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Visit Tenerife Aqua Parks

Tenerife's Aqua Parks make a fabulous day out for families. In the south of Tenerife are two water theme parks with lots of water rides. Siam Park and Aqualand are both close to the popular Playa de las Americas resort.

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Siam Park, Tenerife

Siam Park claims to be the best water park in the world and they are probably right. Travelling round the park the buildings and rides as well as the lush tropical planting all have a Siamese theme and the attractions are quite spectacular. Siam Park was opened in 2008 by Her Royal Highness the Princess of Thailand.

There is a pool with waves which are the largest man made waves in the world. The picture above is of the dizzying 'Tower of Power' where you 'drop' 28 meters before plunging into the pool below. For the less adventurous meander slowly around the 'Mai Tai River' in a water tyre. There are lots of attractions so you are certain to find something to suit you. There is also a Sea-Lion island where you can watch sea-lions playing in the water.

Siam Park

Continuing the Thai theme there is a Thai floating market and Thai food as well as the more usual theme park fare available in the restaurants.

There is a free bus service to Siam Park from the large resorts at Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje.

Siam Park address: Autopista del Sur, 38660 Adeje (Tenerife), Spain

See our Siam Park guide for more information.

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Aqualand, Tenerife

Aqualand is older than Siam Park and its water rides are considerably less impressive. However it is cheaper to enter and has an extremely good dolphin show.

Dolphin land at Aqualand has been designed so that you can see the dolphins underwater as well as from the surface and there is a dolphin show every afternoon.

Aqualand

Like Siam Park there are lots of sunbeds, restaurants and cafes and also like Siam Park there is a free bus service from the resorts at Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas and Costa Adeje.

Aqualand address: Avenida de Austria, 15 - 38660 Costa Adeje (Tenerife)

top photo kindly supplied by the Turismo de Tenerife

More attractions to visit

Siam Park and Aqualand are near to the Playa de las Americas which is the largest resort in Tenerife. The beautiful Park Teide is nearby and is well worth a day trip to explore the rugged beauty and explore Mount Teide up close.

If you wish to find a water park in the north of the island then visit the Parque Maritimo Cesar Manrique which is in the harbour of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of Tenerife. This is not a theme park but is an attractive area of salt water pools and fountains and plenty of sun beds. This was designed by Canaries architect Cesar Manrique.

Also designed by Cesar Manrique is the Costa Martianez water park at Puerto de la Cruz. This too is a landscaped area of salt water pools and fountains as well as sculptures and sea views.

Also in the north is the excellent Loro Park near to La Orotava. Loro Park is a large zoo with dolphins, penquins, tigers and much more.

You can find more local travel ideas in the Western Canary Islands guide.

See also: 

Map of Tenerife Aqua Parks and places to visit

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Tenerife Aqua Parks places to visit

Siam Park

Siam Park

Siam Park is one of the most popular water parks in the world. With an Oriental theme Siam Park is one of the top attractions of Tenerife.

Siam Park guide
Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas is Tenerife's biggest resort and well-known for its night-life.

Playa de las Americas guide
Los Gigantes

Los Gigantes

Los Gigantes resort sits at the bottom of the huge Los Gigantes cliffs - one of Tenerife's top natural sights.

Los Gigantes guide
Park Teide

Park Teide

In Park Teide is Mount Teide, a dormant volcano and the highest peak in Spain. The park is a treat and not to be missed.

Park Teide guide
Masca

Masca

Masca is the most beautiful village on Tenerife. It is set in a stunning mountain location.

Masca guide
Icod de los Vinos

Icod de los Vinos

Icod de los Vinos has an attractive main square and the oldest dragon tree of the Canary Islands.

Icod de los Vinos guide

...or see all our recommended places to visit in Western Canary Islands

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