Anaga Rural Park, Tenerife; with the Mercedes forest and Anaga mountains

Anaga Rural Park covers the north eastern tip of Tenerife and is a beautiful area with the Macizo de Anaga mountain range covered in ancient Mercedes forcest and arriving at the coast all around the edge. The area lies to the north and east of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

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Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife and the Cueva del Vinto

Icod de los Vinos has a charming main square and is home to both the oldest draco, or dragon, tree and also to the Cueva del Vinto which is the largest volcanic cave in the world. Icod de los Vinos is in the north west of Tenerife close to Garachico.

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Tenerife map

Explore all the key points of interest on the map below...

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Visit Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the capital of Tenerife. It is on the north-east coast of the island. Santa Cruz de Tenerife was named one of the best five places to live in the world by 'The Guardian' newpaper in 2012.

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Visit Garachico, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Garachico is a very pretty town on the northern coast of Tenerife in a particularly unspoilt part of the island. The town sits nestled at the bottom of tree clad hills and is one of the most popular destinations for a day trip on Tenerife.

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Visit La Laguna, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

La Laguna, whose full name is San Cristobla de La Laguna, is a town on the northern part of Tenerife not far from Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is considered to be the cultural capital of Tenrife.

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Visit La Orotava, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

La Orotava is a town on the north west coast of of Tenerife not far from Puerto de la Cruz. Being on the north side of Tenerife La Orotava is set in attractive fertile countryside with a backdrop of Mount Teide, Tenerife's volcano. Much of the town's wealth came from the fertile slopes surrounding the town and today the main crop covering the hills is bananas

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Visit Los Cristianos, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Los Cristianos is a resort on the south coast of of Tenerife not far from Playa de Las Americas. It has its origins in a small fishing village though has now grown into a large town and one of Tenerife's most popular resorts.

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Visit Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Puerto de la Cruz is a town on the north coast of of Tenerife. It is one of Tenerife's top resorts.

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Visit Teide National Park, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Teide National Park is a stunning national park surrounding Mount Teide in the centre of Tenerife. Mount Teide in the park is an active volcano though it hasn't errupted since 1909. Teide National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the most visited national park in Europe.

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Visit Playa de las Americas, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Playa de las Americas is a resort on south coast of of Tenerife not far from Los Cristianos. The south of Tenerife is generally sunnier and drier than the north and so if you are looking for sun, beaches and nightlife this is the resort for you.

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Visit Masca, Tenerife - Tenerife's most beautiful village, travel guide

Masca is Tenerife's most beautiful village set in a superb mountaineous location. Masca is a village set in the Teno Mountains on the western side of Tenerife. Its location is stunning and because it is quite difficult to get to on a road full of tight hairpin bends it has been relatively undiscovered until recent years. Indeed there wasn't a road at all before 1991 and led to Masca being known as the 'forgotten village'.

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Visit Los Silos, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Los Silos is nestles under the rugged Teno mountains. It is on the north west coast of Tenerife not far from the pretty town of Garachico.

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Visit Candelaria, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Candelaria is an important pilgrim town for its shrine to Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria, the Virgin of Candelaria. It is located on the east coast of Tenerife, 17 kilometers south of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

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Visit Los Gigantes, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Los Gigantes is a popular travel resort next to the spectacular cliffs known as the Acantilados de Los Gigantes and these cliffs are a phenomenal rock wall that plunges sheer into the sea. It is located on the west coast of Tenerife.

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Visit Teno Alto, Tenerife - travel guide and tourism

Teno Alto is most often visited as part of one of the many superb walks that dot the northern part of Tenerife. Teno Alto is both a region and a village high up in the Teno mountains. From here there are fantastic views over the El Palmar valley.

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