Playa De La Arena Holidays
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Why, you may ask, are Tenerife holidays top of many a tourist's hit-list? Well, it could be the permanently clear skies, the beautiful sunny weather all year round, the sheer number of bars, restaurants, reserves and attractions on offer, or the amazing beaches. Whatever the reason, one resort that incorporates all of the above charms is the island's western coast of Playa de la Arena.
Holidays to Playa de la Arena mean long days, long nights, and a short journey - this Atlantic haven is just four hours away by plane, and a great deal on your flights and accommodation is only a few clicks away with On The Beach!
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One reason why holidays to Tenerife are ever-popular with vacationers is the weather, and Playa de la Arena is no exception! Warm Atlantic breezes all around the bays and bright seaside streets stave off the omnipresent heat - temps around 17° Celsius in winter, rising to near 30° Celsius by July. Raincoats and thermals need not be packed!
Playa de la Arena holidays boast Tenerife's cleanest beaches - amazing swathes of volcanic black silt jutting serenely into the miles of surrounding blue. The great overhead monoliths of the Gigantes mountain range are among Tenerife's most spectacular sights, with equally amazing panoramas of the hinterland from their cliffs.
There's a wealth of local markets nearby - the Wednesday Farmer's Market at San Juan, the African-themed bazaar at Alcala, plus plenty of Hispanic festivity on offer all year round - from the Lenten Carnival at Los Gigantes for pageantry and paella to more solemn Christmas commemorations.
Go on a jaunt through the monolithic mountains of Los Gigantes overhead, day trips on the winemaking regions of the central island, or journeys into the villages nearby, such as Puerto Santiago for some local life and architecture. That's if you don't fancy diving, snorkelling or surfing away your holiday on the azure coast. And don't forget the Mount Teide National Park for a look-in at some of Tenerife's unique flora and fauna.
Holidays to Playa de la Arena are especially popular among families and couples for the area's blue-flag beach, laid-back bars and romantic atmosphere, but some of the island's amazing clubbing and nightlife can be found to the south, in the coastal resorts of Los Cristianos and Playa De Las Americas, home to more all-night bars, discos and clubs than is decent!
Book a Playa De La Arena Holiday now!
On The Beach is first choice for last minute holidays in Playa de la Arena with a huge choice of cheap accommodation. But remember, the sooner you book, the more likely you are to get the best deal!