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Best places to stay in Tenerife

Best places to stay in Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and an ever-popular destination with sun-seeking tourists. As well as being home to a handful of beautiful beaches and boasting great weather all year round, the island has everything needed to enjoy an unforgettable escape. Dance the night away in the lively resort of Playa De Las Americas or enjoy a more active holiday in the picturesque resort of Costa Del Silencio.

Where to stay in Tenerife...

...for families | ...for couples | ...for cycling | ...for nightlife | ...for walking | ...for Christmas | ...for winter | ...for a quiet holiday

Where to stay in Tenerife for families

Tenerife is the perfect place to enjoy a family break in the sun whether you’re travelling with babies, toddlers or teenagers. There are plenty of family-friendly hotels on the island that make a fun-filled family holiday a priority. Whether it’s a kids club, games room or regular entertainment provided by the specially-trained team, we’re sure you’ll find exactly what you need. Enjoy a trip to the adrenaline-pumping Siam Park in Costa Adeje where you’ll find over 15 attractions from the relaxing Mai Tai River to the thrilling Tower of Power.

Where to stay in Tenerife for couples

Looking for a romantic escape in the sun? You can’t go wrong with Tenerife. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious 5* break complete with spa facilities, or a cheap and cheerful 3* escape, we have the perfect holiday to suit you. Playa De Las Americas is perfect for those looking for a mix of relaxation with the occasional evening out. For something a little more chilled, Costa Adeje is the perfect choice. With pristine Blue Flag beaches, a selection of restaurants and picturesque views, we’re sure that you’ll come back feeling more refreshed than ever.

Where to stay in Tenerife for cycling

Not only does Tenerife have great beaches and year-round good weather, it also has the perfect mix of flatlands and mountainous terrain; perfect for cycling fanatics. The winter months are the perfect time to visit as the weather isn’t too warm, but mild enough to enjoy a long cycle while taking in the views. Average temperatures between October and May see the island reach the low 20s. The road around Mount Teide reaches 2,300m so it’s worth getting some practice in before you visit.

Where to stay in Tenerife for nightlife

If your idea of a holiday is dancing until the early hours, the resort of Playa De Las Americas is a must. The famous Veronicas Strip is home to a number of clubs, including Linikers, Tramps and Sound of Cream, with world-famous DJs regularly making an appearance. For something a little more chilled, head to Papagayo Beach Club, a popular cocktail bar boasting great views of Playa Del Bobo beach. Other areas with great nightlife include Costa Adeje and Puerto De La Cruz.

Where to stay in Tenerife for walking

Due to Tenerife’s varied terrain, the island is popular with those who enjoy walking holidays. Areas around Mount Teide, including Vilaflor and Santa Cruz de Tenerife are great bases to stay on your walking holiday with easy access to the main walking routes. A visit to Parque Nacional del Teide, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is definitely worth a visit and offers walkers the chance to explore the area surrounding Mount Teide.

Where to stay in Tenerife for Christmas

More and more people are choosing to swap their mince pies and grey skies for a Christmas break in the sun. With average temperatures reaching the low 20s in December, Tenerife is the perfect choice for your first Christmas away from home. Plenty of entertainment takes place during the festive season so make sure you book ahead so not to miss out. If you’re worried about missing out on a white Christmas, Mount Teide is usually covered in snow during the winter months.

Where to stay in Tenerife for winter

Tenerife has always been a popular choice with travellers looking to escape the cold winter months. Average temperatures on the island reach the low 20s from November to February and although more common than the summer months, there is little rainfall. Popular resorts such as Costa Adeje and Playa De Las Americas remain open during the winter months and are slightly less busy than the summer meaning you can experience a more chilled atmosphere.

Where to stay in Tenerife for a quiet holiday

Resorts such as Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Playa Paraiso are perfect for those looking to reap the benefits of a Tenerife holiday but in a quieter location. Playa Paraiso is situated on the southern coast of the island with a selection of bars and local eateries lining the coast. Santa Cruz de Tenerife is home to a world-famous golf course and a range of hotels that offer spa and wellness facilities should you want to indulge.

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