The largest and most populated of all Canary Islands of Spain, Tenerife is among the country's important tourist destinations. Its vast expanses of beautiful natural surroundings combined with the fascinating blue waters of North Atlantic instantly rejuvenate the tourists. Besides the attractive white-sand beaches of the island, there are many other attractions that you can explore while holidaying in this part of the world.
Food in Tenerife
Your Tenerife holidays would give you the chance to taste the unique dishes of the island, which include the most popular Papas Arrugadas, which is made by boiling wrinkled potatoes in salty water and is served with a sauce called Mojo. Another good dish to try is Pollo Al Salmorejo, prepared using marinated chicken cooked with a variety of spices. Gofio is believed to have been the staple dish of Tenerife's natives and it remains popular even today. You can enjoy the islands popular delicacies in the El Calderito de la Abuela restaurant.
Tourist attractions in Tenerife
A must-visit attraction on the island is Teide National Park, where you can witness Mount Teide that has the third largest volcano in the world. Named one of the 10 best water parks in the world, Siam Park is also a highly recommended tourist spot in Tenerife. Loro Parque has an artificial iceberg with snow, penguins and one of the best dolphin shows in the Atlantic region. You can enjoy some solitude and relaxation on the La Tejita and El Bollullo beaches.
Fun things to do in Tenerife
Dolphin-watching can be enjoyed in the warm waters between Tenerife and the neighbouring island, La Gomera. You can also try diving in the clear and warm waters of the island. Go hiking in the Anaga Mountains, where you can walk for hours and enjoy some marvellous views. La Villa Centro Comercial has all kinds of supermarkets and shops, where you can shop for gifts and souvenirs at lower prices.
Playa de las Americas is one particular place on the island where you can experience the best nightlife. You can visit the Papagayo Beach Club while enjoying your holidays to Tenerife to chill out during the daytime, sunset or after dark. This beachfront club can be a perfect venue for you to enjoy the sunset cocktails or an evening meal. You can party at night by dancing to the techno beats pumped out by the best DJs.
Stay in Tenerife
It may be difficult to book hotel stays in this region during peak seasons, but you can get an accommodation relatively easier at other times. Many of the privately-owned apartments are available for rent, which gives you an option to enjoy cost-effective stays. Tourists often get cheaper accommodations at the hostels or pension hotels. You can use any of the public transport modes, such as trams, taxis and buses to get around in Tenerife.
Grand celebrations can be witnessed during Christmas and New Year's Eve on the island, but the biggest event in this region is the Carnival which takes place in February or March. The Easter Week is celebrated with a parade by religious brotherhoods called Semana Santa. Festival of Cross is celebrated by making large crosses and decorating them with flowers and is followed by spectacular fireworks. Another big festival in Tenerife is the Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria, celebrated in the name of its patron saint.
Best time to visit Tenerife
Tenerife is known as the 'Island of Eternal Spring' internationally owing to its warm and pleasant tropical climate throughout the year. The best time to visit the island is from the month of May until July, as this time of the year is characterised by pleasant daytime temperatures and cool sea breezes. The cheap holidays to Tenerife give you the best deals that significantly reduce your travel costs.
Why book with Lowest2?