Los Gigantes Holiday Resort in Tenerife
Los Gigantes is located in the Santiago del Teide municipality on the south west coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
About Los Gigantes
Los Gigantes is one of the island's major tourist attractions it derives its name from the magnificent 500 metre high cliffs that dominate the view across the picturesque harbour. The marina itself is bordered by a mouth-watering choice of bars and restaurants and also offers the visitor a wide range of water activities, from scuba diving and deep-sea fishing to the ever-popular whale and dolphin watching boat trips.
The village also has a public beach that looks out to the fantastic cliffs of Los Gigantes and boasts three leisure parks with swimming pools, tennis courts, crazy golf and bowls, a wide selection of shops, restaurants, banks and bars. There is also a local church fronted by a plaza where traditional Canarian entertainment is often provided by talented groups of local musicians. Los Gigantes carnival is also held here every year after Ash Wednesday.
Los Gigantes is also an ideal base from which to explore the rest of Tenerife. Coach tours can be booked locally and an excellent bus service runs frequently from outside the sport and leisure centre at the top of the village.
Other resorts nearby include Puerto Santiago and Playa De La Arena.
Where to stay in Los Gigantes
There are a number of Hotels and Aparthotels in Los Gigantes to name a few of the more popular you have the Hotel Los Gigantes a 4 star hotel situated in the centre of Los Gigantes then you have the Poplado Marinero an Aparthotel situated on the Harbour and near the beach futher up the village you have the Harbour Club and El sombrero and just on the outskirts of the village you have the Luabay Costa Los Gigantes a brand new luxury hotel.
Beaches in Los Gigantes
Los Gigantes being a small village only has one beach called Los Guios but known as the Los Gigantes Beach its a small, clean, black sand beach awarded the blue flag in 2013.
Attrations in Los Gigantes
There are also three public swimming pool venues in Los Gigantes the Oasis located next to the Los Gigantes hotel, the El Lagillo next to the marina and the Sport and Leisure centre at the top of the village. The black sand beach lies between the cliffs and the marina of Los Gigantes.