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Holidays in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas is the livelier tourist resort in Tenerife, where you will find the golden sand beaches and atmospheric nightlife that is sure to appeal to the more adventurous of travelling couples.

This holiday resort was created from nothing in 1966 and sits just to the west of Los Cristianos, joined by the long coastal promenade. At just a 25-minute drive from the south airport, it doesn't take long to start your holiday in Playa de las Americas, where you can be on the beach sipping cocktails just a few hours after departing from the UK.

Hotels in Playa de las Americas

It was built to attract tourists and the accommodation ranges from self-catering studios to 5-star hotels to do just that. Playa de las Americas is a favourite among those looking for Tenerife holidays as it offers all the amenities and facilities you could want with a lively atmosphere that is famous.

The hotels are in close proximity to the beautiful beaches, which are are perfect for all the family, with shallow waters and golden sand. Playa de las Americas is a hub of activity, which also means that there is a wide range of waters sports that you can get involved with, from surfing and snorkelling to jet-skiing and boat excursions, where you might even be so lucky as to see the odd dolphin or whale.

Once you are done soaking up the sun on the beach you can enjoy a spot of retail therapy. Top designer outlets such as Zara can be found in the upmarket shopping malls as well as the normal tourist shops.

Playa de las Americas nightlife

The nightclubs here are plentiful, where you can dance and party to your hearts content until the early hours of the morning. The nightlife of Playa de las Americas is something that is well known, where the kilometre-long stretch of Veronicas in particular is packed with nightclubs, cabaret bars, live music venues, shops and restaurants, ensuring there is something for everyone.

TripAdvisor throws up plenty of recommendations for where to spend your evenings on Playa de las Americas holidays. Frequently seen in the top positions are the Kaluna Beach Club, with Akustito Cocktail in close pursuit. With reviews such as 'So amazing!!! Felt like a celebrity', you know you are guaranteed a good time!

Described by many as a colourful and vibrant destination, a cheap holiday to Playa de las Americas is certainly set to leave an impression. Should the 24-hour festivities get a bit much, the quieter Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje holiday resorts are just a short taxi ride away.

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