Flight and hotel Tenerife
Welcome To Tenerife
Located 820 miles south of Spain off the west coast of Morocco, Tenerife (the island of eternal spring) is the largest island of the seven Canary Islands. Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the capital city of the island and has a population of over 898,680. Tenerife is famed for the Santa Cruz carnival, one of the most popular festivals in the region with colourful parades, dancing, music, and beautiful costumes.
With pristine sandy beaches, towering mountains, year-round sunshine and breathtaking landmarks, Tenerife offers something for everyone. Book your Tenerife Flight and hotel together for savings on package holidays in Tenerife.
What To Know Before Visiting Tenerife?
Flights arrive at Tenerife South Airport (TFS), which is well connected with neighboring cities by various modes of transport. For your city breaks in Tenerife, you can choose a direct flight from Dublin or Cork to Tenerife. While the official language of Tenerife is Spanish, you won't face any language problem as many locals can speak English. The currency of the island is the Euro, and there is no time difference between Tenerife and the UK.
When Is The Best Time To Visit Tenerife?
Tenerife has a subtropical climate, perfect for visiting at any time of the year. The hottest month is August with an average temperature of 24°C, while the coldest is January at 17°C. December is the wettest month with an average rainfall of 56mm. May, June and July are best months to visit Tenerife. By choosing package holidays in Tenerife during these months, you can enjoy warm weather, perfect for beach adventures. For a dream weekend in Tenerife during this time, it's best to book in advance.
What To Do In Tenerife?
Book your flight and hotel in Tenerife and enjoy the many exciting activities the island has to offer.
- Take a trip to the awe-inspiring Mount Teide, Spain's tallest peak, and the surrounding national park. Whether you choose to hike up or take the cable car, the magnificent island views from the top are truly unforgettable.
- Playa De Las Americas boasts the famous black sand beach as well as beaches with white sand perfect for water activities.You can also visit some popular secluded beaches including Playa del Pozo, Playa Bollullo and Playa El Puertito.
- Take a whale watching tour off the coast of South West Tenerife to see sperm whales and bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat.
- During your city breaks in Tenerife, head to Siam Park and enjoy the family-friendly attractions in the park. Aqualand Tenerife in Costa Adeje is another fantastic water park known for its Dolphin Show.
- Go for a thrilling tour of the Cueva del Viento underground tunnels to explore fossils, lava stalactites, and over 190 species of insects.
What Places To Visit In Tenerife?
Tenerife holidays offer plenty of sites and attractions. Located in La Laguna, the Museum of Science and the Cosmos (MCC) features interactive displays, a planetarium, astronomy evenings, demonstrations and fun activities for all ages. The Pirámides de Güímar Ethnographic Park is home to beautiful stone pyramids. No trip to the island is complete without a glimpse of the Drago Milenario Tree, the national symbol and one of the oldest trees in Tenerife.
On a weekend in Tenerife, don't forget to visit the island's capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which boasts fascinating galleries and beautiful old buildings. Visit the Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre to discover a unique blend of art and science exhibits. Situated in Puerto de la Cruz, Loro Parque Zoo is one of the most popular attractions and is home to a wide range of fabulous creatures including sea lions, whales, chimpanzees, tigers and alligators.
What To Eat In Tenerife?
Traditional food on the island is a rustic combination of Spanish cuisine with influences from Latin America and Africa. Tapas are popular in the beach bars and served with tropical flare. Papas arrugadas con mojos is the Canary island speciality made with small potatoes cooked in salt water and accompanied with a red or green sauce called mojo. Almagrote is a favourite delicacy cooked with tomato, garlic, paprika, olive oil and cured cheese. Other popular local dishes include churros de pescado (fried fish served with garlic and mayonnaise), chopitos (tiny pieces of fried squid) and Queso asado (fried or baked cheese seasoned with Canarian sauces).
What To Bring Home From Tenerife?
A jat of multi-flower honey can be a great souvenir to bring back home from Tenerife. Peridot, a semi-precious gemstone used in pendants, rings and other keepsakes is another popular souvenir. Traditional Canarian jams and Dragon Tree liqueur will also make a unique gift.