The largest of the Canary Islands in Spain, Tenerife is steeped in history and characterised by its varied landscapes of breathtaking beaches, mountains, volcanoes, deserts and lush green forests. With so many different spots to visit, things to do and lovely holiday apartments to stay in, a trip to Tenerife is bound to be unforgettable. Here are the top 5 tourist destinations in to check out while staying at one of their beautiful apartment rentals.
- 1. Los Cristianos
Leave your Tenerife holiday apartments and head to this popular spot which boasts a spectacular harbour. Here you can go on a fishing trip, sail along in a glass bottom boat, find diving excursions and pleasure cruises. There is sunshine the whole year round in Los Cristianos and you can also have a relaxing time on the various beautiful artificial beaches surrounding this gorgeous location. One of the most popular resorts in Los Cristianos is Hollywood Mirage, and when you see these luxury holiday apartments you will realise why.
- 2. Playa de Las Americas
If you are in the mood for some fun in the sun, check out this spot. This attraction is ideal for young people as they can visit the cafes, shops or laze around on the numerous beaches. Those who wish to party the whole night long should leave their apartments and head out to Playa de Las Americas in Tenerife to not miss out on the hundreds of clubs and pubs lining the streets.
- 3. Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz is the capital of Tenerife and an apartment rental here makes the perfect base for the exploration of other beautiful parts of the coast. Once you step out, you’ll find that this vibrant city offers a stunning backdrop courtesy of the spectacular Anaga Mountains. One of the places of interests on the mountains is Roques de Anaga at which you are able to view ancient archaeological remains.
- 4. Teide National Park
Declared a national park in 1954, Parque Nacional del las Canadas del Teide features a massive volcanic crater out of which Spain’s highest mountain (Mount Teide) arises. It is possible to gain access to the now dormant volcano by foot, as well as reach the peak of the mountain via cable car. On a clear sunny day you can enjoy a splendid view of both La Palma and La Gomera from the park which is 2000 meters above sea level.
- 5. Loro Parque
Originally a parrot park, this fantastic Tenerife attraction is today home to the world’s most important parrot collections. Boasting over 300 species, the park is also home to the largest penguinarium in the world along with other Antarctic birds where they’re given an authentic environment to live in. Leave your apartment rental and visit the park which also offers amazing sea lion and dolphin shows in addition to shows by a host of other animals.
There are many great spots to visit while staying at this gorgeous location, with each offering something different to satisfy varying tastes. A great way to enjoy the top five destinations that this fantastic island has to offer is to rent holiday apartments in Tenerife and take your time while sampling the island’s attractions. Be sure to book your holiday apartments sooner rather than later to enjoy your vacation in Tenerife this summer!