Things to do in Playa de las Americas

Things to do in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas (or simply Las Americas) is the resort in the South of Tenerife, located just between Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje. Many tourists all over the world (mostly Europeans) choose this holiday destination for their vacations. There are a lot of things to do in Playa de las Americas, which you will find out reading this article.

Visit the most popular and recommended places of Tenerife with pick up nearby your Hotel in Playa de las Americas (several pick up and start points in the resort are available for your comfort).

The Island has really a lot to offer, it is really worth to visit certain parts of it. Some places like the Los Gigantes Cliffs can really make you fascinating, and others will drive you over excited.

So our 1st advice is that you make a good holiday plan before arriving to Tenerife. Like this you can save precious holiday time and take full advantage of you staying in one of the most famous resort in Tenerife: Playa de las Americas.

We are offering excursions which we selected one by one with our experience acquired working many years in Tenerife’s local tourism business. If you need our help to organise your activities and excursions during your stay in Tenerife, please feel free to contact us. Let us know by filling out the booking request form which you can find at the excursion detail page or just send us a quick WhatsApp for a more direct contact. Also feel free to call to our Spanish mobile number +34 663 699 101

ℹ️ General Information

☁️ Weather

Mild weather conditions, which allow to enjoy your holidays any month of the year, that means that the temperature in June is just a few degrees higher than in December.

💃 Entertainment 👯

A lot of places for entertainment, including bars, restaurants, golf fields, shopping centres, developed nightlife with plenty discotheques and beach clubs and much more things to do, like boat parties.

✈️ Connection

The nearest airport to Playa de Las Americas is the South Airport Reina Sofia. To get from there to your Hotel in Las Americas will take you about 30 minutes by bus.

🏨 Hotels

Speaking about famous resorts of Tenerife, the first name which comes into people’s to a Hotel is Playa de las Americas. For sure you already heard about its beaches, night clubs & excursions. Las Americas is well-known as the center of entertainment and night life of south Tenerife.

Playa de las Americas counts with 4 & 5 Star luxury Hotel like Villa Cortes or the famous Mare Nostrum Resort. Also Hotels like Columbus, Catalonia Oro Negro, H10 Las Palmeras & Best Tenerife or Spring Hotel Volcano are offering really good services.


ℹ️ Clarifying Information

We know! The main question in your head is what things you can do in Playa de las Americas. Keep reading to find it out.

Because of course you can do a lot of things in Playa de Las Americas, like excursions, activities, island tours, water sports quad safaris and more. All starting directly in or from this holiday resort.

The complete Excursion Selection of which you can do in Playa de las Americas is just one scroll down. But before we would like to give a quick description of what you can expect from some of our excursions and activities.

Most of the things we offer below are providing with the transport. Other activities are directly realised in Playa de las Americas. For example starting from the beach or harbour. Others will pick you up with the bus from your Hotel. When you book with us, of course we will provide you with the necessary information to get to the start point or meeting point easily.

⚡Quick List of To do’s ✅

  • Discover the real treasures of the nature, such as Mount Teide, the highest mountain and volcano in Spain with a half day excursion
  • Appreciate the huge cliffs of Los Gigantes, while you are taking a relaxing boat trip
  • Enjoy authentic canarian atmosphere of villages like Masca with one of our day trips
  • Explore the coast and meet fascinating whales and dolphins with a whale watching excursion
  • Visit the picturesque and neighbour island of La Gomera in a whole day tour
  • Feel the freshness and joy while you are riding a Jet ski or make one of your favourite water sport activities

🌃 Night Life

Various evening shows, bars and pubs with life music, lights and dancing till the morning – all these are the integral parts of Las Americas. Las Americas always attracted young people and party and fun lovers of all ages. So if you are looking for endless entertainment, that is the perfectly right place. Check out Veronicas Stripe, more famous as Las Veronicas if you like fun and partying.

🏖️ Beaches

Of course we remember, that in spite of love to parties and entertainment, first of all Tenerife attracted you by gentle sunshine and blue ocean. So we can’t forget to mention the beaches. The main beach of Las Americas calls Troya. It is a perfect place to get bronze, relax and swim in blue waters of Tenerife. And if you want to take a break from the midday sun, you can take a refreshing drink in one of the cost side bars. By the way, every Sunday in summer you can take part on the beach party, organised by Monkey Beach Club. Update October 2019: Monkey Beach Club closed for the moment.

🍔 Restaurants

In Playa de las Americas you can find plenty of restaurants for any taste and budget. If you want to try typical Spanish food, go to Meson Castellano. In case if you don’t like Spanish food (what is almost impossible) or you just want to vary your meals (what is more possible) you can go to the Safari shopping centre and try, depending on your preference, Italian food in Bianco, Indian food in Bombay Blue, Tex-Mex in Hacienda Miranda or Asian food in Thai Botanico.

🛍️ Shopping 🛒

Playa de las Americas is also known as the shopping heart of south Tenerife. For shopping visit the Golden Mile, starting from Vista Sur. There you will find the famous shopping centres: Safari, Oasis and Americas Plaza. Also remember to visit the Siam Mall, huge shopping centre, which was recently constructed in Las Americas.

Boat Trips in Playa de las Americas

Catamaran Charters in Playa de las Americas

Diving in Playa de las Americas

Fishing Trips in Playa de las Americas

Island Tours in Playa de las Americas

Luxury Yacht Hire in Playa de las Americas

Quad Bike Safaris in Playa de las Americas

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Water Sports in Playa de las Americas

Whale Watching in Playa de las Americas

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