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Riu Arecas

Tenerife, Costa Adeje

Exclusively for adults

Encompassing a beautiful setting and boasting stunning views, the Riu Arecas has a perfect location. Situated on the edge of Costa Adeje, the lively resort of Playa de las Americas is within easy reach, although still far enough away to capture a stillness and calm. The large outdoor swimming pools are surrounded by luscious gardens and paved terraces, providing a peaceful setting for unwinding. For the more energetic, there are floodlit tennis courts and a choice of nearby golf courses. An excellent restaurant serves delicious local and international dishes alongside themed buffet menus. Large guest rooms are cool and tastefully decorated, each with either a balcony or terrace.

This hotel does not accept children under the age of 18 years.

Specially modified rooms for people with reduced mobility are available on request.

  • Adults-only resort
  • Close to Playa Del Duque Beach
  • Infinity pool overlooking the seafront promenade
  • Varied buffet with live cooking stations
  • Body Love centre focusing on body and mind


Bars & Restaurants

Poolside Snack Bar

Open for lunch, serving light snacks and refreshing drinks.

Spanish Restaurant

Open for dinner, guests can enjoy the delicious cuisine served at the Spanish Restaurant.

Dress Code:
Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers for dinner.

Reservations are required.


The hotel features two bars, the Lounge Bar with Terrace and the Poolside Bar.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

The hotel features two swimming pools one of which is heated in the winter. It also has an infinity pool which is heated in winter as well as sun loungers, parasols, towels and a sun terrace.

Spa & Wellness

Body Love Wellness Centre

Relax and unwind at the Body Love Wellness Centre where a host of massages and treatments are available to book.

Guests can also use the whirlpool bath, steam bath and gym free of charge.

About the location
On the sun-kissed west coast of Tenerife you’ll find Costa Adeje, a chic resort with an exclusive location. In an elevated spot set apart from the hustle and bustle of nearby resorts, Costa Adeje has uninterrupted views of Mount Teide. Life here revolves around the sweeping coast, thanks to a duo of pristine beaches. Playa del Duque’s honey-coloured sand was imported from the Sahara desert, while the darker volcanic stretch of Playa de Fanabe is classic Canaries. There’s a small but perfectly formed collection of bars and restaurants, with some good spots for fresh seafood and sampling the local fare. If your holiday doesn’t feel like a holiday without a few rounds of golf, the 18-hole Golf Costa Adeje was created to blend in with the area’s natural beauty, with rolling greens backed by palm trees and the deep blue of the Atlantic.
Transfer time
20 minutes from Tenerife South airport
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anneth0mps0n, Leeds, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Apr 17 2018
Just returned after 1 week at this amazing hotel. We have stayed here 6 times now snd will certainly be back again next year. We stayed half board, but often had lunch inthe hotel. The only draw...
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chocolate40, lincolnshire
Tripadvisor review Apr 15 2018
I always do my research when booking a holiday and The Arecas certainly lived up to my expectations. On arrival staff were friendly and the welcome drink was a lovely gesture, check in was easy and...
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