Tenerife is a volcanic island in the Atlantic ocean that belongs to the Autonomous Community of Canary Island (Spain) and European Union. It occupies an area of about 2000 sq. km. and has a population of approximately 900.000 people. Tenerife is a popular touristic destination and gets about 6.000.000 visitors annually – mostly from European Union and also from former USSR countries and United States of America.
Tenerife is famous as “the island of eternal spring”. Its soft climate is formed by trade winds, currents and the mountains that divide the island into various climatic areas. The swimming season in Tenerife is year-round and the average anual temperature is 21C.
The island has very well developed infrastructure: two modern airports, two big ports and numerous marinas, highways with 120 km/h speed limit, public spaces, doctors, schools etc. Canary Islands are well interconnected by ferries and local flights. There are hundreds of daily international flights to all European countries operated by several mayor air companies.
Tenerife also has perfect ecology as there is no heavy industry or big factories and the there is always fresh air circulating from the ocean thanks to the trade winds.
The crime level is very low and in general the island is very safe and secure.
Canary Islands and Tenerife is the southernmost point of European Union and the warmest place in Europe during winter time.