Top 5 Things to Do When Catamaran Charter in Tenerife
There are countless places to visit on the island. Which includes La Laguna, UNESCO World Heritage, swimming pools such as Lake Martiánez, designed by the artist César Manrique, or natural landscapes such as the Teno Landscape Park or the Anaga -Gebirge.
- Whale and dolphin watching
The warming sun, the sea breeze, and the rolling waves in Tenerife give you the feeling of absolute relaxation. Imagine this, during your catamaran charter in Tenerife, suddenly the vessel stops, everyone picks up their camera, positions themselves at the edge of the boat, and observes the water. Then you see these imposing animals. At first only as small patches, which are briefly visible and then disappear again, but then to show themselves in all their splendor. With no target and limits, the whales swim calmly in the ocean waters and for a few moments share with them this unique sense of freedom in the sea.
The waters of the southwest coast are ideal for whale watching. In Tenerife, there are several providers of excursions to observe these animals in freedom. The boats leave in the ports of Los Cristianos and Los Gigantes and in the port of Puerto Colón. You will always find a trip that suits your needs in terms of time and price.
El Teide National Park is ideal for exploring such incredible things as the rings of Saturn, the lunar craters or infinite galaxies and nebulae. The Teide and Cumbres de Tenerife have recently received Starlight certification, certifying that the area is an internationally privileged location for stargazing.
The best places for successful observation are Montaña de Guajara (The highest point of the crater Las Cañadas del Teide and an ideal place to watch the sky), The surroundings of the Parador, and the viewpoints in El Teide National Park. These locations are excellent places to watch the stars, as they are strategically located, usually elevated, with perfect visibility. The one of Llano de Ucana is one of the best.
Tenerife is ideal for sailing for its winter with sun and wind speeds of 22 knots. All you have to do is leave the harbor, and your catamaran charter in Tenerife can finally begin. Marina de San Miguel is just 10 minutes from the Tenerife South airport, located in the Amarilla Golf urbanization, stands out between the red and yellow mountains. It offers 350 berths for ships between 10 and 30 meters in length and enjoys an excellent location and exceptional climate, making it possible to run 365 days a year. On the other hand, the facilities of this port leave nothing to be desired, an ideal place to rest, prepare, and care for longer Atlantic crossings.
- Diving and Kayaking
Tenerife is the perfect place for freediving in all its variants. On the whole island. The west side is particularly perfect for diving. Its unique terrain ensures ideal temperatures, currents, and weather conditions for freediving in all its variants. Kayaking is also a popular activity to do when catamaran charter in Tenerife. It takes you to places you've never seen before. You will discover volcanic caves and see the crystal-clear waters reflected in the volcanic rock ceiling.
- Anaga Country Park
The Anaga Country Park occupies a large part of the northeast of Tenerife. With a total area of almost 14,500 hectares, it covers a significant portion of the island and extends over the municipalities of La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and Tegueste.
Just a few minutes’ drive from the capital, Santa Cruz, Anaga Country Park's natural resources have been preserved extraordinarily. The jagged peaks and steep mountain range offers the viewer a breathtaking picture. The deep valleys and gorges extend from the top down to the coast where they drain into countless beaches where you can take a refreshing dip. Flora and fauna of this area are characterized by a large variety of endemic species.