Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the second largest city within the Canary Islands and is located on the North-East of Tenerife. The region is home to the Parliament of the Canary Islands and has one of the busiest harbours in Spain. Tourists flock to Santa Cruz de Tenerife for many reasons, one mostly being the tropical climate and year-round sun, so you are guaranteed great weather whenever you visit.
One of the highlights of Santa Cruz is the Tenerife Opera House, with its unique design and large space for concerts and operas, it's highly popular with visitors as well as being a great photo opportunity. No wonder it's one of Tenerife's main tourist attractions of Tenerife and the entire Canary Islands.
Sun worshippers have to visit 'Playa de las Tiresias' in San Andres. One of the most popular beaches on the island, the beach stretches for over a kilometre in length and is one of the only beaches in Tenerife to not have black volcanic sand.
Tenerife is lucky enough to boast a near-year round climate, there is very little variation between Summer and Winter in temperature and indeed in rainfall. However the day-to-day weather around the island can vary depending on where you are in the island, for example at the summit of Mt.Teide it may be snowing whereas just an hour away on the beaches of Playa de Las Americas you can quite happily sunbathe! The coast of Tenerife boasts the most sunshine and least cloud than the rest of the island. The hottest months are July and August with an average temperature of 25C, the coolest months are December to February with an average temperature of 18C although it can reach up to 22C even in these months! The driest months are June to August with virtually no rainfall, the most rainfall falls from October to December with an average of 15mm a month.