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Tenerife at a glance
A vacation dream for families
The Canary Island of Tenerife will delight you and your family: beautiful beaches, an exciting natural landscape and a volcano, which is also the highest mountain in Spain, await you here. Whether you live in one of the many family hotels in Tenerife or in a pretty holiday home – exciting holiday adventures can be experienced from anywhere.
All year round summer
Tenerife is one of the popular Holiday destinations for Germans – and not without reason: on the island, you and the children can look forward to mild temperatures all year round. Freezing temperatures are not an option here.
Especially the beaches of Tenerife tempt you to relax. Build a sandcastle with your family or splash around in the Atlantic – you deserve this break from everyday life!
The island of superlatives
Already at the approach on the You will surely discover the island: The Pico del Teide. The almost 4,000 meter high summit is not only the highest mountain in Spain, but also the origin of Tenerife. No wonder it is one of the main attractions today that you should not miss if you are spending your family vacation on the Canary Island.
Another highlight is the Loro Parque, which houses the largest collection of parrots in the world. But other animals, such as dolphins, can also be admired here. If you prefer to go into the cool water yourself, you can discover the largest water park in Europe, Siam Park. There is no shortage of superlatives in Tenerife!
Selected family hotels in Tenerife
Tenerife, Spain Aparthotel El Duque
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Tenerife, Spain Baobab Suites
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Tenerife, Spain Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel
Breathtaking beach vacation for the whole family
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Come on, let’s discover Tenerife!
Climb the highest mountain in Spain, marvel at the largest parrot collection in the world or spend an exciting day in the largest water park in Europe – Tenerife is an island of superlatives. No matter whether you are spending a club holiday here or living comfortably in a holiday home with your toddler, fun is the top priority here!
Exciting natural spectacles
If you spend your family vacation in Tenerife, you cannot avoid one thing: the Pico del Teide! At 3,718 meters, it is the highest point on the island and the highest mountain in Spain. And at 7,500 meters above sea level, it is also the third highest island volcano. Since 2007, the 18,990 hectare area around the Teide, which is designated as a national park, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The sight of the cliffs of Los Gigantes is also gigantic, in the truest sense of the word. Here the rocks fall down to 450 meters into the sea – this will surely delight both small and large vacationers!
Off to the adventure expedition
On the popular Canary Island of Tenerife, not only the Teide is a true natural spectacle, the Montana Roja National Park will certainly delight you and your loved ones. In addition to Teide, there is another volcano on the island: the Montana Roja. From the summit you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire south coast of Tenerife.
The Teno Mountains, which are located in the northwest of the island and reach up to 1,200 meters in the sky, also go high. You reach the mountain village of Masca via serpentines, which welcomes you with traditional architecture. You can also enjoy a wonderful panoramic view from the town’s two lighthouses.
On an observation tour
One of the most popular excursion destinations in Tenerife is definitely the Loro Parque. Since the park was once designed as a pure parrot park, the name is hardly surprising: "Loro" is the Spanish word for parrot. Today the park houses the largest collection of parrots in the world. But other animals such as dolphins, penguins, sea lions and tigers can also be admired here.
You can experience the jungle live in Las Águilas-Jungle Park. A wonderful botanical garden awaits you here, where monkeys and many other animals roam freely. A highlight of your visit are certainly the bird shows, which take place several times a day.
The oldest dragon tree in the archipelago can be found in the Parque del Drago. The tree has been protected since 1917 and is a symbol of the island. Of course you can also marvel at other exotic plants here.
A special kind of adventure is also a visit to the largest water park in Europe, Siam Park. The most spectacular slides are spread over more than 18 hectares, you can even surf here – water fun is very important here!
If you still don’t have enough of the cool water afterwards, a visit to Aqualand Costa Adeje is recommended. Various water slides and even a dolphinarium await you in one of the largest aqua parks on the island.
Out and about in the hinterland
Hiking through banana plantations in the hinterland of Tenerife is a more natural experience of a calmer kind, but still not less exciting. Easy-to-walk hiking trails make it possible for the little ones to enjoy the experience.
The old town of La Laguna, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and the town center of La Orotava offer pure culture. There is also an important museum on the island. The "Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre" exhibits the art of the indigenous people.
The beach promenade and the shopping street of Playa de las Americas also invite you to stroll. Stroll through the shops, buy a holiday souvenir or two and enjoy the view of the sea. The most popular stretch of beach here is called Playa de las Cistas. Not only can you swim here, there are also numerous water sports on the program.
Vamos a la playa!
Who his vacation with the Spending children on Tenerife can also look forward to beautiful beaches. One of them is the Playa de las Teresitas in the north of the island. The palm trees on the approximately 1.5 km long beach create a Caribbean flair. Incidentally, this is made for families: the breakwaters that stretch along the entire length of the beach make the water very calm. You can also let the sun shine on your belly with your family at Playa del Duque in the southwest – this is one of the cleanest on the whole island and is therefore awarded the blue flag. Here, too, breakwaters ensure that the kids can splash around safely.
It gets relatively touristy at Playa de Fañabé on the Costa Adeje. On the artificially piled-up sandy beach made of light gray lava sand, not only does its large gastronomic offer await you, there are also several children’s playgrounds. Playa de los Cristianos also offers ideal bathing conditions. Here you and the children can look forward not only to a wide range of leisure activities, but also to a huge range of restaurants.
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