Why You Should Visit Tenerife South
The island of Tenerife is the largest in the Canary Islands and one of Spain’s premier tourism destinations known for its excellent weather, beautiful beaches and interesting history. Adventurous travelers will find endless opportunities around the island’s natural terrain, with hiking, mountain biking and water-sports some of the most popular outdoor pursuits on the island. If you are brave enough you may consider going scuba diving, with the waters around the island renowned as amongst the finest in the world. As well as its many outdoor opportunities, Tenerife is a lively island with an excellent nightlife scene and plenty of shops and restaurants to keep the modern visitor occupied. Tenerife also has an interesting history and is the home of the San Cristobal de La Laguna world heritage site, so sightseers and cultural enthusiasts will find plenty to do.
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Arriving In Tenerife South
Tenerife South Airport is the main airport on the island of Tenerife comprised of a single passenger terminal. When you have touched down at the airport you can use buses to get around the island, although taxis are readily available to get you to your destination directly. Inside the airport you will find plenty of amenities including retail and duty-free shopping alongside a few cafés and eateries to satisfy your needs. Although there is limited public transport available on the island, you may have a more enjoyable time exploring with your own vehicle - you can find a number of leading car rental agencies at Tenerife South Airport so you can rent a car as soon as you land.
Tenerife South Airport primarily handles flights to and from destinations around Europe, many of which are seasonal. If you want to book flights from the UAE to Tenerife South you will need to make a stopover somewhere as no airlines provide direct flights on this route. There are a few flight options available which involve just a single stopover so you can make the journey without too much hassle.
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Tenerife South Travel Information
Tenerife is a part of Spain which means UAE nationals traveling to Tenerife will be able to enter on a visa free basis for a period of up to 90 days as it is in the Schengen Area. The weather on the island is hot over the summer with average highs of around 29 degrees and stays warm throughout the year, even over the winter period between December and March which sees daily means of around 18 degrees.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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