Balcon de Los Gigantes

The Tenerife region

Tenerife MapTenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and lies in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 120 miles off the coast of north west Africa. Tenerife enjoys upto 11 hours of sunshine in the summer months, which means it is he sun lovers paradise island. The temperature in Tenerife averages 26 degrees centigrade with not much variation throughout the year, making Tenerife the perfect getaway in the winter months from those long dark and cold days of England.

Whilst in Tenerife you will find the volcanic landscapes quite dramatic on the south of the island or if visiting the north of the island you will find lush sub-tropical vegetation.

There are many activities to be enjoyed in Tenerife ranging from the most gentle to the sportiest, including jeep safari's,camel parks,tropical gardens, the famous °Loro Parque" parrot park, Las Aguilas which features a spectacular bird of prey show.

A whale and dolphin trip is a must and for the sports minded tennis, squash and horse riding. There are four golf courses including the 27 hole championship course, and of course all year round water sports and if none of that appeals Tenerife is the perfect place to enjoy lazy days around the pool or at the beach.

Puerto Santiago / Los Gigantes area

Puerto Santiago - is located between the resorts of los Gigantes and Playa de la Arena. Puerto Santiago has a rugged coast line with the old harbour tucked away in the middle,which sports a small sandy beach.

Los Gigantes - Derives it's name from the imposing cliffs "The Giants" which dominate the resort. As well as the magnificent cliffs there is a picturesque marina, where you can undertake activities such as Whale and Dolphin watching, deep sea fishing and scuba diving.

Playa de la Arena - Boasts the famous large black sandy beach, which flies the honoured "Blue Flag" for cleanliness. Lifeguards are on duty during the daytime.


Activities near Puerto Santiago

Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Great for:
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Good nightlife




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