Tenerife Holiday Info Fun and Sun for you All Year Round
Tenerife Holiday Info. The largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife has sun, sand and sangria all year round. Its landscape is dominated by volcanic Mount Teide, a UNESCO World Heritage Site whose peak is covered by snow. There are fabulous views over Tenerife and the surrounding islands from the cable car that takes you up.
However, most visitors flock to the island for its beaches. The most exclusive area is Costa Adeje, home to most 5-star hotels in Tenerife. It also houses Aqualand waterpark with waterslides, pools and a dolphinarium, while next door Playa de las Americas boasts Siam Park – Europe’s largest waterpark.
This resort is the island’s party capital and features a large number of Tenerife hotels with swimming pools, and a wealth of bars and restaurants. Adjoining Los Cristianos also has a long, sandy beach.
The southern Tenerife beaches are actually artificial, made from white sand imported from the Sahara Desert, because the natural ones are black sand. Tenerife resorts with just such a beach include Puerto de la Cruz and Los Gigantes, which is dramatically sheltered by sheer cliffs.
Tenerife Holiday Info
The capital – Santa Cruz – is the arrival point for ferries from the other Canaries and has a huge, annual carnival. Wherever you decide to stay, check out the Tenerife hotel deals
Tenerife Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Travel Guides)
Marco Polo Tenerife: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips
Most travellers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination – that’s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. This new series will appeal to all types of travellers, including those who haven’t bought a travel guide in the past! Marco Polo’s unique insider tips are peppered throughout the guide – offering a real insight into the destination.
Experience all the attractions of Tenerife with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with Best Of recommendations. You’ll discover great hotels, restaurants, the trendiest places to go and the best nightlife spots, as well as tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget.
There are also ideas for those travelling with children and for active pursuits as well as a summary of the island’s main festivals and events. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Spanish phrasebook and index.
With MARCO POLO Tenerife you’ll experience something quite unique. The deep blue Atlantic fringed by fine beaches, rugged coastlines and gorges, dense forests and badlands, all crowned by the mighty volcano of Mt Teide soaring above its bizarre lava field.
The practical, pocket-sized guide takes you to attractive colonial towns, to museums and churches. Sit down with the locals in quaint bars, enjoy the traditional cuisine and drink the local wines.
Surfing, diving, hiking, cycling, enjoying the nightlife or simply being lazy there’s no such thing as boredom on Tenerife.The Insider Tips reveal where you can encounter both whales and Tinerfeños.
The Best Of pages highlight some unique aspects of the island, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for things to do if it rains and where you can relax and unwind, while panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you’re on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. Following the Perfect Route you’ll get to know all aspects of the island. Discover the original Tenerife, away from the beaches and the sea: Excursions & Tours take you right up and away from the coast.
Parasailing, hiking or surfing there’s an activity for everybody here, and the Sports & Activities chapter has all the information and contact details. Finally the Dos & Don’ts warn you about unprotected sex and getting ripped off.
MARCO POLO Tenerife provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the island.
To help you find your way around there is a detailed Road Atlas, useful maps of Puerto de la Cruz and Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the cover, maps of Las Américas/Los Cristianos in the text, and a separate pull-out map. Tenerife holiday info
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