Tenerife – Travel Guide Visit Tenerife, the largest and highest island forming the archipelago known as the Canaries which is located around 62 miles off the west coast of Africa. This is an island of great natural diversity and unbeatable weather which is visited by more than 1.5 million British tourists each year. Nicknamed the island of eternal spring, Tenerife is definitely one of the most affluent of the islands which evolved rapidly from a poor volcanic banana plantation to a tourist magnet. From the snow-capped peak of Mount Teide in the centre of the island to the plunging Los Gigantes Cliffs in the west, Tenerife is a paradise for nature lovers which offers much more than pubs, clubs, sun, sea and sand! With stunning landscapes, beaches and natural parks, Tenerife is the perfect place to go for a golfing holiday, romantic getaway, family break or booze cruise. So get booking and discover this dream island. Find cheap flights to Tenerife with eDreams.