Tenerife - Los Cristianos

Why Canary Island Holidays are still so special

Weather in Tenerife Sur, CR
Playa de las Americas beach
Playa de las Americas beach "The beaches are well served by lifeguards, showers and toilets and most have good access for wheelchairs and buggies. This beach is central to the town and is fairly sheltered from strong winds, making it popular with sun-lovers and families..."
Los Cristianos - Tenerife, The beach
Los Cristianos - Tenerife, The beach "Los Cristianos Beach. Wow! What a fab beach! We were very pleasantly surprised by this place - we had imagined something much more crowded and down-market, but it was really rather lovely. The beach was gorgeous - soft, golden sand, gentle waves and that warm, warm sunshine..."
Siam Park, the Tower of Power, Tenerife water park
Siam Park, the Tower of Power, Tenerife water park "The terrifying Siam Park 'Tower of Power' ride is the ultimate in thrills. It scared the living daylights out of me, just looking at it. The drop is almost vertical and after 76 metres, you shoot through a pool of sharks! The shark bit didn't bother me..."
Los Gigantes harbour and cliffs
Los Gigantes harbour and cliffs "The picturesque harbour at Los Gigantes offers water-lovers all they could wish for (except a beach): trips round the island, diving excursions, whale and dolphin watching or hire your own boat. The sea is crystal clear and offers great fishing too..."

Sun, sea and special memories await on your unforgettable holiday to the Canary Islands.

The Canary Islands are one of the most famous groups of islands in Spain. They are just 95 Km from the world’s most famous desert, the Western Sahara. The Teide volcano and National park are proud symbols of the Canary Islands, which attract more than nine million annual visitors from around the globe.

If you need any further convincing that this group of islands is the perfect holiday choice for you and your family, here’s a guide to why Canary Island holidays, including cheap Tenerife holidays, provide the best option for a totally uninterrupted and relaxed summer break.

Weather and climate:

The weather around the Canary Islands is subtropical, which makes the islands the best holiday destination for year round sunshine. Summer is the best time of the year to plan your Canary Island holiday, and you can enjoy day after day of just lolling on pristine beaches, working on your tan or simply indulging in one of the islands many indoor and outdoor pursuits . If you want to escape the brutal winters in your home county, the Canary Islands will provide the perfect respite. The islands are also equally suited to either a romantic getaway or an active break.


The endless stretches of coastline around the Canary Islands are ideal for those who want to enjoy a break made up of sunbathing and swimming. The resorts around Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Lanzarote and the beaches of La Gomera, Tenerife and La Palma offer all kinds of attractions and exciting activities that will entice both those you want to take things at a more leisurely pace and those who are game for a bit of thrill seeking.

If you’re not interested in spending your precious holiday time lying around in the sun, there are lots of activities to keep both your mind and body active. The islands’ beach resorts also offer a range of budget and luxury accommodation to travellers. You can find cheap accommodation to suit all prices ranges and you may even want to mix up high and lower end accommodation, so you can maximise savings on your holiday budget.

What to do:

From thriving night life and exotic restaurants to adrenaline pumping sport activities like surfing, there are leisure activities to suit all age ranges and preferences when you look for Tenerife holidays.  You could try your hand at a round of golf or indulge in snorkelling, scuba diving, wind surfing, parasailing and other exciting water sports, all of which are on offer in the stunning setting of the Canary Islands.

The islands’ clear skies, with the highest altitudes found in Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, have meant that it is a mecca for scientists who want to get a clear view of the constellations.

Whether you are with family or with friends, your Canary Island holiday will offer you a refreshing break from the stressful demands of everyday life. The islands’ gorgeous volcanic landscapes enchanting waterfalls, nature reserves and isolation will charm all who visit them. However, if you have already experienced the wonders of the Canary Islands and are looking to experience something similar in a different country, then why not research all inclusive holidays to ensure you and your family have lots of fun and enjoyment on your family break this year.