Renting a car in Tenerife
If you want to spend your holidays in Tenerife, maybe you will love to use a car to move around. Renting a car in Tenerife will be easy and quite economical. Tariffs are affordable and offer high-quality service. The fuel does not cost much and the roads are well maintained.
Why should you rent a car?
Tenerife offers you many beaches which are secluded and far from the common holiday resorts. These offer visitor’s luxuriant vegetation and beautiful views. Renting a car will make it easier for you to move around with all the comforts and admire the most beautiful views, making your holiday unforgettable.
Place to be reached by car
Tenerife is not only beaches and charming restaurants. There so many enchanting places that are worth a visit and you can easily reach them by car.
Teide National Park includes Mount Teide, the highest volcano in Spain. It is characterised by a wonderful lunar landscape and a beautiful view from its top.
San Cristobal de La Laguna is a nice village with ancient ruins, one of the favourite sites for tourists who want to spend some time visiting a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Candelaria. In the South you will find this beautiful village which houses the The Basilica of the Royal Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Candelaria, patron Saint of the Canary Islands. In its beautiful central square, you will see the Guances, the nine kings who were governing Tenerife when the Spaniards arrived and settled.
The best routes by car
There are a lot of wonderful scenic routes which can be easily reached by car.
La Punta del Hidalgo on the coast of San Cristobal de la Laguna, is formed by a group of beaches and rocks 30 minutes far from the city. At the end of a very touristic road, flanked by bars and restaurants, you will find a dirt road which leads to a lighthouse. The view from here is fantastic especially at sunset.
Mirador de Ortuño is one of the panoramic viewpoints which you will encounter on your way to Mount Teide. It will offer a breath-taking view over the volcano and the sea.
Mirador de Las Mercedes. You will admire the Macizo de Anaga, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 2005. This is one of the oldest mountainous areas of the island and offers a magnificent view of the island.
Renting a car in Tenerife
There are more than a hundred car rental agencies to choose from. Both in North and South Tenerife you can rent your vehicle directly from home, according to your needs.
Renting a Car at South Airport
In the airport Santa Sofia in Tenerife South you can find a great variety of agencies so you can compare prices and offers to find the best deal for you.
Renting a car at Tenerife North Airport
The Airport Los Rodeos in Tenerife North houses different car rental agencies.
Renting a car in Los Cristianos
Los Cristianos, on Costa Adeje, once a small village of fishermen and today a main tourist centre, offers a wide range of possibilities for renting a vehicle.
Renting a car in Puerto de la Cruz
In Tenerife you will be able to rent a car without using a credit card. It is sufficient to possess a debit card or pay a deposit which will be given back once you deliver the car undamaged.
Book in advance or rent a car last minute to visit the island far and wide at your own pace.