Plans your trip to a Tenerife
Are you thinking about venir to Tenerife? Want to know how to get most out of your trip?
Tenerife is one of the seven Canary Islands, most recognized for being the location of the great volcano and highest peak Spain, The Teide.
Getting around the island
On the island there are countless places to discover and visit. You should certainly see the historic centers of La Laguna, prime university area and great tradition; the historic Garachico, people who at the time was the largest port in Tenerife; Icod, Low tide with its natural pools; Candlemas, where is the patron saint of the islands, black sand beach, shopping area, and most striking, el Ride of the Guanches, where you will see sculptures of the ancient inhabitants of the islands; La Orotava, one of the most traditional and beautiful to visit, where you’ll find, among other things, Pueblo Chico (www.pueblochico.com); el Puerto de la Cruz, area of high tourist activity; la capital, Santa Cruz, area of great commercial activity and where we can find, among other things, great Audience, designed by architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, dazzle us with its incredible architecture.
Further south of the island we can find the tourist areas with many shopping areas, with great nightlife, casinos and beaches, such as The Americas, Los Cristianos, El Medano, Fanabe, The Giants, etc..
Places of Interest
Then, see a list of sites of interest:
Loro Parque: It’s a favorite of our visitors give yourself over 40 years old. A zoo and nature reserve that will delight those who visit. This is, clearly, must.
Siam Park: The biggest water park in Europe is in Tenerife. Chosen among the world’s best theme parks in the first edition of the Travellers’ Choice 2013. Adrenaline and fun await you in this amazing corner of Tenerife.
Lake Martianez: Location collecting large pools as a Lake, built next to the sea becomes one of the magical places where you can spend a great day. The pools are salt water, with caves and waterfalls that make this site an amazing place.
El Drago: The dragon tree is found in Icod. It is the oldest and largest of all known, measuring about 18 meters.
The Teide: 3718 meters high making it the highest peak in Spain. It is visible from almost any part of the island, and even, in good weather and clear skies, is visible from the other islands. His extraordinary landscape is a geological monument of the most spectacular in the world, where volcanic cones and lava flows form a beautiful set of colors and shapes. It has a rich biological, a high percentage of endemic plant species of great importance in terms of number and uniqueness of the invertebrate fauna.
The Giants: The cliffs of Los Gigantes are very dark rock walls and high, falling vertically on the sea, that in the area, reaches over 30 meters deep. Depending on where we are, from the walls reach 500 to 800 meters.
All these places have to add a long list of wonderful beaches where you relax and spend a pleasant holiday. Here you will find a post dedicated to the Best Beaches in Tenerife.
These are just some of the reasons why we visit this island, but most of them, is the charm of it and the friendliness and freshness of its people. This, accompanied by the best weather all year.
I hope soon!