For those who dream of lounging on a beautiful Spanish island with sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, and massive mountains, vacations in Tenerife are a dream come true. Tenerife is the largest island of the seven Spanish Canary Islands. It is one of the most popular vacation destinations for those seeking a relaxing escape from the hectic schedule of everyday life. With beaches, mountains, high-end resort spas, and tropical weather, the most difficult part about Tenerife vacations is leaving.
With breathtaking scenery, it's easy to see why one of the biggest attractions in Tenerife is its natural landscape. Aside from the beaches, which have sand in shades ranging from black to yellow, the biggest natural attraction is Mount Teide—a dormant volcano best known for its massive height. Mount Teide's summit is the highest point above sea level in the Atlantic. Those enthralled by volcanoes and mountains flock to Tenerife to simply take in the view of Mount Teide. Tenerife also has popular museum attractions like the ARTIandya Doll Museum. Feeling more adventurous? Check out Siam Park amusement park or the Tenerife Snorkeling and Kayaking adventure tour. For those who intend to visit these attractions, car rentals in Tenerife can get you around.
February is one of the most exciting times of the year in Tenerife, as preparations for the Carnival Santa Cruz de Tenerife are in full swing. This festival is a huge celebration that takes place over an entire week right before Christians begin observing Lent. During the festival, you'll find lots of people in costumes, musicians, dancing, and parades—all until Ash Wednesday. This festival is considered one of the greatest annual festivals in the world, giving people from around the globe reason to visit Tenerife hotels. Book Tenerife vacation packages with Travelocity today, and search from over 400 airlines and over 510,000 hotels worldwide.