Isle of Tenerife

Sports & Active holiday in Tenerife

Active holiday all over the year on Tenerife

The island of Tenerife offers extensive possibilities to everyone who wants to practice physical activities and does not only want to lie on the beach in the sun. Sport enthusiasts will be amazed by the number of possibilities that Tenerife has to offer to its guests.

Hiking, climbing, trekking, diving, windsurfing, surfing, mountainbiking and not at least golf are examples for a variety of holiday activities.

Tenerife's superb climate means that conditions for golf are almost always ideal, with average temperatures ranging between 20-26C throughout the year. The sun shines on most of the days. Temperatures below zero are only possible in high mountain regions.
With this fantastic weather you can enjoy lots of sport activities. You can enjoy a bath in the Atlantic Ocean and a sunbath during the whole year.

The winter month are very adequate for active tourists who like hiking, mountaineering or other activities in the nature.

A highlight for nature lovers is hiking and biking at the national park of Mount Teide, it is an adventure to explore the vulcanic landscape, which is similar to a lunar landscape. Mount Teide with an altitude of 3.718 m is the highest mountain of Spain and the third highest vulcano worldwide.

As you see, you have many possibilities to practice sports and explore the island of Tenerife!

La Esperanza Teide view
View from La Esperanza above the forest landscape to Mount Teide

 

Tenerife and Sports Activities

Water Sports Activities

Being located at the Atlantic Ocean, there are many opportunities for water sports of all kinds like surfing, windsurfing and diving. For all those, who want to try out water sports for the very first time, there are a number of possibilities to rent the right equipment. El Médano for instance, is a very popular place for sailing and surfing fans. Wind, Waves and an excellent water temperature guarantee a lot of “water-fun”.

In Playa Paraiso, and in other parts of the island, divers will find excellent conditions for their favourite sport and all those who want learn how to dive, diving centres in Playa de las Américas, S. Andres Marinos and Las Galletas offer diving lessons for beginners.

Hiking Tenerife Senderismo
Hiking at Las Arenas Negras near Mount Teide

Hiking and Climbing

Hiking and climbing fans will also enjoy their stay on Tenerife. The most interesting destination for hikers is the “Pico del Teide” , the Peak of Mount Teide. With a height of 3718 m, the Teide is the highest mountain of Spain whilst being an inactive volcano at the same time. All those who dare climbing up to the peak, will enjoy splendid views of the beautiful surroundings.
More information about Tenerife Hiking & Mountaineering

Golf

A variety of golf courses in tenerife, provide ideal conditions for all those, who want to play golf during their stay on the island. Moreover, in close proximity of the golf courses, guests will find hotels, that cater for the needs of their guests.

 

Sports in Spain, not only on tenerife

Spain is a very popular holiday destination for tourists from all over the world. Especially the Spanish islands attract thousands of holidaymakers every year. Spain is not only an attractive destination because of the mild climate and the good weather, it has also a rich cultural heritage and, depending on the region, a rather diversified landscape.