Vacation Tenerife21 August 2016
Tenerife is a part of the Canary Islands and from the 7 islands it’s the most popular, about 5 million tourists visit each year for a vacation Tenerife.
In the Teide National Park what is in the center of the island, you find the highest elevation of Spain.
It’s also the highest of the islands of the Atlantic Ocean.
And the 3rd largest volcano in the world, if it’s measured from its base on the ocean floor.
Mount Teide or Pico del Teide 3718 meter and 7500 meter from its base.
Teide National Park, 18,900 hectares and was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The park has a incredible beauty and the largest number of endemic species in Europe.
Teide Park is the most visited national park of Europe and the 8th most visited in the world.
On the slopes of the mountain you will find a major international astronomical observatory.
Tenerife has 2 airports. Tenerife North Los Rodeos. Tenerife South Reina Sofia Airport.
Because of its mild climate the island is known as the “Island of eternal spring”.
The water temperature is around 18 degrees in the winter and 25 degrees in the summer period.
Land temperature is around 19 degrees in the winter and 28 degrees in the summer period.
Tenerife is an island what has a lot to offer to make the best out of your vacation Tenerife.
Tenerife is a holiday destination for everybody. Beside Scuba diving you will find many attractions like:
Water Park Siam | Parrot Park | Jungle Park | Climbing Park
Botanical Gardens | Wine museums and wineries | Museums
Fishing trips | Whale and dolphin watching
Parasailing | Paragliding
Surfing | Jet Skiing | Wakeboarding | Stand Up Paddeling | Fly boarding | Kite surfing
Hiking | Mountain biking | Climbing | Running | Horse riding
Karting | Paintball | Golf
Jeep safari’s to Mount Teide | Visiting Mount Teide’s summit | Sky watching
Theatre | live concerts | musicals | shows
If you visit the island in February. Don’t forget to visit the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Tenerife hosts one of the world’s largest carnivals. The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is attempting to become a World Heritage Site. It’s a must see!
Or, just visit one of the wonderful beaches.
You will find plenty of opportunities to rent a car if you like to visit places by yourself.
If you like a “Mild Climate” whole year round where you can enjoy on an active way your vacation?
Than the Island of Tenerife should be your choice!
Harry Bakker | Aquarius dive center – Tenerife