Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands. It enjoys year round sunshine and warm temperatures, making it one of Ireland's favourite holiday destinations. The island has a great variety of scenery and is full of stark contrasts, from the golden sandy beaches of the south, the lush green north, to the lunar landscape of the Mount Teide national park. Mount Teide is the largest mountain in Spain and a dormant volcano. Views of the peak can be seen from many of the resorts on the island. Tenerife’s beaches are a mixture of black volcanic sand and imported golden sand. The beaches are dotted mainly around the tourist resorts and typically offer showering facilities, sun beds, parasols, a variety of water sports and snack bars, restaurants either nearby or on the beach itself.
Loro Parque is one of the island’s top tourist attractions and provides a great family day out. You can watch a host of animals doing funny tricks and stunts! The park is home to more than a hundred different species of animals and birds and has its own aquarium. Aqualand Tenerife is a fantastic water park in the south of island. Kids of all ages are sure to enjoy this, even the grown up ones! Golf is a very popular pastime on the island. One area where it is particularly popular is Golf Del Sur which is one of Sunway’s featured resorts.
Fish lovers will be heaven on Tenerife thanks to the abundance of local seafood and fresh fish. A huge variety of food can be sampled on the island, be it the traditional local dishes or international cuisine including Chinese, Italian, Indian to name just a few.
Sunway feature resorts both in the north and south of the island with 3* accommodation right up to 5*+ so there is something for all budgets and tastes. The island is easy to get around whether you choose to hire a car, taxi or grab a local bus. Getting around by bus is a very affordable way of seeing the island. Taxis are plentiful as are car hire companies. Whether you’re interested in water sports, chilling out on the beach soaking up the sun, partying the night away or exploring traditional Canarian villages you’re sure to have a great holiday in Tenerife.
Tenerife, Canaries Destination Highlights
• Gorgeous beaches from pure volcanic rock to golden sands
• Water Park at Siam Park
• Loro Park highlights include dolphin & Orca shows & a Zoo
• Casinos in Puerto de la Cruz & Playa de las Americas
• Whale & Dolphin Watching
• Teide National Park
• Duty Free Shopping
• One of Europe’s top golfing spots with four golf courses.