The most well-known and largest of the islands, Tenerife is a combination of relaxing white-sandy beaches and lively nightlife. An array of experiences, you can revel in all extremes in one stay - strolling through a lush tropical-forest, shopping on the high street, exploring the volcanic landscapes, dine in a nearby quaint colonial village, sip cocktails on the sea shore, or indulge in water sports in the Atlantic. Perhaps even take the time to ride a cable car ride up to the highest point on Spanish territory, to the often snow-topped Pico del Teide. With the most fabulous hiking views in the world, this island truly has it all.
One of Tenerifes lesser known quality is its award winning premier stargazing sites on Earth due to the island’s proximity to the equator and low light pollution. The varying cultures is also represented in the local customs, gastronomy and celebrations. Every February, Carnival transforms Tenerife towns into a colorful celebration. Thousands gather in the town center of Santa Cruz in vibrant costumes, sequins and feathers. The largest carnival in all of Europe, Tenerife takes it to another level. With the music and nonstop celebrations, it surely will not disappoint.
With its geographic location and historical importance, the islands food is known as being a fusion of Latin American, Spanish and North African gastronomy. With four Michelin star restaurants to choose from, one can delight in some of the world’s best restaurants when visiting Tenerife. For those with a more rustic palate, the locally owned seafood is something to indulge in. It is no wonder why Tenerife is one of the world’s most popular charter destinations in the world, with its internationally recognized landscapes, unique colors, flavors and the array of aromas due to its natural heritage, climate and volcanic roots.