Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, attracts a cosmopolitan mix of visitors to its quaint towns and pristine beaches. While you can visit this island any time of the year, it’s busiest during the winter months when most parts of Europe experience freezing temperatures. The black-sand beaches in Tenerife offer hours of outdoor fun, including swimming, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

    Tenerife’s annual Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife sees a vibrant atmosphere of street parades, live music and action-packed parties that last until dawn. Consider a road trip around the island to visit its many idyllic Spanish towns, including Los Cristianos, Garachico, and Los Gigantes.

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    • The 10 Best Restaurants for Local Cuisine in Tenerife

      Diversity rules in Tenerife, something that is evident everywhere, not least in the outstanding variety of restaurants and bars. For the purposes of this article, we have left Italian, Indian and other specialities to one side in order to focus on local cooking. Here is the result: a selection of restaurants of differing local categories and styles and for a...

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