Glistening golden and black beaches, splendid sea life, Cliffside towns, an active volcano, luxury resorts, architectural paradises and unique ecological diversity - Tenerife is all about an engagement with luxury and nature. The biggest of the Spain's seven Canary Islands, this place proves to be a tropical bliss in Europe where you can go for hikes, relax by clear blue waters, meet several marine animals and indulge in a vibrant nightlife. With more sunlight than Miami, the island ensures to delight you with some sunshine no matter what time of the year you're visiting.With 15 prestigious Blue Flag beaches, white and volcanic sands, and clean and clear waters, Tenerife is an ideal place to simply sit back and relax, and indulge in plenty of water-sports; the coast of El Medano and Playa El Bollullo are the famed places for fantastic surfing opportunities. Though the steep valleys and high mountains scattered all around the island offer terrific hiking and trekking opportunities, Teide National Park is just an amazing place at an altitude of 3,718 metres where you can experience the best of hiking and cable car riding with marvellous views. Families would love to discover Siam Park, the biggest water park of Europe where they can enjoy several thrilling rides and explore wonderful restaurants, aquariums, a sea lion cave and a floating market. The cuisine served here is one great hallmark of the island's culture; you can try delicious Canarian foods across various traditional marketplaces in towns and villages in Tenerife. One can stroll through the narrow winding streets of a number of medieval towns and quaint fishing villages to discover the vibrant history of the island. And if architecture is what amazes you, Auditorio de Tenerife, the International Centre for Trade Fairs and Congresses and the Tenerife Space of the Arts are the places to explore. Another interesting attraction of Tenerife is a popular carnival held in the capital Santa Cruz in the month of February where many tourists are spotted every year delighting in remarkable parades, street performances and costumed dance parties.