Tenerife offers a variable landscape spectrum. Enclosing the bizarre rock formations, which are from a volcanic origin and the craters in the area of Las Cañadas. The area of Las Cañadas with 2000 m of altitude overlooks the drough ocher coloured landscape of the south of the islands, where the most frequented beaches are situated.
The Teno-range in the west of Tenerife and the Anaga-mountains are a famous destination for active holiday makers and those who like hiking and exploring.
The visitor finds many small original villages, which escaped from the mass tourism because of their location far away from the popular beaches and the big cities. One learns about the roots of civilization of Tenerife and can enjoy the intact landscape and meet the autochthonous people living there.
We explored the moste interesting and charming places of the island to give you some usefull tips.
One of the most beautiful beaches, called Playa de las Teresitas, is situated in the north-east of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the island. Playa de las Teresitas has been created artificially with sand from the Sahara desert, you can enjoy a safe bathing pleasure as well adequate for children.