Puerto De La Cruz Holidays
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
Puerto de la Cruz is Tenerife's most popular resort in the north of the island. Despite its popularity with tourists it manages to keep its Canarian charm and character. A year round destination ensures that a holiday to Puerto de la Cruz can offer you summer sunshine or an escape from our cold winters.
When is the best time to visit Puerto de la Cruz?
A holiday to Puerto de la Cruz can offer you year round sunshine with hot summers and warm winters. November to February can see some rainy days but these are less than other areas in the north of Tenerife. Temperatures can range from low to mid 20ºs in winter and high 20ºs to mid 30ºs in the summer.
Sightseeing in Puerto de la Cruz
There is plenty to keep you and your family occupied on a holiday to Puerto de la Cruz. Why not pay a visit to the Loro Parque, where you will find 135, 000 meters of tropical gardens filled with exotic wildlife. The Loro Parque holds the biggest and most varied collection of parrots you could wish to see (hence the name Loro meaning Parrot). In addition the park is populated by penguins, dolphins and gorillas to name just a few. If animals are not your thing then why not visit the Lago (Lido) Martiànez, a swimming pool complex fit for scenes from the movies. Surrounded by botanical gardens and with seven pools, a lake and a glittering new casino you can be assured of a fun day out. Tenerife also boasts many Banana plantations that you can visit or there are the Botanical Gardens in the upmarket district of La Paz.
What are the beaches like in Puerto de la Cruz?
A holiday to Puerto de la Cruz can offer you a fine black sandy beach, 1 km long and lined with gardens and cacti. It is worth considering that the sea can be a little powerful in this area with strong undercurrents and can sometimes be red flagged. Weak swimmers and small children may prefer to head to the Lago Martiànez.
Eating out in Puerto de la Cruz
Eating out will not be a problem on a holiday to Puerto de la Cruz as there are over 3000 restaurant to choose from. Many of them are family run restaurants where you will find traditional Spanish food, or international cuisine. If you are missing home then there are fair few English pubs that you can eat and drink at.
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