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  • Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands,

  • a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, off North Africa.

  • Each of these volcanic islands are blessed

  • with spectacular beaches, otherworldly beauty,

  • and perfect weather.

  • Tenerife receives around 5 million visitors each year,

  • many of whom head to the island's seaside resorts

  • to enjoy the year-round sunshine and spectacular beaches.

  • Enjoy golden sands and almost any watersport

  • you can imagine at Las Americas Beach,

  • one of the island's most popular beaches.

  • Or, take a dip in the crystal waters at Del Duque Beach -

  • just 10 minutes' drive to the north.

  • Los Cristianos ,once a sleepy fishing village is now a beachside town

  • where you can step straight off the boardwalk onto the soft sand.

  • For a seaside experience with a difference,

  • head to the north or west to discover sultry black sand beaches.

  • Visit Jardìn Beach…… or drive to Los Gigantes,

  • which nestles against the bottom of magnificent cliffs.

  • For those who can tear themselves away from the island's glorious beaches,

  • Tenerife offers generous rewards.

  • Some of the island's most picturesque villages

  • are only minutes away from the large resorts.

  • Visit one of the two Canarian capitals,

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is quirky, relaxed and very Spanish

  • Pull up a chair at one of the restaurantes

  • or stroll to the Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín.

  • The sail-like silhouette of this arts complex has become a symbol

  • of the archipelago and is a reminder of the island's long maritime history.

  • Right beside the capital is San Cristóbal de La Laguna,

  • a city whose centre is so rich in history

  • it has been declared a World Heritage Site.

  • At the Southern end of the island is Costa Adeje.

  • Relax in the tropical parklandsof the Siam Water Park,

  • or make a splash on one of the water rides.

  • On the northwest coast lies Garachico,

  • which was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 1700s.

  • Today this pretty little town has rebuilt itself and is a beautiful place to visit.

  • Step even further back in time at Icod de los Vinos,

  • home to the ancientDrago Milenario.”

  • an Ancient Dragon Tree reputed to be more than 1,000 years old.

  • When massive seismic forces thrust this island out of the ocean millions of years ago,

  • it created some of the most spectacular landscapes

  • in the world.

  • Visit Teide National Park, the most visited national park in Spain,

  • and stand in awe of El Teide.

  • This magnificent mountain is the highest in all of Spain

  • and was once believed by the lands's indigenous people to be the gateway to hell.

  • If you like to hike,

  • head to the small mountain village of Masca

  • and spend the day following the Masca Gorge all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Ever since the golden age of discovery,

  • explorers and thinkers have been drawn to Tenerife's beautiful shores.

  • In olden times, the trip was a perilous adventure but today,

  • Tenerife is an easy plane ride away.

  • So, whether you are seeking ancient mysteries

  • or escaping the modern stresses of daily life,

  • come and discover all that Tenerife has to offer.

Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands,

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