The biggest and most popular Canary Island, holidays in Tenerife offer a variety of both bustling and more tranquil resorts, not to mention the diverse landscape where you can enjoy the phenomenal weather.
The island's proximity to Africa means it shares the continent's scorching sun and consistently warm climate, drawing tourists to its dramatic volcanic sands all year round.
For a quieter scene where you can lounge in coves with small, spotless beaches or enjoy the excellent golf courses, head south on cheap breaks to Tenerife, and enjoy the luxury surroundings of Costa Adeje.
This modern resort is conveniently coupled with Playa de las Americas so you can enjoy its beaches, daytime attractions and nightlife alongside the luxurious confines of your quality hotel, whose fantastic golden beach provides padded sun loungers and professional masseurs.
Costa Silencio, with its stunning rocky coastline, is close enough to the busier areas of the island without being on top of them. With sports activities, playgrounds, shops and restaurants and close to two top golf courses, it is also just 15 minutes by taxi from the airport.
El Medano is a slightly more sophisticated alternative to the neighbouring towns of Playa de Las Américas and Los Cristianos. This is the ideal destination for those who after an authentic Spanish holiday by the sea. If you're searching for some sun, sea and surf, this stunning coastal town might just be for you.
This phenomenal golf resort offers a 27-hole championship quality course with an unexpected dose of natural volcanic beauty. Restaurants and a nightclub are on site and with the Playa de las Americas nightlife a short drive away, this resort makes for a perfect guys holiday.
Hidden among the mountains in western Tenerife, the charming resort of Guia de Isora is the ideal choice for a peaceful Spanish getaway. Home to spectacular scenery, picture-postcard villages and unspoilt beaches, it's rich in history and surprisingly untouched by tourism, so you can well and truly get away from it all.
This beach resort is one of the most popular on the island for couples who want to relax and spend their evenings in its sociable bars and restaurants. It is only a short distance away from varied attractions and the more lively nightlife in neighbouring Playa de las Americas.
Located on Tenerife's west coast, Los Gigantes is named after the gigantic cliffs that overlook the resort. It has maintained its traditional Spanish roots with low rise buildings that lead down to the marina and the black sands of Los Guios beach.
This small, quiet place on Tenerife's west coast takes things gently, from the uncrowded, Blue Flag, black sand beach to the low-key bars and restaurants on the palm-lined promenade. You can take a trip to nearby whitewashed Puerto de Santiago or walk along the dramatic cliffs of Los Gigantes.
The most popular resort on the Canary Islands, days can be spent browsing designer shops, on one of the many beaches or visiting nearby water parks and zoos. However this resort really comes to life after dark, with dozens of clubs and bars open until the early hours of the morning.