The small coastal resort of El Medano lies on the South coast of Tenerife, around 20km from the infamous resorts of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos. Holiday accommodation in El Medano, Tenerife, is a favourite with windsurfers from around the world, and whether you are competing in one of the windsurfing championships held in El Medano or would just like to try the sport whilst on a glorious beach holiday, you will be at home in El Medano. An apartment in El Medano is perfect for a relaxing family holiday in the sun, with plenty of activity options and a delightful atmosphere.
With reliable winds, warm seas and a number of top class windsurfing schools around the bay, El Medano is among the best places to learn to windsurf and parasail or brush up on your skills. The warm, life rich seas have also meant the El Medano has developed a strong scuba diving industry, and there are many magnificent dive sites around coast. The beaches are not only used as a base for water sports, but if you take a holiday rental villa in El Medano, you will spend a large proportion of time sunbathing or bathing from the soft sand beaches which line the inside of the bay.
The barren, undulating landscape behind El Medano is the perfect location for mountain biking and hiking. Both mountain bike hire and trail maps can be found in the resort, offering plenty of scope to explore the countryside of the south coast of Tenerife.
Within 10 miles of a villa in El Medano are five golf courses, all of which are open to the public to play, as long as you have packed your handicap certificate. With a staggering year round climate, golf holidays to El Medano have really taken off in recent years.
Slightly further afield from your rental villa in El Medano are the family attractions of Octopus Water Park, go karting, whale and dolphin watching excursions, jeep safaris and tours of Mount Tiede, which are all reachable within a twenty minute drive of an apartment or villa in El Medano.
If you are lucky enough to be staying in holiday accommodation in El Medano, Tenerife, during February, you will notice a distinct change in atmosphere, as the carnivals get into full swing. The full 27 day event is an extravaganza of colour and music, with the sweet smell of Tenerife cuisine filling the air.
The largest tourist resort in Tenerife is Playa de las Americas. If there is anything which you desire from a villa in El Medano, from specialist water sports to a rowdy night out, the short trip to Playa de las Americas will almost certainly meet your requirements.
Tenerife, ‘the island of eternal spring’ is the ideal holiday destination for last minute holidays, as the climate is staggeringly constant all year round, and you would be very lucky to have bad weather on your holiday. There is only a 10˚C difference in average temperatures between the warmest month (July – 31˚C), and the coldest (January – 21˚C).
BMI, easyJet and British Airways all provide cheap flights direct to Sur Reina Sofia Airport which is just 7km from any of the holiday accommodation in El Medano, Tenerife.