gave birth to the island itself!
If you decide to bring family along or even if you just are a fun loving individual, the Siam Park is a great place to visit during your holidays in Tenerife! Amongst the newest amusement parks in Europe, Siam Park has a wide array of water slides and amusements for a full day packed with fun and exciting splashes! The only issue might be its good reputation which attracts lots of people during peak season so if you happen to visit then, it would be good to spend the extra money for a fast pass to all the rides. If you get tempted for a second try to any of the slides or activities you can do so for half price before you leave the park, which is a further reason to make you want to visit!
Teide National Park
For the hikers or plain admirers of nature, the Teide National Park is the place to visit! Walk around this wonderful natural monument and climb atop the highest peak of Spain (3718 metres), which also happens to be the volcano that started it all! If you are not a fan of hiking, you can always take the cable car to the top to enjoy the scenery and take some of the best pictures overlooking Tenerife with the horizon stretching to the nearby islands. Worry not about its volcanic nature as the crater has been inactive for the past 7000 years, making it an absolutely safe destination for enjoying nature of the island on your holidays in Tenerife!
Playa del Duque
This golden stretch of sand in Costa Adeje is amongst the most well-known beaches on the island! Home to some stunning views and good quality resorts and restaurants, this is a crowd favourite which is kept well warm into the winter, making it a great beach to visit with family any time throughout the year. If you want to make your life a bit easier, you can opt for renting electric bikes to carry you on the promenades and atop the hilly area surrounding the beach.
Cruz del Carmen to Punta del Hidalgo, Anaga Mountains
Probably one of the best hikes on the island, the trek from Cruz del Carmen passes through the Anaga mountains and through the wonderful Mercedes forest, ending at the beach of Punta de Hidalgo 7.5 miles away. This is a well signed trail that carries you through the magnificent nature of the island and as such it is a must see during your holidays in Tenerife if you want to get a taste of something different to the usual tourist attractions.