Holiday Information for Playa de las Americas, Canary Islands
Playa de las Am©ricas of the Canary Islands was purposely built in 1960 as a holiday resort. Its builders imported sands from Africa to construct man-made beaches.
Playa de las Am©ricas is in the northern part of the municipality of Arona next to Los Crisantos.
Playa de las Am©ricas is considered the party capital of Tenerife.
Types of Playa de las Am©ricas Holidays
Playa de las Am©ricas is very popular among younger travellers.
There are a number of all-inclusive package deals to be found which will suit any budget.
The Main Holiday Season in Playa de las Am©ricas
Playa de las Am©ricas is located near Africa and lays in the Atlantic Ocean.
The resort is known for enjoying warm and pleasant weather throughout the year, but summer is the most popular time of year to visit and it is this time when all the main clubs, hotels and tourist attractions will be open for the season.
Popular Activities/Excursions in Playa de las Am©ricas
There are many attractions offered in Playa de las Am©ricas.
Water sport activities like surfing, diving, paragliding, snorkelling or windsurfing are all popular choices.
For families travelling with children, there are also water parks that have both rides and attractions such as dolphin shows.
The 18-hole golf course in Playa de las Am©ricas is also an added attraction because it is the largest golf course in the whole of the Canary Islands.
Beaches in Playa de las Am©ricas
Playa de las Am©ricas is considered to be one of Europeâs most popular beach resorts and there are a number of beaches to choose from.
First is Playa de Troya Beach. It is one of the main beaches with calm water, which makes it suitable for swimming. The sand is naturally black from the volcano eruption dust. It is located in the centre of Costa Adeje.
Playa Del Camison beach is one of the most developed beaches in the area. Its sand is golden and it is surrounded by palm trees and beach beds.
Playa Fanabe has a man-made inflatable iceberg as its main attraction.
Playa de las Am©ricas Nightlife
Playa de las Am©ricas has a vibrant and active nightlife that is one of the resortâs main attractions.
There are over 100 bars and restaurants to choose from which means that no matter how long your holiday is, youâll never have to go to the same place twice if you donât want to.
The busiest establishments at night are Veronicas, The Patch and Starco Commercial Centre. The Patch is perhaps the most family friendly place to go to.
The most popular bar to visit is Leonardoâs, which is a high quality bar that offers live music every night.
Accommodation in Playa de las Am©ricas
Accommodation in Playa de las Am©ricas is not lacking.
First on the list is Spring Arona Gran Hotel. It promises complete amenities, including being very close to the beach. Prices start at £85 to £99 per night.
Another option is Cleopatra Palace Hotel or Mare Nostrum Resort. The price of a room starts at £62 to £98 per night.
Rooms at the Gran Oasis Resort start at £44 and goes up to £434 per night. It can cater to all different kinds of holidayers, from families to couples to groups of students on spring break.
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Latest Playa de las Americas Holiday Reviews
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Fantastic. We went in October (2010) and it was really nice and hot. One evening it reached 27 degrees!
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The weather is superb a gorgous hot sun with a beautiful cool breeze off the coast it really is perfect