Every year, TripAdvisor announces its Travelers’ Choice Awards, highlighting the top picks in all things travel with categories such as destinations, hotels, landmarks, attractions, vacation rentals, experiences, airlines, beaches, and more. Below, we’re highlighting Loro Parque, Spain which is ranked the #1 zoo in the world by TripAdvisor’s Community. See the full list at our Travelers’ Choice Awards page on TripAdvisor!
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Puerto de la Cruz – Tenerife, Spain
Loro Parque is world-famous and adored by all animal adventure park in the Canaries. Get ready for excitement and fun at this “must see” attraction.
What Reviewers Say:
“Loro Parque, one of the greatest experiences in my life. Every section of the Parque that I went to left me in awe at the beautiful animals. The animals and the professionals leading the tricks with them had a great relationship and there was a genuine sense of care and trust. The orca and sea lion shows were great – my partner and I were part of the brave yet possibly too brave souls that sat in the splash zone. There is so much to see and do at this huge Parque, and for the low entry price I was extremely pleased with this day out.”
“Loro Park is a must, I normally don’t like Zoos but this is something different and really beautiful. I love all the Information about the planet and how we should care more about it. I loved the Shows too. The Penguin Island was my favourite place.”
Where To Stay in Puerto de la Cruz
Gran Hotel Turquesa Playa
Acclaimed Hotel in Puerto de la Cruz and located almost 100 metres from Playa Jardín, one of the last projects by Canarian artist César Manrique. The Gran Hotel Turquesa Playa offers a wide range of services which cover the needs of all our clients. Our Welcoming facilities, including our Wifi spot, will satisfy all kinds of clients, adults and children since we have all the necessary qualities to make your stay with us comfortable and enjoyable.
What Reviewers Say:
“Gorgeous clean hotel. Food choices are amazing. Pool lovely to dip into. Plenty of places to visit and a very short walk to Loro Parque. Also very close to the lovely black sand beaches. Free bus offered into town stopping at the main shopping centre. Plenty of places to eat out if required. Would highly recommend this part of Tenerife to anyone.”
“We chose this hotel because of its proximity to Loro Parque and we found it to be perfectly clean, adequate room, staff extremely polite and helpful. Food choices very good, no complaints. My 9-year-old son has had loads of fun on the beach, in the pools, at Loro Parque and Siam Park – loads to do! Weather glorious! Our first time all inclusive and would love to come here again.”
About Puerto de la Cruz:
One of Tenerife’s top resorts, Puerto de la Cruz is on the north coast of the island. Both Spanish and island traditions are evident in the former fishing village. Its Sardine Festival and annual Carnaval are two highlights of life on the island. Busy, narrow streets of the Old Town, packed with colonial architecture, make walking a safer bet than driving. Popular attractions include Lago Martianez, the casino, Parrot Pool, the Banana Plantation and the Botanical Gardens, which date back to 1788.