Immerse yourself in the vibrancy that overflows the streets of the capital of Tenerife, Santa Cruz. The home of many historical monuments, picturesque beaches and sporting opportunities Santa Cruz is the ideal holiday getaway.
With low cost flights, cheap car hire, fantastic cuisine and beautiful scenery Santa Cruz is able to satisfy the desires of all those wanting a great holiday abroad, no matter the intention!
For the historian
With a strong historical presence Santa Cruz offers various locations that will expand your cultural knowledge such as the well known church, Iglesia de La Concepcion. With an open, airy atmosphere Iglesia de La Concepcion provides the opportunity to expand your cultural knowledge and following this admiring the charming surroundings with a cup of coffee in hand served by the cafe. Another place of historic relevance would be the Parlamento de Canarias (Parliament of the Canary Islands) which should not be missed when visiting Santa Cruz.
For the adventurer
Santa Cruz is full of adventurous activities that would be a shame to miss out on when visiting such as Mount Teide. Either a short ride on a cable car or your own transportation can allow you to witness the breathtaking view that Mount Teide offers. There are also tour guides available giving description of the vital history and geography that make Mount Teide a definite must-see. Another spot of excitement would be the harbour, which is one of Spain’s busiest and most vibrant therefore being a popular stopover for cruisers heading to the Caribbean.
For the party animal
Known for its lively atmosphere Santa Cruz hosts one of the largest carnivals in the world making it acceptable to rock your brightest outfit and dance till the early hours of the morning, whatever your age! This fantastic burst of liveliness allows visitors to truly get a taste of the cultural diversity Santa Cruz has to offer.
For the chiller
Those of you seeking a vacation of intense relaxation must look no further as Santa Cruz is home to some of the most idyllic beaches in Tenerife. The main beach attraction named Playa de las Teresitas provides the perfect scenery for relaxing in the sunshine with crystal clear waters and palm trees situation within the golden sand. If restlessness becomes an issue volleyball or beach aerobics are available to enjoy at your own leisure.
For the shopaholic
If the shopaholic within is craving a good holiday bargain look no further as both up market and high street shopping can be found along Calle del Pilar or within the Parque Bulevar Shopping Centre. These areas contain international and well-known shops such as ZARA and McDonald’s to ensure you can have a taste of home as well as bringing back those needed holiday purchases.
Whatever your motive for traveling abroad Santa Cruz will provide an unforgettable and fulfilling holiday experience which will be a cherish able memory for you. So pack your sunnies, camera and swimming costume and head down to the fantastic vacation destination that is Santa Cruz!