The lively resort of Playa de las Americas is located on the west coast of Africa in Arona district. A playground for tourists, it is famous for being the heart of Tenerife's nightlife. Holidaymakers flock here for its natural beauty, year-round sunshine, water sports and picturesque palm-lined beaches. One of the first things you'll notice is its striking volcanic scenery stretching up to Mount Teide; the highest point above sea level in the whole of the Canary Islands! Fantastic sunsets, world-class beaches and a buzzing party scene are just a few things this colourful region boasts. As the sunniest part of the island, relax in the calm, shallow waters during the day while mingling with the energetic crowds with a cocktail at the many local bars and clubs after sun down.
Explore this beautiful region up-close through walking, hiking or cycling along its unspoiled coastline. Playa de las Americas boasts some of the best hiking routes in the whole of the Canary Islands, so make the most of its natural beauty. For shopping and amenities the resort's famous 'Golden Mile', a condensed shopping area with a wide, palm-bordered promenade, has plenty of high-end boutiques and upscale eateries. If a dip in clear Atlantic waters is what you're after, then you're in luck. Playa de las Americas is famous for its many Blue Flag beaches. Cool down in turquoise waters on the beautiful man-made Camisón beach, or soak up the sun and people watch on the laid back, natural sands of Troya I and II. You might even spot a dolphin if you're lucky!
Las Vistas and Los Cristianos beaches are well-known for their water sports, where you can try everything from paragliding to water skiing and wake boarding. Alternatively, make a splash at world famous Siam Water Park in Costa Adeje - a great day for all the family to enjoy, with rides and attractions for all ages. Nights at Playa de las Americas come to life along the main stretch Verónicas, bustling with bars, clubs and live music venues catering to the young, free and single. From the neon lights to the international DJs, the area is buzzing with holidaymakers looking to let their hair down. Whether you’re hitting the clubs, sampling the traditional cuisine or lounging by the pool, find your home from home with our villas with private pools or apartments by the beach.
Famous for their sub-tropical climates, the Canary Islands are a slice of paradise whatever the time of year. The temperatures are so consistent that Tenerife has actually been nicknamed 'The Island of Eternal Spring'. Playa de Las Americas in South Tenerife is known as a year-round holiday resort thanks to its mild winters and hot summers. Between the months of June and September, the average daytime temperature ranges from 22°C to 27°C.
Playa de las Americas is less than 15 minutes away from Tenerife South Airport, where direct flights to the UK typically take around 4.5 hours. The inland area of Tenerife amazes with stunning natural beauty, found in its most impressive form-Teide National Park. This region is a haven for cyclists, but if you’d rather not be on your feet all day, there are horse-back riding trips into the easily explored Canarian countryside.
The area's main crowd-pleaser is Siam Park with its water slides, swimming pools and other water attractions such as a wave pool for surfing! Your kids might appreciate a visit to Aqualand Costa Adeje, with slides, pools, and the best dolphin shows in the area; or take them go-karting at a fantastic track just in the outskirts of the resort. Loro Parque, a wildlife park boasting everything from whales and dolphins to sloths and gorillas, is only an hour and a half away. For keen golfers there is an 18-hole golf course, Las Americas, one of the largest in the Canary Islands, right in the heart of the resort. If you want to try out your skills in scenic surroundings, head to the nearby Golf del Sur, the south’s premium hotspot for golfers.
Like Santa Cruz, Playa de las Americas is known for its vibrant nightlife. You’ll find plenty to experience after the sunset: neon lights, loud music, a great atmosphere and a cheerful crowd. The busiest and wildest party strip on Tenerife, Veronica's is crowded with nightclubs and bars ideal for dancing and letting off steam. The annual Arona Summer Festival is a must for techno fans and a guaranteed night to remember. If you're looking for peace and quiet, then perhaps Playa de las Americas might not be for you. For a romantic night out, surprise your better half with a visit to Piramide de Arona, home to the amazing dance performances of the famous Spanish artist and choreographer Carmen Mota.
The island of Tenerife boasts world-class quality beaches; some of the best in the Canary Islands. They are the perfect mix of fine black and soft golden sand, with warm aquamarine waters. The long beach promenade of Playa de las Americas extends all the way from Costa Adeje to Los Cristianos, linking all the beaches along the south coast. There are five Blue Flag beaches within reach of Playa de las Américas resort: Troya I and II, Camisón, Las Vistas and Los Cristianos.
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