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Best things to do in Tenerife

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Water Park
“Largest Water Park in Europe. Large shopping centre with bars & restaurants”
213local recommendations
Park
“One of the most incredible and iconic places in Tenerife. Stunning scenery and breath taking views.”
193local recommendations
Zoo
“Loro Parque is the world-famous and adored by all animal adventure park in the Canaries. Includes aquarium, dolphin, parrots and killer whales show. Great with kids but also for adults. Awarded by TripAdvisor as one of the best zoos in the world. Respects all the animal welfare laws.”
155local recommendations
Volcano
“You must visit Teide's National Park during your stay... My grandad use to say that the walk in the moon was recorded there - so imagine how unique it is. There is a telepheric that brings you to the top of the volcano... ”
137local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Great shopping mall 15 mins drive from the villa, with all major Spanish High street brands, supermarket and children's entertainment area”
112local recommendations
Beach Bar
$$$
“Laid back chill out music, from 11 to 24.00 daily. For a well heeled crowd and pre clubbers. Best beach music party venue. Taking in a cocktail or too and in the spacious, area with comfortable seating . Happy hour for cocktails between 4 and 6 .”
75local recommendations
Beach
“Playa de Las Teresitas , artificial beach which the sand has been imported from Sahara Desert with some chill out bars there . ”
66local recommendations
Amphitheater
“Dubbed the ‘Sydney of the Atlantic’, The Auditorio de Tenerife has become the island’s architectural icon, and is the most photographed view in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The brainchild of architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the ambitious structure features a huge wave-like arch that appears to defy gravity. It becomes particularly impressive at night when it is lit with bright white light. Home to the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, it also has ballets, dance shows, musical, operas, comedy and gospel concerts. You can grab tickets for as little as €5.”
64local recommendations
Movie Theater
“great architecture, visit the the exhibitions and have a break at the cafeteria downstairs ”
51local recommendations
Administrative Area Level 4
“San Cristóbal de La Laguna (commonly known as La Laguna) is the second-most populous city of the island. La Laguna's historical center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. The city was the ancient capital of the Canary Islands, and lies right alongside the Santa Cruz, thus the two cities form a single large urban center, linked by tram. The city is home to the University of La Laguna and is considered to be the cultural capital of the Canary Islands. In this city one finds the legendary house of the spectre of Catalina Lercaro, as well as the incorrupt body of Sor María de Jesús, and the Cristo de La Laguna. Another emblematic building of the city is the Cathedral.”
57local recommendations
Park
“Ten minutes far from home, by car, you will find this spectacular Park. Actually, our house is located right in the edge of the park. You will enjoy gorgeous walks and spectacular views. ”
45local recommendations
Other Great Outdoors
“An enjoyable and rewarding shopping spree in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the north-east of the island, begins in Calle del Castillo”
44local recommendations
Park
“Public urban park in the heart of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in Tenerife. It is a large garden area, combined with fountains and architectural attractions where you will find many different cactus and palms species.”
50local recommendations
Cafe
“There is a few restaurants down the fish shop in the market only lunch time untill around 5 pm, were you can have white wine or cava with fresh shellfish. On Sunday there is a street market around here.”
42local recommendations
Village
“One of the hidden gems in Tenerife. If you like hiking - this is not to be missed. It's absolutely stunning!”
48local recommendations
Spanish Restaurant
$$$
“A simply magical place where you can make a brunch and see from the table the beautiful views of Tenerife. For brunch it is better to book. They have animals, so you can enjoy them and take a walk around the monastery accompanied by peacocks or ducks. You'll love it”
53local recommendations