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General Information

General Information

• An average annual temperature of 23ºC, with warm summers and mild winters. • 3,000 hours of sunlight per year. • Nearly 400 km of coastline and some 70 km of beaches. • 43 protected nature areas (48% of the Island). • More than 800 species of local flora and fauna. • Modern network of motorways and full bus service. Tramway in the metropolitan area. • Two airports, one in the south (Tenerife Sur) and one in the north (Tenerife Norte), with flights to over 150 cities around the world. • Two international cruise ports. • Between 2 and 4 hours by plane from the main Spanish and European airports. • Two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Teide National Park and the city of La Laguna.
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Accessibility

Accessibility

The island offers a safe and comfortable holiday for people with reduced mobility or language impairments. Many of Tenerife’s beaches, city squares and leisure facilities are equipped for the whole family to enjoy the outdoors. The island has 12 beaches equipped for travellers with reduced mobility. It is worth highlighting Las Vistas Beach, which features a support service team, including the provision of crutches and amphibious chairs for swimming in the sea, as well as designated rest areas.
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Airport

Airport

Tenerife is served by two international airports: Tenerife Sur (Reina Sofía) - +34 922 759 000 Tenerife South is the larger of the two airports, handling traffic from many major European airlines and destinations. It is located some 90 kilometres from the capital of Santa Cruz. Bus 111 runs from the airport to Santa Cruz and the major beaches of the island. Taxis to Santa Cruz should cost about 60 Euros. Tenerife Norte (Los Rodeos) - +34 922 635 998 Tenerife North is located in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, about 11 kilometres from Santa Cruz. Bus lines 102, 108, and 109 go to the city, while taxis should cost around 15 Euros. Route 343 runs directly between both airports non-stop in just 50 minutes. Regional airlines: Binter Canarias +34 902 391 392 www.binternet.com
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Port

Port

Cruise ships coming to the island dock in the port at Santa Cruz de Tenerife, located less than a kilometre away from the city. There are free shuttle services to Plaza España in the city, provided by the Tenerife Port Authority. In the south of the island is the smaller port at Los Cristianos, which handles many tourists boats, most of them going on dolphin and whale watching expeditions. Santa Cruz de Tenerife +34 922 605 400 Los Cristianos, in Arona +34 922 790 827 Regional sea links: Fred Olsen +34 902 100 107 www.fredolsen.es Naviera Armas +34 902 456 500 www.navieraarmas.com
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Taxis

Taxis

Taxis are the most convenient way to get around the island, but also the most expensive. Below is a list of taxi companies in different parts of the island: Adeje: +34 922 714 462 La Laguna: +34 922 255 555 Güimar: +34 922 510 811 Puerto de la Cruz: +34 902 205 002 La Orotava: +34 922 323 077 Candelaria: +34 922 503 880 Tenerife North Airport: +34 922 635 114 Tenerife South Airport: +34 922 392 119 Eurotaxis in Santa Cruz de Tenerife: +34 609 867 581 Eurotaxis in La Laguna: +34 922 253 677 Eurotaxis in La Orotava: +34 646 369 214 Eurotaxis in Santiago del Teide: +34 922 86 08 40
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