Playa Paraiso attracts couples and families all year round thanks to a climate that makes the Canary Islands so popular. But of course it’s not the climate alone that contributes to the allure, as Playa Paraiso holidays offer beauty and photogenic landscapes in abundance. The purpose built Tenerife resort has a stunning golden beach as well as a saltwater lido sheltered by the mountains and graceful green trees – your dreams of paradise just became a reality.
If you’re with the family in search of adventure on holidays in Playa Paraiso, the Siam Park waterpark is a must visit. The location hosts elaborate designs including themed spaces such as the Mai Tai River, and with dinosaurs and dragons overlooking certain slides. If you can’t keep up with the youthful energy, you can visit the teahouses and restaurants, or even kick back on Siam Beach. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in nature, you can explore the depths of the sea via a snorkelling excursion. Scuba schools cater for beginners to make sure everyone has the opportunity to come face to face with the underwater unknown.
Playa Paraiso also offers the chance for holidaymakers to hike through the solidified lava of active volcano Mount Teide, the highest mountain in Spain. Appreciate the views of Tenerife from this incredible vantage point with the surrounding national park adding to the awe on holidays to Playa Paraiso. If you’d prefer to admire the volcano from afar, the national park leads to the quaint village of Vilaflor, where you can grab some authentic food and local wine. If you venture even further, you’ll reach Playa de las Americas, the counterpart to Playa Paraiso’s sedateness. Here you can dance the night away among locals and tourists to the contemporary and nostalgic sounds that make the resort so popular.
The quiet secluded resort of Playa Paraiso is ideal for couples looking to spend some serious relaxation time and there's a mix of accommodation available to suit every budget. For all-out luxury, we recommend the Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel for its heated saltwater pool and beautifully kept gardens.
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If it's beaches you're seeking, head to nearby Playa de las Americas for picture-perfec, white sand and as many water sports as you can handle for an adrenaline-fuelled afternoon. The island's unique volcanic scenery also offers couples the chance of romantic walks and hikes in Mount Teide National Park.
The resort offers the ultimate in relaxation, so sip on a glass of Spanish wine and wind down as the sun sets in quaint bars in Playa Paraiso, or if you're looking for bustling nightlife then head to nearby Los Cristianos or Playa de las Americas to dance the night away in one of the many bars or clubs.
Boat trips leave from all over the island daily and give you the unique opportunity to discover the breathtaking marine life that lives in the surroundings of the volcanic island of Tenerife. Fishing trips are also available, as are excursions to the nearby islands of La Palma and La Gomera to climb active volcanoes.
Because of Tenerife's volcanic composition, walkers have been drawn here for years in search of exploration in areas such as Mount Teide National Park. Home to Mount Teide and its volcanic surroundings, there are well-mapped trails to suit every ability.
Tenerife's rocky coastline is home to many coves and rocky beaches waiting to be discovered, but if it's white sand you're looking for then head to Playa de las Americas. Here, you can also find a good mix of beach bars and restaurants, as well as an abundant selection of water sports.
La Gomera is one of the smallest Canary Islands and a playground just waiting to be discovered for adventurous types. You can take a boat from Tenerife and cycle through its many trails that were once used as donkey tracks.
The quiet and relaxed hotels aim to offer you the ultimate in relaxation, while the kids still stay entertained. The all-inclusive Bahia Principe Resort offers an entertainment package suitable for all ages and also has a hilltop Jacuzzi for you to enjoy when the kids have gone to bed.
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This is a great place to explore the island from if you wish, or simply relax by the pool or beach if you don't. The resort has also created a saltwater lido in the centre, or maybe consider Loro Parque Zoo for a day trip, where the kids will love the mix of marine animals and birds.
The beach in Playa Paraiso is small and made of shingle, so you may want to explore further to find the perfect spot to top up your tan. Nearby Playa de las Americas has a picture-perfect, white sandy beach where the kids can play safely in the water, plus there's a big mix of water sports available here.
There's an extensive mix of restaurants available to suit every palette, so there's sure to be somewhere suitable for all the family. We recommend trying the local specialty, fried fish, for the best the local cuisine has to offer.
When staying in Tenerife, there's no way you will not hear about Mount Teide. The island's resident active volcano is currently dormant and trips run regularly to its top, which is also the highest point in Spain. Ancient Greeks called Teide 'mythological mountain' and it's well worth a visit to find out exactly why.
Siam Park is Tenerife's very own Thai-inspired water park offering fun for all the family in its mix of relaxing pools or high adrenaline rides. Easily accessible by a free bus service, it's a day out that everybody in your group will enjoy, no matter what their age!
The rich history and individual culture of the Canary Islands is present in many historical sites dotted around the island, but it's well worth making the trip to see for yourself. Orotava is a beautifully traditional town; ideal for a day trip, or the Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria is a breath taking church in nearby Candelaria.