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Puerto de la Cruz

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Engage in Conquering the Waves

You can visit the Lago Martianez pool complex to enjoy swimming in the seawater. The waves are often high due to the peculiarities of climate on the beaches of Puerto de la Cruz. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to engage in conquering the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. You will rent equipment. You will also be trained by an experienced instructor at one of the surf schools. They are located on many beaches. For example, you can learn how to control the board in La Marea Surf School or Atlantik Surf. Then you can go to the beach of Playa Jardin or Playa Martianez. The waves are very high there. You can also go to the wild beach of El Bollullo. It differs from others in that there are no reefs here. Currents and waves have considerable force because of this.
Puerto-de-la-Cruz can offer two exotic beaches, covered by black volcanic sand to its guests. The beach Playa Jardin is more popular, it is equipped by everything what is needed for … Open

Visit Taoro Park

There is a hill in the central part of the city. Taoro Park is located on its slope. You can come here any day of the week by taxi or shuttle bus. You should take a break from everyday life here, walking along the wide alleys. Palm trees and exotic flowers grow there. You can also run on the ring road. It runs along the perimeter of Taoro. You can see the Church of England and try your luck at the casino. It occupies the building where the hotel was at the beginning of the XX century. If you go closer to the top of the hill, you can look at the picturesque waterfalls and stand on the observation deck. Puerto de La Cruz is visible from there.

Take an Underwater Trip to la Catedral

You may be interested in taking a scuba diving trip. Teide Divers and Dive Centre Atlantic dive schools are located in the city. You can study there. You will also have the opportunity to book an excursion to the sunken ships with a tour of the underwater volcanic landscape. You can go diving in the rocky edge of La Catedral hotels if you take a 5-minute boat ride from Puerto de la Cruz. You will dive to a depth of 45 meters to the underwater rocks with a cave. Its height is 20 meters. You will be able to take photos of Red bigeye and lobster, to touch the eels, and admire the rays of light. They enter through a hole located on top. Copyright
1. In spite of the fact that Puerto-de-la-Cruz is not concerned the hot resort, travelers need to use the anti-sun balsams. Sun is particularly hot on the beach because of the dark … Open

Walking Tours to Puerto de la Cruz

Are you interested in long walks in the scenic area? You can choose from many walking routes. They start in Puerto de la Cruz. Hiking in the Orotava valley or to the Los Organos cliffs is the most interesting. You will also enjoy a hiking trip along the pilgrim trail in Arafo. Its duration is 5 hours.
Puerto de la Cruz

Options of Excursions in Puerto de la Cruz

If you prefer to spend time on excursions, you can take a bus ride through the historical part of the city. A walk through the famous Loro Park is also waiting for you. You can see a performance featuring killer whales, dolphins, penguins, and walk through a tunnel with sharks there. You can also take a trip to the island of Gran Canaria or visit the Masca Gorge. You will have the opportunity to go on an off-road tour of the island of La Gomera. But the excursion to the sleeping volcano Teide is the most exciting. The adventure begins with a cable car ride to a height of 3.5 thousand meters. Then you can walk along the Telesforo Bravo trail to the crater. It is located at an altitude of 3718 meters. You will be able to see not only the city but also all the Canary Islands.
This is a centuries-old city with rich history. The main difference of Puerto de la Cruz from the neighboring resorts is in the fact it was not intentionally created for tourists. It is home … Open

Observation Decks of the City

You will have the opportunity to visit several viewing platforms during your vacation in the city built by "levels". You can reach them on foot or by taxi. You can enjoy magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Puerto de la Cruz from a great height standing on any of them. For example, you can visit Mirador de la Paz and Panorama El mirador in fine weather. You will be able to take great photos of the picturesque landscape due to the maximum visibility while standing on them. You can also meet the sunset while on them.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Puerto de la Cruz
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Joaquín' Canary Islands, 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Juan' Canary Islands, 30.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Miguel' Canary Islands, 36 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Andrés' Canary Islands, 37.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Original sights of Puerto de la Cruz, deserving Guinness book

Magic Carpets Street

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
One of the most fascinating streets in the world is situated on the island of Tenerife, in La Orotava. Every year, Corpus Christi is celebrated in this ancient town in June. The main street in front of the town hall is decorated with artful handcraft carpets. Volcanic sand of different shades is used to draw this unique pictures. The best artists of the city spread sand and flower petals on the pavement to make incredible beautiful artistic compositions depicting biblical motifs. … Read further
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