Tenerife may be best known for its beach holidays, but keen mountain bikers will tell you that it has another, less sedate side. Its mountainous interior is packed with fantastic trails that bring riders back time and time again. Expect a mix of beginner jeep tracks, technical rocky single tracks and challenging descents - all with jaw-dropping views and a real sense of wilderness.

Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Sports hotel Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey in the island's capital, will help you get limbered up before a day's mountain biking and relax afterwards. With its world-class spa and sports facilities, you can work out in the gym and soothe your muscles at the end of the day. Its central location in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is perfect for transport to other parts of the island, and there are a couple of mountain bike hire experts in the city, including Virus bikes.

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Hotel Spa Villalba, Tenerife

In Corona Forestal Natural Park, 15 miles from Teide Natural Park, the highest point in Spain, Hotel Spa Villalba is a mountain biker's nirvana. It has the bike-friendly certificate, a mark of quality that guarantees a top service for cyclists. With a choice of routes from its doors, it also has a secure bicycle storage room, a workshop and a cleaning and maintenance area. The gym, climbing wall and spa offer a range of activities that will help you limber up and unwind between rides.

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Vincci Tenerife Golf, San Miguel de Abona

As its name implies, family-friendly Vincci Tenerife Golf is geared up for the spectacular golf course that's close by. But, with bicycle hire on-site, extensive, comfortable facilities for children as well as adults and proximity to the beach, it's the ideal base for combining mountain biking with your family holiday. Location-wise, this southerly tip of the island has numerous mountain biking trails, shops and hire centres including Lavatrax and Club Activo Cycling Centre.

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Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club by Diamond Resorts, San Miguel de Abona

On the beach, the traditional Tenerifian Santa Barbara Golf and Ocean Club is just 15 minutes from mountain bike tour experts Bike Point Tenerife. Their routes promise to take you away from trail centres and off the beaten track onto some more interesting, unspoilt trails. They also offer emergency vehicle support and pick-ups and drop offs from either one of their two shops located in El Médano and Las Americas. The hotel has an adult-only gym, plus pools and massage treatments.

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Hotel Alta Montana, Tenerife

Inland from the south coast, in the small, elevated town of Vilaflor, boutique Hotel Alta Montana has stunning trails that run from its door. Within striking distance of both Reina Sofia airport and Tenerife's natural parks, it has an authentic feel underpinned by real passion for and insight into the local area. It serves up great local cuisine and offers a range of outdoor activities, including star-gazing. The hotel is 15 minutes from UK-run mountain biking holiday expert, Lavatrax, who can cover all your needs from hiring equipment to guided trails.

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