Tenerife is without any doubt one of the most exquisite holiday destinations in Europe. Good beaches, good nightlife and one of the best shopping spots in all Spain. If you have already traveled to Tenerife or you are planning to do so, let us guide you to a unique holiday experience, and find out some amazing places to visit which you (might) haven’t heard before…
1. Stand on top of a volcano.
El Teide is an active volcano with last eruption dated of 1909. Being the highest mountain in Spain, you can have a privileged view of the island. Several operators organise tours and a cable car is available to take you almost all the way. Don’t forget your jumper as the weather can be cold up there…
2. Visit a World War II Bunker.
Located in La Orotava, the Bunker of Santa Ursula is remains of WWII defence point in Tenerife. It was build against any possible attack to the Puerto de La Cruz.
3. Snap a selfie with a 1000 year old Tree!
The Drago Milenario de Icod de los Vinos is located in Icod de los Vinos has been declared a National Monument in 1917. In the environment of the Drago tree there is a park called ‘Parque del Drago’ showing different plant species from Tenerife.
4. Have a swim in a natural lava pool
Spend some time visiting Garachico and enjoy a day in family exploring the local area, cafes and local shops. At some point of your visit you will find ‘El Caleton de Garachico’. These natural lava pools are definitely a great spot to recharge batteries. The compound offers lifeguard in peak season, a restaurant and souvenir shops.
5. Relax at El Lago Martianez
The Martianez Lake is an open air swimming pool complex located in Puerto de La Cruz. The leisure park is at the centre ofan artificial lake and counts with restaurants, bars, islands, gardens and monuments.
6. Dance and laugh at Tenerife Carnival.
The carnival of tenerife is the second biggest in the world, after Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) if you’re visiting the island during this period you‘ll enjoy days of pure entertainment.
7. Explore La Cueva del Viento
La Cueva del Viento is located in Icod de Los Vinos and is the largest lava tube in Europe. Is extended over 17kms and contains three different levels of passage ways.