South the best live webcams in Tenerife
Tenerife is the largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago. In the last few years, its population has constantly grown thanks to the touristic development of the southern part of Tenerife. Here you can find most of the beaches and tourist facilities offered. You can choose among a great variety of accommodation facilities, theme parks, equipped beaches and beautiful landscapes.
Let’s explore the most beautiful areas of Tenerife through the live webcams installed in the most iconic spots of the island.
TENERIFE SUR WEBCAM
Tenerife’s tourist expansion started in the 1960s, making the island the most populous and cosmopolitan in Spain. The southern area is still the best equipped and best organized for tourist activities.
PUERTO DE LA CRUZ WEBCAM
Puerto de la Cruz is located on the northern coast of Tenerife and it is considered the ideal spot for those who want to spend their holidays on wonderful beaches. Not only does the town treasure remarkable antique ruins, but it also offers its visitors all the comforts of a tourist centre.
One of the highlights of the area is Lake Martianez, a complex of saltwater pools designed by the Spanish architect César Manrique and inaugurated in 1977.
Puerto de la Cruz offers beautiful beaches of volcanic black sand. In its surroundings you can visit and admire different natural sites, such as the Botanic Gardens, Loro Parque, and Sitio Liter Gardens.
LAS VISTAS WEBCAM
Las Vistas in one of the “white sand beaches” of Tenerife. It is an artificial site made with golden sand transported from other localities to contrast with the natural black volcanic sand.
The beach of Las Vistas is one of the most beautiful artificial beaches, as it is perfectly equipped to satisfy any requirements and is flanked by a long urban road which connects it to other beautiful beaches.
Breakwater barriers prevent high waves from striking the area, so it is perfect for families looking for peace and tranquillity. It is located in Los Cristianos, which belongs to the municipality of Arona, one of the most developed tourist localities in the southern part of Tenerife.
EL MÉDANO WEBCAM
El Médano is situated in the municipality of Grandilla de Abona, in the South of the island, where trade winds are constant and offer the ideal conditions to live the best surf and kitesurf experience.
El Médano is ideal for surf lovers as a number of international competitions are held all year round, like the Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Cup.
Its beach is renowned for its beautiful landscape and for its view of Mount Teide. Here you can find all the equipment you need for spending the day either sunbathing on the beach or surfing.
COSTA ADEJE WEBCAM
Located in the southern part of the island, Costa Adeje is the most exclusive tourist destination in Tenerife. Here you can find luxury hotels to experience a unique holiday.
Accommodation facilities can satisfy any requirements, offering high-level catering, boat tours to go whale watching, the possibility of doing a number of water sport activities or to play golf on professional courses.
The beaches of this area are charming and equipped with every comfort. You can also find some theme parks such as Siam Park (the best water park in the world, according to Tripadvisor) and Aqualand.
PLAYA DE LAS AMERICAS WEBCAM
About 70 km far from Santa Cruz de Tenerife is Playa de las Américas. Located in the municipality of Arona and built in the 1960s, it has become a very well-equipped tourist area and the ideal destination for young visitors. In the resort area you can find a number of cafés, discos, restaurants and pubs: if you really want to experience the “movida” (the local nightlife), this is the place to be.
You will appreciate the golden sand from the Sahara Desert, which produces gorgeous light effects to the crystal-clear water. You can also practise a lot of different sports and water activities.
If you are looking for a different type of experience during your stay in Tenerife, you can spend a day visiting the giant guardian of the island: Mount Teide.
Mount Teide is one of the highest volcanoes in the world and the highest peak of Spain (3717 meters). It is part of Teide National Park, which is the most visited park in Europe and the second most visited in the world.
In 2007 both the volcano and the park were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The unique, luxuriant flora is replaced by a lunar landscape as you get closer to the crater. To enjoy a wonderful view, you can reach the top of the volcano on foot or by different means of transport (you can easily rent a vehicle on the island).
SUR AIRPORT WEBCAM
Tenerife Sur Airport is officially entitled to Queen Sophia of Greece and is located near El Médano and Los Abrigos, in the southern part of the island. It is second biggest international airport of the Canary Islands as 40 different companies operate from it. Connections to and from the airport are excellent and all the services you might need are available on site.