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Holidays to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Holidays, Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the second largest city within the Canary Islands and is located on the North-East of Tenerife. The region homes the Parliament of the Canary Islands and has one of the busiest harbour's in Spain. Toursits flock to Santa Cruz de Tenerife for many reasons, one mostly being the tropical climate year with year-round sun, so you are guaranteed great weather whenever you visit.

The Tenerife Opera House is a major tourist site in the area. With it's unique design and large space for concerts and opera, it is a highly popular photograph opportunity and is a symbol for Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The Tenerife Opera House is known as one of the main tourist attractions of Tenerife and the entire Canary Islands.

The beach to visit is 'Playa de las Terestias' in San Andres. One of the most popular beaches in the Canary Islands, the beach stretches to 1300m in length and is one of the only beaches in the whole islands to not have black, volcanic sand.

Weather and Climate

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.