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Posted on Jul 29, 2016

Six Top Family Attractions and Activities in Tenerife

Six Top Family Attractions and Activities in Tenerife

Tenerife is the biggest and the most industrialized Canary Island of Spain. It has a wonderful climate which attracts many tourists every year. It is a family destination with several tourist destinations such as water-sports, beaches, and breathtaking adventures to national parks and cliffs. There are also numerous exciting activities one can do such as hiking the highest mountain in the country and visiting amusement parks which make it a perfect family holiday to Tenerife. It also has many exciting beach resorts which are affordable and are all inclusive. Here is a list of some of the top family attractions and activities to enjoy with kids and the family:

1. Siam Park

Siam Park is an excellent water park and is considered the most impressive water park in Europe. It is an exhilarating adventure land with few popular water rides which are breathtaking. You do not have to be a swimmer to enjoy the slides, you can take a walk through the tranquil and green environment in the magical world and still enjoy. It also has fantastic restaurants and bars where you can relax while enjoying your favorite drink or meal.

2. Safari of dolphins and whales 

Tenerife is among the top three dolphin and whale watching destinations in the world where one can see the splendid nature at its very best. One can see whales and dolphins from a short distance from the shore making it a breathtaking scene which every member of the family can enjoy. The sway of the waves, the sea breeze and the warmth of the sun makes you feel completely relaxed.

3. Loro Parque

Loro Parque is the most beloved and famous animal park adventure in Tenerife. It is the best attraction for the whole family where everyone can enjoy seeing dolphins, a lot of parrots and even sharks. It is a tropical paradise and also a sanctuary for endangered species from all over the world. It is indeed a perfect holiday destination for everyone.

Loro Parque tenerife

4. Submarine Safaris

Submarine Safaris enable you to experience a once in a lifetime chance and dive on-board a real submarine. One gets to enjoy the wonders and the spectacular view of the undersea world. What is more exciting is the fact that parents can also enjoy this amazing adventure of the undersea world together with their children by means of submarines.

5. Monkey Park

The Monkey Park in Tenerife has various different species of monkeys. It is an exciting tourist destination for families as they can walk through the monkeys’ cages and get a chance to meet and feed the lively monkeys. The smaller monkeys especially love jumping and being feed by visitors at the park.

The park also hosts other animals such as a variety of birds, black leopards, parrots and squirrels which makes it a good family destination.

6. Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos 

The Museum of science and the Cosmos is considered the most important museum of science and astronomy in the Canary Islands and among the main museums in Spain. The museum is a unique blend of an amusement park and a traditional museum. It has educational workshops, informative talks, temporary exhibits, camping and astronomy nights which make it a perfect holiday destination for the family.

One can travel in the island by means of taxis or buses but you should consider car rental as it more comfortable and flexible thus making it a great option.


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