Tenerife is the biggest and most popular of the Canary Islands and has plenty going on to keep every holidaymaker happy. Beautiful summers and mild winters make it an ideal year-round destination, with couples, groups and families all flocking to this jack of all trades island best known for its beachy holiday resorts and good-time atmosphere. Book your cheap flights to Tenerife with Thomas Cook Airlines and take your pick of the island's resorts and attractions. Whether you want a five star holiday, a back to nature experience, or a party in the sunshine - this Canary Island has it all going on!

Things To Do In Tenerife

Weather in Tenerife

Tenerife Weather

Average Winter Temp

21 °C

Average Summer Temp

27 °C

10 Facts About Tenerife

  1. Mount Teide, the biggest volcano on Tenerife reaches to 3,718-metres (12,198 ft). Its summit is the highest point in Spain, making Tenerife the 10th highest island in the world.
  2. Mount Teide is active - its most recent eruption occurred in 1909. It has a history of destructive eruptions, yet it is very close to several large towns
  3. Teide’s popular national park, visited by 2.5 million people per year, is home to many invertebrate species, over 40% of which are endemic. 70 of these can only be found in the park.
  4. Tenerife is the most populated island in Spain, with 898,680 inhabitants. That’s 43% of the total population of all the Canary Islands. Over 5 million tourists visit Tenerife every year.
  5. The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is held every February in Santa Cruz. The second most popular festival in the world after Rio, it aspires to become a World Heritage Site.
  1. Above town, the Mirador de la Paz , a lovely square with great views, is where Agatha Christie was apparently inspired to write the novel, ‘The Mysterious Mr Quin.
  2. The flag of Tenerife is the same as Scotland’s - though that’s where the similarities end - particularly with regards to the weather!
  3. Tenerife's Thai-themed water park, Siam Park, holds five world records, including having the world’s longest lazy river and the largest Thai building outside of Asia.
  4. The English translation of "Los Abrigos" is "The Overcoats". We have no idea why, as Tenerife gets an envy-inducing 300 days of sunshine per year.
  5. Alien alert - the island is said to be one of the best places in the world for sightings of UFOs. Well, its surface is rather moon-like…

More About Tenerife

Ten million people a year can’t be wrong - the fantastic weather, lively atmosphere and entertainment for families make Tenerife a stand-out spot for those looking for a fun holiday. For year-round fun in the sun, book your cheap flights to Tenerife with Thomas Cook Airlines and take your pick of the island's resorts and attractions - whether as a couple, a family or with a group of friends, there really is something for everybody.

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