The weekend is coming or that long-awaited getaway that you have been waiting for for a long time… And you don't know what to do? When we have children at home, our priorities change when it comes to making plans and we have to look for activities in which, both adults and children, we can enjoy together ... A task that, sometimes, can bring a headache. But not if you are in Tenerife !
42 protected natural areas, 67 kilometers of beaches, 2 of the best theme parks in the world, an average of 22 ° C throughout the year… Tenerife is an incredible place to enjoy with the family ; Therefore, here are 5 essential plans that you can do in Tenerife with children. To have a great time!
What to do in Tenerife with children?
An enchanted path
The trails are one of the main active tourism attractions that the Canary Islands have and there are a good number of them, suitable for all ages, in which the little ones can enjoy and live a little 'adventure' in contact with nature.
If you travel to Tenerife with children, opt for circular trails of low difficulty , such as the Sendero de los Sentidos - in which, along the way, you will find panels that will invite you to touch, smell, see or hear some elements of the environment. or the famous Enchanted Forest . The latter is a beautiful and magical space, full of giant ferns, where your children can imagine themselves in a story!
On a walk with the whales
Another activity in which, in addition to enjoying themselves, children will have the opportunity to learn and discover the natural world… In this case, the marine world! And it is that Tenerife is one of the main European spots for whale watching ; Therefore, a good option is to take an excursion to sail among whales and dolphins in the south of the island .
Do you want to live a real 'Moby Dick' adventure, while maintaining respect for nature? No problem: the boats that carry out these excursions have the distinctive 'blue flag', which guarantees not only the safety and well-being of the travelers, but also that of the animals themselves.
Excursion to the volcano
Whether you live here or are just passing through ... climbing the Teide National Park , the highest peak in Spain, is always special. That is why we cannot stop recommending it as one of the essential plans to do with children in Tenerife! The little ones will be able to walk through the volcanic landscape of the ravines and imagine that they are on the Moon and finish the visit by going up together on the cable car , which will take you to the top.
Traveling through the stars
Did you know that the sky of the Canary Islands is one of the best in the world to admire the stars? Therefore, it is not surprising that it is certified "Starlight Destination" and some of the best astrophysics centers in the world. For the curious little ones, the Museum of Science and the Cosmos of La Laguna is a paradise: experiments, secrets of science and the cosmos ... And one of the best planetariums in Spain!
We cannot finish this review without mentioning two reference points for the little ones on the Island… And it is that Tenerife has two of the best theme parks in the world : the Loro Parque zoo and the Siam Park water park. To discover the animal world and dive right into the ocean of fun!
Do you already have your backpack ready for some incredible family days?