Shopping, restaurants& a lively nightlife

Santa Cruz Tenerife

Santa Cruz is the capital city of the Canary Islands and Tenerife and is a bustling, vibrant port city set at the foot of the stunning Anaga Mountains. History abounds so museums, theatre and art are all here to enjoy.

Santa Cruz offers beach, plazas, parks, shopping, fine dining and if you want it, lively nightlife, most of which can be explored on foot. Here you will find the only 5 star hotel in Santa Cruz, the Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey, a hotel steeped in history now rejuvenated and upgraded.

Year round sunshine

With year round sunshine and an average temperature of 22°C, Santa Cruz offers the perfect combination of city and sub-tropical island.

Music lovers

The Auditorium is home to the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra and stages a full and varied programme of music as diverse as The Chemical Brothers, Diana Krall, Van Morrison and Bebel Gilberto. Be sure to keep an eye out for upcoming events.

Carnival of Santa Cruz

This popular carnival is held every February and attracts people from around the world, it is second only to the Rio de Janeiro Carnival in Brazil.