Tenerife, the Island of Eternal Spring
Tenerife, Canary Islands, is often referred to the "Island of Eternal Spring". It is a sub-tropical paradise with one of the best temperate climate in the world, which only varies from mild to moderate temperate at all times of the year. Its gentle prevailing winds stabilize the weather on the Islands throughout the whole year.
What can be more attractive than an exotic climate, an exotic island, exotic beaches, the exotic beauty of nature, and all sorts of exotic temptations of a perfect holiday? Well, Tenerife, the Southern Spanish coast of Africa, has it all!
Spain`s highest elevation is the peak of the Mount Teide, which is an active and the third largest volcano of the world, located in Tenerife. 23 million years ago tectonic movements and the volcanic eruption caused the birth of Tenerife. The Canary Islands` other six members were formed similarly. These are:
- La Palma
- Gran Canaria
- Tenerife , which is the largest and the most popular resorts of all.
What is the first thing that comes to mind about the Canary Islands? This amazing vacation spot and preferred tourist destination has so much to offer: surfing, swimming, scuba diving and other water sports, or sunbathing and windsurfing on the beaches, playing golf, ride motorcycles or bike to discover the local small villages, visit the famous architecture - Santiago Calatrava`s Auditorium - and other monuments of its Spanish heritage, check out the carnivals and festivals, enjoy an opera or a great concert, visit the national parks and hike, take the great dining out experience, and enjoy a night out with great cocktails and music clubs.
"Tenerife -The Island of Eternal Spring"
Guaranteed nice weather and fun during your vacation!
However the two hottest months are July and August, but the temperature never goes below 18 degrees throughout the whole year. Here is the smallest the temperature fluctuation between the winter and the summer seasons and /or between the morning and night`s temperatures during any day. The water of the ocean is always between 19 - 22 degrees.
This unique climate offers great atmosphere for relaxation for people who suffer from respiratory diseases.
What define Tenerife the most, besides its weather, is the and the Teide National Park and its beautiful wildlife. The Teide Mountain`s peak (The Pico de Teide, 3718 m) is Spain's highest mountain.
The Teide's magical pine forests and rocky deserts represent a lifetime of memories; and it isn't rare if you find snow even on one of the hottest day of the year. It is incredible experience to admire the snowy peaks from the black hot sand.
The volcano - with its unique look - served several times as a favored movie scenery. (Planet of the Apes, Star Wars)
In the northern part of Tenerife, you can find a tropical rainforest with breathtaking flowers and unique plants, and banana plantations and great vineyards.
In the south, you can find huge cactuses, agave and aloe bushes.
It's worth renting a car to be able to visit these unique and nowhere else to be found attractions. It`s easy to get around by car because Tenerife has modern and well-connected roads and highways all around the island. Grab a map, and don`t be afraid to get lost because its traffic sign and directions are well posted and help you to reach your desired destination.