TENERIFE | Spain – Tenerife Holidays & Travel Guide

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Tenerife, a member of the Canary Islands, is the largest and the most developed of all with over 350 kilometres of wonderful coastline, excellent beaches and great nature. Tenerife is located on the Atlantic Ocean, about 300 kilometres from the African coast and it is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe.


The southern part of Tenerife is perfect for relaxing on the beach, swimming and water sports, especially windsurfing. The northern part of the island has beautiful landscapes.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the capital city of Tenerife and located in the north part of the island.

Playa de las Americas is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Tenerife and it is located on the southern coast of the island. Playa de las Americas is also known as the new Las Vegas.

Los Cristianos comes next as for the popular holiday resorts in Tenerife.


Puerto de la Cruz is another popular holiday town and well known especially by the British holidaymakers.

Playa de las Americas is also known as the new Las Vegas. Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje comes next as for the popular holiday resorts in Tenerife. Puerto de la Cruz is another popular holiday town and well known especially by the British holidaymakers.

Beaches in Tenerife are excellent, crystal clear and peaceful. There are eight Blue Flag beaches in Tenerife for the beach lovers in Tenerife. The best golden sandy beaches and wonderful coastlines are mostly situated on the south part of Tenerife and the popular beaches include; the beach of Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos and Las Galletas.

As for accommodation in Tenerife; holidaymakers may find variety of nice and quality hotels and apartments to choose from.

There are many direct flights to Tenerife from many major cities of Europe and the world. Flying to the other islands of the Canary Islands and then getting to Tenerife by ferries is another option for getting to the island.

There are two airports in Tenerife that include; Tenerife South Reina Sofia Airport (TFS) and Tenerife North Airport (TFN).

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You may plan your Tenerife holidays regarding our travel guide pages. We wish you a wonderful Tenerife holidays full of joy and happiness…