The south of Tenerife
A PARADISE IN THE SUN
A PARADISE IN THE SUN
The south of the island of Tenerife is well known among lovers of sun, heat and sea. Its warm and summery climate allows you to enjoy its wonderful beaches at any time of the year, so it has established itself as one of the main summer tourist destinations. With wind and waves areas such as El Médano, you can enjoy water sports such as surfing or skysurfing, or dive into its waters and relax with the unique marine landscape of the Canary Islands.
With theme parks, blue flag bathing areas and natural swimming pools, the south of Tenerife is a tourist destination suitable for families.
Enjoy its nightlife or a relaxing stroll by the sea, visit its shopping areas, forget the heat in its water parks and relax in its spa and relaxation facilities.
ENJOY THE HEAT AND THE SEA
There are many and diverse beaches offered by the south coast of Tenerife. Among all of them we are going to emphasize the following ones:
Beach located in El Médano, near our apartments and that we suggest you to include in your walks and leisure routes during your stay in our accommodations. You can access and park near it by Avenida Juan Carlos I.
Within the nature reserve of Montaña Roja, the beach of La Tejita is a must if you are staying in our apartments. After a couple of kilometers along the coast, and after bordering Montaña Roja you will find a beach of 1000 meters long. Here you will find an area with sunbeds and umbrellas where you can enjoy the wonderful views of a practically virgin landscape.
Located in Las Galletas, the beach is next to a sports and fishing pier that gives it its charm. With brown sand at its ends, it is easily accessible and has toilets, showers and several restaurants and bars that surround it, and a playground on the promenade that surrounds it.
In the town of Los Cristianos (Arona), we find the beach of Los Cristianos, of fine golden sand, next to the marina, fishing and transport of people and goods. It has sunbeds and umbrellas, red cross post, showers and a first aid post. With the charm of the surrounding village, along the promenade has ice cream parlors, restaurants, bars and stores.
Just 500 meters from the beach of Los Cristianos, and in the same town extends the beach of the views, golden sand and surrounded by the promenade. A large place to lie down and relax in the sun, enjoying the sea, where you can rent hammocks and umbrellas and practice sports such as volleyball, as it has several nets for the practice of this sport. It highlights a large saltwater fountain that divides the beach in two and that amuses everyone who comes to it to get wet.
The south coast of the island has numerous nightclubs, pubs, discos and nightlife alternatives. Among them, the Papagayo Beach Club stands out. In a privileged enclave, this place offers its clients bar, cocktail bar, restaurant, brunch and discotheque services. The place is a wonderful viewpoint that invites you to enjoy the sunsets overlooking the islands of La Gomera, El Hierro and La Palma.
Casino Playa de las Americas
Located under the Hotel Gran Tinerfe is an ideal place for recreation and to try your luck with games of chance. With bar service it offers different alternatives of games of chance for you to spend an exciting evening. Play games gentlemen .... Good luck!
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Siam Park is a water park, the kingdom of water, awarded and recognized as one of the best water parks in the world. Inspired by Asian culture, it has numerous slides and attractions, an artificial pool with waves and large green areas where you can enjoy all day with family and friends. Visit their website and learn more about Siam Park.
Located in the south of the island, this park offers fun and leisure with its slides and dolphin show. Try all its slides and the new "Tornado" that will make you spin and spin... The dolphin show will make both adults and children have fun with these intelligent and friendly swimmers. Fun for everyone...
Enjoy more than 75,000 m2 of jungle in this zoological and botanical park, where you can see more than 500 different animals, all through tunnels and suspension bridges, waterfalls, lagoons and caves. The spectacular birds of prey show is not to be missed. Not to be missed. More information on their website.
Enjoy our friendly and funny camels, walking with them surrounded by a unique natural setting in the south of Tenerife. We offer our customers a cozy environment in contact with nature and in the company of our farm animals. The farm receives hundreds of children every year from schools in the south of the island. Celebrate your birthday with us.
The gastronomy of the South of Tenerife is rich and varied. There is an abundant offer of delicious local fish such as the "viejas" (old fish) that have nothing to envy to the cuisines of other regions. Of course, we also have to talk about the grilled meats and rotisseries present throughout the south, and the dishes of the land, such as mojos, papas arrugadas, rabbit in salmorejo, goat meat, stews and meat fiesta, you can not leave Tenerife without trying dishes of its pastries like quesillo, and other varieties "of the house.
Being this area predominantly touristic, and due to the diversity of cultures that have made the Canary Islands their home, it is easy to find in the South of Tenerife and in general in all the islands restaurants and representations of international cuisine, such as Italian, Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Mexican, Venezuelan, Lebanese, etc.. All this makes choosing where to eat a dilemma.
Starting with the Canarian gastronomy, we invite you to try the main food spots in the south of Tenerife, all accompanied by a good local wine.
The south of Tenerife is made up of the municipalities of Santiago del Teide, Guía de Isora, Adeje, Vilaflor, Arona, San Miguel de Abona, Granadilla de Abona, Arico, Fasnia, Güímar, Arafo and Candelaria. They make up the warmest and most tropical area of Tenerife, with little rainfall and where the offer of coast and beach is predominant. Full of trails and corners of special natural beauty, and villages, with houses of typical Canarian architecture that give a unique and picturesque touch to the landscape.
Enjoy the nature of Tenerife and travel through the south of the island, both on mountain trails, where pine forests and volcanic landscapes abound, and on coastal trails. In the following link we offer you a list of trails and routes in the south of the island. You can select them by distance, difficulty, time...