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Loro Parque

Loro Parque, in Puerto de la Cruz, is an incredible wildlife park and aquarium visited by millions of people each year. The orca show is the star attraction, though the penguins are a close second, living in an exact replica of their natural frozen habitat; Katandra Treetops, an aviary with hundreds of birds from around the world, Bengal tigers, dolphins... and, of course, all the fun of the parrot show. Parque Loro has the best and largest collection of these intelligent, friendly birds in the whole world.
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Jungle Park

In the south of the Island you can visit Jungle Park, a jungle setting full of wild animals, where there’s even a bird of prey freeflight exhibition including eagles. Emulate your favourite racing driver at Karting Club Tenerife or enjoy the thrills and spills of the water slides at Aqualand; so many things to do during your holiday, and what better way to round it off than a visit to Forestal Park, an adventure playground boasting over a hundred tree-top attractions where Tarzan would feel right at home.
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Tenerife Cinema

Tenerife’s 2,034 km2 of land area encompasses a huge diversity of landscapes, making it a unique setting for all kinds of filming and photography. A natural, mini-continent-like stage endowed with virtually every possible landscape: idyllic beaches, Mars-like environments, forests from the dawn of time... An interesting fact: our 3,000 hours of sunlight per year mean our Island is frequently chosen by film producers, media and all manner of companies to conduct their business in an exceptional setting. To that end, the Island has set up the Tenerife Film Commission (TFC), the Turismo de Tenerife department in charge of promoting the Island as a movie set. Clash of the Titans and Wrath of the Titans, the latest Fast and Furious movie, the classic One Million Years B.C. (starring Raquel Welch) or the Spanish film Una hora más en Canarias (With or Without Love), are just some of the movies which have used our Island as the perfect backdrop for their stories.
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The isle of treasures

Tenerife is a holiday destination offering hundreds of things to do, seducing and enticing sun-seekers from all over Europe to its beaches to enjoy some relaxation, sunbathing and water sports; or to immerse themselves in magical natural settings that range from surreal desert landscapes to lush green mountains. And all within easy reach. An island offering so many ways to have fun and those who know us return year after year to relive incredible experiences and happy memories.
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Spas

Not only do Tenerife’s natural assets give you energy and vitality but a visit to one of the spas, located across the island, allows time for relaxation. A trip to a spa gives you time to switch off and forget about the daily routine and feel renewed both in body and mind. A number of these facilities are located within upmarket hotels and resorts and offer a wide variety of treatments. Guests can choose from traditional Oriental therapies with hot stones, aromatherapy, exfoliation therapies and others to combat stress. Spa lovers can go the extra step and enjoy fruit masks, oxygen therapy, snow cabins, the Photon capsule…
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Medical Tourism

Tenerife’s beaches, nature and weather make the island an attractive destination for millions of visitors every year – and they also make the island the perfect place to undergo a medical treatment. Tenerife boasts a hospital network with leading qualified professionals and the latest technical and surgical advances, a world leader: Hospiten, Quirón y This. Their treatments and surgeries are second-tonone. These centres meet the medical and sanitary standards of an EU country but with significant economic advantages over most European countries and America. This network has a dedicated customer service team for international patients, which speaks eight different languages. Furthermore, if required, it is possible to arrange transfers, accommodation pre and post treatment and to organise additional leisure activities.
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Tenerife Select

Tenerife Select is the brand created by Turismo de Tenerife and encompassing the Island’s most exclusive tourism attractions, offering short breaks for any time of the year: the best choice for those wishing to pamper themselves and enjoy a unique experience. It brings together hotels, restaurants, theme parks, show venues, leisure companies and even a network of private clinics to satisfy the highest demands.
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Language Learning

Learning a language is no longer a fad, but rather an opportunity to improve our abilities and to increase our possibilities for personal and professional development. Thanks to its climate and leisure options, Tenerife is emerging as a destination for language learning – travellers interested in learning or improving their Spanish can find language schools to cater for all levels. These centres offer group and individual classes, intensive courses and complementary activities for language learning so it is fun and engaging and not only an academic pursuit.
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Cultural and Architectural Heritage

Mother Nature made part of the island her own. She created a spectacular volcanic land of incalculable value. She gave us sun, Mount Teide, the laurel forests, beaches... and then, man took care of the rest. Tenerife boasts a cultural heritage on a par with its natural beauty which, in combination, create the complete holiday destination. Cultural features on the island that you can enjoy on foot are the historic areas of its cities and towns. That of La Laguna is a Unesco World Heritage Site; that of Garachico has been awarded the Gold Medal for Fine Arts; that of La Orotava is an acknowledged Historical Artistic Site, and that of Icod de los Vinos, a site of Cultural Interest. These and many other examples perfectly illustrate the Canary Islands’ rich architectural traditions, where the typical wooden balconies - usually made of pitch pine - stand out for their intricately beautiful carvings. There’s never sufficient time to fully admire each town’s churches, convents, historic buildings, plazas, fountains, palaces… In addition to these edifices, some of which date back over 400 years, Tenerife is also renowned for its avant-garde architecture. Santiago Calatrava has left his mark on such buildings as the Adán Martín Tenerife Auditorium and the International Trade Fair and Conference Centre. Its curved lines and open spaces have become icons within the works of this international figure from Valencia. The prestigious Swiss architects Herzog & De Meuron have also left their creative mark on the Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA) arts centre, and the remodelling of the centrally located Plaza de España de Santa Cruz, whose original creations include vertical gardens and delicate teardrop-shaped lamps. Indeed, the entire Island is a reflection of unforgettable culture and heritage to make your stay among us a truly wonderful experience.
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Cultural Activities

Culture also plays a vital role on the Island of Tenerife. Many cultural attractions and venues await you, such as the Leal Theatre in La Laguna and Guimerá Theatre in Santa Cruz, the Adán Martín Tenerife Auditorium (designed by architect Santiago Calatrava) or the Tenerife Espacio de las Artes art centre, TEA (by the prestigious architects Herzog & De Meuron), which are well worth visiting for their architectural value alone. The Museum of Nature and Mankind, the Museum of Science and the Cosmos (offering hands-on experiments) or the Military Museum (its many treasures include the Tiger Cannon, which thwarted British Admiral Lord Nelson’s attempts to conquer Tenerife) ensure a day of fun and learning for all the family.
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