Buzzing beach resort
Holidays in Playa de las Americas are all about its lively atmosphere and huge selection of amenities. There’s something for nearly everyone here, including duty free shops, self contained hotel complexes, a waterpark and six sandy beaches. Located on the south coast of Tenerife, its many activities are ideal for energetic families, couples and groups wanting to enjoy everything right at their fingertips.
Playa de las Americas is a purpose built resort, with a fantastic selection of hotels and restaurants, as well as year round sun. Visit with your children and choose from six sandy beaches where you will find water sports and activities to keep everyone entertained from morning till night. The soft sloping sands and many hotels and beach clubs lining the sands make it fantastic for younger children as well. Surfers and windsurfers will have plenty to keep them entertained, while scuba diving trips are also available.
Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it on luxury holidays to Playa de las Americas. The duty free shops mean you can pick up bargain deals on designer items before watching the boats from one of many cosmopolitan restaurants. There are lively bars to enjoy, with delicious Spanish wines and cocktails on offer, as well as luxury hotels galore.
At Sovereign we’ve hand picked each of the hotels in our selection, to ensure you book the ideal luxury holiday to Playa de las Americas. Stay at the Villa Cortes for luscious tropical gardens and rich Canarian style architecture. There’s a waterfall and a spa for those wanting to simply relax and take in the views. And when it comes to dining, choose from six restaurants, with Mediterranean, Mexican, Bavarian and other global cuisines served up by the hotel’s expert chefs.
Flight time from the UK to Tenerife is around 4 hours 30 minutes.
Transfer time from Tenerife South airport to Playa de Las Americas is approximately 15 minutes.
Tenerife enjoys a classic Canarian climate: hot sunshine, all year round. You’ll get around 11 hours of sunshine a day throughout summer, which starts warming up around April and regularly pushes into the low 30s around July. Even in the off season, it’s unlikely to fall below the low-to-mid teens.
Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Spain.
Restaurant bills include a service charge by law in Spain, so whether you choose to tip further is up to you. If you enjoyed the meal and service, it is customary to leave 5-10%. Hotel porters and maids will appreciate a small tip, and while taxi drivers don’t require a tip, it’s common to round up the fare.
The official language of Spain is Spanish. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.