Photo by: Adobe Stock
Tips and Information For Seniors in Tenerife
Do you love to travel and spend your vacation in extraordinary places? Then you will be happy to hear that Tenerife actually is one of these very special destinations. This island offers excellent opportunities particularly for older travellers. The climate is pleasant and soothing all year round. The numerous hotels and holiday apartments are well equipped and the beaches are wonderful. In addition to that, there are countless things to do here. These are also the reasons why more and more pensioners are choosing to spend the whole winter season in Tenerife. Spending most of the non-working life period in the sunny south is an attractive alternative to the cold and dark winter in Central Europe for many.
Older couples on vacation in Tenerife find wonderful places to enjoy their togetherness. How about a walk along the harbor promenade, while the sun sets in the sea? On the largest Canary Island, there is also a lot to discover for seniors. And if you are one of the lucky retirees who spend the winter in Tenerife, you will have plenty of time to do so. Breathtaking landscapes shaped by volcanoes are waiting for you. Visit picturesque fishing villages and tranquil mountain villages. Go in search for whales and dolphins and visit the zoo. The range of activities for seniors is almost inexhaustible. Read our tips here: Your stay on the volcanic island will be a special highlight.
- Guided excursions for seniors
- Boat trips
- Round trips in a coach
- Buggy and quad tours
- Hiking tours with a guide
- Please note when booking
- Overview of all our excursions
Things to Do For Older Travellers in Tenerife
Organized Tours For Seniors in Tenerife
Travellers 60 years and older can choose from a wide range of organized excursions in Tenerife. Basically, the usual restrictions which generally apply to everyone else, also apply to you. Whatever you have in mind to do, there will be a suitable excursion for most of your interests and ideas. And regardless of whether you are looking for action and fun or are longing for relaxation and enjoyment or prefer information and sightseeing. At the end of this text you will find all of our excursions sorted according to relevant categories. There you will definitely find the right one for you. These are a few suggestions for your next tour:
Boat Trips For Older Vacationers in Tenerife
You are on an island in the middle of the sea. What could be more obvious than taking a nice trip on a boat? There are many different excursion boats available for this in the sports harbors of Tenerife. You have the choice between smaller boats, with only a few other passengers and the slightly larger examples, on which you can experience the day at sea with many other holidaymakers. If you prefer something a little more exclusive, you will probably opt for a sailing yacht tour. A maximum of 10 passengers usually travel on this trip. This offers relaxation at the highest level. If you are one of the more sociable people who like the hustle and bustle around you, you are in good hands on one of the big excursion catamarans. In the descriptions on our website you will also find out whether access for the mobility-impaired is possible on the boats.
Bus Tours For Seniors in Tenerife
From experience we know that sightseeing tours in coaches are among the most popular activities for seniors. It is no wonder, because the seats are comfortable and the interior is wonderfully air-conditioned. During the tour, the guide will furthermore tell you everything interesting about the visited sights and will also be happy to answer any questions. Lots of fascinating information about the island and beautiful impressions make this day a special experience during your vacation in Tenerife. You are welcome to take walking aids or even wheelchairs with you; these can easily be stored in the trunk of the buses. However, if you are restricted in mobility, we recommend that you take an accompanying person with you for assistance.
Buggy or Quad Tours With Seniors
The action lovers among you should not miss an exciting buggy or quad tour in Tenerife. These little racers impress young and old with their temperament and provide a huge amount of fun. If you have your driving license with you on vacation, nothing stands in the way of this adventure. Step on the gas and feel how the centrifugal forces push you to the side in the curves. Above all, don’t put on your best clothes, because you’ll whirl up a lot of dust on the off-road part of the tour.
Take a Hiking Tour With Older Travellers
Active people who like to be outdoors and love nature inevitably have a great desire to go hiking in Tenerife. The best way to do this is to join an experienced hiking guide. He knows the island very well and leads you safely through the breathtaking landscape. That means you don't have to keep your head on the hiking map, but can fully enjoy the surroundings. Simply follow the guide and it will take you to places of this magnificent volcanic island that you would probably never have found on your own anyway. Let yourself be fascinated by the diversity and the overwhelming beauty of Tenerife's natural landscape. Please note that you must be absolutely healthy and sure-footed to take part in a guided hiking tour.
What You Should Pay Attention to When Booking
Participation in the guided excursions can be subject to certain conditions. Before you book, you should therefore read the organizers' specifications in the descriptions on our website. The conditions can relate to the following points, for example:
- Health and Fitness: Some activities require that you have no physical issues. For example, you cannot take a JetSki tour only if you have back problems. A certain amount of stamina is also required for hiking or cycling tours.
- Mobility-restricted: If you cannot find any information about this in the excursion descriptions, please contact us. We will be glad to provide the necessary information for you.
- Food and drinks: Food and drinks are offered on some excursions. If you suffer from food intolerance or allergies, please let us know as part of the booking process. Of course, you can still take part in the excursion under these conditions. The operator will be happy to offer you a suitable alternative.
- Driving license: In order to be able to take part in tours where you drive a vehicle yourself, you need a driver's license and have to you take with you to present it on the day of the tour. This is necessary because the route is on the public roads.
You can find all the above-mentioned points in detail and specifically in the descriptions of our excursions under the menu items “Please Note!” and “Services & Prices”. Finally, we recommend that you book your desired excursions well in advance on our website. This ensures that your seats are reserved for you in times of high bookings.
Tours and Excursions for Older Adults in Tenerife
In the north, in the center and in the south of the island. Find the excursions in your area.