The first time you come to Santa Cruz, you feel an eruption of emotions. The way nature is blended with a different kind of city will give you immense vitality. The beach, hill-walking, shopping, restaurants with Michelin stars or Repsol suns, as well as idyllic sights, offer a wide variety of spectacular settings in temperatures that are gentle twelve months a year. It is a city which mixes history with the great architecture of the 21st century, such as the Tenerife Auditorio, the Trade Fair Centre or Tenerife Espacio de las Artes.
It’s an interpretation centre for the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival. It is a space that was designed to showcase the carnival, a place for exhibitions and for visitors to learn about the heritage of this annual event, which has been declared a Fiesta of International Tourist Interest.
Nuestra Señora de África Market
Knows as La Recova, this market is the best place to taste the local products and feel the pulse of the city´s heartbeat.
Las Teresitas Beach
The most emblematic beach in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Located near the village of San Andrés, this beach of golden sand stands out as it is full of palm trees.
García Sanabria Park
The true lungs of Santa Cruz, this park is a real oasis of vegetation that is full of spectacular tropical trees, large palm trees, fountains, and exquisite sculptures that appear amongst its pleasant gardened paths.
Plaza de España
Sitting next ti its great lake is the best way to soak up atmosphere of Santa Cruz and the perfect place to take a selfie.
Adán Martín Auditorium of Tenerife
Its white, bold figure – the brainchild of the famous architect Santiago Calatrava- is quite a city icon that stands out in front of the sea.
TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (Tenerife Space of the Arts)
The most visited museum in the city is a concrete and glass bunker, surprising and audacious, in which Herzog & De Meuron printed its avant-garde style.
Museum of Nature and Archeology
If you want to discover the secrets of the indigenous culture and to know how the ancient peoples of Canary Islands lived, here you will be able to see the Guanche mummies, in addition to contemplating magnificent collections related with the island´s natural environment.
This urban park located next to the sea houses in its interior the largest collection of palms trees in Europe, including tropical species, waterfalls, and lakes.
César Manrique Maritime Park
This is the ideal place to spend a day at the beach without leaving the city and a posthumous work by the artist César Manrique from the island Lanzarote.