For people wanting to escape the modern life for a breath of fresh air while having an adventure of life, think of the island of Tenerife. It is the largest and possibly the most beautiful among the seven volcanic Canary Islands in this side of the archipelago. As part of the Kingdom of Spain territory, Tenerife has the largest population of around 900,000 inhabitants. From that information alone, it is no wonder that Tenerife could be considered the most beautiful place and should be your next destination.
Getting to Tenerife will not cost you big time. In fact, if you are residing in the UK, a hundred euros is enough to take you there and back. There are two main airports in this island— Tenerife South Airport and Tenerife North Airport. Most flights direct to the south side of the island so expect to arrive at the TSA.
What Is Tenerife?
Tenerife is not just all clubs and bars alongside the beaches. There are more to it than what you have read and heard from news and social media. Santa Cruz is its capital city and home to all the museums and theatres that best describe the age of its culture. That is also where you will find the majestic Icod De Los Vinos. It is an ancient dragon tree that is believed to be more than a thousand years old.
Your best choice for a hotel would be the Los Cristianos. It isn’t too far away from the picturesque sceneries, and you can enjoy blissful moments when you decide to pause and drink mojitos. Plus, you are still just a brief walk from the bars and the beach.
Speaking of bars and clubs, if you want to spend your night chilling and mingling with other people, Las Americas should be on your list. That is where you will find tourists of all colors, shapes, and sizes. All are enjoying the festive air of the Tenerife. In case you didn’t know, Spain is the party capital of the world and Tenerife has festivals every single day.
More Than A Party
Once you’re ready, set your mood for some whale watching activity. Tenerife has at least 26 species including dolphins, killer whale, and even the magnificent blue whales. The best experience is to choose only small boats to get a better and closer look at these adorable creatures. You can even do scuba-diving if you are up for it.
As soon as you’re done with the coastline, be sure to rent a car. It is simply the best way to see the whole of the Island of Tenerife. It is a much cheaper way of travel and will cost you just around €200-€300. You will be able to see most of the island’s famous locations and most breathtaking places with a car.
For hiking and long walks, you may try the Onaga Mountains. If you want to go higher and see all the seven islands of the Canary archipelago, head for National park Mt. Teide. They have cable cars for top viewing of the whole island. That is if you do not mind the height.
For romantic and dramatic ambiance, Garachico is your best bet. And from south to west, you will see mountains, and other fun stuffs to do. It is a sure thing to call your vacation worth more than every penny. Just be sure to bring a camera to record all your fun and adventures.