Pep-up your vacation and head towards this unique Canarian world which is loaded with surprises. Let Last Minute Holidays to Tenerife be that ‘surprise’ for you or any backpacker. It is a quintessential summer destination with numerous blue flag beaches and majestic mountain peaks. Tenerife boasts of the steepest mountain peak in Spain. It is blessed with good weather and plenty of sunshine for a rejuvenating Beach Holidays. Indeed, the mesmerizing pacific coast is sizzling with an amazing marine life. Whale watching is a wonderful activity to indulge in. The windy conditions around some beaches are best for water sports and would certainly sway adrenaline junkies.
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Beaches in Tenerife
It has the aura of North Africa and a long stretch of golden sand is a reflection of the Sahara desert. In fact, Playa de la Teresitas in Santa Cruz is a manmade wonder and the sand is imported from the Sahara desert. It is indeed a beautiful blend of the desert golden sand and the mesmerizing Spanish coast. The beaches exhibit remarkable diversity and exhilarating nearby landscapes. It is also the most fascinating feature of Holidays to Tenerife. The black volcanic and the shimmering golden yellow sand is indeed a contrasting feature.
Benijo Beach is a paradise for backpackers in earnest pursuit of a solitary vacation. It might not be an ideal place for swimming, because of the huge waves. But the sunset is riveting and the surrounding cliffs are mesmerizing. Moreover, it is a delight for seafood lovers as numerous restaurants nearby are serving fresh seafood.
Playa de Puerto may be small but the local charm makes it attractive. The serene wave is ideal for swimming. It is located in the midst of an old fishing village where you can find restaurants serving lip-smacking Spanish food.
The black sandy bay and the blue water of El Bollullo is certainly in contrast to the blue waters. Walk your way from Puerto de la Cruz from the banana plantation and the sight of this magical beach would be enticing.
Head towards the picturesque Los Gigantes and the majestic cliffs. This 800 meters high cliff is a remarkable sight. Playa Jardín or Puerto de la Cruz’s Garden Beach was a creation of César Manrique. It was in fact his desire to create a spectacular coastal landscape. El Médano beach is best for sunbathing and an ideal place for kite surfing.
Hurry up and book Last Minute Holidays to Tenerife, in fact, the surprises don’t end with beaches. Water Parks are quite remarkable.
Parks in Tenerife
Adventure activities are plenty around this volcanic Island. The most remarkable is the Teide National Park which is a world heritage site. If you are fit enough or maybe summon up the strength then go on a hiking trail and watch the breathtaking verdant landscape. At 3718 meters there is remarkable visibility of the other two Canary Islands of La Palma and Gran Canaria. This mountainous region is indeed a must-visit on Tenerife Holidays. Take a cable car journey and explore the mountain.
Siam Park is your family day out and a remarkable place to spend with the little ones. It is a Thai Theme park with an amazing family-friendly atmosphere. The myriad activities include a wave pool, Siam beach, and water slides. Besides, Lost City is one area which is ideal for kids with several games.
Loro Park in Puerto de la Cruz is a fascinating zoo highly sought-after among the locals and tourists. It is almost akin to a Mini-Safari where you can find tigers, chimpanzees, and alligators. There are also Aquamarines with sea animals like whales. Watch the jungle area and a specific play area.
For more adventure visit the Aqualand. It is indeed a delightful place for Family Holidays and spectacular water parks located in Costa Adeje. Watch the Dolphinarium and Dolphin museums where the kids would spend a joyous time.
Science and Cosmos museum is a must-visit for those who love to gaze the stars and understand the infinite Cosmos. The museum offers a wonderful interactive display as well as a magnificent planetarium for fun activities.
Cueva del Viento Caves
Discover the magnificent cave system at Cueva del Viento. The Labyrinth of the underground tube is indeed quite spectacular. These underground 18 km of Lave tubes were formed due to the eruption of the Pico Viejo volcano. It is indeed quite amazing that nearly 190 species of insects underneath the tunnel – rather fascinating that life exists beneath the long lave tube. Also, there is a stalactite formation, lave lakes, and fossils.
Traveling in Tenerife
Public transports such as buses are cheap and quite frequent in the southern part of the Island. Renting a car is always a great option because there are several secluded regions and renting a car gives flexibility and it is also quite affordable.
Best Cuisine in Tenerife
Food and wine are exotic and very much Spanish in Tenerife. The Mojo sauce
comes in many varieties. Try the baked cheese with green mojo. Relish fried pork with herbs. Don’t miss the churros de pescado dish made of fish goujons . It is a traditional cuisine in Tenerife found in various restaurants. Relish the Croquetas caseras prepared with a mixture of potato, white fish and ham. Enjoy Chopitos which is a fried squid. Tenerife cheese is delicious and received world cheese award. Eat a good amount of cheese before you venture on a trekking tour around the majestic cliffs. Get enough calories for a resplendent vacation.