Tenerife Weather - Best time to visit Tenerife

Weather in Tenerife

Luxury holidays in Tenerife take you to the largest Canary Island, home to the mammoth Mount Teide. Blessed with year-round sunshine, it’s a great destination for family holidays. Don’t forget to look to the skies at night as Tenerife is a designated stargazing hotspot. 

Tenerife weather by month

Tenerife has a sub-tropical climate which means the country is warm and sunny throughout the year. Here’s our month-by-month guide to the average weather and climate in Tenerife.

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Frequently asked questions

Best time to visit Tenerife?

The best time to visit depends on what you want to get out of your luxury holiday in Tenerife. Generally, during the shoulder seasons of spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) is best as the weather is warm and there are fewer crowds. If you’re looking to enjoy the beach, the summer (June to August) is a great time to catch some rays. 

Best time for beaches in Tenerife?

The beaches in Tenerife are enjoyable all year round thanks to the island's climate. However, for the best beach activities, the summer months (June to August) are the perfect time as the temperatures are warm and the sea is inviting.

Best time for sightseeing in Tenerife? 

You can enjoy sightseeing in Tenerife all year-round thanks to the mild climate. The best time for sightseeing in Tenerife is during the shoulder seasons of spring and autumn, offering more comfortable temperatures to explore the historic sites and cultural attractions.

Is Tenerife hot all year round?

Tenerife enjoys a sub-tropical climate, meaning it is warm and sunny all year round. It can be hot during the summer months, but generally it is pleasant throughout the year. 

Does it rain in Tenerife?

With a sub-tropical climate, Tenerife doesn’t experience a lot of rain throughout the year. The arid climate of the island means that rainfall is infrequent, particularly in the west and south. Most of the rainfall happens in the winter months, but showers are occasional. 

Best time for quieter holidays in Tenerife? 

The best time for quieter holidays in Tenerife is during the shoulder seasons of spring (March to May) or autumn (September to November) when there are fewer crowds, and the island is more peaceful. 

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Add a touch of luxury with Sovereign

Are you ready to start planning your luxury Tenerife holiday? Take a look at our luxury hotels in Tenerife below.

Tivoli-La-Caleta-2023-Property-View-001-121859-Hybris
Tivoli La Caleta, Costa Adeje
  • Five-star luxury on the south coast of Tenerife 
  • Three outdoor swimming pools and a luxury spa 
  •  Ideal for a relaxing getaway in luxurious surroundings
Iberostar-Mirador-2023-Main-Pool-001-117036-Hybris
Iberostar Grand El Mirador, Costa Adeje
  • This 5-star adults-only hotel is located in the beachside resort of Costa Adeje
  • Home to an impressive pool complex spread out over beautiful gardens
  • Guests are treated to high quality restaurants serving Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine
  • Enjoy the indulgent spa featuring Turkish baths and luxury treatment
Bahia-del-Duque-2022-Property-View-001-103042-Hybris
Hotel Bahia del Duque, Tenerife
  • A luxury 5 star hotel that has been welcoming guests since 1993
  • Enjoy direct access to the beach and the bustling promenade of Costa Adeje
  • Experience your beautiful surroundings with all five senses during spa treatments in a luxury oasis
  • Rest assured that everyone can enjoy exciting activities, including a Kids' Club, a teen lounge with Wi-Fi, live entertainment, and a yacht excursion along the coast
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