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The largest of the seven Canary Islands, Tenerife is home to sandy beaches, sunshine, and Spain’s highest mountain, among other things. Although the island’s countless theme parks, impressive nightlife scene and luxury resorts may be considered the classic Tenerife experience, don’t be fooled; Tenerife offers much more than your standard island holiday. A rich cultural legacy, an unforgettable yearly carnival, clusters of old towns, the castle of San Miguel and the mysterious Pyramids of Güímar, means culture and history buffs and will delight in this beautiful island paradise as much as the party-prone youths.
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Our tips for Tenerife

  • Sweater weather. Although it’s is by no means cold here, evenings by the beach can get chilly. If you're planning on taking a Tenerife day trip to Mount Teide’s peak, a jumper is definitely advised.
  • Did someone say wine? Commended by Shakespeare himself, Tenerife has a long history of wine production. Tenerife sightseeing at its finest, head to a local vineyards for the finest drop, and remember to keep an eye out for houses adorned with the “se vende vino” (wine for sale) signs for a truly authentic splash.
  • Sunday fun-day. Save some precious dough and head to some top Tenerife attractions, the government-owned museums, on Sunday. Cultural gems such as the Anthropological Museum and the Museum of Man and Nature offer free entry on Sundays.

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Best time to visit
Tenerife enjoys a warm climate all year round. Head to the island from May through to September for long and balmy days, with an average temperature of 28º. For cheaper rates and less crowds, the months of October and November are ideal. If you’re looking for super fun things to do in Tenerife, visit the island during the world-renowned Carnival of Santa Cruz in February.
Getting around
Navigating this island requires minimal effort. Here’s our travel breakdown of the best ways to get around in Tenerife.
  • The island boasts a modern, efficient and inexpensive public transport system, ideal for those on Tenerife tours. If you will be using the buses often on your Tenerife day tours, ’Bono Bus’ tickets – which can be used for more than one person at a time – are ideal. Head to your local shop or the bus station to pick up your tickets and enjoy discounts of up to 50% on travel.
Stay Safe
Despite it’s party town reputation, Tenerife is a relative safe city. Keep these travel tips in tow to ensure your trip goes off without a hitch…
  • Beware of pickpockets particularly in the Southern tourist regions such as Costa Adeje, Playa de Las Américas and Los Cristianos. Be sure to keep your belongings safe and secure at all times, especially when in crowded areas.
  • If, like us, your answer to the question ‘What to do in Tenerife?’ is beach hopping, be mindful of your time in the sun. Being close to the equator, Tenerife’s sunshine is extremely strong. Make sure your skin is well protected with sunscreen and drink lots of water throughout your stay on the island.
  • In any emergency situation, dial 112.

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