Santa Cruz de Tenerife obligatory stop for every tourist, a city whether to bathe completely in an atmosphere suspended between past and present.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a Spanish municipality, as well as district (ayuntamiento) and capital of the island of Tenerife from 1833 and is geographically located in the northeast capital of the island.
Its municipal territory confines with San Cristóbal de La Laguna and El Rosario and has a population of around 203.692 inhabitants on a surface of 150,56 km2 and the tallest point in the town hall it is Cruz de Taborno, to 1.020 meters on the level of the sea.
The city of Santa Cruz is the capital of the island of Tenerife, and together with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria shares the role of capital of the Autonomous Community of the Canaries it can be considered a real cosmopolitan city.
In its historical center, between avenues and parks, historical buildings intertwine with great architectural works of the XXI century, such as: the auditorium of Tenerife (Adán Martín) of Santiago Calatrava, the park the García Sanabria, the Mercado Nuestra Señora de África, whether to be able to find and to taste the best products typical of the Canaries, Plaza España, Castle of San Cristóbal, TEA (Tenerife Espacio de las Artes), Museum de the Naturaleza y el Hombre, Rambla de Saint Cruz, Iglesia de la Concepción (church)…and the Palmetum, a botanical garden of 12 hectares specialized in the family of the palms, with over 500 kinds of plants coming from all the angles of the planet.
Of great importance is his I bring, positioned next to the historical center, considered I bring tourist greater than Spain, fundamental in the maritime communications, not only for the islands Canarie, but also in the whole Europe, Africa and America, both for the tourism and for the commerce.
But Saint Cruz is above all note for his/her famous carnival that every month of February is celebrated, declared Festival of International Tourist Interest, and one are considered of the greatest and spectacular events in its kind, that attracts every year around two million tourists coming from the whole world.
The shore of this splendid town hall includes 58 km of coast divided by the throat of Santos, and it entertains manifold beaches but the most famous and photographed by the tourists to Tenerife it is the beach “Playa Las Teresitas“, situated in the inhabited center of San Andrés, famous for its elegant and gilded sand of the Sahara and bathed by blue waters that it extends him for over a kilometer.
Another place imperdibile, from the naturalistic point of view and to few kilometers from the historical center, it is the splendid natural area of Anaga, Rural Park, declared Reserve of the Biosphere. It occupies big part of the thick mountainous situated to the extremity northeast of the island, with an extension of around 14.500 hectares, that you/he/she has preserved his/her own natural wealths in exceptional way and he/she offers landscapes to the tourist mozzafiato through deep throats that come down up to the sea, as for instance the splendid beach of Benijo.
This zone entertains besides a flora and a fauna rich of endemismi, as not to quote the vast quantity of trees of laurel.
In 2012, the British daily paper “The Guardian” you/he/she has inserted Saint Cruz de Tenerife in the list of the five best places to the world whether to live.
From the real estate point of view, being Saint Cruz the capital of Tenerife, in this moment he/she offers good opportunities of real estate investment for all the pockets.