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Man-made Playa de las Americas is one of the most astounding success stories of the tourist world. Tons of white sand were brought in from the Sah Desert to create this massive playground for the rich and richer.

Playa de las Americas Attractions

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Parque Nacional de las Canadas del Teide - Mount Teide (pronounced as in lady) rises a stupendous 3.718 metres from a massive volcanic crater that is 48 km in circumference. Access to the extinct volcano is by cable car, or if you are feeling energetic, by foot, but whichever way you reach the top it will be worth the effort. The breathtaking view pans over Gran Canaria, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.

Aqua Park - Situated about 5 minutes from Playa de las Americas, this park has all the things that go into making a holiday in the sun all the fun it should be. With the Dolphin Lake and Dolphin show, water rides and slides, pools and sun-bed areas, as well as restaurants, snack bars and shops, no one can complain that there is nothing to do or see.

Los Cristianos - Playa de las Americas close neighbour, Los Cristianos, has the Tenerife Zoo and the Eagles Park within close range, where a family can enjoy a day out and the kids won't be bored.

Restaurante Balkonen Across from Colombus Hotel. Great selection of food, Lebanese and pizza.
submitted by Colette , 30/12/08

Sax Bar, Ian Rockcliffe The Sax Bar is now closed, but for Ians' fans, of whom there are many, he is now playing every night at Cafe de Paris, just round the corner, opposite Burger King-don't miss him, he is the best '70,s rock guitarist live you will see, guaranteed!!-(Ian you owe me a beer for that!!)
submitted by Chris Miller, 28/09/08

Los Angeles Restaurant This is the BEST restaurant I went to in Tenerife! Got to admit there isn’t very nice food, But I love the two guys who entertain! I LOVE THEMMMM ! ! ! ! ! Go there! , its fabuloussssssss :) !
submitted by Louise, 04/08/08

Star Bar Great bar, compere David Tappin keeps the karaoke singers coming on thick and fast, all of which are usually pretty good. Had great nights in there with my family. Happy hour on during the day too. €1.50 for bud, heineken, strongbow etc..... Food's tasty and reasonably priced too. Happy days !
submitted by Rob Tate, 21/07/08

Brazenhead II Best hosts in Tenerife: Martin, Helen, Sharon and Steve from Newcastle. New owners of the pub karaoke every night with resident Mike from Wales. They all make you feel very welcome. Go along and give them your support in their new venture. Tell them hello from Dublin
submitted by Marcella, 27/05/08

Cafe de Paris P d l Americas Just passing tonite but lured in to watch the most amazing guitarist we have heard for a long time - Ian Rockcliffe. Dire Straits, Black Sabbath - his repertoire is endless and he is note perfect. If you get the chance spare a few hours to listen to him play - you will not regret it.
submitted by Dee and Geoff, 10/08/07

Bus Stop Best pub by far.. Brilliant music & a great atmosphere. Everyone was so friendly. Couldnt have asked for a better drinking spot :-)We were there for the week, and spent almost every nite @ Bus Stop! Big shout out to Neil, Gaz & "Soft Cock", ha ha... Ta for a great week lads. Be back again soon,
submitted by Paula & Niamh, 13/02/07

Shenanigans At The Patch Superb live band " Loony Tunes" Dave & Fred, brilliant musicians creating a fantastic atmosphere, plus live acts importantly the bar staff and management are so friendly, with a great selection of drinks & cocktails, you will have a superb night or nights, as you will make it a regular haunt, Get to the Patch in Playa De Las Americas, Shenanigans is on the right as you face down to the beach direction. We'll be back soon.
submitted by Calvy, Allan & Ritchie, 17/01/07

The Sax Bar, the Patch Superb rock guitarist Ian rockcliffe you cannot afford to miss him, first saw him at California Bar a few years back and been looking for him ever since. Mine host is Tam Kellichan ex skids drummer from nearby Lochgelly, looking forward to our next visit in January 2007.
submitted by Joe and Sandra Gardiner, 08/11/06

Fitzpatricks Irish Bar Loved the atmosphere and always had a laugh with the staff and duet Evolution who played fantastic music - thoroughly recommend saying hi to them all if on holiday in Las Americas, Tenerife
submitted by Amanda, 06/10/06

The Sax Bar Great bar with a great atmosphere. Band was fantastic. Add to that an extensive cocktail list - what more could you ask for whilst on holiday?
submitted by Liz and Steve, 03/10/06

Bus Stop Bus Stop is by far the best bar in Las Americas - I've been going back for the past 3 years and the staff there are like friends! The DJ James is the funniest man on the planet! Can't wait to go back - It is always happy hour at Bus Stop!
submitted by Louise Fleming, 06/06/06

Del Mar Cafe Definitely the best nightclub in Playa de las Americos in my humble opinion...
submitted by One Speed, 19/05/06

Brannigans Best bar - bar none! DJ is awesome, barmen + pr guys are all so hot (Dave, Mike, Pete, Gaz, Lewis especially) go and you will be guaranteed cheap drinks and loads of laughs.
submitted by Hannah, 03/11/05

Fitzpatricks Irish Bar A great atmosphere every night I went for a few drinks. A small pub but you have a good laugh and there’s excellent live entertainment especially from duet Evolution!
submitted by Francesca, 27/10/05

The Sax Bar on the Patch Although this is called the sax bar it actually has one of the best rock guitarists we have ever heard as resident nearly every night. Brilliant music and fantastic atmosphere. DONT MISS THIS ONE
submitted by Samantha, 22/10/05

Royal Oak I enjoyed the nights that I had there dj zeke was ace, thanx for playing my song for me dj zeke. Trying to persuade my mom n dad to bring me back next year if not will be going the year after with all my mates. Missing Tenerife loads hope to be back some time soon x x x
submitted by Simone, 15/10/05

Tramps Tramps is a one in a million! The best club by far in the world. The music is so good it feeds you with adrenalin. You are able to dance all night long without a sip of alcohol. A good night guaranteed!
submitted by Amy, 11/07/05

Playa de las Americas Beaches

The man-made and regenerated beaches of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos are examples of man's ingenuity and determination. Millions of tons of sand were brought in to create these tourist Mecca's, but the sun-worshipers and water babies who play there hardly give it a thought.

Their time is far too enjoyable and they are working far too hard on just having fun to concern themselves with the how and when of their beach's creation. And that is as it should be.

Playa de las Americas Restaurants and Bars

Playa de las Americas Restaurants

La Estancia - Urbanizacion Las Aguilas del Teide, Chayofa (Next to Hotel Estefania). This award-winning restaurant serves traditional French-Mediterranean cuisine, and frequently hosts Moroccan, French and Bastille Day theme nights.

The King and I Thai Restaurant - Local 12b, Garden City San Eugenio, the marvellous Thai food served in this restaurant and the great atmosphere transport diners to another place and another culture that is beyond description.

Krishna Tandoori C.C. Compostela Beach, (in front of Vista Sur). For a taste of India that is succulent and spicy, and very fresh, this Indian restaurant serves the best.

Churrasqueria Rodeo - Urbanizacion Playa Fanabe, 35. Playa de las Americas, this restaurant is something else. When you enter you are handed two cards, one green, and one red. If you display the green card, you are brought slices of juicy, red meat, which keep coming until you hold up the red card to indicate you are replete and fit to bust. Great place for carnivores, but definitely not for vegetarians.

Playa de las Americas Bars & Clubs

The Corner Bar - Parque de la Paz Las Americas (Opp. Mediterranean Palace) Enjoy the live entertainment in this bar, and get your belly around some good old British food.

Fitzpatrick's Irish Bar - San Rafael, Local no, 1 Playa de Las Americas. Well, you are in Tenerife, at one of the hottest resorts in the country, why not admit you're a 'Paddy' at heart and enjoy the live music played by an Irish band every night of the week.

The Full Monty Fun Pub - The Patch, Playa De Las Americas, come to this pub for some serious drinking, as well as the live entertainment and cabaret, for an evening you will never forget, even though you may possibly want to after the fifth round you ordered.

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