Garachico was once Tenerife's most prosperous port and it had a commercial connection with Europe, as well as Africa and the Americas. Unfortunately, the town has suffered a series for unfortunate events, including one of the most severe eruptions in Tenerife's history, which has altered the course of history for Garachico.
October is still a beach month in Tenerife, especially in the south. Although temperatures start to drop and the chances of rain increase towards the end of the month, the sea is still at this warmest and the midday sun is perfect for lounging on the beach.
Did you know Puerto de la Cruz is the oldest tourist resort in Tenerife? The town of Puerto de la Cruz has always attracted foreign visitors, especially from Northern Europe, who come here during the winter months for the warm climate.
There's no doubt that the south is the most popular part of Tenerife and many visitors only get to see that part of the island, missing all of the beauty of the north, with its wild beaches and amazing hikes in the mountains.
From sunrise 'till dusk, Tenerife is an island full of amazing surprises and if you're on the hunt for the best spots to see the sunset, we will show you our favourite ones.
Each August, El Puertito de Adeje celebrates its annual fiestas dedicated to the Virgen del Carmen.
Tenerife is a year round holiday destination, with warm weather and sunny days during all seasons, while the temperatures stay fairly constant throughout the year, as opposed to the rest of Europe where they vary by a lot between winter and summer.
Los Cristianos is one of the most popular destinations in Tenerife and many tourists choose it as a base for their holiday.
Playa de las Americas - Tenerife's most famous resort, popular for nightlife and partying, a true Mecca for visitors who come to the island not only to lay in the sun all day long, but also to party hard all night long.
El Medano is one Tenerife's most chilled and laid back resorts, popular among German tourists and surfers. El Medano is located very close to the Tenerife Sur Airport and it's a good base also for travelers who want to explore more areas of Tenerife.
Los Gigantes - famous for its majestic cliffs, is a quaint and charming seaside town on the island of Tenerife. It is situated on the west coast of the island, but it still enjoys beautiful weather all year round, similar to the southern resorts like Costa Adeje, Playa las Americas and Los Cristianos.
Siam Park is one of the top attractions in Tenerife, along with Loro Parque, the best zoo in Europe, located in Puerto de la Cruz. Actually, in 2019 Siam Park was named the best water park in the world according to Tripadvisor users for the sixth time in a row, and Loro Parque the best zoo in the world, also by Tripadvisor user.
Puerto Santiago is a quiet resort on the west coast of Tenerife, part of the municipality of Santiago del Teide. It is located very close to Los Gigantes, famous for the majestic cliffs that rise up from the ocean.
The South of Tenerife is where most of the tourism on the island is concentrated, due to the great sunny weather all year round.
Las Aguilas Jungle Park is one of the 2 major zoological parks in Tenerife and it is situated in the south of the island, in the Arona municipality. The name Las Aguilas translated to The Eagles, since the park has a brilliant outdoor show with birds of prey.
Looking for great beer and a party atmosphere during your holiday? Look no further and come to this exciting event in Tenerife - Oktoberfest 2019 in Puerto de la Cruz, an event that the town has been celebrating since 1973.
Playa del Socorro is situated on the north west coast of Tenerife and it’s a popular spot for surfers around the island.
Tenerife has a great weather all year round - it's one of the main reasons why it's so popular and loved by tourists all over Europe. But ever so often, even Tenerife gets a few rainy days, especially during the winter months.
The eternal question...does it snow in Tenerife? If yes...when? And how often?