Los Cristianos Holidays 2016

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Lively Los Cristianos

Los Cristianos will see you based in a vibrant resort on the island of Tenerife, surrounded by gorgeous beaches, captivating countryside and a bustling nightlife. On the west coast of Tenerife are many exciting and exclusive resorts, and you’ll experience that on Los Cristianos holidays. From wonderful beach treats to fun family attractions, the resort caters perfectly to a variety of holidaymakers, from families to couples.

The location of the resort will also give people the chance to explore some of the iconic natural beauty of the Canary Islands, whether through exploring the dramatic inland landscapes of Tenerife, or ferrying over to a neighbouring island to explore a variety of national parks. If you look for a beach break, an island-hopping adventure or a trip filled with outdoor pursuits, you’ll never run out of things to do on holidays to Los Cristianos.

Action on the Water

There’s plenty of excitement and adventure found on and around the coastal beauty of Los Cristianos, as well as the relaxation of lounging on the soft sand. Those that thrive on adding an active element to their trip will find plenty of things to get their pulses racing, with a myriad of water sports available. From diving and snorkelling to sailing and jet skiing, Los Cristianos and the neighbouring resort of Costa Adeje will have you occupied from the moment you arrive.

For something a little more sedate on your Los Cristianos holidays, strolling around the harbour and marina will welcome you to some charming bars and alluring eateries, serving up cool drinks and traditional cuisine. Others will find enough joy in relaxing on the sand, with Playa de las Vistas arguably the most attractive strip of sand in the area, while the beaches of nearby Playa de las Americas will also serve beach bums well. A series of boat trip options can also provide a sedate atmosphere to your trip - some of the most exhilarating include dolphin and whale watching adventures.

Family Fun and Island Exploration

Families will find a great deal of joy from spending their holidays in Los Cristianos. There are countless wonderful and comfortable hotels from 4-star resorts to large apartments to host families and couples. Those with young kids, as well as the young at heart, should head to Siam Park, a fantastic themed waterpark. Meanwhile, Monkey Park is a great and informative zoo that’s home to many friendly and interesting primates. Castillo San Miguel is another great family attraction, hosting medieval shows.

A stay in Los Cristianos also gives holidaymakers the opportunity to hop on a ferry and explore some more of the Canary Islands, among them La Gomera. Holidays to La Gomera are home to some stunning natural scenery landscapes, with the crown jewel found in the form of the Garajonay National Park – a perfect place for nature lovers to trek around. The island is also home to some wonderful beaches, all of which see smaller crowds than those on Tenerife and Gran Canaria. When back at your resort, if the sun has set, head out into the bustling nightlife enjoyed in Los Cristianos after enjoying hearty seafood paella around the marina

Hotels in Los Cristianos

Hotel Paradise Park

This 4 star hotel will please everyone. It has children's entertainment and five swimming pools for families, a spa and solarium for couples and it is in the ideal place to explore the island for adventurers.

All rooms have air conditioning and a balcony or terrace and with a short transfer of just 12 miles, you can be relaxing by your choice of pool within minutes.

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Sol Princesa Dacil

This hotel is just 200 metres from the main beach in Los Cristianos and has great views of the beach and harbour. There is a large freshwater pool and separate children's pool. The centre of Los Cristianos is just 500 metres away where you will find a wide range of restaurants, shops and bars. It also has a children's club to entertain the little ones.

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Hotel Reveron Plaza

This hotel is the perfect hotel for couples in Tenerife. There is a romantic rooftop swimming pool where you can relax during the day and enjoy the views of the nearby beaches and the centre of the resort. You are only a short walk away from the centre of Los Cristianos, where you can find a wide range of bars and restaurants, as well as some great shops.

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Los Cristianos Family Holidays

Beaches

Los Cristianos beach is great for families with children. The fine golden sand has a shallow slope to the calm sea. There are sunbeds and parasols for hire, as well as a traditional promenade lined with a range of gift shops and restaurants. It is also possible to take whale and dolphin watching boat trips from here.

Hotels

The Agua Mar Apartments are in a central location within Los Cristianos and are set around a huge lagoon-style pool. There is a children's pool, play area and mini-golf course and the beach is just 900 metres away. These apartments are ideal for family holidays to Tenerife.

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Attractions

Monkey Zoo is an international breeding centre for endangered species of primates where you can actually walk through the monkey enclosures and feed them fruit. Younger children will love this park that is only five minutes away from Los Cristianos.

You can also take boat trips from the harbour here for dolphin and whale watching cruises.

Where to Eat

Being an old fishing town you will find an abundance of excellent seafood restaurants as well as every other kind of cuisine you could wish for. We recommend La Tasca de Mi Abuelo where you can find some of the best tapas on the island. This family resort caters well for children and you will find a children's menu in most restaurants.

Romance in Los Cristianos

Hotels

The Hotel Paradise Park is in a stunning location looking over the harbour of Los Cristianos. This 4 star hotel has a spa, solarium and six swimming pools! A perfect choice for couples who want to be close to the resort centre in a luxury hotel.

The Hotel Reveron Plaza is another great option for couples looking for a central location. The rooftop pool is the perfect setting for a romantic cocktail watching the sunset.

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Beaches for Couples

The main sandy beach in Los Cristianos is perfect for a romantic trip, with plenty of sun loungers to enjoy the rays. For lunch you'll be spoilt for choice from the range of cafés and bars found along the promenade. If you fancy something a bit more active then why not try tandem paragliding so you can enjoy the views of the island from the privacy of the skies. There is a wide choice of water sports available at most of the beaches in the south of the island.

Restaurants

You will find everything from tapas to Thai within the resort for dinner, with many of the restaurants offering outside dining, so you can enjoy the views with a refreshing drink. This resort is a traditional fishing village so you'll still find plenty of amazing seafood restaurants near the harbour.

Many of the cafés are open all day, so why not head down for breakfast on the beach to watch the sun come up?

Things to do in Los Cristianos

Tenerife Zoo Monkey Park

Children will love this park, just five minutes away from the centre of Los Cristianos. It is an interactive zoo where you can walk through the enclosures and feed the monkeys yourselves. It only costs around €10 to get in and you can easily spend a whole afternoon here. There are also a few other water parks on the island nearby.

How to get there

  • Exit 26 off the TF1 if you are hiring a car
  • Reliable bus route

The Harbour

This is the place to head if you are looking for a place for lunch or dinner, or even just a morning coffee or ice cream. You can sit back and watch the many boats coming and going, as well as exploring the souvenir shops that line the promenade.

You will find all sorts of restaurants here, serving cuisines from all around the world.

Things to do

  • Have a meal out
  • Take a boat trip
  • Shopping

Playa de las Vistas

This beach has plenty to keep the most diverse groups occupied. There are water sports, volleyball courts, boules facilities and sun loungers along the beach that are open to everyone.

This clean beach has shallow, clear waters that are great for paddling with young children.

You will often find amazing displays of sand art and huge sand castles here.

Useful information

Language
Spanish (English widely spoken)
Currency
Euro
Local time
GMT/BST
Airport
Tenerife South
Flight time
4 hours 15 minutes