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The Top 5 Things to See and Do in Playa de las Américas

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Playa de las Americas is one of the most iconic resort areas in the Canary Islands and a hotspot for dining and nightlife in Tenerife. Visitors from around the world come to this stunning area for the world-class beaches and fun atmosphere. Staying in this vibrant part of Tenerife is also ideal for exploring the rest of the island. From the sights and sounds of Mount Teide National Park to unique gastronomic experiences, boat tours and waterparks, there is a lot to see and do. Book your stay on the southwest coast of Tenerife through Voyage Privé for exclusive deals on high-end hotels.

The top 5 things to see/do in Playa de las Américas

1. Siam Park

As the largest theme park in Southwest Tenerife, Siam Park offers fun for the whole family. You will find attractions that range from free-fall water slides to lazy rivers and relaxing pools at this destination, which is considered to be one of the best facilities of its type in the world.

2. Explore Southwest Tenerife's best beaches

Tenerife is home to some of the most iconic beaches on the island. When you book your Playa de las Americas holidays, you can explore idyllic stretches of sand that include Playa El Camison, Playa la Troya and Playa del Duque.

Playa de las Américas

3. Veronica's Strip

If you want the chance to party all night long while enjoying Playa de las Americas holidays, a visit to Veronica's Strip is a must. This is the region's nightlife hub, where you will find a huge selection of bars, clubs and spots to enjoy live music.

4. Mount Teide National Park

Located in the centre of Tenerife, Mount Teide National Park is home to Spain's tallest mountain peak. It is a dream site for hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers who want to immerse themselves in some of the island's most impressive landscapes.

5. Puerto de Los Cristianos

Puerto de Los Cristianos is a spectacular harbour where you will find a variety of vessels docked, such as commercial ships, fishing boats and private yachts. It is the place to head to book tours that include fishing trips, live music cruises, and whale and dolphin watching excursions.

Our best hotels in Playa de las Américas

1. Iberostar Selection Anthelia 5*

Iberostar Selection Anthelia

Located near the beach in Costa Adeje, the Iberostar Selection Anthelia 5* is ideally situated for Playa de las Americas holidays. This 5-star property is home to 3 swimming pools, a spa, mouth-watering dining options, multiple bars and leisure facilities.

2. Olé Tropical Tenerife 4*

Olé Tropical Tenerife

The Olé Tropical Tenerife 4* is a relaxed resort that is located just 400 metres from Troya Beach in Playa de las Americas. During your stay, you can indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments and refreshing dips in the outdoor swimming pool. There is live entertainment each evening, as well as an on-site buffet restaurant and two cocktail bars.

3. Gran Oasis Resort 4*

Gran Oasis Resort

The Gran Oasis Resort 4* is another top choice for Playa de las Americas holidays. Highlights include terrace dining, a wellness centre, a swimming pool, Wi-Fi, a laundry service, spa treatments and 24-hour reception.

4. HD Parque Cristobal Tenerife

HD Parque Cristobal Tenerife

Your stay at the HD Parque Cristobal Tenerife is sure to live up to the expectations that you have for a holiday in Tenerife. This offer is based on an all-inclusive booking, during which you'll be comfortably accommodated in a Premier Suite Emblem. On-site amenities include a restaurant, a bar, bikes for rent, a nightclub and a fitness centre.

5. H10 Las Palmeras 4*

H10 Las Palmeras

The H10 Las Palmeras 4* is known for its fantastic recreational facilities and its location next to the beach promenade. When you are not out exploring the sights and sounds of Playa de las Americas, you can enjoy a game of tennis, a refreshing dip in the pool or a meal and drink at any of the hotel's 9 restaurants and bars.

When is the best time to go on holiday in Playa de las Américas?

If you prefer to go on Playa de las Americas holidays during the warmest months, a holiday between June and September is recommended. With this said, spring, late autumn and winter are also popular options. An off-peak visit is a great way to avoid the hottest conditions, the most crowds and the highest prices.

Going on holiday in Playa de las Américas

Located about 16 kilometres from Playa de las Americas, Tenerife South Airport is the primary arrival destination for visitors on holiday in the region. Flights can be booked across the UK in the country's major travel hubs, with an average in-air time of around 4 hours and 30 minutes for direct flights. Getting around the various places that you want to explore once you land is simple. There are plenty of bus routes and taxi services. Ferries are a possibility if you are planning an additional excursion to other Canary Islands regions. For maximum convenience and the ability to move at your own pace, we recommend car hire.

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Enjoy your holiday in Playa de las Américas

To ensure you have time to experience all that Playa de las Americas holidays offer, we recommend booking a stay of at least 5 days to a week. Longer getaways are also highly rewarding as they offer additional opportunities to explore and island hop.

The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on Playa de las Américas

As the largest of Spain's Canary Islands, Tenerife is among the world's most popular destinations. Renowned for its diverse landscapes, stunning beaches and thriving communities, it is a region that offers something for every type of traveller. As the leading nightlife and dining hotspot on the island, Playa de las Americas is a dream location for visitors who want to enjoy a mix of fun and culture.

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