Tenerife holidays are enjoyed by over 12 million people every year. A wide choice of lodging, beaches and attractions combined with a fabulous climate and unique character makes the Canary Islands a sought after and popular holiday resort. Apart from perfect holiday's weather, clean beaches and flexible lifestyle, every member of the family, of all age groups will enjoy the uniquely blended and multinational culture. Tenerife provides a wide diversity in apartments, food, entertainment, amenities and attractions, all round an island full of contrasts and natural beauty.
What else can you find in an island that has almost 365 days of sunshine and mild temperatures, besides the museums and the "normal" places of interest? The beaches of course! Tenerife has created some high quality, man made beaches, most of a fine black pebbles or sand. These are mainly around the major tourist resorts. Most have good access, meet stringent European standards of cleanliness and most offer shower facilities, sun beds, shades and water-sports.
There a several very good snorkeling coves around the coast, with interesting marine life. El Medano is a windsurfer's paradise with almost constant wind. Rigs can be hired at El Medano and Las Americas, which also has a windsurfing centre and daily lessons. Ski para-sailing as well as Jet Ski, Water-Ski and Para-sending, and other activities are available on various beaches all around the island.
There are many Tenerife holidays resorts to make your holidays unforgettable. Playa de las Americas offers great beaches, apartments and attractions. Adjacent to Playa is Los Cristianos, a beautiful harbor, slightly less touristy. Golf Del Suris a full international course, but offers plenty for the non-golfer as well. Los Gigantes is located in beautiful area and is perfect for quieter, more secluded Tenerife holidays. Puerto de la Cruz is a lush and cultural resort but less sunny and more variable.
Many visitors find lying around the pool and beach sun bathing is all they want, simply to wind down and recharge. You can make your Tenerife holidays extra special, though, by spending some time away from your resort and seeing some of the island. You can hire a car for a few days to reach the 'out of town' supermarkets, which offer significant savings on your shopping bill compared with the shops in the immediate tourist areas of Tenerife.
Many of the finest Canarian restaurants are located outside the main resorts, and are easily reached by car. 'Canarian style' restaurants in Tenerife, offer a cheap and incredibly delicious experience. With a hired car you can also easily get to the other major attractions located around the island, such as Loro Parque, Mount Teide, the highest point in Tenerife and Spain, and a variety of other interesting places. This fabulous Puerto de la Cruz attraction is a Thailand styled tropical paradise.
Loro Park is really worth visiting. It has the worlds largest parrot collection and Dolphin Sea Lion and Parrot shows, as well as the world's longest underwater ' walkway' tunnel. Tiger Island, Gorilla Jungle and the Bat Cave are just a few of the many attractions here.
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