Los Cristianos is on the south coast of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands. The town originated as fishing village, and old Canarian architecture still dominates much of the town. With two golden beaches and vibrant bars, Los Cristianos is now a bustling tourist centre, although it is much quieter and more relaxed than its neighbour, the popular resort of Playa de las Americas. There is a huge variety of holiday accommodation for rent in Los Cristianos with properties ranging from los cristianos apartments to luxury villas in los cristianos, so there is something to suit every budget.
Playa de las Americas is a world renowned resort just next to Los Cristianos, Tenerife. It offers everything a holiday maker to this island paradise could ask for, beaches, bustling bars, sports facilities, water sports of all varieties and golf.
For golf holidays in Tenerife, Golf del Sur is a purpose built resort, and also has access to world class beaches.
The luxury villas in Los Cristianos can be found in the exclusive resort of Costa Adeje.
The town is a great place to relax and soak in the atmosphere. There are many atmospheric cafes to sit and watch the fishing fleet working in the crystal clear waters. The nightlife is also relaxed but a night out in the vibrant bars of Playa de las Americas is very easy, and within walking distance of all Los Cristianos property. The town of Los Cristianos is quickly becoming one of the best places to shop in Tenerife, rivalling Santa Cruz, and the Sunday market is a must for holiday bargains!
Los Cristianos has two world class beaches to enjoy. Playa de Los Cristianos, the main beach in the town is a sheltered golden beach, considered the best beach in southern Tenerife. It is a blue flag beach offering water sports and space for endless games of volleyball and tennis, and children's play facilities making Los Cristianos a popular resort for family holidays in Tenerife. The coast on either side of Los Cristianos boasts many sheltered bays hiding rocky, black volcanic sand beaches and golden man-made beaches like those of Las Vistas and the popular naturist beach of Rincon.
The focal point of Los Cristianos, the harbour, offers many excursions, from dolphin and whale watching to day trip to the island of La Gomera, and from spectacular scuba diving to paragliding.
In close proximity to the apartments and self-catering villas to rent in Los Cristianos are the Octopus Aquapark, offering slides, diving, dolphin shows and climbing walls, two exotic animal parks (Ecological Park and Cactus and Animal Park) and the opportunity to ride a camel at the Camel Park! Also available are many golf courses, tennis courts, karting tracks and hang gliding facilities as well as hiking trail to Mount Teide.
Tenerife is an island paradise due to its largely uniform temperatures and hours of blissful sunshine. Temperatures vary from an average of 31°C in summer to 21°C in the winter, meaning that taking holiday property in Los Cristianos is a great idea for a family holiday all year round.
Tenerife's southern airport, Reina Sofia (TFS), is just 15 minutes from Los Cristianos, and cheap flights leave daily from Gatwick (LGW), Stansted (STN) and Luton (LTN), available on many service providers.