The island of Tenerife in the Atlantic Ocean is a fantastic place to spend your holidays. The island measures 2000 kms2, and is the highest point in Spain with the Teide Mountain peak being 3,718 meters in height, the most elevated point on the Iberian Penninsula surpassing the Mulhacen in Granada.
Some of the other Canary islands are La Gomera and La Palma. These islands together with El Hierro and Tenerife make up the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife along with the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. It is a vocanic Island with it's highest point being the Teide mountain a huge volcano. The island is just 300 kms from Africa and 1300 from the Iberian Penninsula.
On the island you can see contrasts of vegetation and volcanic deserts. The island has one of the most important National parks in Spain, being that of El Teide. Tenerife is an island rich in ecosystem and a great variety in flora and faun. It's climate is different then most places as it has a series of microclimates causing the weather to be different around the island.
For holidaymakers, there is plenty to do in this beautiful paradise. You will find all kinds of accommodation in Tenerife, both in the north and south of the island, services, restaurants, shopping, and of course everyone's favourite, spending time basking in the much loved sun on its beautiful beaches. For an active holiday also see our climbing package in Arico and much more.
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