If you are planning your next vacation and want to enjoy Tenerife, here are some ideas for you to enjoy your holidays in Tenerife with kids:
Best Places to Visit in Tenerife with Kids
Near the Playa de las Américas and Los Cristianos you will find the Siam Park. It is the largest water park in the world and with the best rating by users around the world. In it you will have a great day, there are activities suitable for children of all ages. The grown-ups will also enjoy as kids, and if throwing you down slides is not your thing, do not worry, because there is an artificial beach with waves for you to enjoy the good temperature all year round that is enjoyed in the south of Tenerife.
Next you will find the Siam Mall, a shopping center with all kinds of shops, supermarkets and restaurants.
Located in Puerto de la Cruz, it is considered the best zoo in Europe and the second in the world. This zoo houses more than 300 species of animals such as gorillas, chimpanzees, tigers, sloths, jaguars, giant turtles … In addition to aquariums with sharks, dolphins and a host of marine species. There are also performances of killer whales, dolphins and sea lions.
Teide: Cable Car and The Astronomical Observatory of Tenerife
El Teide is the third highest and most important volcano in the world, besides being the highest peak in Spain.
If the day is clear you see all of Tenerife, the south and the north, as well as the islands of La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera. The cable car is 2,356 meters high, in La Rambleta, which can be reached by car. The tour lasts about 10 minutes and in this time you climb up to 3,555 meters. Here you can see the Teide from very close but you can not reach the summit because you need to request a special permit beforehand.
Palmetum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The Santa Cruz Palmetum is a unique project in the world, which has transformed a garbage dump into a space for leisure and botanical culture. In the gardens of Palmetum de Santa Cruz, the best collection of palm trees in Europe grows; and one of the best in the world. If you want to discover more about Palmetum, a few months ago we made a post dedicated to him, read more here.
Observation of Dolphins and Whales in Tenerife
One of the unique activities offered by Tenerife is the observation of dolphins and whales in their natural environment. You can take the boat from Los Cristianos or from Los Gigantes; and go to enjoy the Atlantic Ocean with its unique seabed; At the same time you will see cetaceans, whales and free dolphins is their natural habitat. You will be able to swim and dive with them, if you are lucky that they want to spend some time with you that day.
These are just some of the activities in Tenerife with kids that you can do, there are many more. So if you are planning your next family vacation in Tenerife you will find the best option. Also, if you want to stay in rural houses to be in contact with a unique flora and landscape, visit our holiday accommodation houses in Tenerife, since all of them are suitable for babies and children.