If you’re traveling to Tenerife, visiting the beautiful shores that surround the island should be on your list. From golden sands to volcanic stone, there’s no better way to spend your vacation than exploring and relaxing on the Spanish island’s beaches.
With vibrant blue waters and awe-striking sunsets, you’ll want to eat, sleep, and party on the sandy coasts. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. There are dozens of Tenerife resorts and hotels right within walking distance of the Atlantic Ocean. We’re listing our top six beachfront hotels that will make your trip to Tenerife as memorable as the view from your hotel window.
1. Royal Hideaway Corales Suites
Named “Best European Hotel of 2018” by The European Hospitality Awards, the Royal Hideaway has earned its crown. While the deluxe suite-style rooms offer indoor saltwater swimming pools, fully equipped kitchens and panoramic ocean views, the real excitement begins outside of the hotel. To help you fully appreciate the beauty of the Canary Island, the hotel offers guided scuba diving, starry-night cruises, and other exciting adventures as a part of their Royal Experiences package. To find out more about why the Royal Hideaway finds itself as one of the top European hotels, read more here.
2. The Ritz-Carlton, Abama
Located a stone’s throw from southwest coast of the island, this 5-star resort redefines luxury. After a long day of exploring the island, enjoy a swim in one of their seven pools, unwind at the luxury spa, or indulge in a round at one of the island’s most famous golf courses. To end the day, reward yourself with a bite to eat at one of the hotels twelve restaurants. from Sports bars to Michelin stars, the Ritz-Carlton has a plate for any palate. Click here for more photos and information.
3. H10 Hotels
Need a weekend away from the kids? Call up your babysitter and book a stay at one of H10’s six coastal resorts for a peaceful and exclusive “Adults only” getaway. During the day, soak up the sun on the idyllic, blue water beaches, or poolside in a comfortable Bali bed. As the sun sets, compete in watersports, explore tai chi, or kick back and enjoy live music and shows in the H10 activity center. Cap off the day by treating your taste buds to coffee, cocktails or seafood at one of H10’s unique and romantic restaurants before heading back to your luxurious room. Kids joining? Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty for them to do too.
4. Jardín Tropical
The tropical garden, as it is known in English, certainly lives up to its name. From subtropical gardens overlooking the nearby ocean to island-native palm trees outlining the saltwater pools, the resort offers a genuine taste of the Canary Islands beauty. The garden also provides a collection of spacious and beautiful facilities, making the hotel a perfect venue for small family gatherings, group celebrations, or business meetings. To learn more about the Jardín Tropical, click here.
5. Iberostar Grand Hotels
The term “Grand” is not used lightly when referring to Tenerife’s Iberostar Hotels. With 3 coastal resorts—El Mirador, Mencey, and Salomé—you’ve got options. Mencey is located just outside of the heart and capital of the island; Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Here, you have the choice between exploring the cultural roots of the island’s history or laying back and enjoying the island’s beaches. Salomé and El Mirador are exclusive, adult-only hotels. Located feet off of the southwest coast of the island, these Iberostar locations provide a romantic experience for you and your partner with fine dining, dozens of spa treatments, and a peaceful, quiet environment.
Iberostar offers 4 more seafront locations around the island, offering activities and amenities for the whole family. To find out which resort best suits your vacations needs, check out the full list here.
6. Bahía del Duque
Your flight may have brought you to the Tenerife airport, but the kitchens of Bahía del Duque will take you on a journey around the world. With the help of internationally renowned, Michelin Star chefs, the wide variety of ethnic cuisines will take you from France to Japan. The hotel also offers an array of activities for the entire family; from miniature golf to giant chess to an astronomical observatory, the fun comes in all sizes. For more information on Bahía del Duque—including its wellness center, deluxe rooming options, and romantic getaway specials—view our website here.
The beaches on the island of Tenerife are widely considered some of the nicest in Spain and are a cornerstone of the island’s culture. Whether you’re a golf fanatic, a food connoisseur, or just enjoy lounging by the pool, these beachfront hotels are the perfect place to enjoy your dream vacation.
Need to keep searching for the resort that’s right for you? Check out Tenerife’s full list of accommodations here.