There are hundreds of sights, activities and fun things to keep everyone happy in Tenerife. We’ve picked out some ideas for starters… and no matter how many times you return, you’ll discover many more with new attractions appearing all the time.
1. Playa de Las Americas
Playa de Las Americas is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Tenerife located on the southern coast of the island between the municipalities of Arona and Adeje.
A purpose built resort, Playa de Las Americas has a little bit of everything you could ever want from a holiday in Tenerife – great beaches, water sports, golf and legendary nightlife.
2. Tenerife Beaches
Tenerife is famous for its year round climate of warm weather and as a result makes the perfect location for a beach holiday.
Home to some of the highest quality beaches and clean safe bathing, Tenerife is well known for its volcanic sands, but additionally also has a good mix of golden sandy beaches.
3. Eating & Drinking
A big part of going on a self-catering holiday in Tenerife is the freedom of choice to stay in and cook a meal or sometimes sit back, relax and eat mouth watering dishes cooked for you, all without being tied to set meal times.
Select Sunningdale has an on-site supermarket where you can stock up on all the essentials for those evenings in and also a restaurant serving up snacks and evening meals.
4. Los Gigantes
The cliffs of Los Gigantes are one of the most spectacular tourist attractions in Tenerife and the name Los Gigantes literally means ‘The Giants’.
Soaring to height of 800 metres out of the sea, giant rock formations tower over the resort town of Santiago del Teide and make for a great day out in Tenerife.
5. Water Sports
Tenerife is a great place for water sport fans and has a wide range of activities to suit many requirements.
El Medano, a short distance from Select Sunningdale, has a great beach and is not only a windsurfing and kite boarding paradise but also one of the coolest resort towns around, with a totally laid back atmosphere.
6. Golf in Tenerife
With no fewer than nine superb golf courses spread across the north and south of the island – and thanks in no small part to its perfect, year-round ‘spring’ climate – Tenerife is the ideal base for a complete golfing holiday, or just a relaxing round of holiday golf.
Your accommodation at Select Sunningdale – situated adjacent to the popular Golf del Sur complex which boasts 27 recently modified holes – is the perfect location for a golf holiday in Tenerife. Or you could just pick a couple of the island’s wonderfully different courses and enjoy a special day’s golfing during your holiday.
7. La Oratova
La Orotava is the largest province in Tenerife and incorporates a large section of the Mount Teide National Park. La Orotava town is steeped in history and has places of interest dating back to 1590.
If you are interested in history and culture, a day out sightseeing around this pretty town is a must while on holiday in Tenerife.