The largest of the Islands that make up the seven Canary Islands has always attracted tourists. It is a diverse landscape, from the lush green in the North to the stunning volcanic landscape of Mount Teide, the highest mountain in Spain, to the drier, hotter south. It is estimated that the volcanic landscape was formed around 30 million years ago.
Visitors are never short of places to go and things to do. Getting around is easy. The road system, in general, is good and well signposted. In the south of the Island, Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos are the usual vacation destinations, with a wide choice of apartments, villas and town houses. Palm Mar is an up and coming area situated in the next bay from Los Cristianos Real Estate properties for sale in tenerifeand where you can still purchase a prestigious property on Paraiso del Palm Mar and Bahia Menceyes amongst others.
Los Gigantes, situated further up the coast plays host to the most spectacular cliffs, formed by the volcano’s lava flow and is a quieter, greener area, popular with our older vacationers.
If you like water sports, you can try your hand at everything from a pedalo to scuba diving. Boat trips are popular with the children young and old to view the pods of whales and dolphins that inhabit the coastline. Windsurfing, wet bikes, sailing and deep-sea fishing are all available for the more energetic of our visitors.
If you want to get closer to nature, why not hire a bike or take one of the many and varied hiking trails that run throughout the Island. Jeep safaris, quad biking or horse riding are all other options to make a great holiday a memorable one or a wonderful start to a new life in the sun.
Tenerife is rich in culture and there are many old and beautiful buildings, churches and museums in the towns of La Oratava and La Laguna. Should you just want to chill out with the children, why not take a trip to one of the many parks available. The most well known, and loved, being the Loro Parque, situated near Puerto de la Cruz.
Don’t think that we have forgotten, you golfers. Tenerife provides some of the best courses around and most within a short driving distance of each other. Golf del sur and Amarilla golf, are just two courses, which still offer you the chance to own that golf course apartment.