Ferries to Tenerife
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Ferries to Tenerife

Located around three hundred kilometres off the northwest coast of Africa, Tenerife is the largest and probably best known of the Spanish Canary Islands group.

Though there are just under a million permanent residents, Tenerife attracts up to four million visitors annually, no doubt tempted by the seventy kilometres of beaches and virtual guarantee of Sunshine at any time of year.

The hotter and drier south side of Tenerife has the popular resorts of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos and as a result is more touristy. Tenerife’s lush green north side is more relaxed and tends to be favoured by more mature visitors.

Tenerife is a hub for travel around the Canaries and features two airports, two ferry ports, a direct ferry crossing to mainland Spain and numerous inter island connections.

If you are heading to Tenerife from mainland Europe then there’s a choice of sailings from south western Spain. The crossings are pretty long and tend to be quiet expensive but are operated by luxurious modern ferries so the trip is relatively enjoyable and good value for money.

In terms of inter-island travel, you can get a ferry to Tenerife from any of the Canary Islands with the most regular crossings departing from La Palma and Gran Canaria.

Ferries arriving from the west generally dock at Los Cristianos port in the south of the island whilst ferries arriving from the east and mainland Spain tend to arrive at Santa Cruz de Tenerife port on the north side of the island.

Tenerife reviews

  • "Perfect, but boring ...."

    We made the crossing Cadiz-Tenerife, the ship was flawless at all, good food, toilets always clean and friendly crew. The only sore point, THERE'S NOTHING TO DO .... the ship had only a small bar (inside) and a shop where they sold marshmallows! By contradiction, the route Civitavecchia-Barcelona was much more interesting with many attractions, the pool was still empty, but at least there was, in the route from Cadiz is not even a shadow ... For the rest 49 hours are too much for who want to relax ;)

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  • "Relaxed"

    I arrive at the lockers where I can store my suitcase so that I don't have to drag it on board. It requires a 1 Euro coin, but I only have 50 cent coins. So I ask a member of staff if he can change. He walks with me all the way and stows my case in a locker and puts a euro in it for me, but my case is just too big so it needs to go in a different locker. But that also wouldn't fit, so he searched for another locker, which finally fit my suitcase. I express my gratitude to the man and want to give him my 50 cent coins... but he would not have any of it. So, with a friendly smile on his face he paid for my luggage locker ... how is that for a nice start of a journey?

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  • "good service "

    good service at the port office, because we have our rental car later still taken

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  • "On time for once!"

    Ah dear Fred, you were on time for once. The only time in three crossings. Otherwise, the trimaran is clean and fast. Before booking with Fred, check the competition, it might be interesting (pricewise) and from what I have heard they are always on time.

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