Tenerife is home to some of the most beautiful pieces of coastline in the Atlantic Ocean. With its white sands, black sands, or no sand at all coupled with the combination of high massifs, volcanic pebbles, and fine-grained shores, no wonder they call it the Island of Eternal Spring. The place has a little bit of something for everybody, and if you’re looking for things to do in Tenerife while you’re out enjoying the sun, we’ve tracked down some of the best activities to help make your day.
1. Explore the coast.
There’s nothing like a good adrenaline rush out at sea. The people working at Imagine Tenerife can help you out with a whole variety of water sports that let you see the sights in the most dynamic way possible. You can either ride a jet ski out for a quick lap under the cliffs or get a high vantage view with a parascending trip.
2. Meet the dolphins.
In Tenerife, you can take a cruise to see whales and dolphins along with the best of the island’s coast, complete with lunch and some time for a swim, before eating of course. If you’d like a trip that has door-to-door service from local Tenerife hotels, then one of Viajes Teide’s catamarans is the best option.
3. Dive into a lava pool.
Tenerife’s north coast was shaped by ancient volcanic rock and is home to a stark landscape, leaving some terrific natural reservoirs that are sheltered from the Atlantic waves. Local tourism companies have packages that put together an outing that takes you out to the shore for a whole day of relaxing by the water with some of the island’s best rocks for company.
4. Go submarining.
Tenerife looks impressive enough above the water, but if you want to see another side of the place, then you can take an underwater safari takes you down aboard a spacious vessel that has substantial viewing windows so you can see all the fish, shipwrecks and scuba divers around.
5. Inner peace
With its tropical nature and ocean, Tenerife’s atmosphere itself can be a big help when you’re trying to find your inner zen and is also the perfect time to give yoga a go.You can go to an outdoor class where you can practice and hone your poses on the peaceful, grassy parkland under the palm trees by Playa del Duque, making it one of the perfect places to get refreshed and rejuvenated. You can work on your breathing exercises with the warm sea air on your face and get a real impression of how proper meditation gets is done.