About Tenerife

Map of TenerifeTenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, a chain in the eastern Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. The island is an idyll with a remarkable variety of geographic options—from other-worldly desert landscapes to lush green mountains to stunning seascapes— you could imagine yourself in any of thousands of locations around the globe without ever stepping off this captivating island.

  • Average daily temperature: 75˚F
  • Area: 785 mi
  • 3,000 hours of sunlight per year (Miami: 2,903 hours)
  • Nearly 250 miles of coastline
  • 43 miles of beaches
  • 48% of island protected natural areas
  • 800+ local species of flora and fauna
  • Modern transportation system
  • Two airports, flights to 150+ cities around the world
  • Two international cruise ports
  • Two UNESCO World Heritage sites