Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Tenerife

The beaches and mountains create a pretty picture of Tenerife. Revered for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Teide National Park and Loro Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Tenerife

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Tenerife a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Loro Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Teide Cable Car (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Pueblo Chico Theme Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Chinyero Volcano (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Monje Winery (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Camello Center (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Tenerife

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tenerife

Travellers enjoy Tenerife for its mountain views and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Tenerife is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Teide National Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Los Gigantes Beach (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Los Cristianos Beach (20 mi / 32.1 km)
  • La Fortaleza Lookout (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Chanajiga (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Orotava Valley (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tenerife

Fly into Tenerife (TFS-Tenerife South), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Santa Cruz de Tenerife (TFN-Tenerife North), which is 18 mi (29 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Chimisay to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Tenerife?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,322 holiday rentals near Tenerife. From 628 Villas to 1,361 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tenerife for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Tenerife?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tenerife. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife: 1,186 holiday rentals
  • Golf del Sur: 3,510 holiday rentals
  • Arafo: 1,396 holiday rentals
  • San Isidro: 2,108 holiday rentals
  • Amarilla Golf: 184 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Tenerife! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Tenerife?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Tenerife with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife: 1,186 holiday homes
  • Golf del Sur: 3,510 holiday homes
  • Arafo: 1,396 holiday homes
  • San Isidro: 2,108 holiday homes
  • Los Cristianos: 3,871 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Tenerife?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Tenerife are:

  • La Gomera Airport (GMZ): 318 holiday houses
  • Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN): 1,877 holiday houses
  • Tenerife South Airport (TFS): 4,549 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Tenerife?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Tenerife. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Golf Costa Adeje: 5,231 holiday rentals
  • Cristino de Vera Foundation: 1,843 holiday rentals
  • Golf Las Americas: 4,882 holiday rentals
  • Real Club de Golf de Tenerife: 1,920 holiday rentals
  • Gran Sur Shopping Center: 5,092 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tenerife listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife
1,186 holiday rentals
Golf del Sur
3,510 holiday rentals
1,396 holiday rentals
San Isidro
2,108 holiday rentals
Los Cristianos
3,871 holiday rentals
Playa de la Américas
3,592 holiday rentals
Acantilados de los Gigantes
1,158 holiday rentals
1,412 holiday rentals
3,357 holiday rentals
Costa Adeje
4,192 holiday rentals
El Sauzal
1,620 holiday rentals
Puerto de la Cruz
1,176 holiday rentals
Porís de Abona
424 holiday rentals
Icod de los Vinos
1,757 holiday rentals
1,461 holiday rentals
Costa del Silencio
3,422 holiday rentals
La Orotava
3,789 holiday rentals
807 holiday rentals
Granadilla de Abona
1,117 holiday rentals
Guía de Isora
3,478 holiday rentals