Holiday Villa Rentals in Santa Cruz, the Fascinating Capital of Tenerife
Most holidaymakers looking for holiday villa rentals in Tenerife to book direct from the property owners would not consider the capital of the island Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is located on the north-east coast and is the second most populated city in the Canary Islands. It is a busy port and has plenty to offer visitors on a day out or as somewhere to book holiday villa rentals as a base to explore the northern region of the island. It is a busy, cosmopolitan city which offers great cultural and leisure activities including museums, art exhibitions, classical music concerts and fantastic shopping opportunities. If you book rental accommodation Spain in Santa Cruz de Tenerife you will find large landscaped areas and modernist architecture. The attractive tree-lined avenues, parks and squares in the city are ideal for a lovely leisurely walk!
The cultural and leisure potential of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is very diverse. There are many museums and art exhibitions and shows are put on throughout the year. Some of the gardens and squares are home to permanent sculpture exhibitions which are considered to be world class. If you fancied staying in or near Santa Cruz de Tenerife, did you know that you can book holiday villa rentals from holiday home owners direct Spain? Many people who own a holiday property are willing to rent out their property when they are not using it. In this way you can get some fantastic rental accommodation Spain bargains especially in the off-peak season. This is where Tenerife comes into its own as its fantastic all year round mild climate means it is still pleasantly warm even in the autumn and winter.
If you choose holiday villa rentals from the owners’ direct Spain in Santa Cruz de Tenerife during the month of February you will be able to experience the annual Carnaval celebrations. During this time the city bursts into vibrant colour and is full of people partying for all they are worth! Carnaval in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is undoubtedly the city's most significant annual event and you'll find yourself joining in whether you meant to or not! Accommodation becomes fully booked all over the island well in advance so be sure to book your holiday property early from owners direct Spain.
When you are looking for rental accommodation Spain in Santa Cruz, possibly holiday villa rentals, you may be interested to know that one of Tenerife’s best beaches is located just to the north of Santa Cruz. Playa de la Teresitas is made of imported Saharan sand and is just along the coast near the village of San Andres. While you are visiting this beach you may want to sample some of the excellent seafood available in the local fish restaurants.
Another popular pastime for people who book holiday villa rentals in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is shopping largely due to the island’s duty free status. It has a varied selection of shops where you can buy top designer clothes, electronic and photographic equipment, ceramics and jewellery. There is also the African market where you can buy fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and dairy produce – handy if you having a self catering villa holiday in Spain and fancy doing a bit of cooking! Calle Castillo is the main commercial, pedestrianised shopping street where you can find plenty of cafes and bars to rest in after you’ve finished shopping.