Days Out

Loro Parque - Tenerife parrot park

Loro Parque is often described as “el must de Canarias” and it is just that - an absolute must to visit. Regardless of age you will be fascinated and enthralled with everything you see.

Since 1972 when it first opened its doors at the size of 13,000m2 and with a mere 150 parrots, it has grown to an impressive 135,000m2 with a collection that is now claimed to be the largest in the world, but there is more to this park than just parrots. See below for a small insight of what you can expect to enjoy……

Tenerife markets - markets in Tenerife

Whether you are looking to buy souvenirs, fruit and veg or just grab yourself a bargain you will be spoilt for choice at the variety of markets all over Tenerife, especially in the south of the island. Most of the below mentioned markets are open from 9am until 2pm and can get very busy (and hot).

Tenerife museums - Tenerife art galleries

As well as the holiday resorts of Tenerife and the incredible countryside there is a very rich history and an artistic and cultural side to the island. The many museums and galleries are some of the best places to discover a lot more about Tenerife’s past, as well as its thriving arts scene.

The capital city of Santa Cruz, the University City of La Laguna, the northern resort Puerto de la Cruz, and La Orotava, also in Tenerife’s north, are where you will find the main museums and art galleries.