Book Cheap Flights to Tenerife, Spain
Though Tenerife is a superb year-round destination that can be travelled to during any time of the year, it would be best to visit here during the winters from December to February. It is cooler and rainy at 70-75 deg F, and this provides a perfect setting to enjoy the island’s scenic beauty and music festivals like Mamma Mia the Musical and Tenerife Carnival. It would be best to book your tickets as early as possible to avoid last minute rush and inflated prices. If you would prefer a more economical option while travelling here, it would be best to come here during March, April or November. It would be sunny and warm at 24-25 deg F, and you can use ample sunshine to relax on the beach and for exploring other tourist attractions here.
The island is served by Tenerife Sur Airport (formerly known as Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport). Operated by the Spanish air navigation manager Aena, it is the larger of the two international airports on the island and the second busiest in the Canary Islands. The airport connects major Spanish cities (like Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia) and international destinations like Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Paris and Moscow among others to the island. There are a number of airlines like British Airways, Air Berlin, Lufthansa and Ryanair that offer round trip flights from this airport.
Places of Interest in Tenerife
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands. It welcomes nearly five million visitors every year that come here to experience its stunning coastline, tropical forests, flora and fauna, mountains, zoo, volcanoes and archaeological sites. This island hosts one of the world's largest carnivals (the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife) and a grand fancy dress parade that ranks among the top three in the world. Tenerife is paradise for scuba divers, and also offers a vast range of adventure sports like surfing, speed boat parasailing, jet skiing, mountain biking, road biking, hiking and go-karting.
The 3718 metres high Mount Teide is an active volcano that sits atop the highest point in Spain and had last erupted in 1909 AD. Close to it is located the Teide National Park. It is the most visited national park in Europe that is home to some of the invertebrate species that are not found anywhere.
Loro Parque (Parrot Park)
Loro Parque is a large zoo with a wide range of flora and fauna in Tenerife. Central to this park’s reputation are 4000 parrots across 350 species, Europe's largest dolphin show pool and longest shark tunnel, world's largest indoor penguin exhibition and the largest Thai village outside Thailand. Also of note is a large orchid garden with very rare plants.
El Medano (The Sand Dune)
El Medano is a town near the largest natural beaches of Tenerife, the Playa Grande and the Playa Tejita. It is one of the world's best windsurfing and kite surfing sites. Between the beaches is a protected natural reserve near a volcanic cone called La Montana Roja (‘The Red Mountain’).