The small town of Santiago del Teide is nicely situated in the southern part of the island of Tenerife. A Santiago del Teide holiday has the advantages of offering visitors a slice of traditional and rural life on the island as well as being far enough away from the tourist masses to soak up the beautiful countryside in peace. A Santiago del Teide holiday rental apartment offers all of the comforts of home and is the perfect base to return to after a day exploring the area around the small town.
If your ideal trip is one that includes a lot of outdoor activities, then a Santiago del Teide holiday will be perfect for you. There are many outdoor pursuits available in the town including cycling, walking, sailing, fishing, water skiing, diving, snorkelling, mountaineering and tennis. The spectacular mountain and countryside views that can be seen from a Santiago del Teide holiday rental apartment also make it an ideal place for those who enjoy a spot of painting, sketching, bird watching and photography.
If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious Santiago del Teide holiday rental apartment then there are a few great traditional towns and villages to be explored. Approximately 10 minutes south of Santiago del Teide is the small but interesting village of Arguayo. One of the biggest attractions of Arguayo, which lies on the hilly outskirts of the village, is the Museo Alfarero Cha Domiltila. This museum holds exhibitions and displays of the original styles of Gaunche pottery which has been used on the island since Neolithic times.
If you are thinking about booking a wonderful Santiago del Teide holiday rental apartment then you will be privy to some excellent summer weather. The months of June, July and August tend to be the warmest months to have a Santiago del Teide holiday when that daytime temperature reaches around 24°C. The colder months of January and February still offer up reasonable temperatures during the daytime of 15°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 21 inches with the most rain falling in the months of November and December.
Travel to Santiago del Teide, Canary Islands Travellers on a Santiago del Teide holiday can arrive at Tenerife South Airport (TFS) which is approximately 45 minutes away from the town. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the island include Jet2com, Thomson Flights, Ryanair and easyJet. Passengers can leave the UK from numerous UK airports such as Bristol (BRS), Cardiff (CWL), Edinburgh (EDI), East Midlands (EMA) and Manchester (MAN).