Parque Santiago IV self catering apartments

Parque Santiago IV (78) – Two Bed: Parque Santiago IV self catering apartments

Parque Santiago IV self catering apartments in Playa de Las Americas Tenerife. This apartment is south facing with a fantastic sea view.

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Parque Santiago IV self catering apartments

Parque Santiago IV self catering apartments in Playa de Las Americas Tenerife. This apartment is south facing with a fantastic sea view.

This two bedroom is one of our Parque Santiago IV self catering apartments in Playa de las Americas Tenerife. It is a south facing apartment with a large balcony which enjoys fantastic sea views. There are 4 sun loungers as well as some chairs to relax on and gaze across the ocean, perhaps while sipping a ice cold gin and tonic!

The apartment is on the 2nd floor with lift access. It has been recently refurbished and is all on one level, so would be suitable for guests with walking difficulties.

The lounge has a sofa with satellite TV (including English channels) and a DVD player. There is also a dining table and chairs.

The kitchen is well equipped and includes an oven, washing machine, fridge and microwave. There are two bedrooms, each with 2 single beds. There are ceiling fans in the master bedroom and lounge. There are 2 bathrooms both of which have walk-in showers.

Tribu Restaurant

Tribu Restaurant

An Italian restaurant in Las Americas Tenerife.

Tribu is an Italian restaurant in Las Americas Tenerife, close to the Playa Azul apartments. It is a relatively new restaurant and is already rated no 7 out of 225 restaurants in the resort. Forty-three out of its forty-five reviews rate it as very good or excellent: not a bad start!

As well as the fantastic food, the staff are also friendly, especially the chef Marco, who does everything to please.

The starter menu includes langoustine with Greek pasta. Main courses include giant steak on a hot plate and black rice with prawns.

Holiday rentals on Tenerife Sur in Los Cristianos

Tenerife Sur 7 – One Bed: Holiday rentals on Tenerife Sur in Los Cristianos

At holidays4u.org we pride ourselves on offering the highest quality accommodation. We can recommend these holiday rentals on Tenerife Sur in Los Cristianos.

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Holiday rentals on Tenerife Sur in Los Cristianos

At holidays4u.org we pride ourselves on offering the highest quality accommodation. We can recommend these holiday rentals on Tenerife Sur in Los Cristianos.

This apartment is one of our holiday rentals on Tenerife Sur in Los Cristianos. It is situated on the 3rd floor and has a pool view. The balcony is furnished with a patio table and chairs.

The lounge includes an L-shaped sofa bed so the apartment can sleep up to 4 people. There is also a dining table and 4 chairs.

The kitchen has been recently refurbished and includes an oven and fridge.

The pretty bedroom has 2 single beds, as well as a stand up fan.

The bathroom consists of a bath, wash hand basin and WC.

 

100 Pizze Social Club

100 Pizze Social Club

An Italian restaurant in Los Cristianos.

100 Pizze Social Club is an Italian restaurant in Los Cristanos. On TripAdvisor it is rated no 4 out of 300 Los Cristianos restaurant. It has 156 very good and excellent reviews out of 164.  Not bad!

As you would expect from the name the restaurant specialises in pizzas. The portions and the pizzas are very large, but guests are offered a package for takeaway if you have any leftover.

The restaurant is situated in the backstreets, parallel to the main street.  You can’t access it directly by car. It is only open in the evening and it is worth booking a table in advance as it can get very busy.  You will find the locals eat here, which is always a good sign of a good restaurant. As well as the pizzas the restaurant also offers pasta dishes and the specials menu has included grilled fillet steak with french fries or mixed salad, spaghetti pomodoro, roast beef all’inglese with salad and smoked salmon.

Two bedroom apartments in Los Cristianos

Cristimar 1 – Two Bed: Two bedroom apartments in Los Cristianos

Fantastic selection of two bedroom apartments  in Los Cristianos, available for holiday lets in Tenerife on the Canary Islands.

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Two bedroom apartments in Los Cristianos

Fantastic selection of two bedroom apartments in Los Cristianos, available for holiday lets in Tenerife on the Canary Islands.

This is one of our two bedroom apartments in Los Cristianos which we have available for holiday rental.

It sleeps up to 5 people with a double bed in the master bedroom, 2 single beds in the 2nd bedroom and a sofa bed in the lounge. There is also satellite TV.

The apartment is modern and well equipped with a washing machine. It even has a coffee maker.

 

L’Italiano Trattoria

L'Italiano Trattoria

Authentic Italian restaurant situated in San Marino, Los Cristianos, Tenerife.

L’Italiano Trattoria is an authentic Italian restaurant situated in San Marino in the resort of Los Cristianos, Tenerife.

On Trip Advisor it is rated as no 2 out of 300 restaurants in Los Cristianos and has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in 2015. The latest review on TripAdvisor quotes “fabulous unique dining experience”. It also gets 125 out of 130 reviews which rate it as excellent or very good.

As the restaurant is so popular and relatively small, it is advisable to book in advance for evening dinner.

The special menu has featured: cod croquettes with salsa tartar with tomatoes and red onions; meat lasagne gratin with mozarella and parmesan cheese; crunchy chicken escalope with sauteed potatoes and vegetables and for dessert banana with ice cream, whipped cream and chocolate.

Pizza specials include tomatoe, mozarella, spicy chorizo, anchovies and spicy oil. Classic pizzas include tomatoe, mozarella, ham and fresh mushrooms. Main meat dishes include grilled beef tenderloin with salsa. Main fish dishes include grilled tuna in a mint and almond crust. The dessert menu includes tiramisu and panacotta with blueberry sauce.

 

apartments to rent on Club Atlantis

Club Atlantis 79 – Two Bed: apartments to rent on Club Atlantis

Apartments to rent on Club Atlantis complex in the Puerto Colon area of Tenerife.

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apartments to rent on Club Atlantis

Apartments to rent on Club Atlantis complex in the Puerto Colon area of Tenerife.

This is one of our apartments to rent on Club Atlantis. It has two bedrooms, one with a king-size double bed and the other with two single beds. The apartment can sleep up to 6 people as there is also a double sofa bed in the lounge.

The apartment has all the modern amenities that you would expect from a good quality holiday apartment. There is air conditioning as well as a washing machine and a dishwasher. There is also satellite TV.

The apartment is on the 3rd floor and enjoys sea views and side pool views.

Harriet’s Restaurant and Tea Room

Harriet's Restaurant and Tea Room

A bistro restaurant and tea room with an English menu.

Harriet’s Restaurant and Tea Room is situated in Costa Adeje.

On TripAdvisor it has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence and has 1222 out of 1327 reviews which are either rated as good or excellent.

The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, though it is advisable to book for the evening as it can get very busy. The chef serves home cooked food with good size portions and at reasonable prices.

Here is one of the evening menus:

Oven Baked Stuffed Chicken Breast: Tender chicken breast fillet, rolled and filled with our homemade savoury stuffing, served with a choice of potatoes, and accompanied with fresh vegetables and a rich gravy (9,40 euros)

Harriet’s Cottage Pie (Gluten Free) Prime minced beef, onions and carrots slowly cooked in rich meat stock gravy, topped with creamy mashed potatoes and an optional melted cheese topping, served with fresh vegetables and a choice of potatoes (9.40 euros)

Grilled pork loin steaks (Gluten Free) Tender cuts of pork loin covered with gravy or a choice of mushroom or apple & cider sauce and accompanied with fresh vegetables and a choice of potatoes (9,80 euros)

Scampi Golden fried choice scampi in breadcrumbs accompanied with Tartar sauce, homemade chips, garden peas and a salad garnish (8,90 euros)

BBQ Spare ribs (Gluten Free) Spare ribs covered in our own BBQ Sauce served with a Choice of potatoes, fresh vegetables or side salad (9,30 euros)

Belly Pork with crackling (Gluten Free) Slow roasted belly pork with crackling served with homemade apple Sauce and a choice of potatoes, fresh vegetables and gravy (11.75 euros)

Choice of potatoes included in the main course Mashed, baby boiled, homemade chips or jacket Or Boiled Rice

Holiday villa Parque Santiago 3

Parque Santiago III (68) – Three Bed Villa: Holiday villa Parque Santiago 3

Holiday villa Parque Santiago 3 – villa rentals in Playa de las Americas, Tenerife.

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Holiday villa Parque Santiago 3

Holiday villa Parque Santiago 3 – villa rentals in Playa de las Americas, Tenerife.

This Holiday villa Parque Santiago 3 has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. One of the bedrooms has a double bed and the other two have twin beds. The bathroom upstairs has a bath and there is a shower room downstairs.

The villa faces south with a gated terrace which leads out to the promenade and beach. There is therefore a sea view from all levels of the property.

The villa is on the Azure block. The villa also has a washing machine.

La Casita de Taby

La Casita de Taby

Spanish tapas and wine bar

This Spanish tapas and wine bar is situated in the centre of Playa de las Americas and has a balcony facing the ocean, so you can watch the sunset. On TripAdvisor the restaurant seems quite new. There are only 21 reviews, but they are all excellent.

The reviews mention the friendly atmosphere and staff as well as the excellent food. Infact it is a family run business. If you want to sample some real Spanish tapas, then this is the restaurant for you. Although the menu is limited, the food is amazing and most importantly it is very fresh. Everything is freshly made.

The music is also good as well as the drinks, particularly the mojitos and sangria. If you don’t like rum in your mojito, ask for it to be made with vodka instead.

The menu includes grilled octupus, tomatoes and goats cheese and spicy potatoes bravas.

The bar is open every day.  Most days the bar opens at noon and closes at 1 o’clock in the morning. The prices are very reasonable.

 

 

 

Studio to Rent on Torres del Sol Tenerife

Torres del Sol 6 – Studio: Studio to Rent on Torres del Sol Tenerife

A studio to rent on Torres del Sol Tenerife. The studio can sleep up to 4 people with a double bed and sofa bed. There is satellite TV and a DVD player.

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studio to rent on torres del sol tenerife

A studio to rent on Torres del Sol Tenerife. The studio can sleep up to 4 people with a double bed and sofa bed. There is satellite TV and a DVD player.

This studio to rent on Torres del Sol Tenerife is situated on the 2nd floor and enjoys a pool view.

The balcony is furnished with a patio table and chairs.

Inside the studio there is a double bed and 2 sofas which convert into a sofa bed. There is also satellite TV including English channels and a DVD player with a selection of movies.

The kitchen is well equipped including a fridge, microwave, ceramic hob and electric oven. There is also a washing machine. The bathroom has a bath with shower overhead, wash hand basin and WC.

Linen and towels are provided and changed weekly.

Showtime: The Sound of Musicals

Showtime

The Sound of Musicals

Showtime: The Sound of Musicals is a theatre dining experience consisting of transportation from your apartment, villa or hotel, red carpet treatment on arrival, dinner with background music consisting of Frank Sinatra and friends, followed by the show.

The show consists of various songs and dances from the West End shows including Grease, Hairspray, Moulin Rouge, Dirty Dancing, Joseph, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and Chicago, with a mixture of comedy.

The dinner setting is atmospheric with starched table cloths and chandeliers.  You will be treated to a 2 course meal with all soft drinks, beer and wine included.

The show changes, so don’t be afraid to come and see it more than once!

Studios for Rental on Santa Maria Tenerife

Santa Maria 110 – Studio: Studios for Rental on Santa Maria Tenerife

One of our studios for rental on Santa Maria Tenerife. It is on the ground floor and has air conditioning. There are 2 single beds in the bedroom area.

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studios for rental on santa maria tenerife

One of our studios for rental on Santa Maria Tenerife. It is on the ground floor and has air conditioning. There are 2 single beds in the bedroom area.

This is one of our studios for rental on Santa Maria Tenerife. It is situated on the ground floor and has air conditioning.

There is  sofa in the lounge as well as a dining area. In addition to the air conditioning there is also a ceiling fan. Patio doors lead out to the terrace which is furnished with a patio table and chairs.

The bedroom area has 2 single beds as well as a bedside table and lamp.

The little kitchen is well equipped including a fridge and a toaster (please ask us for full details on what is included).

The bathroom has a bath with a shower overhead, a wash hand basin and a WC.

The owner only asks for a small deposit to confirm a booking and the balance of the booking fee is payable on arrival. Linen and towels are provided and changed weekly.

Spotting Bottlenose Dolphins in Tenerife

Bottlenose Dolphin

One of the most common marine mammals to be spotted in Tenerife.

The bottlenose dolphin is a very common sight in Tenerife, mostly seen on the whale and dolphin watching excursions off the coastline.

They are a fascinating species often showing affection towards other mammals including humans.

It is interesting to note that whilst there are many species of dolphin, the bottlenose in particular is actually resident in Tenerife waters. This is the reason that they are the most seen species and why there is an 80% chance of sighting one on the whale and dolphin watching tours.

Studios on Santa Maria Tenerife

Santa Maria 111 – Studio: Studios on Santa Maria Tenerife

One of our studios on Santa Maria Tenerife available for holiday rental with a partial sea view. The studio also has a washing machine.

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studios on santa maria tenerife

One of our studios on Santa Maria Tenerife available for holiday rental with a partial sea view. The studio also has a washing machine.

This is one of our studios on Santa Maria Tenerife which enjoys a partial sea view as well as views over the tennis courts. The balcony is furnished with a patio table and chairs and a clothes airer.

The studio has a sofa bed and a flat screen TV with satellite channels. There is also a dining area with a dining table and chairs.

In the kitchen area there is a full oven, hob, extractor fan, as well as a microwave and tall fridge/freezer.

The bedroom area has 2 single beds as well as a ceiling fan.

The bathroom has a bath with shower overhead, a wash hand basin, WC and also a washing machine.

Tennis in Tenerife

Tennis in Tenerife

There are lots of tennis clubs scattered across the island.

Tennis is very popular in Tenerife. Tennis courts can be fond in many upmarket hotels in Tenerife including Hovima Santa Maria. Some hotels even have tennis clubs with tennis coaches included.

There are also some independent tennis clubs. The nearest to Santa Maria and San Eugenios is Club Deportivo Tenisur, which is located in the San Eugenio Alto area, and which as well as tennis, also features racket ball, squash and paddle tennis.

This club opened first in 1984. It also has a restaurant, playground and sports shop available. There are 3 artificial turf tennis courts, 3 paddle tennis courts and 2 squash courts plus racketball. Individual and group lessons are also available for tennis, racketball, squash and paddle tennis.

 

Two Bedroom Apartment to Rent on Andalucia Tenerife

Andalucia 7 – Two Bed: Two Bedroom Apartment to Rent on Andalucia Tenerife

A two bedroom apartment to rent on Andalucia Tenerife with a large sunny balcony furnished with sun loungers, patio table and chairs. There is also a washing machine.

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two bedroom apartment to rent on Andalucia Tenerife

A two bedroom apartment to rent on Andalucia Tenerife with a large sunny balcony furnished with sun loungers, patio table and chairs. There is also a washing machine.

This two bedroom apartment to rent on Andalucia Tenerife has a large sunny balcony which has been furnished with 4 sun loungers and a patio table and 4 chairs.

The apartment can sleep up to 4 people as there is a double bed in the master bedroom and 2 single beds in the second bedroom.

The lounge is comfortably furnished with 2 3-seater sofas arranged in an L-shape around a coffee table. There is also satellite TV including English channels and a DVD player.

The kitchen is also well equipped with a full oven, a fridge as well as a separate freezer, microwave, ceramic hob etc. There is also a toasted sandwich maker and a dining table and 4 chairs.

The apartment also has a washing machine.

There is plenty of on street parking available around the complex, which is wheelchair accessible.

Thai Phuket Restaurant

Thai Phuket Restaurant

situated in the Torviscas Alto area in Tenerife

The Thai Phuket Restaurant is situated in the Torviscas Alto area of Tenerife. It serves oriental Thai cuisine and is highly recommended on TripAdvisor.

It’s particularly worth trying the Thai salad which is made using lime juice and nuts.  The taste of  Thai salad is possibly a defining feature of Thai cuisine. Once tasted you possibly may not want to eat salad made any other way!

The menu is varied and includes chicken satay; Sautéed rice noodles with chicken, shrimp, vegetables, eggs and ground peanuts; Chicken with coconut milk, leaves of lemon and basil; green curry; spring rolls; sweet and sour chicken and chilli beef.

Apartment to Rent on Orlando Tenerife

Orlando 18 – One Bed: Apartment to Rent on Orlando Tenerife

A one bedroom apartment to rent on Orlando Tenerife. It can sleep up to 4 people with a double bed in the bedroom and a double sofa bed in the lounge.

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apartment to rent on Orlando Tenerife

A one bedroom apartment to rent on Orlando Tenerife. It can sleep up to 4 people with a double bed in the bedroom and a double sofa bed in the lounge.

This lovely one bedroom apartment to rent on Orlando Tenerife enjoys a pool view from the balcony.  It has one bedroom with a double bed and there is a sofa bed in the lounge so it can sleep up to 4 people.

The kitchen is well equipped with a full oven, microwave, hob and large fridge/freezer.

The bathroom has a bath with shower overhead, wash hand basin, WC and a washing machine.

The balcony enjoys a pool view and is furnished with a patio table and chairs.

Cycling in Tenerife

Cycling in Tenerife

Mount Teide in Tenerife is a popular training destination.

Mount Teide in Tenerife is a popular training destination, attracting many Tour de France competitors, including Chris Froome. There is a hotel at the summit of the mountain, Hotel Parador, which is also popular for trainers, due to the high altitude. Altitude training is said to improve athlete’s capacity for processing oxygen.

Because of the South of the island id dry and barren and the North is lush and green, it also makes for a varied ride. And the climate is perfect even in December. Temperatures at this time can reach as high as 26 degrees C during the day and only goes down  to around 10-15 degrees C at night.

There are also a number of companies in Tenerife who offer recreational bike tours and training camps, where a package is put together of hotel accommodation, full support form an accompanying van with nutrition, water, iso drinks, etc.