Playa de Las Americas in Tenerife
Overview of Playa de Las Americas, Tenerife
Playa de Las Americas is notorious for its crazy nightlife and although this is the place to go if you want to party there is also so much more to this buzzing resort including great restaurants, shops and watersports. With regular cheap flights to Tenerife from the UK with Jet2.com, you can be enjoying a long or short break away in the Canary Islands in no time at all.
The resort has beautiful beaches, three natural and three manmade that get very busy during the summer months with holidaymakers looking to top up their tan and try some watersport activities like jet skiing, windsurfing and banana boat rides. There are also a few places to go diving and snorkeling for all levels from beginners to experienced divers. Alternatively, if you prefer to stay above the water, you can also catch a boat that takes you on a whale and dolphin watching trip which offers a fantastic day out for everyone as you sail alongside graceful whales and playful dolphins. Experience this fantastic attaction of the Canaries with cheap flights to Tenerife from Jet2.com.
Playa de Las Americas really comes alive at night and you will find every kind of pub, bar and club including traditional Canarian drinking hotspots as well as Irish bars, sports bars and cocktail bars. Playa de Las Americas is a Mecca for partying with an array of clubs with some of the most popular being Bobby’s, Metropolis and Tramps. The infamous ‘Veronicas’ Strip’ with a host of great bars and clubs including San Rafael is for the more hardcore clubbers. Many of the nightclubs are open until 5am so that holidaymakers really can dance till dawn. The area known as ‘The Patch’ is a good place to go to wind down in the evening –less busy than Veronicas but still with a party atmosphere, it has a range of restaurants, bars and cabaret shows that will suit all tastes. World famous chain Hooters has now opened a bar in Tenerife, perfect for stag trips to the island! Jet2.com offer a group booking facility, perfect for cheap flights to Tenerife for stag or hen weekends!
If you fancy a night away from the bars and are feeling lucky then why not try your hand at one of the two casinos. As well as great nightlife there is also great food to be sampled in Playa de Las Americas with every style of cuisine on offer including Tapas, traditional English, Italian, Canarian, Spanish and Mexican, the list is endless and you may never want to go home!
Things to do in playa de Las Americas, Tenerife
Whale watching and waterparks
Playa de Las Americas has everything in the way of water based fun! You can’t spend a holiday here without going out on a whale watching boat, these trips take you up close to these fascinating animals and make for an unforgettable day. The warm clear waters also mean the resort is a great spot for scuba diving. Hop on a bus to the nearby Aquapark Octopus where you can enjoy a dolphin show and have fun flying down the waterflumes.
Eating out in Tenerife
Tenerife offers many great places to eat out and Playa de Las Americas has some of the best options for the finest cuisine served in luxurious surroundings. The beautiful all-white Bianco Italian restaurant and lounge bar comes highly recommended where sumptuous food and a good selection of cocktails are served in a chic setting. For delicious Chinese food try the Oriental Slowboat Tappanyaki restaurant. Sample the delights of Canarian cuisine with cheap flights to Tenerife from Jet2.com.
Duty free shopping
Playa de Las Americas is a shopping haven especially if you are looking for electrical items and clothes as you can bag some bargains here – just make sure you leave enough room in your suitcase! The historic and pedestriansed centre of Santa Cruz is just one hour away on the bus and is the place to go for designer stores, discounted perfume and wine. Most shops are closed at the weekend though, so shop during the week and then take a well earned rest on the beach at the weekend!
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