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Tenerife

8 days from £889 per person*

*based on sharing on a twin/double basis and a minimum of 40 paying passengers

  • Tenerife

Overview

Set in the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic, Tenerife has it all – lush forests, exotic fauna and flora, deserts, mountains, dorment volcanos, incredibly beautiful coastlines and spectacular beaches. The volcanic black sand beaches and crystal clear waters that surround this vibrant island make it an extremely popular destination for visitors in search of the perfect sun-kissed holiday. Away from the fabulous beaches, Tenerife takes a turn towards the more traditional. It’s lunar-like landscape is peppered with banana plantations, whitewashed villages and shuttered colonial buildings. Fantastic wild flowers grow all year round with many unique to the island.

Itinerary

Day 1
We depart from the UK on our flight for Tenerife. Upon arrival we will be met by our guide and transferred to our hotel for the next seven nights.

Day 2
Today will be at leisure, take the opportunity to explore all that Santa Cruz has on offer.

Day 3
Today our guide will meet us for a tour of the North of Tenerife, completely different from the South with Greener landscapes, typical Canarian architecture, picturesque villages. Our first stop is La Laguna, the former capital of the island is the cultural and religious centre of the island, being the home of La Laguna University and of the Diocese Nivariense. We will enjoy a walking tour here and entrance to Le Laguna Cathedral. From La Laguna our journey provides magnificent views of the sea and mountains. Stopping for lunch in the village of El Sauzal (not included) we then proceed to Puerto de la Cruz. Its beach is an excellent example of the local black-sand beaches! Our final stop will be at the beautiful ancient and preserved city of La Orotava. Featuring stately manor houses, churches, picturesque squares and monuments as well as the charming and flowery Jardines Victoria (Victoria Gardens). The tour includes a visit at the famous Casa de los Balcones (House of Balconies), an architectural jewel from the 17th century housing a small museum and an amazing patio full of green plants.

Day 4
Today we go looking for whales & dolphins. Tenerife is one of 3 locations in the world where there are whales all year round! There are some 500 resident pilot whales, as part of 22 different species of whales and dolphins living in the extremely deep waters between Tenerife and the neighbouring island of La Gomera. We enjoy an exclusive private cruise on a modern, beautifully designed high quality catamaran inclusive of drinks and snacks.

Day 5
Today will be at leisure, simply relax in our hotel.

Day 6
Our tour today will be of the Teide National Park, a once in a lifetime experience to the lunar like landscapes with Mount Teide as its central point, Spain’s highest peak at 3.718 metres. Constantly changing sceneries can be seen as we climb up to the central mountain range: country scenes, vine groves, banana plantations, olive and almond trees, picturesque villages and the extensive pine forests that surround the park. With several stops, Including the Parador at the foot of Mount Teide and Roques Garcia, the most impressive of the rock formations, not forgetting the visitor’s centre, where additional information on the origins and aftermath of the different volcanic periods can be found.

Day 7
Today we will enjoy a half day tour centred around Canarian gastronomy & wines. Located municipality of El Sauzal the Bodegas Monje winery was built in 1956, the family still use its original barrels to make some of the traditional red wine. Located 600 metres above the sea level, the winery offers breath-taking views to the surrounding vineyards. With a guided visit of the we also enjoy 2 wine samplings and canapés.

Day 8
Sadly it is time to depart this beautiful region as we board our coach for the transfer to the airport and our return flight back to the UK

Hotel

Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey

The hotel’s contemporary style draws inspiration from the finest architectural styles of the Canaries. The halls, suites, restaurants, pools and casino are all enjoyable spaces with the smartest urban design. Rooms are decorated in a sophisticated, 1950s-inspired style and feature state-of-the-art amenities: Wi-Fi, HD satellite TV, free-to-use safe deposit box and fully fitted bathroom with marble finishes.

Inclusions

What’s included

• Return flights from the UK
• Return coach transfers
• 7 nights accommodation
• Buffet breakfast each morning
• Excursions as per itinerary

What’s not included

• Single Supplement
• Travel insurance

To Book

Any of our tours can be tailored to suit your particular groups requirements.

For further details please contact one of the team on 01225 764205 or sales@successtours.com