Guimar is one of the oldest towns in Tenerife and is best known for its pyramids. Next to the large area with the pyramids is a museum that you can visit.
Teide National Park
It is a mandatory excursion on the agenda of who visits Tenerife. The Teide National Park. Unlike many other wonders of the world, it is easily accessible and easily accessible. Above the unique volcanic landscape with craters and petrified lava flows, the impressive silhouette of the 3718 m high Teide towers.
Natural swimmingpool of Garachico
Bathing in the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic is always a pleasure, but the experience becomes unforgettable when you bathe in one of the many natural pools in the Canary Islands. The archipelago is particularly rich in these natural resources, including these types of pools, which are all full of charm and so beautiful that it is impressive.
The natural pools are stationary pools that are filled with seawater due to their natural structure, without human intervention. Only the stairs, steps or trampolines have been made by man. That is why it is a mandatory visit for all visitors who, in addition to a refreshing dip, also seek the perfection of the authentic and natural.
Playa el Bollullo
This secluded, beautiful stone bay with its fine black sand beach, a nice little bar, high waves and a young crowd is an attractive summer beach - especially popular with the young and young. In winter, the audience is a bit older and it is a lot quieter. Playa Bollullo is also an interesting place for surfers, especially for bodyboarders.
Playa San Marcos
The fine black sand and good bathing conditions all year round invite you to relax. The somewhat worn and aging flair of the beach has something unexpectedly beautiful about it. The best place to stop for a nice fish menu, for example in the traditional restaurant Amarca, and combine your stay with a dip in the cool water.
Playa el Duque
With incredible turquoise water and golden sand, Playa del Duque beach is ideal for enjoying a lovely swim on a fantastic beach day with the whole family. This beach is located in the tourist zone of Costa Adeje, in the south of Tenerife, surrounded by a seafront promenade that connects it to more than eight nearby beaches.
Bahia Beach in Palm-Mar is a short drive from the Desino estate in Guaza. You will find wonderful lounge areas here. Often a live band plays in the evenings. All in all, an amazing place with a blissful beach atmosphere.
Playa los Christianos
A very beautiful lava beach is Playa los Cristianos. The seabed here slopes gradually and is therefore suitable for (young) children. A beautiful avenue runs along the beach with various play options such as a playground and trampolines.
Playa de la Tejita
Playa de la Tejita near El Médano is the longest natural beach in Tenerife and very popular with surfers because of the strong north-east wind. On the west side, there are fewer waves, so you can swim very well here.
Loro Parque Zoo is a particularly beautifully landscaped park where you can enjoy good shows with sea lions, killer whales and dolphins. Sustainability and the environment are central in this park.
This is the perfect choice for travelers who want to discover Tenerife in a fun and adventurous way. Swap busy tour buses for a self-drive buggy tour, with a guide showing the way. Choose from three set routes, including Teide National Park, the scenic route between Las Americas and La Caleta and the coast road to Los Gigantes and Las Americas.
Costa Adeje is home to the best water amusement park in the world: Siam Water Park. The water park has a Siamese theme and there are a number of spectacular rides and attractions, including a wave pool with the highest "wave pool waves" in the world, as well as the longest "slow river" in the world.
Cablecar El Teide
In the El Teide National Park, you will find a cable car that goes to the top of the volcano El Teide. A perfect getaway for the whole family. The lunar landscape of this national park is beautiful. The cable car takes you to the top in 8 minutes. The higher you get, the more magical the view, so once at the top, you will have a phenomenal view.
According to many, mountain biking is the undiscovered sport in Tenerife. The mountainous terrain is ideal for cycling trips on the BMX. During the winter months - when the temperature on the island is still quite pleasant - the conditions are very good for mountain biking.
If you are a fan of diving, snorkeling and surfing, you will literally feel like a fish in the water in Tenerife. Everywhere on the island you can enjoy swimming and the tourist Playa des Américas is a surfer's paradise, where especially surfers can indulge.
Diving in Tenerife
You can dive in Tenerife all year round. Due to the volcanic nature, Tenerife has very varied underwater landscapes here. Montaña Amarilla, for example, is a dive site where the landscape changes completely every 20 meters. The fauna and flora underwater is very beautiful.
Salt water baths
Seeking something different than a day at the beach or swimming pool? Then the salt water baths on the north coast of Tenerife are an exciting alternative. A number of baths were created naturally and others were created by the famous artist Cesár Manrique. You will find the natural swimming pools in Puerto de la Cruz (Lago Martianez), Garachico (El Caletón) and Bajamar.
Tenerife is also a very popular golf destination. The island has 9 golf courses in total. The three that are the most beautiful are Abama Golf, Golf Costa Adeje and Buenavista Golf. These golf courses are located in the south of the island and are ideal for guests staying at Villa Reya or the Desino estate.
Going for a walk
Do you like to walk? Then you won't get bored here either. From the green banana plantations in the north to a walk through the unique lunar landscape around the volcano el Teide or a unique beautiful hiking route for advanced users through the Masca Gorge. Walking routes are well marked all over the island.
La Cuadra de San Diego
Have you been out and about all day in the north of Tenerife? Then try to get a table for lunch at the quality restaurant "La Cuadra de San Diego" with a beautiful outdoor terrace.
Imperio del Pintxo
El Medano has one of the best tapas bars in Tenerife. At "Imperio del Pintxo" the pinchos are not only presented as works of art, but they also taste delicious. It is not a surprise that this tapas bar has won many awards.
La Masia del Mar
In the fishing village of Adeje in the south of Tenerife, there are many good restaurants and bars. For tasty fresh fish, you have come to the right place at "La Masia del Mar". You can also enjoy beautiful sunsets from this terrace.
The vegetarian restaurant Buenavida is located in the town of Costa Adeje. You can go here in the evening for the tastiest burgers, but you can also enjoy a delicious cup of coffee with a homemade vegetarian pie in the afternoon.
Located in La Arena is fish restaurant Pancho with fish straight from the sea on your plate. From the terrace, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the sea. A unique place to enjoy!
The restaurant La Vieja is located in the town of La Caleta. In this restaurant, they prepare fresh fish in real traditional style. From the terrace, you have a magnificent view of the sea. If you are a real fish lover then you have come to the right place at this restaurant!
The restaurant Fuel Restobar can be found in the town of Costa Adeje. You can go here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They serve good food, including vegetarian and vegan options. At the restaurant, you will also find a chill-out where the children can play.
Icod de los Vinos
The picturesque wine village of Icod de los Vinos is located in the northwest of Tenerife and has a particularly beautiful historic centre and the largest dragon tree in Tenerife. Stroll through the historic streets and the small squares and fountains in the old town.
You should not miss out on the place La Orotava. This village is located about 5 kilometres southeast of Puerto de la Cruz. It is located at an average altitude of 340 meters in the elongated Orotava Valley. Scattered throughout the city are various squares, buildings and gardens, which are all beautiful to see. View the narrow streets lined with 17th and 18th century houses and then enjoy a "cortado leche leche" in one of the old squares.
In the north of the island, you will find La Laguna. La Laguna is a wonderful student city full of stately old buildings, beautiful squares surrounded by greenery and many terraces where you can enjoy delicious tapas or pinchos with a glass of wine. You can also spend a wonderful day shopping here.
Between Playa de Las Americas and Playa de San Juan is the fishing village of "El Puertito" with just one restaurant/bar, a few white houses and a volcanic sandy beach. Here you can really taste that relaxing laid-back atmosphere. El Puertito is very popular amongst divers. Walk up the path to the other side and be amazed at the particularly beautiful sandbank surrounded by azure blue water.
Masca is an authentic mountain village in the northwest of the island, located in the middle of a beautiful wild nature reserve. In the village, you will find the starting point of the beautiful hiking route through the Masca Gorge.