Top 10 Things to Do in Tenerife

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Are you traveling to Tenerife? Here’s a list of our favorite attractions and the top 10 things to do in Tenerife.


Tenerife has an extensive nightlife with numerous bars, restaurants, and clubs for you to visit. Several of them are open until the wee hours. The largest range is available in the tourist resorts of Los Cristianos and Playa de Las Americas, but there are also some bars and clubs in the capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. A cozy place that has delicious drinks is Akustito Cocktail, located in Playa de Las Americas.

Teide National Park

This is one of the best things to do in Tenerife is you enjoy being out in nature. Teide National Park shows you Tenerife’s beautiful and lush volcanic landscape. This is also Spain’s highest mountain with a height of 3718 meters. The dormant volcano is also the third-largest in the world, making it an epic stop to include on your itinerary for a road trip in Tenerife.

Siam Park

Siam Park in Costa Adeje is one of the world’s best water parks. There’s something for everyone, regardless of age, and for the more daring there’s also the world’s largest artificial surf wave. At Siam Park awaits a fun day for the whole family.

Playa de Las Teresita’s

This beach looks like it’s taken straight out of a postcard from paradise. The colors of the water and the sand is so incredibly beautiful – and a visit to Tenerife isn’t entirely complete without visiting this beach, and it’s one of the must-see attractions in Tenerife. Playa de Las Teresita’s is located in the northeast part of Tenerife, about 9 kilometers from Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Diving and snorkeling

Just like the rest of the Canary Islands, there are excellent opportunities for both diving and snorkeling along the coast of the island. A rich marine life and several shipwrecks making it even more exciting to explore the sea outside Tenerife.

One of the best things to do in Tenerife!

Also Read: 4 Non-Beach Things to do in Tenerife


A picturesque little village that’s located below a high cliff. Garachico is still a Spanish town, and there are not many English-speaking people who live here. In this small village, one can enjoy local cuisine and get a chance to experience the real side of Tenerife.

Masca Valley

A local saying goes that a visit to Tenerife isn’t complete without visiting the Masca Valley, and it should definitely be included in your Tenerife itinerary. After visiting this valley, it will be more easy to understand why. This trail offers more of the genuine Tenerife and also amazing scenery on the island.

Adventure Sports

All around Tenerife you’ll find several adventure sports, both on land and in water. Tenerife is an ideal destination for adrenaline seekers with activities such as paragliding, windsurfing, surfing, caving, paddleboard, flyboarding, and other fun activities.

Playa de Las Americas

Tenerife’s most visited and the well-known beach is called Playa de Las Americas and is located in the tourist resort that has the same name. Here awaits a real beach holiday and charter atmosphere. Around the beach, there are bars, small shops, and several restaurants. Although the beach is Tenerife’s most beautiful, it’s still very nice and surprisingly clean.

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