The Canary Islands is an archipelago and autonomous community of Spain, located in the Atlantic Ocean, opposite West Africa. The Canary Islands are of volcanic origin and sit on the African tectonic plate that forms part of the natural region of Macaronesia. The Canary Islands are made up of eight islands, five islets and various rocks and, of course, the sea. The islands are: Tenerife, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. While Lanzarote, La Graciosa, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria are in the province of Las Palmas. Besides these eight main islands, there are other uninhabited islets such as Montaña Clara, Alegranza, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste and Lobos, and several adjacent rock formations: Salmor, Bonanza, Fasnia, Garachico and Anaga, all in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, again while Roques de Gando and the Farallón de Sardina, in Gran Canaria. This archipelago lies within the Canarian waters and is the only Spanish autonomous community that includes the sea as part of its territory.
The warm temperatures throughout the year make Gran Canaria an ideal destination to travel at any time: sun, beach, culture, history, good cuisine and wonderful people who will make you feel at home. With this route by car you will be able to discover the most beautiful corners of this Canary Island at your leisure and enjoy the sun and the calm. This plan includes: rental car, resort hotel with swimming pool, itinerary to visit the main places of interest on the island, some practical advice for your trip to Gran Canaria and the best personalized attention before, during and after the trip.
Gran Canaria is a paradise located in the Canary Islands that has beaches, dunes, mountains, rocks and a great historical and cultural heritage that will allow you to enjoy the most complete vacations. Its warm temperatures throughout the year make Gran Canaria an ideal destination to travel at any time: sun, beach, golden sand, palm trees, amazing sunsets, good cuisine and wonderful people who will make you feel at home. With this route by car that Nativics has carefully prepared, you will be able to discover the Maspalomas Dunes, Roque Nublo, Caldera de los Marteles, Puerto Mogán, Barranco de las Vacas, Bufadero de La Garita, the best beaches and much more. . This plan includes: rental car, a minimum of 6 nights in a resort hotel with a swimming pool, itinerary to visit the main places of interest on the island, some practical advice for your trip to Gran Canaria and the best personalized attention before, during and after the trip. Don't miss anything!
If you are looking for a getaway to Tenerife where you can enjoy nature, culture and gastronomy, this trip is for you. With this experience that we propose you will be able to enjoy nature by taking a guided hiking tour through the Barranco del Infierno -one of the most impressive places on the island due to its rocks and waterfalls- visit the historic center of Villa de Adeje and finish with a lunch in a traditional restaurant in the area. This getaway includes: 4* hotel in Tenerife, guided hiking tour, cultural visit to Valle de Adeje and traditional local lunch with a drinkto regain strength.
If you are looking for a different getaway to Tenerife, with this plan that we propose you will be able to discover the volcanic environment of the Teide National Park and visit one of the most traditional wineries on the island where you will taste different wines from the area. This getaway includes: 4* hotel in Tenerife, guided excursion with tour of Mount Teide, visit to a winery and wine tasting accompanied by snacks. A weekend to toast!
Tenerife is a perfect destination to disconnect from the routine and forget about worries. If you want to discover this island of the Canary Islands in the most complete and relaxed way, this experience is designed for you. This minimum 7-day plan includes: transfers from the airport to your hotel, accommodation in a resort with a swimming pool and guided excursions where you will climb Teide, contemplate the cliffs of Los Gigantes, you will visit La Orotava, the beautiful city of Candelaria, the famous thousand-year-old dragon tree of Icod de los Wine and you will even watch whales from a large catamaran with underwater vision. As if that were not enough, your plan also includes a round trip guided excursion to the neighboring island ofLa Gomera, Biosphere Natural Reserve, where you will discover the wonderful laurel forest in the Parque National Park of Garajonay and the main places of cultural interest on the island. In addition, this travel package is flexible so, when booking, you can choose the days that suit you best and extend the dates if you prefer. Without a doubt our most complete and comfortable plan so that on your trip to Tenerife you don't have to worry about a thing.
Tenerife is an island with a wide range of family leisure and entertainment that, together with its warm climate every month of the year, its volcanic landscape and its beaches, make it a perfect destination to enjoy a family vacation most complete. With this route by car, you and your family can enjoy a trip at your leisure without missing out on the best attractions in Tenerife such as Loro Parque, the best zoo in the world, and Siam Park, the largest water park in Europe. This plan includes: rental carwithout excess,hotel with swimming pool in Tenerife, tickets to Loro Parque, Siam Park and the Teide cable carand an itinerarythought to visit the main places of interest on the island, enjoy the sun and the beach and rest in a family hotel where you can take a dip in the pool. Traveling with the family to Tenerife has never been so easy!
Tenerife is an island that has everything to enjoy outdoor holidays that will allow you to relax and connect with nature while discovering the culture of the place and the vibrant personality of its welcoming inhabitants. In addition, you cannot take advantage of the opportunity to get to know the neighboring island of La Gomera and its amazing laurel forest in the Garajonay National Park. With this route by car you can enjoy Tenerife at your leisure and visit La Gomera in one day. This plan includes: rental car, hotel with swimming pool in Tenerife (4 nights in the north of Tenerife and 2 nights in the south of the island or all in the same destination, you choose), guide and itinerary to visit the main places of interest on the island and guided roundtrip excursion to the island of La Gomera on the same day. A most complete trip through the Canary Islands!
Tenerife is an island that has everything to enjoy an unforgettable vacation: nature, culture, history, gastronomy, beaches, volcano, astronomy and wonderful people. With this five-day car route you will be able to visit the most emblematic places of this Canary Island, discover Mount Teide, the Drago Milenario, Costa Adeje and the fabulous cities of La Laguna and Santa Cruz. This plan includes: rental car, 4 nights in a hotel with a swimming pool in Tenerife and the best itinerary for your route by car in five days. 🌴 Ready to travel to paradise? 🌴
Tenerife is a paradise located in the Canary Islands where you can enjoy the sun and good temperatures throughout the year. Beaches, palm trees, banana trees, guachinches, windmills, gastronomy, impressive sunsets and the highest peak in Spain: the fabulous Teide volcano. Without a doubt, Tenerife is an island that has everything to enjoy outdoor holidays that will allow you to relax and connect with nature while discovering the culture of the place and the vibrant personality of its welcoming inhabitants. This seven-day car route is perfect for those who do not like closed schedules or plans and prefer to discover Tenerife in their own way and at their own pace. This plan includes: rental car, 6 nights in a hotel with a pool in Tenerife(4 nights in the north of Tenerife and 2 nights in the south of the island), guide and itineraryto visit the main places of interest on the island.
This astronomical sword to Tenerife is the most complete that exists since it combines the astronomical excursion to Teide with the visit to the Observatory and the observation of the sky. The visit to the Teide Observatory will be guided and in the afternoon so that, once night falls, you can enjoy the clear and starry sky from the base station of the Teide cable car, in the Teide National Park. In addition, to make this getaway perfect, you will stay at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide, the only hotel within the Teide National Park, located on the slopes of the volcano. This accommodation has magnificent views, a restaurant and a privileged environment in the middle of nature where you will experience magical nights.
With this astronomical getaway to Tenerife you can enjoy Mount Teide at night on an excursion under the stars where you will contemplate one of the best skies in the world for astronomical observation: stars, constellations, planets, galaxies and, in summer, you may see to the Milky Way. In addition, to make this getaway perfect, you will stay at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide, the only hotel within the Teide National Park, on the slopes of the volcano. This accommodation has magnificent views, a restaurant and a privileged environment in the middle of nature where you will experience magical nights. This astronomical plan includes: accommodation at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide and an excursion to Teide at night where Starlight experts will guide you through the sky while you gaze through long-range telescopes , the most relevant sky objects at night.
If you are looking for a different getaway where you can combine a volcano, sunset and stars, this astronomical getaway to Tenerife is for you. In it, you will not only enjoy one of the best skies in the world for stargazing on the highest peak in Spain, but you will also stay at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide, the only hotel within the Teide National Park , on the slopes of the volcano. This accommodation has magnificent views, a restaurant and a privileged environment in the middle of nature. This astronomical plan includes: accommodation at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide and astronomical activity Sunset & Stars where Starlight experts will guide you through the sky while you watch the sunset on Mount Teide. Once the sun goes down, you will enjoy an astronomical observation with a professional telescope guided by experts in astronomy certified by the Starlight Foundation. Tenerife, the Teide volcano, the sunset and the stars... What more could you ask for?
Are you passionate about stars, constellations, planets and galaxies? Are you one of those people who are perplexed looking at the night sky? Do you want to learn more or get started in the fabulous world of astronomy? Then this Stargazer getaway to Tenerife is for you. In it, you will not only enjoy one of the best skies in the world for stargazing, but you will also stay at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide, the only hotel within the Teide National Park, on the slopes of the volcano. This accommodation has magnificent views where the sky is free of light pollution, a restaurant and a privileged environment in the middle of nature. This stargazer plan includes accommodation at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide and some stargazing guided by Starlight experts who have a certificate and professional long-range telescopes. Ready to travel through the stars? ✨🤩
Icod de los Vinos is a Spanish municipality located in the northwest of Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. It has an area of approximately 90 km2 and its name is due to its economy based on the cultivation of vines and the production of wine, although fishing is another important sector of the economy of Icod de los Vinos. Its main tourist attraction is the famous Millennium Dragon Tree, the largest and longest-lived in the world, declared a National Monument in 1917 and believed to be 800 years old. Its gastronomy and its historical and artistic heritage of its old town are other strong points of this town.
Puerto de Mogán is located in the south of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain) and is one of the island's tourist attractions. Its charming pier, its beach of golden sand and calm water and its beautiful promenade full of bars, restaurants and terraces, make Puerto Mogán a lively place and an ideal beach to go with the family or eat a good fresh local fish. Strolling through its streets and enjoying its fishing atmosphere is a wonder that you cannot miss on your trip to Gran Canaria, and even more so knowing that it is one of the European destinations with the most days of sunshine per year. So... any time is a good time to discover this fishing port and its small beach!
The dunes of Maspalomas are located in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, in the Canary archipelago, in Spain. This small desert has the peculiarity of being located by the sea, in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, it has been declared a Natural Reserve and therefore protected since 1994. These dunes originated hundreds of years ago and have a unique habitat in Gran Canaria where a large number of birds and the giant lizard live, endemic species of African fauna. The dunes of Maspalomas are one of the main attractions of the island and a must-see on your trip to Gran Canaria where you can go up and down them and watch how the wind moves the sand, drawing waves on the dunes.
The Maspalomas lighthouse is located in the extreme south of Gran Canaria, in Maspalomas, an area belonging to the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tijarana. The lighthouse was inaugurated on February 1, 1890 and is the work of engineer Juan León y Castillo. It stands nearly 55 meters tall and has a range of 19 nautical miles (35 kilometers). Formerly, before the automation of the lighthouses, the operators stayed in the building attached to the lighthouse, a construction that recreates the typical Canarian house, currently a museum and exhibition center. To get to the Maspalomas lighthouse you have to do it from Meloneras and if you do it at sunset you can see one of the most beautiful sunsets in Gran Canaria.
The Roque Nublo is a volcanic rock formation formed more than 10 million years ago that has a height of 80 meters, making it one of the largest rocks in the world. This great monolith is located in the municipality of Tejeda, at an altitude of 1,800 meters, on the island of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain). This rock is an icon in Gran Canaria and one of the pilgrimage points for Canarian residents and travelers from all over the world. Declared a Natural Monument, you can see it from the Roque Nublo Viewpoint and other indicated places where you can park your vehicle to contemplate one of the most sought-after images of the island. If you prefer to explore it on foot, you will also find several paths to reach the famous rock, a sacred place for the Canarian aborigines who used it as an almogarén to worship ancient gods and practice rituals in their honor.
The neighborhood of Vegueta is located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the capital of the island. This neighborhood makes up the historic center of the city of Las Palmas. Here are some of the most emblematic buildings on the island, such as the Columbus House, the Santa Ana Cathedral, the Canary Museum, the Town Hall and the Atlantic Center for Modern Art, in addition to a wide range of leisure and commerce that extends from the Municipal Market to Calle de Triana.
El Barranco de las Vacas is a geological canyon located in the municipality of Agüimes, on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain. This beautiful canyon was formed thousands of years ago creating one of the most spectacular places in the Canary Islands. Its rock formations called Tobas de Colores, make it a magical place that attracts travelers from all over the world and one of the most photographed in Gran Canaria. Its access on foot is easy, not only because it does not have a large area but also because visiting it does not require a great physical shape, in fact, it can be visited with children and adults. Of course, parking is complicated, so it is better to go at less crowded hours, better if it is early and during the week.
The Caldera de los Marteles viewpoint is located on the island of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain). From this place you can see the Caldera de los Marteles, a caldera of volcanic origin that was formed as a result of an eruption of almost a million years where the lava from the volcano mixed with underground water pockets. This formation is located in the eastern part of the summit of the island of Gran Canaria and is approximately 80 meters deep and 550 meters in diameter. The Caldera de los Marteles viewpoint is on the way on most routes to Roque Nublo, so it becomes a common stop on your route by car around the island of Gran Canaria. Its views, its environment full of vegetation and the dense fog that forms from one moment to the next make the Caldera de los Marteles Viewpoint a place well worth visiting.
The Pico de Las Nieves viewpoint allows you to contemplate the second highest peak in Gran Canaria, at 1,949 meters above sea level: Pico de las Nieves. Located in the center of the island, next to the Morro de la Agujereada (the highest point on the island), the Pico de las Nieves National Park has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. To get to the Pico de las Nieves viewpoint you must do it by car and reach the top where you will first find a car park where you can leave your vehicle. The viewpoint is simple and will allow you to enjoy spectacular panoramic views where you will see ravines, rocky landscapes full of vegetation, the famous Roque Nublo in the background and even the island of Tenerife. In addition, at the Pico de las Nieves viewpoint you can contemplate one of the most beautiful sunsets on the island of Gran Canaria.
The Salinas de Tenefé are located on the seafront, in the municipality of Santa Lucía de Tirajana, in the southwest of the island of Gran Canaria (Spain). Las Salinas de Tenefé have 20,000 m² and have been declared a Site of Cultural Interest since 2005. They were built at the end of the 18th century to sell salt to fishing boats and supply the island's consumption. In its beginnings, the Salinas Tenefé were known as "Las Salinas de los Tres Molinos" since they had three windmills whose function was to pump water to the upper area of the industry. Currently, these salt flats continue to extract organic sea salt that you can find in their own store, but without a doubt, what most attracts the attention of the Salinas de Tenefé is its pink color and its beautiful views at sunset.
The Bufadero de La Garita is located in the municipality of Telde, in Gran Canaria. A bufadero is a geological formation typical of the coasts of volcanic origin, so it is easy to find them in the Canary Islands. Even so, El Bufadero de la Garita is considered by many to be the most spectacular in the archipelago. This underwater cave is filled with waves that, thanks to the compressed air in its cavity, cause this water to come out through the hole in the ceiling as if it were a geyser, reaching a great height.
The Anaga Rural Park is located a few kilometers from Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), in the northwest of the island. Declared a Biosphere Reserve, it has an area of approximately 14,500 hectares extending through the municipalities of La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Tegueste. Anaga is a massif of mountains and ravines covered in laurel forest, creating an amazing landscape that makes it a tourist attraction and an ideal destination for hiking, walking or excursions.
The Teide Observatory, also known as the Izaña Observatory, is located at an altitude of 2,390 meters, in the Izaña massif, on the island of Tenerife, in Spain. This observatory was founded in 1959, installing the first telescope in 1964. The Teide Observatory belongs to the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC) and is considered by the International Scientific Community as one of the most important observatories in the world. Although initially it was linked exclusively to the University of La Laguna, in 1979 it became international with the signing of cooperation treaties between various countries. The quality of the sky in the Canary Islands and especially in Tenerife, an island certified as a Starlight destination, makes the Teide Observatory one of the three best places in the world for astronomical observation and study of the Universe which, together with the fantastic weather conditions and altitude of the observatory, make it possible for neither light pollution nor clouds to cover the sky. In fact, it is the largest solar observatory in the world. Among its facilities, the Tenerife observatory has a visitor center for scientific dissemination and a residence area for scientific and technical staff. Among the telescopes to his credit are solar telescopes and night telescopes. Solar Vacuum Tower Telescopes (VTT), THEMIS and Gregor that allow studying the characteristics of the solar atmosphere, magnetism and solar instabilities; and night telescopes such as the IAC-80, the TCS infrared telescope, the Mons reflecting telescope, the OGS, the STARE or the robotic Bradford telescopes, STELLA I and STELLA II.
The Punta del Hidalgo lighthouse is a lighthouse located in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, on the edge of Punta del Hidalgo, on the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands). This lighthouse contrasts with the landscape due to its white modernist construction and the volcanic environment that surrounds it. The work began in 1992 under the responsibility of the engineer Ramiro Rodríguez-Borlado and was put into operation two years later. This lighthouse is 50 meters high, specifically designed so that sailors can see it 15 miles from the coast -as the regulations require-, with 246 steps and two machine rooms, since in the 1990s new technologies extinguished the profession of the lighthouse keepers making the construction of a house unnecessary.
Despite the fact that its main function is to illuminate sailors, the Punta del Hidalgo lighthouse has become a tourist attraction due to its peculiarity and beauty of the landscape that make it a perfect place to enjoy of the sunset in Tenerife.
The natural pools of El Caletón are located in the municipality of Garachico, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the north of the island belonging to the Canary Islands archipelago. These pools or puddles are one of the tourist attractions of Tenerife due to their natural beauty next to the Atlantic Ocean and the calm of their refreshing turquoise waters, ideal for a family swim. Its location next to the castle of San Miguel (19th century) and its views of the rock and the cliffs of La Culata, make it an idyllic place and a must-see on your trip to Tenerife.
The Lago Martiánez is a leisure complex located in Puerto de la Cruz, in the north of the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands). Located in front of the sea and with views of the Teide volcano, its facilities include a large artificial lake surrounded by swimming pools, gardens, terraces and restaurants. Declared a Site of Cultural Interest as a Historic Garden, Lago Martiánez was designed in the seventies by the famous Canarian architect, César Manrique, who was inspired by Canarian architecture and flora. The Lago Martiánez complex has four seawater swimming pools for adults and another three for children, a solarium with umbrellas and hammocks, and even a casino. Your access is paid although the price is more than reasonable. Its general schedule is from Monday to Sunday from 10am to 8pm.
Loro Parque is a zoo and plant park located in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. It was created in 1970 by the German Wolfgang Kiessling and his father. In 1972 it opened its doors to the public with an area of 13,000 m², more than 150 parrots and the first parrot show in Europe. It currently has an area of 135,000 m² and more than 400 species of animals, including mammals, birds, great apes, felines and marine animals. This park is considered the best zoo in the world for its facilities, its care for animals and its commitment to biodiversity where its Loro Parque Foundation has invested more than 20 million dollars in conservation projects linked, above all, to parrots and cetaceans. In addition, this park acts as a sanctuary for wild animals where they have an active participation in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of those animals that need help, also carrying out an important role in the conservation of endangered species through research. . As the scientific community advances on the knowledge, behaviors and needs of animals, this zoo adapts its facilities and dynamics to each animal and species that inhabits Loro Parque. His commitment to scientific work, research and environmental responsibility is what also gave him the Gorilla Award in 2003. If you visit Loro Parque, some of the animals you will find will be killer whales, penguins, meerkats, tigers, gorillas, chimpanzees, parrots, dolphins and sea lions, among many others.
The Teide National Park is the largest of all the Canary Islands and a must-see if you travel to Tenerife. It was founded in 1954 to preserve the volcanic and biological environment of Teide. With an extension of almost 19,000 hectares, this park has an impressive landscape full of craters, rivers of fossilized lava, chimneys, lava flows and volcanoes from which you will get the best panoramic view and from where you will see the imposing silhouette of the Teide volcano with an altitude of 3,718 meters, is the highest peak in Spain. This impressive environment declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, has easy access and different services among which are two visitor centers where you can learn some of the curiosities of Teide and volcanoes, a restaurant area, numerous viewpoints, and hiking trails and even accommodation. The added value that we find in the Teide National Park, is the caldera and the stratovolcano Teide-Pico Viejo, unique in the world from the geomorphological point of view, and its fauna and flora as there are many endemic Canarian species exclusive to the park. Within the park, you can also see Las Cañadas del Teide, a gigantic caldera of about 17 km in diameter over which rises the Pico del Teide, if you travel in spring, the red tajinaste will amaze you with its thousands of small bright red flowers and it's almost 3 meters high.
To visit the Teide National Park, one of the best ways is by cable car. In 8 minutes you will have reached the top station where there is a viewpoint with amazing views. If you want to get to the top, you will have to ask for a special permit to go up a path on foot. Of course, the difficulty is high and it takes about 40 minutes walking. If you are one of the lucky few who reach the top and the sky is clear, from there you will be able to see four islands: Gran Canaria, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera. If you are a fan of astronomy, the Teide is one of the best places in the world to observe the sky because it is free of pollution and its altitude makes it an ideal place to contemplate the stars, planets and galaxies. In addition, the whole island of Tenerife is certified as a Starlight destination precisely because of its clean sky, a stellar wonder not to be missed!
Los Gigantes are cliffs up to 600 meters high that are located in the Parque Rural del Teno, in the west of Tenerife (Canary Islands). The area in which they are found is totally virgin, so to be able to contemplate them you can only do it from the beach, the Mirador de Archipenque, in Puerto de Santiago or from the sea doing a boat or kayak excursion, the best way to enjoy Los Gigantes in its entirety since, in addition, bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales can be seen in this area. Los Gigantes is also an ideal place for diving and a must-see if you travel to Tenerife.
Siam Park is a water park located in Costa Adeje, in the south of the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands). It is part of the Loro Parque group. It is considered the best theme water park in the world and is the largest in Europe. It has more than 185,000 m² set in Thailand and surrounded by beautiful gardens. Ideal to enjoy with family or friends. Among its attractions are the Mai Thai River, theCrazy River, Downshute, The Giant, Mekong Rapids, Naga Racer, The Volcano, strong>Jungle Snake. Dragon, the zero gravity slide; Tower of Power; The Lost City, the favorite attraction for children and The Wave Palace, the pool with the largest artificial wave in the world. Siam Park also has a relaxation area where you can relax on Siam Beach sunbathing or have a snack on the white sand beach and turquoise water of the park. The smallest of the house can have fun and cool off in the Baby Zone. Thanks to the good temperatures in Tenerife, Siam Park is open 365 days a year so you can slide down its slides whatever time of year you travel to Tenerife.
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