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Destination guide

Enjoy nightlife and beaches in Playa de las Américas condos

On the western side of Tenerife, you'll find the Playa de las Americas. This resort was specifically built to facilitate holiday adventure, so you'll find no shortage of things to do along with nearby luxury accommodation options. The nightlife is particularly extravagant, especially if you spend time on Veronicas Strip. There are five main beaches in the area, all offering a relaxing and fulfilling experience. The waves tend to be a bit mild, so it's best suited for family swims rather than extreme surfing.

 
Activities

Sightseeing in and around Playa de las Americas

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Playa de las Americas has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Siam Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Golf Las Americas (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Chayofita Hill (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Aqualand Costa Adeje (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Monkey Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Guaza Hill (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Playa de las Americas

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Playa de las Americas. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Los Cristianos Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Teide National Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Los Gigantes Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Troya Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Torviscas Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • El Camison Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
Beaches

Cracking beaches near that Playa de las Américas holiday let

  • The namesake beach of Playa de las Américas has thatched umbrellas, to help stretch out those sunbathing sessions
  • Bag a Playa de las Américas holiday home near Troya Beach, if you want cool cocktail bars and calm swimming waters right next door
  • The beach in Los Cristianos is a favourite with families – it's got loads of space, and lively restaurants nearby
  • Playa de las Vistas is clean and wide, not to mention a little quieter than other beaches in the area
How to get there

Transport to and around Playa de las Americas

The nearest airport is in Tenerife (TFS-Tenerife South), located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into La Gomera (GMZ), which is 29.4 mi (47.2 km) away.

How to get around

How to get around Playa de las Américas

Travellers looking to hop from the door of their Playa de las Américas holiday rental to the beachfronts and promenades can make use of the long-distance bus services that pass through town. They are run by the Tenerife-wide TITSA company and make stops along all the major shopping boulevards, by Playa de las Américas's main beach and in the sister resort of Los Cristianos. Car rentals are a popular option, for families, especially. They offer the freedom of the Canarian coast and mountains, not to mention a ticket to escape the hedonistic strips in the heart of the town.

Restaurants and bars

Excellent restaurant areas in Playa de las Américas

  • Stroll the Calle Francisco Andrade Fumero to find Playa de las Américas's famous beach clubs serving elegant European fare by the sea
  • Los Cristianos has Spanish tapas places and Mediterranean bistros along its promenade
  • For quieter family restaurants and hearty Irish pubs, consider hitting San Eugineo
  • The buzzing Avenue las Américas is home to countless international eateries, serving everything from Thai curry to American steaks
  • Head inland to Tenerife's mountains if you love rustic Canarian fare and hidden wine bodegas
Essential info

Things to know about Playa de las Américas

  • Playa de las Américas is a popular winter sun destination, with regular temperatures of 20 in December
  • Book your Playa de las Américas holiday let early, if you're planning on coming between June and August
  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Tenerife
  • The currency in Tenerife is the euro (EUR)
  • 112 is the general emergency number for Tenerife

How many holiday rentals are available around Playa de las Américas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,652 holiday lettings around Playa de las Américas. From 459 villas to 2,486 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Playa de las Américas?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Playa de las Américas. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tenerife: 7,375 holiday homes
  • Costa Adeje: 4,264 holiday homes
  • Adeje: 4,437 holiday homes
  • Los Cristianos: 3,955 holiday homes
  • San Miguel de Abona: 4,259 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Playa de las Américas! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Playa de las Américas?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Playa de las Américas with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Costa Adeje: 4,264 holiday lettings
  • Adeje: 4,437 holiday lettings
  • San Miguel de Abona: 4,259 holiday lettings
  • Playa de las Américas: 3,924 holiday lettings
  • Santiago del Teide: 1,680 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Playa de las Américas?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Playa de las Américas. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Puerto Colon Marina: 4,947 holiday rentals
  • Siam Park: 5,006 holiday rentals
  • Aqualand Costa Adeje: 5,051 holiday rentals
  • Los Gigantes Marina: 4,341 holiday rentals
  • Amarilla Golf and Country Club: 4,739 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Playa de las Américas listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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