Information about things to do in Puerto de la Cruz
Find out the best things you can do in or from Puerto de la Cruz. We value your time, so here we picked the most popular and leading excursions and activities, which will make you adore this fantastic island and will keep you entertained during your holidays in Tenerife. We are the local experts with the experience of more then 5 years in the market, so be sure that all the things to do we mention here are worth your attention.
let’s not waste another second and get started to explore all the marvellous things you can do in or from Puerto de la Cruz.
Buy the way, the complete list of all tours, excursions and activities from Puerto de la Cruz you will find bellow our guide.
Top things to do in Puerto de La Cruz
If you had already chosen to spend your vacations in this amazing resort, probably you would like to know what are the main points of interest, the first and foremost things to do in and around Puerto de la Cruz. Here you get the answers. And remember, these things to do are suitable for all kind of holiday makers: families, couples, groups of friends. All of them are also kids-friendly. So they are really the most popular and recommended.
Visit Mount Teide
This point is actually the same important whenever you stay in Puerto de la Cruz or another resort of Tenerife. Just because Teide is one of the most worth visiting places in Tenerife. The spine-tingling and heart-stopping panoramic views, the highest mountain in Spain and famous National Park, declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site will not let you indifferent.
With us you have 2 options to visit Mount Teide from Puerto de La Cruz: the half day tour or Full Day Teide-Masca tour.
Feel connected with the nature in the ancient Anaga Forest
Anaga is another unmissable place to visit from Puerto de la Cruz. Ancient laurisilva rain forest will make you forget that you are living in the 21st century.
To visit Anaga we offer a bus excursion from Puerto de la Cruz, which also will bring you to La Laguna and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, so you will have a chance to get to know some canarian history and culture.
Visit Los Gigantes Cliffs
This huge rocks is another treasure of the nature which Tenerife has to offer to its guests. The easiest way to visit them from Puerto de la Cruz is with a boat trip. This option is also the best if you want to get a really breathtaking experience as the best view to the cliffs you get from the sea.
Fun things to do in Puerto de la Cruz
However the warm sun and ocean are probably the main reasons for your staying in Puerto de la Cruz, they are not enough to keep you entertained during all the period of your holidays. Here are some fun activities which will definitely help to vary your vacations in Puerto de la Cruz.
Whale watching boat trip
This activity if great for all kind of persons and ages. Nobody will stay indifferent watching these beautiful and graceful cetaceans playing in their natural environment. You can watch whales or dolphins any period of the year as they are residing permanently in the waters of Tenerife. The most common species are the bottle nose dolphin and the pilot whale. Besides meeting whales and dolphins you will get a relaxing and enjoyable time on board, swim and snorkel. All the boat trips are starting from the South Tenerife, but we offer some options with pick up from Puerto de la Cruz, for example catamaran Royal Delfin.
Whale Watching from Costa Adeje gives more options for boat and tour selection. If you have a car, that could be also an option for you.
Loro park and Siam Park
Both are one of the most visited places in Tenerife and will be a great option if you are coming with kids.
Travel back to the medieval times watching the knight fights. This is a great family friendly activity.
Let us tell you, that we offer a lot or other fun things to to and activities from the South of Tenerife. So if you have a car or can come to the South with the bus, check out our options for Things to do in Costa Adeje.
Free things to do in Puerto de la Cruz
Apart from all the mentioned excursions and activities Puerto de la Cruz itself offers a lot of things to do. Take your time to walk in the historical center. It is a good example of authentic Canarian architecture and you will enjoy exploring it’s pretty narrow streets with colourful houses. Have a chill in the shadow of trees at Plaza Charco. If you get hungry, there are a lot of cafeterias and restaurants with Canarian, Spanish, Italian and International cousin.
And of course, which holidays can be without a beach. Near Loro Park you will find the beautiful black sand beach – Playa Jardin.
And for last we saved for you a bit of information about Puerto de la Cruz
Puerto de la Cruz is the most famous resort in the North of Tenerife. It is the favourite holidays destination for many tourists, mainly Europeans who visit Tenerife for the beautiful landscapes, amazing beaches with natural black sand and mild climate.
The nearest airport to Puerto de la Cruz is the North airport Los Rodeos. It will take you 25-30 minutes to get to your location from there by public bus or taxi. Regarding the accommodation, in Puerto de la Cruz you can find both the most luxury hotels and affordable apartments.
The climate here is mild during the whole year, however less dry then in the South Tenerife.