Coastline cliffs, sandy beaches and year round sunshine
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and boasts a coastline of cliffs and coves which offer a choice of black volcanic sand or the more traditional golden sandy beaches that most visitors will be slightly more used to. The highest peak in Spain is located on Tenerife – Mount Teide, a familiar tourist attraction and excursion. The island offers year round sunshine, beaches, coasts of clear water which lend themselves to superb water sports all combined with a multitude of different hotel and villa options.
Time difference: GMT +1 hour
July to October are the hottest months with temperatures averaging 23 degrees Celsius. December to February are the coolest with an average temperature of 17 degrees. The driest months with negligible rainfall are June to August and the wettest months are November and December over 50mm of rainfall.
Leisure & Activities
Mount Teide National Park At 12,198 feet, Mount Teide is Tenerife’s highest peak, and is well worth a visit. The volcano dominates the centre of the island and you can take the cable car up to a height of 11,647 feet above the surrounding area for spectacular views over the island and beyond.
Water Parks Tenerife has some of the top water parks in Europe. Located in Playa de Las Americas, Siam Park is one of the best of the best with fantastic attractions for the whole family. Other excellent parks include Aqualand, which features a dolphin show, Parque Maritimo and Costa Martianez.
Submarine Adventure What about trying something a little bit different with a submarine excursion. The submarines dive to a depth of 100 feet where you will experience a fantastic view of sea life including Stingrays, barracudas, eels and all manner of fish. You may even come across a shipwreck or two.