5 reasons to go for a holiday in Tenerife
Are you one of those people who've been bitten by the wanderlust? Do you enjoy travelling and visiting new places? If you've grown tired of visiting the same places that you've always frequented. Why not try Tenerife, the biggest of the Canary Islands in Spain?
It is rich in natural beauty, from the majestic mountains to the extensive beaches, the fancy and romantic dining scenes full of the flavour of the volcanic soil, and the sun that constantly beats down on the beautiful landscape. There is a lot more to the island than meets the eye, and it is definitely a tourist spot that you must visit at least once in your lifetime.
The weather is very welcoming and comfortable all year round. Throughout the year, you will mostly find a temperate climate which makes it very convenient for tourists from all around the world to adjust. It is commonly known as ‘Isla de la Primavera’ translated as ‘Island of Eternal Spring’.
It boasts of an average of 300 days of sunshine year-round, whereas the rains never last that long. There is a vast difference in the weather between the northern and southern parts of the island. The south is usually hot and dry, whereas you will find the north to be cooler and wetter.
It has a rocky landscape which is perfect for the adventurous who are into trekking and hiking. A large part of central Tenerife is covered by the Teide National Park, which stands Mount Teide, the highest point in Spain.
There are various volcanic landscapes, beautiful pine forests, and lush green valleys which give hikers magnificent views. It also allows the less adventurous travellers the option of driving through the protected national park while admiring the beautiful landscape.
Where to stay?
There are numerous fancy, high-end hotels that tourists can book beforehand and stay at comfortably, or you can easily rent an apartment in Tenerife long term through Kuhamia.com, which offers a wide range of rental options and locations to choose from. There are a large number of long-term and short-term rentals, offering customized services as per the needs of their lodgers.
Tenerife is positioned right between the Sahara and the Atlantic. Add to that the absence of light pollution, its high altitude, the pure air, and the bright and cloudless skies, and it becomes the perfect place for all stargazers. It has been officially declared the ‘Starlight Tourist Destination’. There are many official tours conducted for stargazers as well.
A rich cuisine destination:
The island boasts the best cuisines and is a food lover's paradise. It has five Michelin stars across four restaurants. One of the best spots for fine dining is the M.B. (Martin Berasategui), a two Michelin starred restaurant which is located in the Ritz-Carlton, Abama. However, If you want to go in for some extraordinary variations of local Spanish seafood cuisine, the family-run El Rincón de Juan Carlos is also a good bet.
A nature lover's paradise, Tenerife is a destination rich in landscapes that cater to every individual be it beach lovers or mountain lovers. The authentic Spanish flavours in the food are an added attraction for foodies. This is also the ideal spot for those who wish to avoid extreme climates. It's definitely a place to visit at least once; it is a must on every traveller’s bucket list.
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