Romantic Things to Do in Tenerife: A Couple’s Guide to Island Romance!

Romance in Tenerife

At the Club Canary tour agency, we have done our absolute best to make your holiday or Valentine’s Day as romantic as possible. Therefore, here we share with you our top 25 romantic things to do. We also included some tips about excellent hotels in Tenerife for couples, as well as shops where you can buy Valentine’s Day gifts.

Best hotels in Tenerife especially for couples

Tenerife has a wide range of quality hotels. For detailed information about the best hotels on the island read this blog. Club Canary has listed below a small top 5 of fine hotels, especially for couples.

  • Jardin Tropical, located in Costa Adeje (adults only) €€
  • Guayarmina princess, located in Costa Adeje (adults only) €€
  • Jardines de Nivaria, located in Costa Adeje €€
  • Royal Garden Villas, located in Costa Adeje €€€
  • Royal Hideaway Corales beach – located in La Caleta (adults only) €€€

Where to buy romantic gifts in Tenerife

It is not always easy to choose the right present for your beloved one. Because of this, the staff of Club Canary has made a list of the 7 Valentine’s day gifts that never fail. The list includes: flowers, chocolates, fragrances, body products, books, candles and photo albums. You can surely find any of these gifts in one of Tenerife’s shopping malls. If you would like to have flowers delivered, you can contact the local flower shop in Adeje by calling +34 695 972352 or through this website: If you are looking for Valentine’s Day gift sets, the retailer known as Fund Grube will be able to provide you with something special.

Top 25 romantic things to do in Tenerife

25) Cook dinner together

Again, food makes people excited! Get together and cook some typical Canarian treats. Club Canary has written a free recipe on Canarian Potatoes with Mojo sauce and the Barraquito coffee for you to try.

24) Visit the Light and Music Fountain

This fountain can be found in Playa de las Americas opposite the hard rock cafe. The fountain is definitely a romantic place to visit in the evening while enjoying an ice cream.

23) Kiss on top of Mount Teide

You can hike to the summit of El Teide during the day with or without a permit, you can read more about the last option in this Club Canary blog.

22) Have a picnic

Everyone loves eating! Combine this while visiting one of Tenerife’s best beaches and your day is perfect.

21) Play Mini Golf

Perhaps, it is not the most amusing activity on earth, but definitely a good idea to enjoy some chatting and laughing together. Find her more information about playing mini golf in Tenerife.

20) Take a spontaneous road trip

Put on some nice music, go out and explore the island. If you’re looking for inspiration, you can find some great Tenerife road trips routes from here.

19) Hire a bicycle

Hire a bike in Costa Adeje, enjoy cycling down the promenade of Las Americas and stop somewhere for a nice lunch. This is certainly a great thing to do in Las Americas for couples.

18) Walk through one of the botanical gardens

Tenerife has a number of beautiful botanical gardens spread across the island. A walk through one of these gardens is a memorable romantic outing.

17) Go skinny dipping

Sometimes doing something crazy can bring a little flame into a relationship! Please note that Club Canary will not recommend this. If you still want to do it, make sure that other people are not disturbed. It is also wise to keep an eye on your clothes and towel to avoid becoming an easy victim for pranksters.

16) Visit K9 dog care

In the south of Tenerife you have a dog shelter called K9. Here you have the possibility to cuddle dogs and take them out for a walk.

dog shelter tenerife

15) Spend a day at one of Tenerife natural swimming pools

Tenerife offers some of the best natural swimming pools, where you can sunbathe, swim, jump into the water and possibly enjoy a picnic!

14) Go on a hiking Trip

In case you and your partner like spending time outdoors, a walking trip would be a great idea! Club Canary has written a special blog about walking routes in Tenerife.

13) Sail out to spot whales and dolphins

A day out together to spot wildlife on the ocean is always a good idea. Discover Tenerife’s best whale watching trips accessible for every budget.

12) Try a new challenge together

Taking up a new challenge together and developing a common hobby can really boost your relationship. For example, taking dancing lessons together or learning how to surf in Tenerife.

11) Enjoy a day out fishing

Couples that fish together stay together. We are not sure if this statement is entirely accurate, but it is not a bad idea to try it out! Check out here the best Tenerife fishing trip.

10) Go on a romantic stargazing tour

To get an idea of how romantic it is at night at the National Park of the volcano El Teide, you should watch the stargazing video of Club Canary. It is possible to visit this place on your own or during an arranged Tenerife stargazing tour.

9) Do something extreme together

Jet ski and quad biking in Tenerife are very popular things to do. These activities can also work out very romantically as they can be combined together with watching the sunset.

8) Horseback ride on the beach

Horse riding in Tenerife is possible for beginners and experienced riders. Club Canary offers great horse riding adventures, where you will have the opportunity to walk your horse through the ocean at sunset.

7) Discover other Canary Islands

Why not taking a ferry from Tenerife to explore other islands? It can be a fun and romantic adventure. Tour company Club Canary can help you to organize your trip as we offer day tours to La Gomera and La Palma.

6) Do a couple photoshoot

How lovely would it be to have a set of professional romantic photos with your partner? Read here more about finding the perfect photoshoot in Tenerife.

5) Enjoy an evening show

Tenerife is known for its great nightlife and that includes evening entertainment! Check out Tenerife’s largest collection of evening shows, and make sure to check out in particular the A Compás Flamenco show.

4) Go out for dinner at a fancy restaurant

Tenerife has a wide selection of great restaurants, but we have specially selected a short top 4 of great romantic dining venues in the south of Tenerife.

  • Lagarto Brasserie in La Caleta has good food and live music.
  • Chapó Eat Cafe in Playa de Fañabé, near the beach. It is a good option if you want to enjoy some tapas.
  • Akustito restaurant in Los Cristianos is another romantic place to eat, known for its laid-back surf vibe.
  • Il Bocconcino by Royal Hideaway in La Caleta, high quality Italian restaurant with a romantic ambience.

3) Go on a private boat trip with dinner

A sunset cruise is undoubtedly one of the top romantic things to do in Las Americas for couples. It is then not surprising that the special Tenerife sunset cruise of Club Canary is often booked for making a memorable marriage proposal.

2) Fly over Tenerife by helicopter

An original Valentine’s gift for your beloved one is definitely a Tenerife helicopter flight. From far above, you can enjoy the scenery of the island together with your partner.

1) Get married in Tenerife

The most romantic thing to do in Tenerife is undoubtedly to get married on the island. If you are interested in knowing more, you should check out the Instagram account of this wonderful wedding planner in Tenerife.