Is Tenerife The New Travel Hotspot For British Holidaymakers?
Do you love the Canary Islands? According to Travel Mole, the largest island, Tenerife, has seen a 20% increase in UK Visitors.
This may be because the FCO advice, regarding destinations like Tunisia and Sharm el Sheikh, means we’re looking for sunshine elsewhere.
With over 800,000 British visitors from January to May 2016, perhaps it’s time to jump on the bandwagon and book an incredible package deal for yourself!
Let’s take a look at Tenerife’s wealth of holiday attractions.
Explore the Stunning Coastline
Sun-seekers will be in their element on Tenerife’s gorgeous beaches. With almost 365 days of sunshine and mild temperatures, you might just find yourself spending the whole time on the sand!
Two of the most popular spots include Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos, with easy access, water sports and fantastic facilities for families. If you love kite-surfing, head to El Medano, up-market resorts are found along the pristine sands of Costa Adeje and El Bollullo was made for relaxation.
Enjoy Outdoor Adventure Activities
If you love outdoor adventures, Tenerife is the island for you. The incredible landscape offers lush forests, exotic flora and fauna, deserts, mountains and volcanoes. The mountain regions are popular with cyclists, with mountain bike trails winding past breath-taking views of the ocean.
The variety of vegetation and volcanic landscapes means Tenerife is paradise for hikers. Take a trip to the mountains of Teno, gaze at the view over Orotava Valley and go for a stroll through gorgeous wine regions.
For divers and snorkelers, the underwater world is an impressive blend of gorges, caves and marine life. Always wanted to try paragliding? Tenerife is the place to give it a go, to see the natural beauty from above.
But Wait…There’s More.
You’ll never get bored in Tenerife, so when you’re ready to leave the beach, head to one of the islands many water parks, visit the extra-terrestrial vistas of Mount Teide National Park, explore the ancient pyramids of Guimar, visit the Tenerife Anthropological Museum and go souvenir shopping at the El Medano Market.
For cobbled streets and colonial houses, visit the traditional village of Garachico, go on a boat trip to see the soaring rock cliffs of Los Gigantes and take the kids to Jungle Park to meet their favourite animals, including hippos, big cats and penguins.
When it’s time to party the night away, Tenerife comes alive with a vibrant restaurant, club and bar scene. Playa de las Americas is at the heart of the island’s nightlife, with live music, karaoke bars and clubs open every night of the week. Los Cristianos is also home to late night venues. For cocktails and conversations, El Medano offers relaxed beachside bars and you’ll find authentic Spanish nightlife in the capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Are you ready to book your holiday to Tenerife? There’s an extensive array of hotels, resorts and hostels on the island, so it’s easy to find the perfect package for families, couples, singles and groups. All you need to do is pick your dates and get ready for a fabulous island holiday.
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