Information About Tenerife

About Tenerife

Escape from the cold grey of Northern Europe and discover how much the Canary Islands have to offer. The islands enjoy one of the finest climates in the world – truly ‘the sunshine state of Europe’. Tenerife is known as the Island of Eternal Spring due to its perfect year-round climate and is the most popular for visitors due to its diversity of environment and frequent flights from the majority of European airports.

Tenerife is just 180 miles from the coast of Africa, yet it takes only four hours approx., to escape from the dull grey of northern Europe and you will not suffer any ‘jet-lag’ as the time zone is the same as the United Kingdom.

Tenerife literally has ‘everything under the sun’ from golden beaches, lively resort areas, lush valleys to dramatic rocky landscapes that have remained untouched by man. You can visit the casino by night and the whales and dolphins that permanently reside off the coastline by day. You can enjoy all the fiestas and carnivals (2nd only to Rio de Janeiro) or experience at first hand the traditional culture of the island, its music and costumes. Listen to the island’s symphony orchestra or dance the night away to the latest disco sounds.

The beaches and coastline of Tenerife are as varied as the sun worshippers who visit them. You can bask in the endless sunshine on dark distinctive beaches and on stretches of golden sand or on wild natural rocky coves. Casual strollers make the most of the elegant promenades and marinas. You can soar up to the summit of Spain’s highest mountain or explore lush tropical plantations and gardens and visit cosmopolitan towns and serene whitewashed leafy villages.

The climate of Tenerife makes the island a perfect spot for enjoying many different sports. There are many outstanding facilities for the best leisure activities, small wonder that so many sportsmen and women travel to the island to enjoy a choice of their favourite games. For the serious golfer there is an extensive choice of excellent eighteen hole golf courses. These have been designed by notable experts and are meticulously maintained. All the golf courses have electric golf carts and some host Pro-Am tournaments. The spectacular scenery makes a stunning backdrop for any game with some holes offering drives down to the ocean. On others the drive is across the sea or up towards the rugged mountains.

As well as golf courses, there are tennis courts for both serious players and holiday players. There are immaculate bowling greens on the island for keen bowlers. There are riding stables that can provide horses for every level of rider. The equestrian centres offer organised rides through breathtaking scenery; an enjoyable way to enjoy the best of the views. There are squash clubs, and no shortage of gymnasiums and health clubs for the keep-fit fanatics and when you want to relax you’ll find luxury ‘spa’ centres offering everything from Roman thermal baths, to saunas and whirlpools.

Tenerife is unrivalled in the Atlantic for water-sports. There are many activities on offer from parascending to pedalos and surfing to sailboarding. Dip into the aquamarine sea for every imaginable water sport. Sail from one of its luxury marinas and try your hand at deep-sea fishing and scuba diving.

Why Choose Tenerife:

Tenerife has much to offer the discerning investor whether you are searching for a holiday home, a second income or a warm and pleasant place to retire. The island has a high reputation for stability and recent history has shown remarkable rises in property values. For the investor, the resort areas of the island have no ‘closed season’ catering for visitors throughout the year, providing high yields from rental income. With sustained rises in property values and the added bonus of this rental income for investment buyers Tenerife is a proven location for ‘a blue chip investment’ and continues to be the first choice for many people.

  • Climate – All year round warm and sunny weather
  • Property investment - secure return on capital invested
  • Property Letting – 12 month ‘holiday season’ maximum year round returns.
  • Favourable taxation and low on-going costs for property owners
  • Accessibility - Frequent flights from most airports.
  • Diversity – From lively resorts to areas of natural beauty, from peace & quiet to lively carnivals.

Useful Tenerife Links:

For further reading we recommend the following resources which provide a varied array of information on the island of Tenerife all in English.

Weather in Tenerife, Canary Islands: For further information on todays weather in Tenerife, follow this link.