Cheap Tenerife Holidays Take You to Majestic Attractionsby Amanda Sutcliffe Travel Deals
The largest of the seven Canary Islands, Tenerife is served by two airports and is an important Spanish tourist destination. It hosts the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, one of the largest carnivals in the world. More than 10 million tourists arrive on this island from different corners of the globe to have a wonderful time on its white-sand beaches. However, this enchanting island destination has much more than beaches and sapphire-blue waters of the Atlantic. Your holiday in Tenerife would take you to its tropical forests, magnificent mountains, and other interesting places.
From December to February, many European tourists visit this island to escape the chilly climate of their home countries. You'll have to book your holidays several months in advance to get an affordable package for this period. Spring season from March to May is an ideal time to enjoy cheap Tenerife holidays as there are not many tourists arriving in this season, except during Easter, and the hotels would offer some attractive deals on room rates. Summer from June to August witnesses a heavy rush of tourists, making it difficult to get a cheaper accommodation in any of the hotels. Autumn is another great season for you to enjoy the charms of this island destination at affordable prices.
A visit to Teide National Park is highly recommended during your Tenerife holidays as it is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is centred on Mount Teide, the highest mountain in Spain and the third highest volcano in the world. A visit to the Museum of Science and the Cosmos would give you the chance to delve into the world of science and astronomy. You can also explore the museum's planetarium and its interactive displays. It also hosts astronomy evenings, demonstrations, and various activities for visitors of all ages. A mysterious place in Tenerife is Piramides de Guimar Ethnographic Park, which is home to a group of stone pyramids discovered in the late-20th century.
You can go on mountain biking expeditions to any of the mountainous regions during your Tenerife holidays and savour breath-taking views along the way. Paragliding is another great activity that allows you to enjoy the views of the island from greater heights. If you’re paragliding for the first time, you can get some assistance from trained and experienced pilots. Hiking through the trails of one of the mountains can also give you the chance to enjoy some pleasant views.
Some delicious varieties of Spanish cuisine with African and Latin American influences can be enjoyed while holidaying in this island destination. Among them is Papas Arrugadas, served mostly with meat and fish. It comprises of wrinkled potatoes boiled in salty water and combined with a red salsa called Mojo Rojo or a green salsa called Mojo Verde. You’ll also be delighted to taste Croquetas Caseras, the crispy balls filled with a mix of potato, ham, and white fish and coated with crispy breadcrumbs. If you like spicy food, try Carne Fiesta made by frying cubes of pork marinated with various spices.
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