Interesting facts about Tenerife, you didn’t know.

 

The  climate

The climate of Tenerife is amazing, it is internationally known as “the Island of Eternal Spring”, the attribution of the name is due in large part to the trade winds. This constant winds bring the humidity from ocean.

Another factor that influences the mild climate, compared to the latitude where they are (the Sahara), is the cold ocean current of the Canaries. The canary water temperature cools the air above, so when it reache the coast and the inland is mitigate.

What’s the weather like in March? 

After a relatively cool January and February, the weather starts to warm up in TenerifeCanary Islands in March, when temperatures and daily sunshine hours increase. During this month, the average temperature for the island is 17°C, created by average highs of 20°C in the middle of the day and average lows of 13.5°C at night.

The climate of the Canary Islands is unique, special: The best climate in the world.

In the Canary Islands the summers are pleasant and the winters are mild – an eternal spring of sunny days, blue skies and constant temperatures, which vary little throughout the year. Mild temperatures, plenty of sun, pure sea air and the best thermal and medicinal mineral waters you can find. The climate of the Canary Islands is known worldwide for the healthy properties found in the natural therapeutic resources, especially in the four elements present in this natural spa: water, air, sun and earth.

Antequera Beach

The only access way to this grey sand beach is hiking. Antequera Beach is located in Igueste de San Andres, in the northern part of Tenerife, and it’s 400 long and only 25 meters wide. During high tide the sand part disappears completely. Don’t be surprised to see nudism done on the beach, it’s one of the popular places for this activity.

Bollullo Beach

One of the most beautiful secret beaches in Tenerife, Bollulo Beach is located in La Orotava, in the northern part of the island. This is the place to go if you enjoy water sports and big waves. The access to this black sand beach is either done on foot from Puerto de la Cruz, around 45 minutes, or by car until the restaurant ‘El Bollulo’, following on foot the path to the beach.

Benijo Beach

The most isolated of the three beaches of Taganana, the black sand Benijo Beach oversees the cliffs Roques de Anaga. A small path descends from the main road to this 300 meters long beach. Like Almaciga, this beach is better for surf than swimming considering the size and strength of the waves.

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