Tenerife is famed as ‘the island of eternal spring’, so it is unlikely to rain on your holidays, but if you do get a cloudy morning, what indoor activities are there for families? You may also simply want a break from the midday heat of the sun, especially if travelling with young kids.
Therefore, BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you, and listed out top 5 indoor activities for families in Tenerife.
1. Museum of Science and the Cosmos
This family friendly museum and planetarium delves into the world of science and astronomy. Expect some interactive exhibitions, exciting demonstrations and fun activities for all ages. Guaranteed to keep the kids engaged and get them excited about the world around them.
The museum is located in San Cristóbal de La Laguna- one of the prettiest towns on the island where colourful. You can also find 16th century houses, shops and cafes line the cobbled streets. If the weather clears up, climb the tower of Our Lady of the Concepcion Church for amazing views.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9am – 8pm / Sunday, Monday and holidays 10am – 5pm
2. Cueva del Viento
This set of caves which were created by lava from the eruption of the Pico Viejo volcano are a fascinating insight into the geology of this unique island. There are also 18km of lava tunnels which you will explore with a knowledgeable guide, discovering fossils, stalactites and lava lakes.
Opening Hours: Opening hours vary according to seasons, check the website for further info.
3. Megabowl Tenerife, Costa Adeje
You can’t beat bowling for a fab family activity that will please all ages. If the skies are looking cloudy and you need some entertainment, head to the shopping centre in Costa Adeje, where you’ll find Megabowl Tenerife.
In addition, the neon lit lanes and American themed diner are open from 2pm til midnight. So you could even make this a fun post-dinner activity one evening.
Opening Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sun 2pm – midnight. Weds & Sat 2pm – 2am
4. Submarine Safari
See the underwater world from a unique perspective on this unique ‘safari’. The kids will love the novelty of going on a submarine, and you can hope to see some amazing marine life from tropical fish to rays, octopus and even dolphins and whales.
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday & Sundays 9am -7pm (No dives on Saturdays)
Finally, this soft play centre has four locations on the island, so you’re never far from entertaining a toddler on a cloudy day. They offer row upon row of ball pits, climbing frames, slides and tunnels to explore, and for the parents there is coffee, wifi and refreshments. In conclusion, tire them out then head back to the hotel for a siesta!
Source: Diverlandia Tenerife / Facebook
Tenerife is a great destination for a family holiday. You will find for instance plenty of beaches, theme parks, and water parks, as well as lots of indoor attractions to explore.
If the weather is sunny, check out our outdoor activities in Tenerife . When it comes to refuelling, take a look at our selection of family friendly restaurants in Tenerife. Also great family friendly hotels & holiday rentals
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