Located in the north-eastern area of the beautiful Spanish island of Tenerife is the municipality of Arafo. An Arafo holiday is the perfect choice for those who want to experience the wonders of the island without being stuck amid lots of other visitors. As well as coming equipped with all of the amenities you need to have a truly comfortable stay, an Arafo holiday rental cottage will offer some spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, making for a truly relaxing experience.
Being located close to the sea, it is no surprise that the municipality has a wide variety of water-based activities for visitors to enjoy. Amongst the activities available on an Arafo holiday are snorkelling, swimming, deep-sea fishing, sailing and windsurfing. Visitors can enjoy other land-based activities too such as small game hunting, cycling, walking, bird watching, caving, tennis and horse riding.
Even though it is a relatively small island, Tenerife has a multitude of great places to spend the day whilst on an Arafo holiday. One such place is the town of Guimar which is approximately 10 minutes to the south of Arafo. One of the biggest draws of Guimar are the Gaunche Pyramids, referred to locally as "The Black Pyramids". There are six rectangular structures made up of lava stone, shaped very much like the pyramids of Egypt. These impressive structures have no mortar and are thought to date back to the 19th century, being formed when the local population moved them to make way for agricultural land.
If renting an Arafo holiday rental cottage is sounding like a great idea, then you will also be wondering what you can expect from the weather. The north of the island of Tenerife sees temperatures staying mild throughout the whole year but it is slightly wetter than the south. If you can stand a lot of heat (up to 26 degrees Celsius some days) then the warmest months to have an Arafo holiday are from July through to September. The municipality experiences an annual average rainfall amount of 13 inches.
To begin an exciting Arafo holiday, travellers can arrive at Tenerife South Airport (TFS) which is around 29 miles from the municipality. Travellers will find that there are several airlines that offer frequent flights and special deals on flights to Tenerife including Jet2, Thomas Cook Airlines, Monarch Airlines, Ryanair and Thomson Airways. Passengers can leave the UK from several airports including Exeter (EXT), Edinburgh (EDI), London Luton (LTN), Belfast (BFS) and Liverpool (LPL).