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Playa de Las Americas is probably the most popular resort on the volcanic island of Tenerife. Playa de Las Americas has something for everyone and if you are a sun, sea and sand lover, you’ll find some of the best beaches around in and next door to this resort at Los Cristianos. It is ideal when two resorts are so close because you can enjoy the facilities at either one.
The resort of Playa de Las Americas is famous resort and you will find lots of small beaches, as well as the free and easy main beach and the larger Playa de Guincho. A lot of the smaller beaches are protected by breakwaters to prevent the sand from breaking away, as these are not natural beaches. It’s great that there are a number of beaches to choose from as they can get very crowded during the high tourist season.
The larger beach does attract a lot of visitors but is mainly the preserve of surfers and wind surfers. The main beach in Playa de Las Americas is a very comfortable and family friendly with lots of great, sunbathing sand. Whether you fancy canoeing, scuba diving, surfing or sailing there are enough waterspouts to suit tastes of every kind. You can join in some of the water sports on offer at the beach or if you prefer take a leisurely stroll along the front you can grab a drink and a snack at one of the many bars or cafes there.
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