Santa Cruz de Tenerife Vacations

Situated at the eastern tip of Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the capital and largest city of the island and of the Canary Islands as a whole. Although not particularly popular with tourists, Santa Cruz is a delightful and attractive city with brightly painted buildings, a plethora of shops, interesting art galleries, and an excellent museum. ... Read more
It's a wholly Spanish city that couldn't be more different from the package tourism resort towns like Los Cristianos or Las Americas of the south of the island. Out of town, visit Teide National Park or the superb Las Gaviotas beach.
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife places to stay and top hotels

Santa Cruz de Tenerife things to do and experiences

  • Mount Teide
    9.231 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Mountain
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  • Playa de las Americas
    8.925 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withNightlifeFamilies
  • Teide National Park
    9.615 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
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  • Siam Park
    9.69 reviews
    Water Park
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Bolludo beach, beautiful beach only 5 kms away from Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

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Pittsford (town), New York

This is the largest of the Spanish Canary Islands and the most populous. Great place to walk around. It is dominated by Mt. Teide a dormant volcano which is Spain's largest peak.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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nice City not only a touristic place, Long beach next the City, inoficial Nudist beach some km noth east of the city

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Best food any were on the island

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I haven’t gone yet I will definitely think about it

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Best place in the world

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Amazing time! Great views and weather.

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Really good weather

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Local from Puerto de la Cruz, Spain

lovely place

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visit the Teyde

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