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Playa de las Americas Holidays

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Overview

As the biggest of all the Canary Islands , Tenerife really does have something for everyone. And for those who want a lively beach break with soft golden sands, an abundance of bars and attractions galore, Playa de las Americas is the number one resort.
This brilliantly bustling party hotspot also has lots going on for families to enjoy, and is the perfect choice if you like to leave the sun lounger behind every now and again for some fun in the sunshine.
Speaking of which, you'll find that the sun shines all year round in Tenerife - so whether you want a peak season family holiday or some gentler winter sun, you'll find affordable holidays to Playa de las Americas that fit the bill. For those who want a quieter holiday base but with easy access to all the attractions in Playa de las Americas the resort is sandwiched between Costa Adeje and Los Cristianos ' two ideal island spots for those who want the best of both worlds.

Places to Go

Waterparks
If you love a good day out at a waterpark you'll be spoilt for choice when you choose a holiday to Playa de las Americas. Aqualand in Costa Adeje is a brilliant place to see dolphins as well as ride the usual chutes and flumes, while the Thai themed Siam Park is one of the biggest waterparks in Europe, with thrills and spills to suit all ages and nervous dispositions!

La Gomera
This tiny island floats just off Tenerife's southwest coast and is easily accessible by boat for a spectacular day excursion. Step back in time and explore this totally unspoilt hideaway, complete with whitewashed villages, lush forests and jaw dropping views across the valleys of its UNESCO protected National Park, La Garajonay. Looking back to Tenerife, La Gomera is also one of the best places to view Mount Teide.

Pyramids of Guimar
If you love a good mystery the Pyramids of Guimar are a puzzle to ponder. These six structures in the Chacona district are built from lava stone, but experts are at a loss as to their origins. Pay them a visit and draw your own conclusions!

Loro Parque
This wildlife attraction in Santa Cruz is exciting for kids and adults alike, with an amazing variety of animals, an aquarium, dolphin shows, rides, play parks and other attractions. It really is a brilliant day out on the island, if non-stop poolside lounging isn't quite your thing.

Things to Do

Watersports
Playa de las Americas is a fantastic beach resort for those who love their watersports, with everything from jet skiing to waterskiing to banana boat rides available in the warm waters beside the main golden sand beach. You'll also find no fewer than five other beaches in Playa de las Americas, making it easy to find your perfect sandy spot.

Explore Mount Teide
Mount Teide is Spain's highest mountain and the world's third largest volcano, and it's unmissable on holidays to Playa de las Americas ' or anywhere else on the island! You can explore the Mount Teide National Park on a hiking tour, or save your legs and take the cable car to the summit for magnificent views reaching as far as Gran Canaria.

Dance till you Drop
Playa de las Americas holidays are loud and lively by day, but by night they step up the action even more! The Veronicas Strip is where the action is centred for serious barflies and clubbers, but you'll also find some great nightspots with equally great views on the beachfront.

Top Holiday Resorts

Playa de las Americas
For an all action holiday in Tenerife, Playa de las Americas is a fantastic base. Never a dull moment, you can spend your days having fun on the resorts six beaches and your nights bar-hopping or enjoying the wide variety of restaurants on offer.
The nightlife draws the crowds to Playa de las Americas but it's not all neon soaked clubs and bustling bars. You'll find plenty of places to relax over a drink, as well as many family-friendly nightspots if you're holidaying with children.

Costa Adeje
Costa Adeje is a gorgeous beach resort just a hop, skip and a jump away from the buzz of Playa de las Americas and offers an altogether more laid back vibe. Relax on the two Blue Flag beaches, stroll the promenade and dine in a waterfront restaurant - the resort also has some fantastically affordable high-end accommodation.

Los Cristianos
Los Cristianos is another of Playa de las Americas nearby neighbours, offering a warm welcome for families, couples and groups looking for a less raucous base. Watch the boats bobbing in the harbour, browse the Sunday market, wander the shops of the old town or simply spend your time enjoying the dark sand beach ' its gently shelving shorelines and shallow waters make it perfect for little holidaymakers who fancy a paddle.
Whether you choose to stay in the middle of the action at Playa de las Americas, or base yourself somewhere a little quieter with the option to pick and choose when you want to up your holiday tempo, you'll find affordable package holidays to Playa de las Americas, Costa Adeje and Los Cristianos at Direct Holidays.

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