Tenerife Canary Islands
Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary Islands, which are the archipelago of the seven islands: Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera. The archipelago is located in the Atlantic Ocean, about three hundred miles from Africa (Morocco, Western Sahara) Geographically they belong to Africa and are a territory of the Kingdom of Spain.
Variable landscape in Tenerife Canary Islands
Tenerife like all Canary Islands looks different in the southern and northern parts. The Northside is green, full of lush tropical vegetation, flowers, grass, trees, local culture and natives. The South is dry to arid, covered with cactuses, low cliffs and palm trees, richly inhabited with white or red curious beings -the tourists.
Black sand beaches in Tenerife
In Tenerife Canary Islands, the beautiful beaches with rare black sand are spreading everywhere, regardless of the world side. The different appearance of the north and south parts is due to a different climate mainly due to the prevailing northeast airflow.
Sunny south part of Tenerife - Canary Islands
Tenerife South is a dry southern part of island burned by the sun. Is it a complete tourism paradise - hundreds of hotels, apartment towns, golf resorts, yacht ports. All with comfortable developed tourist infrastructure, offering all necessary what belongs to travel and tourism.
Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Travelling to the eastern part of the island, we can visit the capital city Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which each year in late February will become a unique carnival city for three weeks. Outside of carnival, there is a vibrant southern city, full of culture, universities, banks and the hustle and bustle.
Agriculture in Tenerife Canary Islands
The northern Tenerife part is densely populated by the local population, and have agriculture well developed. We can see here many of banana, avocado, papaya, vineyards, tomato and potato plantations. Due to the different climate in Tenerife north, it rains here more often and the temperature is 5-10 degrees lower than in Tenerife south - that is suitable for vegetation and agriculture.
Tenerife Canary Islands sunny weather
300 sunny days in the southwestern part from Los Cristianos, Playa Las Americas up to Los Gigantes. The temperature does not usually drop below 24 degrees in the winter season. It rains here about 10 times a year. Weather conditions make Tenerife a tourist paradise for Europeans during winter and all year round.
The year-round tourist season in Tenerife
The peak of the tourist season is here twice: winter one starts on December 23 until the end of March, summer one during from June to September. But even between these peaks, the island's occupancy does not drop below 70% of the accommodation capacity. Thanks to political instability in Turkey, Egypt and Greece, in recent years we have almost 100% occupation
Tenerife property investment reasons
Thanks to the good climate, political stability and stable tourist flow, investment in properties in Tenerife is highly profitable. Many tourists on the island own apartments that they use for their vacations, and the rest of the year they send relatives or business partners there. Alternatively, they renting them generating profit. Many Europeans retire here: there are a healthy climate, quality medical services and a cheaper cost of living than at home.