Playa de las Américas is a custom built tourist resort located on the southern coast of Tenerife. Known as the party capital of the island, this is one of the top holiday destinations in Europe. There is plenty more on offer here than vibrant nightlife. Las Américas boasts some of the best beaches to soak up the super weather on offer. This part of the island enjoys some of the best weather thank’s to it’s ideal location.
Tenerife as a whole attracts more visitors each year than any of the other Canary Islands. Many of the best known and most visited tourist resorts are here.
Playa de las Américas, Tenerife
Playa de las Américas Beaches
The Playa de las Américas beaches contain imported sand from the Sahara Desert. This is due to the volcanic nature of Tenerife. Many of the beaches on the island are the familiar black sand composition. Most of popular beaches here are the imported golden sand.
Troya is the top beach here with golden sand and the beautiful promenade. The promenade is full of great bars, shops and restaurants. Troya has all the services one would expect and is a great beach for all the family. This beach has two bars, toilets and plenty of sunbeds for hire during your visit.
The water is particularly calm here and ideal for swimmers of all ages. There are also many water sports and equipment hire services on offer. The water sports available here include jet-skis, paddle boats and various board activities.
El Camisón y El Puertito are two more beaches located close by which are also worth checking out.