Lago Martianez, Tenerife

| December 16, 2011

There is so much to see and do in Lago Martianez, that you can spend days enjoying them. This is also the best destination for your holidays, especially if you plan to take your kids along with you. This city is situated in Spain, on the northern coast of the exotic Tenerife Island.

Though this city has other things on offer, your first destination should be Loro parquet, which, translated into English, means Parrot Park. Your kids will love to the wide variety of animals present in this park. Some of them include chimpanzees, tigers, gorillas, two eye sloths, and much more.

Lago Martianez sea-water pool complex in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Lago Martianez sea-water pool complex in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

As the name suggests, the parrots are the icon of this park. A regular show is held in this park where you can enjoy their intelligence and beauty. This show has been held every year for nearly 30 years and is a must view. At present, the show is housed in a majestic Arabian palace that has a capacity to accommodate 600 people.

Your kids will love the pranks of the parrots, especially when they nearly touch your head while flying. This is the main reason why thousands of visitors from all parts of the world throng to this park every week. However, this is just the beginning of the tale. You will find many other animals like the mischievous sea lions or the acrobatic dolphins.

Lago Martianez in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Lago Martianez in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Do not forget to check out Planet Penguin where the furry friends hang out. Antarctic conditions have been recreated for the cute creatures who love to dive into the freezing waters or to jump off ice blocks.

Apart from the park, this city also boasts of numerous festivals and carnivals such as the Semana Santa and Pascua, Corpus Christi, Fiesta de la Virgen de lo Candelaria, San Andres, and much more. Those who are interested in music will love to view the Music festival of the Canary Islands and the Sabandeno Festival. The latter one is for those who are interested in folk music.

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