Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Tenerife

The beaches and mountains create a pretty picture of Tenerife. Well-liked for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Teide National Park and Loro Park are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Tenerife

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Tenerife a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Loro Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Teide Cable Car (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Pueblo Chico Theme Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Chinyero Volcano (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Monje Winery (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Camello Center (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Tenerife

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tenerife

Travelers enjoy Tenerife for its mountain views and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Tenerife is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Teide National Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Los Gigantes Beach (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Los Cristianos Beach (20 mi / 32.1 km)
  • La Fortaleza Lookout (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Chanajiga (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Orotava Valley (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)

Transportation to and around Tenerife

Fly into Tenerife (TFS-Tenerife South), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Santa Cruz de Tenerife (TFN-Tenerife North), which is 18 mi (29 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Chimisay to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Tenerife?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,870 holiday lettings near Tenerife. From 615 Villas to 1,280 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tenerife is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Tenerife?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tenerife. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Playa Puerto Colón: 3,360 holiday homes
  • Amarilla Golf: 162 holiday homes
  • Tenerife South: 6,168 holiday homes
  • Tenerife South Airport (TFS): 4,244 holiday homes
  • Los Cristianos: 3,597 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Tenerife! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Tenerife?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Tenerife with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Los Cristianos: 3,597 holiday lettings
  • Arico: 1,895 holiday lettings
  • Golf del Sur: 3,287 holiday lettings
  • Arona: 3,924 holiday lettings
  • Costa Adeje: 3,832 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Tenerife?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Tenerife are:

  • Tenerife South Airport (TFS): 4,244 self catering accommodations
  • Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN): 1,794 self catering accommodations
  • La Gomera Airport (GMZ): 307 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Tenerife?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Tenerife. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Punta Teno Lighthouse: 1,559 holiday rentals
  • San Miguel Castle: 4,615 holiday rentals
  • Palmetum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife: 1,667 holiday rentals
  • Garajonay National Park: 307 holiday rentals
  • Cesar Manrique Waterpark: 1,664 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tenerife listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Tenerife

Los Cristianos
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Costa Adeje
3,832 holiday rentals
El Médano
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Icod de los Vinos
1,670 holiday rentals
Los Realejos
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San Miguel de Abona
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Santa Úrsula
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San Juan de la Rambla
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Playa de la Américas
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Puerto de la Cruz
1,164 holiday rentals
El Chorrillo
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Puertito de Güímar
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