Tenerife

Travel Guide
Puerto de la Cruz featuring a luxury hotel or resort, a pool and a coastal town
Tenerife is a box of surprises and daring contrasts. Bathe in its waters and explore its volcanoes, visit the highest peak in Spain, paraglide over the landscape and dance to the sounds of its Carnival.

Take advantage of an offer of flight + hotel to Tenerife, the island of eternal springtime, and visit one of the most beautiful natural rock formations, the Teide National Park. Take the cable car up some 2,230 miles above sea level to the peak and enjoy some magnificent views from the top.

Another central theme for Tenerife holidays is a myriad of beaches. Check out Las Américas or Los Cristianos, but don't miss the chance to explore the valleys and lava tubes that win anyone's heart in a land bathed by the sea. In the municipality of Icod de los Vinos, let yourself be swallowed up by the Cueva del Viento, considered the largest lava tubes in Europe, and venture into the unknown with a flashlight in one hand and your heart in the other. Why not hire a canoe and paddle among the cliffs of Los Gigantes in the south of Tenerife? Catch sight of spectacular landscapes against a backdrop of crystal-clear waters.

If adrenaline is your thing, take a tandem paragliding trip over the land. The Izaña track in the Teide national park will give you the biggest thrill of your life: jump from 1,350 miles up into the Martiánez lake and enjoy a privileged view of the Ortotava valley.

Don't forget to visit Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the island's capital, during its colourful Carnival festivities and lose yourself in the “Cuadrilátero” district, where you'll be part of an event that draws up to 250,000 people each year.

To get to Tenerife, you can fly to any of the two airports on the island. Hire a car to travel around the 772 square miles of the biggest island in the Canarian archipelago.

Book one of our low-cost Tenerife holidays and experience this large mishmash of shapes and colours where it is eternally spring: you'll change colour with its diverse landscapes, feel like an authentic geologist and live unforgettable experiences perfumed with the earth and tasting of the sea.

Spain's Canary Islands are some of the best destinations in the world for a beach holiday. If you like beach holidays in Tenerife then you're sure to love our cheap beach holidays to Fuerteventura or our Gran Canaria beach holidays. Book with Expedia and find out why.

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Where to stay in Tenerife

Nivaria Beach
Nivaria Beach
3.5 out of 5
Playas de Arico, 1, Arico, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38588
The price is £93 per night from 12 Aug to 13 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Arico. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Playa de Los Abrigos and Playa ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"The administrative side is woeful. Pity because everything else is very good."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2022

Nivaria Beach
Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
5 out of 5
Avenida Adeje, 300, Adeje, 38670
The price is £163 per night from 4 Sep to 5 Sep
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Adeje. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (950 reviews)
"We had a lovely time at the hard rock. We ended up upgrading to the rock royalty level with a bigger room and private dinning, we’ll worth it. Unfortunately I got food poisoning at the session’s restaurant, probably from a bad clam. The hotel conceriege sent a nice note and Prosecco a few days later. ..."

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2022

Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
4 out of 5
Avenida del Atlantico, s/n, Golf del Sur, San Miguel de Abona, 38639
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in San Miguel de Abona. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and a children's pool. Our guests praise the restaurant ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,332 reviews)
"Lovely staff, clean and good spot if you have a car. However walking distance to a few cafes/bars"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2022

Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Nivaria Beach
Nivaria Beach
3.5 out of 5
Playas de Arico, 1, Arico, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38588
The price is £93 per night from 12 Aug to 13 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Arico. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Playa de Los Abrigos and Playa ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"The administrative side is woeful. Pity because everything else is very good."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2022

Nivaria Beach
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
4 out of 5
Avenida del Atlantico, s/n, Golf del Sur, San Miguel de Abona, 38639
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in San Miguel de Abona. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and a children's pool. Our guests praise the restaurant ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,332 reviews)
"Lovely staff, clean and good spot if you have a car. However walking distance to a few cafes/bars"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2022

Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts
Hollywood Mirage
Hollywood Mirage
3.5 out of 5
Calle Sierra Nevada, sn, Arona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38650
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Arona. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and breakfast. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (446 reviews)
July 2022..2 week stay
"Only downside is queuing at reception, especially in evenings if someone was booking an excursion ahead of you..two on duty during day, but generally only one at reception in evenings..otherwise an absolutely enjoyable experience..great pool, good fun water polo most days..poolside snack bar is a ..."

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2022

Hollywood Mirage
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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