Tenerife: extreme sports for everyone

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Tenerife is an island that attracts tourists from all over the world with its beautiful beaches, tropical nature and unique climate. But few people know that Tenerife is also a great place for extreme sports enthusiasts.

Surfing and windsurfing

Tenerife is one of the best places in the world for surfing and windsurfing. There is a strong wind blowing here all year round and there are waves for every taste. Beginner surfers can try their hand at the beaches of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Playa de las Americas, while experienced surfers can head to El Médano, considered one of the best surfing spots.

Mountain bike

There are plenty of trails for mountain bikers of all skill levels. You can hike through lush forests, explore volcanic landscapes, or simply drive along scenic mountain roads.

Mountain climbing

Peak Teide, Spain’s highest point, is one of Tenerife’s most popular attractions. Climbing to the top of the volcano is a real challenge, but it’s worth it. From the top of Teide you have a stunning view of the entire island.

Snorkeling and diving

The crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean around Tenerife attract divers from all over the world. Here you can see coral reefs, shipwrecks and a variety of marine life.


Paragliding is a great way to get a bird’s eye view of Tenerife. You can take off from Mount Teide or another high point on the island.

Surfing on sand dunes

In the Tejeras National Park, located in the south of Tenerife, you can try an unusual type of surfing on the sand dunes. It’s an unforgettable feeling when you glide over the sandy waves on a special board.

Helicopter tours

Helicopter tours are a great way to see Tenerife from a bird’s eye view. You will be able to admire the island in all its beauty, including mountain peaks, beaches and ocean.

Whatever type of extreme sport you choose, Tenerife will provide you with an unforgettable experience. This island is an adrenaline junkie’s paradise with something for everyone.

Here are some more extreme sports to try in Tenerife:

Rock climbing
BASE jumping

Tenerife is the ideal place to test your strength in extreme sports. Here you will find everything you need for an unforgettable adventure.

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