Tenerife might be known as one of the top beachside destinations and rightly so as its numerous stunning beaches are a spectacle to enjoy. Ranging from black to golden sands, there’s always a place to laze on and enjoy the sunshine and clear waters. However, being host to the highest mountain of Spain, holidays in Tenerife are not only about the beaches. Hiking and cycling could be proven as exciting alternatives to getting burnt by the sun and if you plan on exploring the mainland, Tenerife will have you well covered. In this article we look at some of the best hiking routes and places to stretch your legs on this picturesque volcanic island.