Los Cristianos Introduction
Los Cristianos on the south coast of Tenerife lies fifteen kilometres from Reina Sofia airport. Originally a small fishing village, Los Cristianos has grown into one of the most popular resorts on the island. With year round warm sunshine Los Cristianos is the perfect place to escape from the dreary British winter.
Why go to Los Cristianos
A Los Cristianos holiday offers year round sunshine with excellent beaches. While bathing is fairly safe care must be taken as there can sometimes be strong under currents. It is a bustling resort by day and provides lively entertainment by night. The restaurants are well known for both the variety and the quality of the food.
Who Is Los Cristianos Popular With
Los Cristianos has widespread appeal. It is the ideal holiday for water sport enthusiasts, families with children, golfers and couples of all ages.
When To Go To Los Cristianos
Los Cristianos is a year round holiday destination having pleasantly hot summers and warm winters. Although there is occasional rain there is no specific rainy season and showers are short.
Los Cristianos - The Place
Los Cristianos lies on a wide bay on the south-west coast of Tenerife with a backdrop of barren volcanic hills. The beautiful golden beach at Los Cristianos has had its sand imported from the Sahara Desert. Although the beach shelves gently into the sea, it must be remembered that this is the Atlantic Ocean and there can be strong under currents. Water sports including jet skiing, wind surfing, banana boating, sailing and diving. Tenerife is one of the best places for deep sea safaris and trips can be taken from the harbour.
A promenade runs along behind the beach as far as neighbouring Las Americas.
The harbour is a hub of activity with the comings and goings of pleasure trips and fishing boats. The square in front of the harbour with its many small cafes and restaurants is a good place to sit and watch the yachts rolling about in the water.
Among the many attractions on the island is Siam Park, a recently opened themed water park with animals as well as water rides. The children’s jungle area is also very popular. Loro Park has some very beautiful birds as well as a host of other animals.
A cable car ride to the top of Monte Teide gives amazing views over the lunar landscape.
A Los Cristianos holiday can be as relaxed or as active as you wish.
Los Cristianos Nightlife
There are many bars, discos and clubs providing a fairly lively nightlife which is more suited to couples than to the eighteen to thirty age groups. Those looking for rather wilder entertainment can either take a taxi or walk along the promenade to Las Americas. There are many restaurants where couples can enjoy a relaxed meal in pleasant surroundings.
One of the attractions of shopping in Tenerife is that it is tax free. Perfume, alcohol, cigarettes, cameras and electronic goods are all considerably cheaper. Los Cristianos has many fine boutiques and specialist shops. The Sunday market sells many hand crafted items ideal for gifts and holiday mementoes.
Los Cristianos Eating
The high quality of restaurants in Los Cristianos is well known as is the diversity of menu. There are English and Irish pubs, fish restaurants and restaurants serving food from almost every corner of the world. Surely Los Cristianos caters for all tastes.