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Tenerife: “Island of Eternal Spring”

The biggest and best known Canary Island, Tenerife offers tropical-forest walks, designer shopping, vineyard tours, tanning on black-and-golden beaches and delicious Canarian cuisine(chip shops,too!)

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Visiting the king of the Canaries

Enjoy warm weather combined with natural attractions in one of the most popular Canarian destinations for tourists.The largest of seven islands, Tenerife's local culture is Hispanic even though its closer to Africa than Europe,and its packedwith vineyards,nature parks and gorgeous beaches.

Fill in the details in our comparison tool to find our Tenerife package holidays and fly to this peaceful island in the Atlantic that has world class tapas bars and locals who welcome visitors with plenty of Spanish humour and generosity.

Black and Gold: Beaches of Tenerife

Lie back and bathe in the sunshine on a beautiful Tenerife beach – one of the best reasons to visit this island. Even if you’re interested in staying in one of the all-inclusive resorts (have a look at Playa de las Américas, Los Cristianos or Costa Adeje) there’s still plenty of opportunity to discover what lies beyond the resort walls; particularly as Tenerife’s resorts tend to be situated right on the edges of the beaches.

If spotless beaches, cocktails at your elbow and loungers-for-hire aren’t really your idea of an island adventure, there are plenty of secluded coves, rock formations and hidden peninsulas waiting to be explored on Tenerife’s coastline (the longest coastline in the Canaries!).

Tourists can enjoy a full spectrum of black, golden, fine, coarse, secluded, sociable, family friendly – and even nudist – beaches where the outdoorsy can enjoy a great range of water sports. Choose from surfing, diving, snorkelling, kite boarding, wind surfing and jet skiing to ride the waves or get a glimpse of the reefs beneath them.

Beaches on the southern coast have fine sand with a light tone (popular favourites are Playa de las Teresitas, Playa de la Arena and Playa del Duque), which are perfect for beach sports like volleyball, tennis and football.

Whatever type of holiday floats your boat-from adventurous coastal walks to luxurious wine tasting at local vineyards - fill in your dates and click "find my holiday" to see what's available at the moment. Adjust the settings to suit your taste and budget and search for your holiday in Tenerife 2013.

Did you know? Tenerife

  • Mount Teide is the highest peak in Spain & outlying islands at 12,198ft
  • Tenerife is on a main migration route for whales
  • It celebrates 14 fiestas annually
  • The native dragon tree is a contender for the oldest tree in the world
  • See one of the largest population of Penguins at Loro Parque in Puerto de la Cruz

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