Tenerife, nicknamed the Island of Eternal Spring, attracts millions of tourists every year. They go there to enjoy the sun that shines all year-round and to discover the marvellous stunning natural beauties available out there. You might wonder why Tenerife is among the best family friendly holidays destinations in Europe? Pack your bags and grab your hat and join us in discovering all of its hidden secrets.
This little Canary island has more to offer than just the typical beach postcard you might have received in the past. With the 3rd largest volcano in the world, Tenerife is an island that you will be spoilt with nature and rich cultural life. Tenerife is also an island of contradictions. The desert expanses boarder luxurious forests. With 2000 square kilometres, this island located in the Atlantic Ocean is a paradise for walkers, surfers, divers, jet-setters, and, of course, families. Let’s have a look at all the good reasons why Tenerife is one of the most cherished family friendly holiday destinations in Southern Europe.
Northern Tenerife is wild, humid, and protected from the busy tourism found in the south. There, you can discover cities and villages with classic colonial architecture such as Santa Cruz de Tenerife and San Cristobal de La Laguna.
The southern part of the island is known for its great climate and its marvellous beaches. It is also the more urbanised and touristic side of the island.
In general, Tenerife is a destination where it’s beautiful all year round. The temperature usually remains between 11°C and 26°C. The hottest months include June, July, August, and September when the temperature rarely drops below 22°C. No wonder why Tenerife is among the favourite family friendly holidays in the Winter. The chance of getting caught in the rain is low (only a few days per month). However, Tenerife is known for its micro-climates. Between the North and the South, there can easily be a difference of 5°C.
Emilie, 21 years old, lover of literature and travel, from Liège, Belgium