5 Photos That Will Make You Want to Head to Tenerife

If you've never visited Tenerife before, then you're definitely missing out! First of all, you might be wondering where Tenerife actually is which is a totally legitimate question. With over 40% of the total population of the Canary Islands, it is the largest and most populated of this incredible archipelago of islands.

Considering the Canaries are an autonomous community of Spain, you can be forgiven for assuming though that they are close to Spain. In fact, while they are predominately Spanish in culture and language, they are actually much further South in the Atlantic Ocean and are one of the outermost regions of the European Union.

The island is dominated by Mount Teide in the centre which is the highest elevation of Spain and the third largest volcano in the world from its base. This is surrounded by the incredible Teide national park, the most visited in Spain and Europe. On Tenerife, you will find a stunning coastline, beautiful beaches, huge forests, amazing architecture and of course the incredible Mount Teide and national park! 

While all of the islands are volcanic in nature and origin, because of their varying distance to the coast of Africa, size, altitude, and age, they all have very distinct landscape features. While some such as Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are mainly arid and dry, others like La Palma and Tenerife have lush forests and an abundance of vegetation.

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Being one of the central islands of the Archipelago, the island of Tenerife has a combination of landscape features, with a drier climatic area in the South, contrasted strongly with the North which has a greater abundance of vegetation, such as this beautiful park in the gorgeous capital, Santa Cruz.

Discovered this amazing oasis of a park a week ago in Santa Cruz, the capital of Tenerife! It was quite an unplanned day trip with my brother and @jamesshillinglaw16 but it turned into one of the best days of their holiday here. Life so often proves to be a lot better when you go not knowing what to expect and not knowing a great deal about the place. In other words, I love unplanned adventures, because life is always better with a bit more mystery! Which place has very pleasantly surprised you lately? ~ Shot on @oneplustech 3T 📍 Santa Cruz de Tenerife ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #wanderlustwednesday #visitspain #Tenerife #CanaryIslands #latitudeoflife #latituddevida #FlowersInSpain #Spain #Travel #inspravel #parksandrec #WhatsSimonSaying #ladtravellers #tenerifetag #totaltenerife #thetravellersedition #guardiantravelsnaps #bbctravel #shotononeplus #NGTUK #shotononeplus #santacruztenerife #guysdotravel #beautifuldestinations #travellingthroughtheworld #loves_spain #ok_canarias #canariaslifestyle #ig_spain #TraveltoTenerife #TravelGram
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Sunset in Tenerife

It's those fleeting moments in life that are so often the most beautiful. It's when we feel the most alive. They burn the brightest and leave the strongest memories. ~ Without a doubt one of the most amazing sunsets I've ever seen!! It's at these kind of moments that I feel blessed to be able to see sights such as these 😇 Where have you seen an amazing sunset? ~ ~ ————————————————————–———— Shot on @oneplustech 3T. ————————————————————–———— ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #sunset #flashbackfriday #Tenerife #CanaryIslands #islascanarias #latitudeoflife #latituddevida #worldshotz #beautifuldestination #nature #totaltenerife #tenerifetag #ladtravellers #guysdotravel #GuysAbroad #natgeo #shotononeplus #visittenerife #Teide #traveldeeper #travel #wanderlust #Sibo2Tenerife #guardiantravelsnaps #natgeoit #thetravellersedition #beautifuldestinations #travelcontest2017 #visitspain #TravelGram
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As you can see from these photos, Tenerife should definitely be on your agenda as one of your next places to visit, and who knows, you might even decide to live there one day! This is only a tiny collection of some of the incredible places to visit and sights to see on the island, so hopefully, this has inspired you to head over here and experience it for yourself. If you need more evidence here is a vlog from my YouTube channel of another great spot to see in Tenerife:

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