With the summer season fast approaching, many of us are starting to make plans to jet off somewhere sunny – and there is nowhere sunnier than the Canary Islands! Here’s our guide to cheap Tenerife holidays.
With the British summer looking like it is set to disappoint (again), there is no better destination for some guaranteed sunshine than the beautiful island of Tenerife. One of the better known of the Canary Islands, you can get flights to Tenerife in approximately 4 hours from the UK’s major airports.
Tenerife for every age
Tenerife is a destination fuelled by fun, and is ideal for families of all ages – whether you’re travelling with little ones or older children. There’s an abundance of sights and attractions to see that will keep every member of the household entertained.
Whether you are a couple or a family with kids, there are plenty of cheap Tenerife holidays to choose from.
The soft sands of the island
Tenerife boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe – from rugged unspoilt bays, to more lively beaches that offer everything from watersport activities to the perfect beachside cocktail!
The quieter inlets are ideal if you have younger children, as you can relax in peace and let them paddle in shallow water. El Medano is a beautiful quiet stretch of the coast, with long lengths of stunning pale white sands.
Older children and teenagers will appreciate the more bustling coastal destinations such as Playa de las Americas and Playa de Los Cristanos. These areas offer an abundance of water sports and beachside activities, from glass bottomed boat trips and diving excursions to volleyball matches and jet skiing.
Fun filled family attractions with cheap Tenerife holidays
If you are looking for some family fun in the sun, the popular Siam Park water park is worth a visit. This Thai themed world is filled with countless water slides and rides, with a lazy river and a beach that is just under ten thousand square metres.
Whether you want to laze in the sun whilst the children play, or get involved and enjoy some of the thrilling rides too, the park offers a thrilling day out for everyone.
Animal lovers young and old will be enthralled by the Loro Parque – home to the largest collection of parrots in the world! Over 700 other animals also call this park home, from penguins and tigers to monkeys and sharks. A programme of spectacular water shows is featured daily, while make sure you check out both the impressive aquarium and the adorably cute Penguin World. There’s also a beautiful botanical garden and children’s playground on site, too.
You can get cheap tickets to Loro Parque at Attractiontix with tickets starting from £18 for kids and £27 for adults. Combine this with cheap flights and accommodation for the perfect cheap Tenerife holidays package.
Exploring a landscape with a difference
The landscape of Tenerife is diverse and varied, famed for its dramatic volcanic mountains and plunging dark valleys as well as its incredible beaches.
Teide National Park is home to the highest Spanish peak, and boasts a lunar-like volcanic landscape that is enthralling no matter what your age.
Children and adults can get lost in this otherworldly destination, which is sprinkled with twisted corroded rock faces and mountainsides. You can soar up to the peak of the volcano via cable car – an atmospheric experience unlike any other you will have during your stay.
Whether you are a fan of soaking up the sun, trying new sports and activities or just exploring somewhere different, Tenerife is the warm and welcoming destination where you can do it together as a family. Book your flights to Tenerife today, and see what you and your children can discover.