10 Nights Puerto de la Cruz Tenerife out of Glasgow from £251 pp
We’ve found this bargain Tenerife getaway at Thomas Cook at the apartments Teide Mar which are located 1.5km from the centre of Puerto del la Cruz, this comfortable studio flat is perfect for a couple looking to holiday in the north of the Island. The complex is peaceful with palm trees and grassed area’s around the swimming pool.
If you’re looking to be energetic there are tennis courts and a games room onsite. Locally there are a great selection of small shops, bars and restaurants and you are only 150mts from the popular Botanical Garden.
There are good public transport links and very reasonable priced taxis to take you to Puerto De La Cruz an attractive and bustling holiday resort that has long been a favourite destination to holiday-makers. Set in the Orotava Valley, it’s a lush oasis of tropical fruit plantations and lush green vegetation.
The Old Town has a Canarian character, and the area around the old fishing port is home to charming narrow cobbled streets that are lined with traditional colonial-style bars and cafés. With its quaint harbour it’s a lovely place to visit, browse through a selection of high-end boutiques, take time and enjoy the charming plazas with a coffee or a beer at one of the cafes.
Nearby Loro Parque the animal adventure park is a great place to visit there’s amazing sea lion, orca and dolphin shows. There’s also the water park Lago Martiánez with several swimming pools and a salt water lake surrounded by sub-tropical gardens.
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What to do when you get there
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