Playa de Las Americas is one of the best known holiday resorts in all of Tenerife. A lively resort Playa de Las Americas holidays are famous for the great variety of entertainments that are on offer. Purposely built in the 1960s, Playa de Las Americas is centred around the large man made white sand beach, which differs from the black volcanic sand found on the rest of the beaches in Tenerife. Excellent for those looking for a lively holiday Playa de Las Americas is famous for its large number of bars and clubs.
While Playa de Las Americas is known as a very 'English' resort it is still possible to get some traditional Canary Island experiences including local cuisine.
Although man made, the beach at Playa de Las Americas is one of the best on the island and is the main daytime attraction for holiday makers. Days are spent, during a Playa de Las Americas holiday, relaxing and soaking in the hot sun while breaking every so often for a refreshing drink and bite to eat at one of the many restaurants found on the promenade bordering the beach.
A Playa de Las Americas holiday caters for the more adventurous with a number of water sport opportunities on offer to please even the most hardened adrenaline junkie. For families and nature lovers why not try one of the whale and dolphin spotting boat trips out into the ocean which make a great break and fantastic experience.
Mercury Holidays can help you plan the ultimate exciting holiday to Playa de Las Americas. Our great choice of hotels combined with flights from a choice of airports means that we will be able to put together the perfect package to suit your needs. So give our Reservations team a call and start planning your holiday to Playa de Las Americas now.
Tenerife is lucky enough to boast a near-year round climate, there is very little variation between Summer and Winter in temperature and indeed in rainfall. However the day-to-day weather around the island can vary depending on where you are in the island, for example at the summit of Mt.Teide it may be snowing whereas just an hour away on the beaches of Playa de Las Americas you can quite happily sunbathe! The coast of Tenerife boasts the most sunshine and least cloud than the rest of the island. The hottest months are July and August with an average temperature of 25C, the coolest months are December to February with an average temperature of 18C although it can reach up to 22C even in these months! The driest months are June to August with virtually no rainfall, the most rainfall falls from October to December with an average of 15mm a month.
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