Activities to do and places to see in Tenerife
The Canary Islands aren't just basic islands with some great beaches, they have a wide range of things to do and places to visit and explore. Did you know how many stunning things are happening in Tenerife? If you want to live a whole Canary experience, this is the best island to visit.
Teide National Park
With an elevation of 3.718 m above sea level, Teide is considered the highest mountain peak in Spain. You can get there in many ways and you don't even have to climb to the top of it to enjoy such wonderful views!
You can get there via Cable Car or also hiking, but you can only get to the Teide Astronomical Observatory (2.390 m.) without permission, due to the Natural Park protections. However, if you're an adventurous one you can always ask for the permit and wish to be luckily accepted. Another option is accessing there anytime after before 9:00 am or after 17:00 pm.
Puerto de la Cruz Carnival
One of the most well-known international carnivals around the world and it's for free! If you're available in-between the 18th of February and the 10th of March just book your flights right now. Also, don't forget to book your transportation from the airport to your Hotel since these days are going to be really busy in Tenerife. You can choose wherever you prefer to be picked up: from the South Airport or the North Airport. For sure you're not going to regret it!
Each year, there's a theme to go dressed as (this one is Space). We don't want to spoil your visit there already, just get ready to walk around Puerto's streets surrounded by amazing costumes and awesome music playing, all for free.
If you feel like not only learning from the Spanish culture but also the Thai one, you can always visit one of the best Thai parks in Europe with all your family and enjoy all the different activities it offers for all ages.
Cueva del Viento
Don't you feel like hiking to Teide but you want to explore Tenerife's nature still? You can always go caving to these caves located in Pico Viejo (another inactive volcano in the island, whose eruption was the creator of these caves. However, you can only access there if you book a tourist guide, but believe us: It's really worth it! Also, it's one of the best ways to get an idea of the natural attractions this island offers.
If you're looking for a more exotic experience and you're longing to a wide variety of animals, then Loro Parque is the place you need to visit. It was initially focused on a parrots Zoo but now you can even see from seeing lions or whales until lions as well as different flowers or trees. Also, if you're already planning to visit Siam Park you can book both tickets together so you make the most of your experience.
One of the most traditional activities that now has become such a landmark of this island is its town food markets. There are many of them happening around the island weekly, you can find them rated and scheduled on this website. Mercadillos will provide you with the most delicious food from the Canary Islands for the best prices.
So if you're longing to visit one of the most overwhelming and versatile islands in Spain you've just come across with the perfect choice.