Location, Climate: Tenerife is one of the most-visited islands in Spain. This beautiful place is included in the Canary Island chain and situated on the Atlantic Ocean. The climate in Tenerife is pleasant all year-round so book a hotel any time you want to enjoy the warm weather and blue skies. Even the month of December has few rainfalls. Brief History: The island of Tenerife has always been a poor region known for its banana plantation for decades, but things changed when air travel arrived in the 1960s. The quality of life has greatly improved in the island putting Tenerife in the European living standards. Events, Landmarks, Activities: Tenerife hosts many religious and cultural events annually, but the most visited time of the year is January when Romerias and Kings Festivals are held. The Kings Festival showcases local handicrafts sold at Santa Cruz de Tenerife market while the Romeria San Antonio Abad features colorful parades along Arona. There are lots of great places to see in Tenerife and if you love to hike, then head to El Teide or at Parque Rural de Anaga. Those who prefer to have a relaxing stroll, then visit the beautiful parks in Tenerife such as the Loro Parque Zoo, Monkey Park and Jungle Park. A big hit amongst children are the water parks in Tenerife including Siam Parque and Aqualand Costa Adeje. Transportation: TITSA buses are the best choice when traveling around because it covers most areas in the island. To get discounts on bus rates, buy the BONO travel card. Renting a car and driving one is also a great option.