Tenerife North Airport, previously known as Los Rodeos Airport is one of two airports in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. It has over 4 million passengers a year, passing through and the busiest route is Madrid. The airport is a major hub that connects all 7 Canary Islands. If you have car hire at Tenerife North Airport, it is 11 km to the capital city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and approximately 20 km to the major resorts.
Tenerife North Airport has one terminal building with 4 floors and 12 gates. There are plenty of facilities at the airport whether you are travelling for business or pleasure. There is a pharmacy for any last minute emergencies and a Caja Canarias bank for withdrawing cash and changing some Euros. A VIP lounge on the mezzanine is available for a fee and provides refreshments and a business centre for guests. Customer service points are available for all your enquiries at the airport and there is Wi-Fi access if you need to check email. If you get hungry, you can stop at Bar Tenerife and snack whilst learning about the history of Santa Cruz. At Cafe Ritazza, you can have a sandwich and enjoy the observation deck or try Bar Dorado and Cafe Careca. For a little shopping, buy your journey essentials at Airzone and local sweets and ice cream at Lopez Echeto. Browse for gifts and locally made products at La Casa de los Balcones or choose your duty free bargains at Canariensis.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife is Tenerife’s capital and there is plenty to keep you busy. By day, you can stroll along Las Ramblas and enjoy the sea views and have lunch at an al fresco cafe in one of the pretty plazas. You can shop at the busy central market or browse the goods at El Corte Ingles. For a little culture in the city, you will find the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Nature and Man. You can also visit the pretty church of Iglesia de la Concepcion and in the evening enjoy a performance at the iconic Santa Cruz de Tenerife Auditorium. For beautiful beaches, head for golden sand at La Teresitas or black volcanic sand at Las Gaviotas. With car hire in Tenerife, you can drive to the beautiful village of La Orotava or the historic La Laguna. Don’t forget to visit Mount Teide and explore the National Park.