The holiday destination of Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and it offers something for everyone, from lush forests, exotic plants, deserts, mountains and volcanoes to incredibly stunning coastlines and amazing beaches. Tenerife is the perfect holiday choice for those looking for fantastic weather, great sunbathing spots, culture and historical sites as well as lively nightlife and delicious dining opportunities. Tenerife is an all year-round holiday island, even in the winter its temperatures rarely go lower than 19ºC making it the perfect place to escape the winter blues! Families, couples and groups will find the perfect resort for their holidays whether its the lively Playa de Las Americas or the more peaceful Costa Adeje and you will find a whole range of accommodation that will suit every budget. Whether you visit this amazing island as a family, couple or group, you will the perfect holiday in the sun, so why not take a look at our fantastic last minute offers and great holiday deals for your bargain holiday to Tenerife?
Dining on the island is always a fantastic experience and the local cuisine is definitely well worth a try. Local food is a combination of traditional Spanish recipes with a Latin American and African influence and the basis of Canarian cuisine is a variety of fresh vegetables, fruit and fish. The traditional island food is Gofio, which is a sort of flour that is made from toasted cereals, which is often used as a substitute for bread. If you dont fancy the local cuisine there is plenty else on offer such as fast food restaurants, English, Chinese, Italian and French. Many restaurants also offer a childrens menu.
Dining in Tenerife is a brilliant experience and there are plenty of options for you too choose from. Traditional Island cooking features the freshest fish, meat, vegetables and fruit. A popular fish in Tenerife is Vieja a local Canarian fish, and the chefs know plenty of different ways to cook it! If youre not a fan of fish then dont worry, as there are plenty of other things to satisfy your appetite! Many resorts have restaurants, cafés and pubs that serve international food as well as local cuisine so everyone will be satisfied.
Tenerife has something to offer everyone when it comes to nightlife! Whether you are looking for lively bars and clubs to amazing dance shows, casinos, festivals and live music. Playa de las Americas has the liveliest nightlife with a large selection of clubs and bars as well as a large casino! One celebration that is great fun for people of all ages is the Carnaval de Tenerife where the whole of the island celebrates and dances to fantastic samba music, wears vibrant costumes and parades through the resorts, even the tourists cant help but participate! Many hotels also provide their own evening entertainment as well as having there own selection of bars and in some cases their own discos.
There is so much to do in Tenerife, whether it involves soaking up the sun on one of the volcanic black sandy beaches, or lazing on one of the many golden beaches to trying out the exhilarating water sports on offer. For those that want to explore this beautiful island a visit to Mount Teide (a volcanic peak) is a must see, it is the highest point on the island and in the whole of Spain. If you visit the capital of the island Santa Cruz, you will find some historic architecture as well as museums. With its areas of amazing beauty and wildlife, there are many hikes and coast cruises available. A great day out for all the family is to one of the water parks, with their great water slides and rides.
With so much to do and see, a holiday to the stunning island of Tenerife is perfect for people of all ages.