Nightlife in Tenerife
Tenerife has a huge selection of nightlife available, catering for all ages and desires. Restaurants, fun pubs, bars, discos, clubs, casinos - Tenerife´s night options are in abudance - when the sun goes down, the island really comes to life.
Resorts such as Playa de Las Americas, Puerto de la Cruz and Los Cristianos have hundreds of bars, restaurants, night clubs and pavement cafés to choose from. By far the liveliest resort in Tenerife is Playa de Las Americas, with its mainly British influence. Most of the main nightlife is centered on three areas, The Patch, Veronicas and Starco Commercial Centre. If you want a quieter evening you don't need to travel far to find small villages with excellent restaurants. The larger hotels usually have entertainment teams nightly too.
Carnival in Tenerife
The capital of Tenerife, Santa Cruz, is home to the second largest carnival in the world, second only to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Every February, the carnival attracts around one million visitors from all over the world, all ready to party. The party starts in the streets on the Friday before Carnival with a spectacular opening parade, where thousands of people in fancy dress dance until the early hours of the morning. The party continues night after night until Ash Wednesday.