La Caletillas Introduction
La Caletillas is a fairly new development on the north-east coast of Tenerife. It is a quiet resort with a good range of accommodation, shops and restaurants. The black beach is centred around small coves and Playa de las Teresitas, claiming to have the best beach on the island, is only a few kilometres away. La Caletillas is an ideal base for exploring the north of Tenerife with the capital Santa Cruz and the historical town of La Laguna only a short drive away.
Why Go To La Caletillas
La Caletillas holidays offer relaxation in a small modern resort. It lies within an attractive coastal setting around black pebbly coves and is only three kilometres from the very pretty village of Candelaria with its dark sandy beach. La Caletillas’s wide range of restaurants cater for most tastes and there are shops providing holiday essentials as well as gifts and souvenirs.
Who Is La Caletillas Popular With
La Caletillas holidays are popular with those looking for a relaxing holiday in the sun. It draws families and couples of all ages to its centre. The proximity of the capital is an attraction for those who want to combine tranquillity with the opportunity of savouring the excitement of Santa Cruz.
When To Go To La Caletillas
La Caletillas holidays can be taken at any time of year. Summer temperatures can reach thirty degrees with winter temperatures in the high teens.
La Caletillas - The Place
La Caletillas, on the north coast of Tenerife, is a modern resort with an excellent range of accommodation from all-inclusive complexes to comfortable apartments. It is a small and peaceful village with volcanic pebbly beaches in sheltered coves. There are shops for essentials and a good variety of bars, pubs, restaurants and fast food outlets.
If you are looking for a sandy beach, Candelaria, only three kilometres away, offers a perfect spot to sun bathe and participate in water sports. It is also a very pretty village.
La Caletillas is an ideal base for exploring the fertile north of the island with its historic towns and villages. La Laguna, with its centuries-old quarter, has some wonderful architecture, charming streets, squares and courtyards and is well worth visiting. The capital, Santa Cruz, at a distance of only fourteen kilometres, has much to offer visitors with its plethora of shops and entertainment.
There are many excursions available including day trips to Teide National Park. Cable car rides can be taken to the top of the mountain where the views over the island are spectacular. Boat trips can be taken to other resorts or to enjoy whale and dolphin watching or even big game fishing.
La Caletillas holidays offer a charming resort in peaceful surroundings where visitors can relax and enjoy the sunshine.
La Caletillas Nightlife
Nightlife in La Caletillas is fairly muted with bars and restaurants providing evening entertainment. A short taxi ride to the capital Santa Cruz which has many bars, clubs and restaurants will satisfy those who like to party through the night. There is also a large casino in the city.
La Caletillas has a small number of shops providing holiday essentials as well as the usual gift and souvenir shops.
Since one of the attractions of shopping in Tenerife is that it is duty free, with bargains to be found in perfumes, cameras and electronic goods, alcohol and cigarettes, those looking for a wider range of shopping opportunities should take a trip to the capital Santa Cruz.
La Caletillas Eating
La Caletillas has a wide variety of restaurants providing a range of menu from traditional Canarian to international cuisine. It has a number of British style pubs and also fast foods outlets.
Typical Canarian food is the spicy mojo sauce and salty new potatoes that are boiled in sea water before being baked. Fish features prominently on menus and is often served with the green variety of mojo sauce.