Amazing Mount Teide
Holidays to Tenerife provide families and couples alike with the opportunity to experience one of the more diverse Canary Islands. Head down to the south of the island and there's plenty of fun and adventure waiting for you, whereas north of the island is a more relaxing experience.
The weather on the island is fantastic with it's year round sunny climate making it perfect for last minute holidays during the winter months too. It attracts a mix of families and groups both young and old. Wherever you're staying in Tenerife, Mount Teide is visible from all over the island. You can enjoy a fun filled day as you travel through pine forests and explore the volcano's dramatic landscape.
Water slides and nature parks
There's plenty of fun to be found on late deals to Tenerife, take in a trip to the largest water park in Europe, Siam Park. There's adventure to be had on adrenaline charged water slides and the giant wave pool, or simply just relax and enjoy the sun. It's set in a tropical oasis and you'll be amazed by the beautiful scenery which surrounds you. Oriental themed cafe bars and restaurants can be found throughout the park. Siam Park appeals to families of all generations regardless of age.
Loro Parque, in Puerto de la Cruz to the north of the island is another popular visitor attraction and is home to over 700 parrots and other exotic animals. It houses the largest dolphinarium in Europe and it truly is an unforgettable day out for all the family, and one not to be missed on holidays to Tenerife.
Quick Tenerife Tips
The currency for Tenerife is the Euro
UK passport holders do not require a visa to enter Tenerife
The flying time from the UK is approximately 4 hours
There are two airports on the island of Tenerife, one in the north and the other in the south. Most major airlines fly into the south so be careful if you are staying in the north as transfer times are longer.
A north south divide
Holidays in Tenerife offer an abundance of fantastic hotels, guest houses and self catering apartments; there's something to suit every budget. The south of the island has a more desert like landscape. There are plenty of beautiful sandy beaches with dazzling clear seas.
Playa de las Americas is the party capital of Tenerife with many tourists staying here and its neighbouring resort Los Christianos. It is the largest tourist development on the island. The beaches are perfect for sunbathing and offer a wide range of water sports for the more adventurous. A promenade runs the length of the resort offering plenty of entertainment to keep you busy during your stay on the island from its open air bars and restaurants to karaoke bars and discos.
A lush tropical paradise
The north of the island is a lush tropical paradise with palm trees and banana plantations. Although cooler in temperature than the south it is still popular with tourists. The main resort of Puerto de la Cruz has an amazing stretch of beach backed by verdant gardens full of tropical plants. The picturesque tree lined streets and colonial buildings make this resort popular with street performers creating a special atmosphere while dining in the evening.
Self catering accommodation is popular in the north of the island due to its many superb restaurants where you will be spoilt for choice. If self catering is not your preference there are a number of luxury hotels to cater for your every need while on holiday here. Late deals to Tenerife are available to book online here at Latedeals.co.uk.
Best restaurants in Tenerife
Carlos - Costa Adeje
You'll find this restaurant just beneath the Club Atlantis on the main road, around the corner from the beach. A family run establishment, Carlos has been delighting holidaymakers to Costa Adeje for over 8 years now. Carlos' is warm and welcoming with great service and an excellent menu. The steaks are always cooked to perfection and the lamb comes highly recommended too.
El Mana - Puerto de la Cruz
Catering mainly for vegetarians, this is a restaurant with a real passion for Canarian and Spanish food. A quirky establishment popular with young locals, El Mana steers clear of the usual vegetarian dishes and serves succulent and inventive options to tempt even the meat lovers amongst you!
Best hotels in Tenerife
Marylanza Suites & Spa Resort - Playa de las Americas
Situated just outside of the liveliest resort on the island, the Marylanza Suites and Spa offers a tranquil haven yet one that's within easy reach of Playa de las Americas famous nightlife. This hotel is also located right next to Las Americas Golf Club making it perfect for golfing holidays to the Canary Islands
Holiday Village Tenerife - Playa de la Arena
One of First Choices world class Holiday Villages, designed with the family in mind and aimed at making sure that all ages have a fun filled and exciting holiday experience. From zip wires to football academies, day and evening entertainment and first class restaurants, the Holiday Village is paradise for families looking for late deals to Tenreife.
Top Places To Visit
The highest point in Spain, Mount Teide defines Tenerife’s imposing skyline and is often snow tipped in winter. You need a permit from the National Park to reach the very top, however the breathtaking views from nearby are definitely worth the effort of getting up there.
Lago de Martianez
Located to the north of the island, the Lago de Martianez, a vast saltwater lido is a huge attraction to this Tenerife holidays destination. With 8 pools, waterfalls, caves, bars and restaurants, it’s a safe, friendly environment for the whole family to enjoy.
Siam Water Park
An oriental theme park in the south of the island, the little ones will love the Lost City while the dare devils head for the Tower of Power, just one of many adrenalin filled rides.