Tenerife is one of the most visited destinations by tourists, and no wonder! The island has a lot to offer, from history to unique natural surroundings. But what are the best places to stay?
In today's article, we'll tell you the 6 best places to spend the night depending on your needs as a traveller. Take note!
In the north of the island, you will find most of the places of interest to see in Tenerife. There are many charming villages where you can sleep and spend the night. Among them is the picturesque village of Garachico, located about 50 minutes from Santa Cruz, the capital of Tenerife.
There, you can stay in a traditional Canarian house and even a small palace from the end of the 16th century, which retains all the essence and flavour of the period, but which has been restored. You can even stay at the Hotel Hacienda del Conde MeliaÌ Collection, located very close to the town.
2. Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz is the island's capital and largest city. It is one of the best places to stay in Tenerife North because from there it is very easy to reach all the places of interest and the most beautiful villages such as La Laguna or the Anaga Park. Here you can visit the centre, the ramblas, the Plaza de España or the Iglesia de la Concepción.
Being the main city, it is very close to the airport of Tenerife North and is the main point of entry to the island. Here you will find all kinds of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, nightclubs, shopping centres and nightlife, mainly by locals.
3. Los Gigantes
Los Gigantes is another very good area to stay in Tenerife North. It is one of the most important places on the island because of the tourist attraction of its huge cliffs of 800 metres high and its volcanic sand beach. It is a quiet area, but with many maritime activities to enjoy, such as kayaking, jet skiing, boat trips, etc.
Accommodation prices are not as expensive as in other areas of Tenerife. It is located only 20 minutes from Costa Adeje where you can find the best beaches of Tenerife and the best weather, and about 50 minutes from the Teide.
4. Costa Adeje
If the idea of your trip is to spend as much time as possible on the beach, the best area to stay in Tenerife is in the south of the island. There you will find some of the best beaches, an adults-only hotel in Tenerife, a wide range of restaurants, nightlife and shopping centres.
Costa Adeje is one of the most practical areas to stay in Tenerife, you will be only 10 minutes drive from Tenerife South airport and relatively close to Los Gigantes or Teide.
5. Los Cristianos
Los Cristianos is a beach area located in the municipality of Arona, just 6 minutes from Costa Adeje, and is one of the best places to stay in Tenerife South. Like its neighbour Costa Adeje, it is very touristy and very popular with foreigners.
Its white sandy beaches make it one of the favourite destinations for holidaymakers to stay and relax both in low and high season. The port is located here, from where ferries depart to other islands such as La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera.
6. El Médano
El Médano is the favourite place to stay in Tenerife South for surfing and windsurfing enthusiasts. Its beaches, good waves and wind are ideal for these sports.
Both areas, El Médano and Los Cristianos, have a very good nightlife and are very popular with young tourists.