Tenerife – Europe’s top beach destination

Tenerife is a thriving tourist destination, it has been one of the most popular holiday places in Europe for many years. It’s the ideal place for a perfect holiday because there is something there for any type of traveller; backpackers, families, singles, couples or groups of friends. The most popular Canary Island is a paradise for anyone that loves the sun and sand.


With so many choices throughout the European continent to choose from for your next holiday in the sun, here are some fantastic reasons why you should be booking up Tenerife as soon as possible. With flights so cheap and some great Tenerife late deals to be had there really is no excuse not to head there this year!

The fantastic beaches

With majestic sweeping beaches and all year sun, Tenerife provides everything that sun and beach lovers need for the perfect holiday. Some of the most famous beaches on the island are Playa de las Vista, Medano and also Playa Las Americas. If lounging on the beach isn’t enough for you then you can always partake in the plethora of water sports on offer; wind surfing, jet skiing, kitesurfing, snorkelling, canoeing are just some of the activities you will find. Scuba diving in Tenerife is world famous due to the fact that there is some of the best sites to see spectacular sea life. Then of course you can always head out for the day to do some whale and dolphin watching.

The food

If you are thinking about sticking to any diet when you’re over in Tenerife then forget about it! You should leave your plans of healthy eating at the door, it would be an absolute crime to go all the way to the Canary Islands and not eat as much of the tasty food as possible. Being a major tourist destination you can find all sorts of international cuisine to feast on, but of course it is the Spanish food that you should really be indulging in. Wash your meal down with one of the famous cocktails or a beautiful glass of wine.

Vibrant nightlife

It’s hard to beat the nightlife of Tenerife. There’s something for everyone here, you can choose from any of the hundreds of coffee shops, nightclubs, bars or restaurants to have a fun evening. Even if you are with children there will always be something for you to do, a lot of the restaurants are child friendly which makes it very easy for families to have a good time together. If you like to party and dance the night away then head to Playa de las Americas for a night you won’t forget.

If you have been to Tenerife before or are planning to go then please share your thoughts in the comment section below. Do you agree with the list above or is there anything you think should be added?