Holidaymakers heading to Icod de los Vinos City will find it has many interesting things to do and see. Icod de los Vinos City is located in the northwest of Tenerife and provides year round warm weather. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, cottages and apartments.
Visitors to Icod de los Vinos can head to the nearby beaches to relax and soak up the sun. Holidaymakers will find many opportunities to try out different watersports and activities such as swimming, diving, snorkelling and paddle boating. Several sailing trips around the island can also be enjoyed by visitors and include whale watching tours. Golfers will find a few courses on Tenerife including at Buenavista, which is about 20 kilometres away. Other activities popular in the area include paragliding, mountain biking, climbing and caving. There are many bars, pubs and restaurants in the area with a variety of dishes including excellent Canarian cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from local shops.
Icod de los Vinos has some interesting buildings including the Church of San Marcos. Close to the church is the ancient dragon tree, which is said to be thousands of years old. Cueva del Viento is thought to be the largest volcanic cave in the world and is well worth a visit. A trip to Tenerife wouldn’t be complete without an excursion to Mount Teide, which is arguably the island’s most famous landmark. Several theme parks are located on the island including Aqualand and Siam Park at Costa Adeje, the latter being the largest waterpark in Europe.
The warmest months of the year are July and August with an average maximum temperature of 29-30C with 11 hours of sunshine per day. Even in January and February the temperatures can be as high as 21C during the day. The wettest month is December with an average of 51mm of rainfall for the month.
Tenerife North Airport (TFN) is approximately 40 minute’s drive from Icod de los Vinos City and has flights to and from cities on the Spanish mainland and other Canary Islands as well as Paris-Orly (ORY). Visitors from other European destinations will need to fly to Tenerife South Airport (TFS), which has flights to and from major cities including Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), London-Gatwick (LGW), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), Milan-Malpensa (MXP) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. This airport is approximately an hour and a quarter's drive to Icod de los Vinos City. Car rental firms are represented at both airports and there are taxis available outside the terminal buildings.