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The best theme parks in Tenerife for a memorable summer with your family

If you are looking for fun in summer, the best theme parks in Tenerife can be the answer to to an exciting day with the family. You don’t know them? Would you like to get to know them all? Don’t worry, we will guide you through the authentic summer oases:

Siam Park

Siam Park Siam Nights Mejores Parques Temáticos de Tenerife

Six years in a row, the world’s best water park, make Siam Park an almost obligatory stop on your holiday in Tenerife. Decorated with Thai inspiration and with attractions ranging from dizzying slides to artificial waves up to 3 metres, it is a visit that is fun for both children and adults.

This summer you should not miss the Siam Nights and get to know the best water park in the world when the sun goes down.

Loro Parque

Loro Parque Mejor Zoologico

Chosen as the best zoo in the world by Tripadvisor users, Loro Parque is a must visit. Home to more than 10,000 exotic animals and 500 species and subspecies of the entire planet, Loro Parque’s commitment to the environment extends beyond the site, with the protection and conservation of endangered species in different parts of the world.

The novelties of Loro Parque include: the pygmy hippos; a threatened species from West Africa; and the Zen garden; the world’s first Japanese underwater garden. Do you want to go on an expedition?

Aqualand Costa Adeje

Aqualand Costa Adeje Tenerife

Aqualand Costa Adeje is a unique combination of water park and dolphinarium. On the one hand, the Dolphinarium is cared for down to the smallest detail, with a protection programme for bottlenose dolphins that has already achieved 18 births within the facilities. In addition, its dolphin show has been recognised as the best in the world by the International Association of Marine Animal Trainers.

On the other hand, among its attractions we can find up to four different types:

Adrenalina, with exciting curves and slides such as “Tsunami” or “Cyclones”, each with a height of more than 21 metres.

KidzWorldwhere the little ones can play between docile dragons, water castles and pirate treasure islands.

Family Funwith a wave pool designed for the whole family.

Chill Out & Playwith a jacuzzi and a “Lava River” where you can relax, relieve tension and disconnect.

If you want to know more about Aqualand Costa Adeje, do not hesitate to visit its official website.

Forestal Park Tenerife

Forestal Park Tenerife

We now enter the forest, specifically in the Protected Landscape of Las Lagunetas, to discover a park at an altitude of over 1,400 metres: the Forestal Park.

With the longest zip lines of the Canary Islands, an adventure of more than two hours awaits you, climbing 30 metres above the ground or sliding along 230 metres in a single pass. If you fancy a special experience in nature, then this is the right excursion for you.

Karting Club Tenerife

Karting Club Tenerife

If you’re looking for adrenaline on four wheels then make a pit stop at Karting Club Tenerife. With the family or with friends, the two routes delight both the youngest (with two-seater karts or adjusted to their age) as well as the adults. The karts can reach up to 90 km / h.

If you are already thinking about organising your Grand Prix, you will find everything you need on their website.

Parque Etnográfico Pirámides de Güímar

Piramides de Guimar Tenerife

The ethnographic park Pirámides de Güímar offers 64,000 square meters of various areas and exhibitions. Its main attraction is the Pyramids of Güímar, pyramid structures, which are aligned with the sun and offer on special occasions astronomical shows such as a double sunset during the summer solstice.

In addition to the pyramids themselves you can visit the poisonous and sustainable gardens, as well as an exhibition dedicated to navigation through the Pacific Ocean and Polynesia. If you want, you can have a small virtual preview of everything that awaits you.

Parque Las Águilas-Jungle Park

Las Aguilas Jungle Park Tenerife

Botanical park and zoo at the same time, in Jungle Park you can find from exotic birds such as swans or flamingos to meerkats, crocodiles or even jaguars.

To its wide repertoire of species you have to add its unique shows, ranging from sea lions and birds of prey to shows with pirates that will make you laugh and enjoy your experience in the jungle. Are you coming?

Now you have a lot to choose from! Do not doubt that a summer full of fun awaits you in Tenerife.

Must-see places in Tenerife (part 1)

The most important places in Tenerife? There are so many cool corners… Therefore it’s really difficult to choose the best places to visit. If you don’t know where to go and what to do, no problem! Here we will give you a little summary of some of the must-see places and sights.

The cliffs of Los Gigantes

One of the most impressive places in Tenerife are the cliffs of Los Gigantes, a huge rocky colossus and also volcano that reach a height of 600 metres. The Guanches, the natives of Tenerife, called the cliffs the “wall of hell”. By the way, nature lovers will find up to 21 different species of cetaceans in the surrounding waters, such as the bottlenose dolphin or theshort-finned pilot whale (pilot whale).

Whale and dolphin watching

Cetáceos Tenerife

As mentioned before, Los Gigantes is one of the best areas to spot whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. You shouldn’t miss this activity! If you book a trip on a boat, make sure that it has our Quality Charter. This guarantees not only a great excursion, but also environmental protection with regard to our marine environment.

The millennial dragon tree

Drago Tenerife

The thousand-year-old dragon tree (which actually dates back some 800 years) stands proudly in Icod de los Vinos as one of the most imposing natural sites of northern Tenerife. With a height of 16 metres and a circumference of 20 metres, a garden with different native plants such as small dragon trees, cardones and tabaibas has been created around it.

Mount Teide National Park

Teide Tenerife

In a list of the must-visits or must-sees of Tenerife, Mount Teide can’t be missed. Perhaps it is the most recognisable and emblematic silhouette that makes our island unique with its majestic appearance. World Heritage and the highest peak in Spain, it is worth spending a whole day (or even more) to explore the beauty of the national park. Surely, you will never forget the unique and colourful flora, as well as one of the most beautiful sunrises you can witness in Tenerife from the summit of Mount Teide.

Anaga Rural Park

Anaga Tenerife

Anaga Rural Park, declared a green Biosphere Reserve, will awaken all your senses with its unique corners and trails. The landscapes seem to be drawn from fairy tales. The laurel forest (Laurisilva) is a living fossil because it is from the Tertiary and is the best preserved of the island. You can also visit remote villages like Taganana with its long fishing tradition.

Teno Rural Park

Teno Tenerife

To finish the list of natural landscapes in Tenerife, we go to the other side of the island, to the extreme northwest. Here we find the Teno Rural Park. Its great attraction are the spectacular landscapes of Isla Baja with the small villages and the high mountains, as well as Punta de Teno with the old lighthouse. Here you can enjoy one of the best views of the cliffs of Los Gigantes and the most romantic sunsets.

The best leisure parks in the world

Ocio en Tenerife

If you do not know what to do in Tenerife first, how about starting with the best water park and the best zoo in the world? Siam Park and Loro Parque have been awarded with this grandiose title by Tripadvisor users. An oasis of guaranteed fun!

The beaches in the south of Tenerife

Playas en Tenerife

Costa Adeje, Playa de Los Cristianos beach, El Médano beach… Sounds good, right? Some of the best coves are located in the south of the island, in municipalities such as Arona, Adeje, Santiago del Teide or Granadilla de Abona. All you have to do is explore the south coast and find your favourite spot to relax.

Now you have a list of the most important places in Tenerife! Let’s start planning your trip for a fantastic holiday on our island.