South Tenerife is the more developed, vibrant and active side of Tenerife. The famous black volcanic sand beaches are interspersed with gleaming white sand beaches, man-made with the finest coral sands and ideal for stretching out on and unwinding with the warm sun on your face. Family holidays are especially popular from apartments in South Tenerife, as there are no end of water sports centres, beaches and restaurants to explore.
The beach life from South Tenerife villa rentals leaves nothing to be desired. There are a huge range of beaches in South Tenerife, from the natural black sand beaches of La Arena and Playa de Las Galletas to the man-made golden sand expanses of El Medano and Las Vistas, and there is even a nudist beach at Playa de Montana Amarilla. The main resorts of South Tenerife offer every water sport you could imagine, and if you would like to try a new sport, there are a great number of excellent water sports schools (English speaking) to get you going.
Golfers are well catered for from South Tenerife villas rentals too. There are 7 golf courses in South Tenerife, including both 9 and 18 hole courses. Visitors are always welcome, and you will be very pleased by the quality of the courses in the region, especially as the views over the sea and over towards the towering Mount Teide dominate the skyline.
South Tenerife is also known for its luxury spas. Many are connected to hotels, but are open to those staying in apartments in South Tenerife. So whether you have had a strenuous day walking in the Mount Teide National Park, fighting the wind on a windsurfer or simply relaxing on the beach, you can enjoy full relaxation.
The largest, most famous place to rent a villa in South Tenerife is the bustling seaside resort of Playa de las Americas. The vast resort is at its busiest between June and September, when the weather is at its best. Filled with first class facilities from hang-gliding centres to scuba diving schools, gourmet restaurants to some of the most luxury villas in South Tenerife to rent. After a long day on the beaches, the vibrant nightlife offers the perfect tonic too.
Next door, the slightly quieter resort of Los Cristianos offers magnificent shopping, fine restaurants and a little slice of traditional culture, as well as excellent access to all the facilities and leisure options of Playa de las Americas just along the coastline. A South Tenerife villa rental is an excellent base from which to take sightseeing boat trips, scuba diving excursions and deep sea fishing trips.
Those looking to enjoy the best of the beaches, sports and scenery of South Tenerife without the round the clock partying possibilities should head towards the Costa Adeje. Still within easy reach of Playa de las Americas, yet blessed with a more relaxed, isolated atmosphere, the Costa Adeje is a magnificent region in which to rent a South Tenerife luxury villa or apartment in South Tenerife.
Tenerife South Airport (TFS) makes reaching an apartment in South Tenerife very easy from the UK. Aer Lingus, easyJet, Jet2, Monarch, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways all provide a good range of cheap flights to South Tenerife Airport, and with so many cheap flights to South Tenerife Airport arriving each day, finding a convenient flight will not pose a problem, allowing you to arrive at your South Tenerife luxury villa rental already relaxed!