A historic town situated in the North of the Island, Puerto de la Cruz offers a completely different style of holiday to the resorts on the south coast of Tenerife. Book a Puerto de la Cruz holiday and you will find yourself surrounded by lush banana plantations and verdant countryside making this resort an excellent choice for a relaxing holiday which offers a more traditional side to the Tenerife experience.
The old town of Puerto de la Cruz is full of colonial charm, with winding cobbled streets bursting with character for you to explore on holiday. A holiday to Puerto de la Cruz is not complete without a trip to ?Loro Parque?, housing the largest number of parrots in the world. Other sites to see in Puerto de la Cruz include the Archaeological Museum, containing relics from the original Canarian people, the Guanches. For families and those seeking a more active time, the nearby water park is a great way to spend a day. The old town of Puerto de La Cruz is beautifully designed with cobbled streets and grand buildings which display the colonial history of this island so well.
Mercury Holidays have removed the stress from booking a Puerto de La Cruz holiday with flights not only into Tenerife south but also into Tenerife North making the transfer to the hotel short and easy; as with all our holidays to Tenerife all of this is included in the price of our packages making booking your holiday to Puerto de la Cruz as easy and stress free as possible.
Tenerife is lucky enough to boast a near-year round climate, there is very little variation between Summer and Winter in temperature and indeed in rainfall. However the day-to-day weather around the island can vary depending on where you are in the island, for example at the summit of Mt.Teide it may be snowing whereas just an hour away on the beaches of Playa de Las Americas you can quite happily sunbathe! The coast of Tenerife boasts the most sunshine and least cloud than the rest of the island. The hottest months are July and August with an average temperature of 25C, the coolest months are December to February with an average temperature of 18C although it can reach up to 22C even in these months! The driest months are June to August with virtually no rainfall, the most rainfall falls from October to December with an average of 15mm a month.
Puerto de la Cruz has many highlights, including: