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Playa de las Americas Holidays

Playa de las Americas is the crème a la crème of resorts in Tenerife, Canary Islands. Located near other resorts like Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje there is never a dull moment when you are here. Definitely the heartbeat of Tenerife, Playa de las Americas is truly the place for the young and the young at heart.

When you visit this large resort you tend to get consumed by all the glitzy effects of the place that would make you think that you are in Las Vegas, USA.

Indeed there are a lot of things to see and do here; the only problem that you would have here is deciding on the first place where you can begin exploring.

Start your holiday by unwinding after your flight at one of the beaches in Playa de las Americas. Those who visit neighbouring resorts are likely to visit the beaches in Playa de las Americas. The beaches are pristine and wide enough so you can enjoy a sunbath while enjoying others as they participate in water sporting activities.

There are man-made beaches in Playa de las Americas and these include Playa del Troya and Playa del Bobo Las Cuevitas. Visit one of these beaches and relax on one of the sun beds that the beach provides. More than that, the beaches here offer splendid views of Mt. Teide the highest peak in Tenerife and all of Spain. In the distance it isn’t unusual to see visitors going catamaran sailing either.

Since Playa de las Americas is joined to Los Cristianos you are definitely getting the best of both worlds with your visit. These two larger-sized resorts are linked by an attractive promenade which is also the gateway to the many restaurants and intimate cafes that are there on promenade row. Also taking up real estate there on the promenade strip are shopping spots as well.

Elsewhere in Playa de las Americas is a world of adventure waiting for you. The wide open harbours are ideal for going fishing. Carp fishing is very popular here and there are quite a few places you can go to enjoy this sport.

Playa de las Americas is the place to also visit for a variety of theme and water parks to keep you and your family entertained for hours upon end. Other fun activities include dolphin and whale watching or you can choose to spend a quiet evening as you “tee-off” at one of the professional golf courses here.

Things to do in Playa de las Americas

If a small resort in Tenerife just won’t do it for you where your holiday plans are concerned then lose yourself in the big town of Playa de las Americas. Adjoined by the Los Cristianos resort, Playa de las Americas is everything you need in a holiday and more.

You will feel like you have just hit the jackpot when you stay at one of the four and five star hotels in Playa de las Americas and these hotels offer a variety of amenities to ensure your stay is comfortable. As you go back and forth from Playa de las Americas to Los Cristianos you are sure to find a whole lot of activities that would keep your holiday calendar booked solid.

The promenade which connects to Los Cristianos is dotted with many cafes and restaurants and the combination of the variety of food you are likely to small here will truly intrigue you enough to go in and sample a meal. The cuisine in Playa de las Americas runs the gamut of authentic Canarian food to Chinese and you would even find a few popular fast food places like McDonalds here. The beaches in Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos are clean and its blue waters will truly entice you.

Convenience is paramount in Tenerife and the disabled traveller is also catered to on beaches such as Playa de Las Vistas which is wheelchair accessible. The promenade is also wheelchair accessible and this creates even more ways for the disabled to get around.

Add interest to your holiday by visiting the golf courses in Playa de las Americas. This golf course could easily be cited as one for the professionals as it has several obstacle courses, a magnificent sea view and 18 holes of fun. If you have never gone golfing then this is your opportunity to capitalize on the golf classes that you would be given here.

Even outside of Playa de las Americas in neighbouring towns there are also golf courses there if you desire a change of scenery. And if golfing isn’t working out for you then you can try go-karting at one of the many karting clubs here. Depending on which company you choose to start go karting, transportation would be provided to and from your hotel.

Finally we cannot speak of Playa de las Americas without mentioning its hectic nightlife. Here the night’s entertainment is top-notch and it stretches on until the wee hours of the morning. Bars, clubs, casinos and stag parties are just some of the night’s fun waiting for you to join in.

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