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Tenerife

Located slightly west of Africa, Tenerife is the largest and most popular Canary Island, attracting 10 million visitors a year to its diverse landscape and phenomenal year round climate.

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Tenerife fast facts

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22 - 28ºC

Average Temperatures

Endless days of sunshine

Average temperature of 22 throughout the year, with highs of 28 in the summer.

4.5 hrs

Average flight time

From the UK

Average flight time from the UK to Tenerife Sur airport is 4.5hrs

For who?

Tenerife is best for...

FRIENDS, FAMILIES & COUPLES

Tenerife holidays are great for groups of friends, family summer holidays and couples.

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A Potpourri of Experiences

Tenerife is not like it once was. Nowadays, a real, more natural Tenerife has emerged with a newfound status as the island that’s got it all. If you still enjoy your sun and sangria in equal measure, it will always be a great place to visit, yet with so much else to see and do (away from the bars and strips), Tenerife is basking in a reputation as the go-to destination for family fun and adventure.

Food & Drink in Tenerife

Get ready for a taste sensation, Canarian style. As you would expect, the gastronomy in Tenerife has a big Spanish influence yet has a hint of African and Latin in its melting pot.

A traditional Canarian dish is papasarrugadas (wrinkled potatoes) or sometimes simply referred to as Canarian potatoes. Cooked in salt with their skins still on, they are simple and flavoursome when served with mojos (sauces), which are used for dipping. Fish lovers will be in paradise on Tenerife thanks to the abundance of great seafood and fresh fish.

Fresh fruit is also a key part of the Canarian diet – stocks of bananas, papayas, strawberries and mangos are in good supply and frequently go into the many drinks on offer. After you meal, the local beverage ronmiel, a sweet honey rum is typically served.

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Things to do

We Recommend:

  • A round of golf in Tenerife

  • Jet Ski Safari

  • A day trip to La Gomera

  • A visit to Loro Parque

  • A Submarine Safari

  • A trip to Mount Teide National Park

  • Water Sports

  • Sightseeing to Los Gigantes

  • Lively Playa de Las Americas

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Language

ESPAÑOL

The language spoken on Tenerife is Spanish.

Currency

Euro (€)

The currency used on Tenerife is the Euro (€)

Time Zone

GMT

Tenerife is in the same time zone as the UK.

Fly to:

Tenerife Sur (TFS)

Tenerife Sur (TFS) is the main airport for the region.

Tourist info

Tenerife info

For further information visit www.webtenerife.co.uk

Visa & Health

Recommendation

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for advice.