style="text-align: left;">Las Américas, or Playa de las Americas - the largest resort in the south of Tenerife and the most popular resort on the island. It is located 75 km from the island's capital - the city of Santa Cruz.
LIVE can be observed WHAT HAPPENS TO THIS BEACH IN ONLINE VIDEO CAMERA:The name Las Americas was not in connection with the United States, and in honor of the great explorer Christopher Columbus and his "colleagues" Amerigo Vespucci. style="text-align: center;"> The main resort of Tenerife conditionally divided into two parts of the riverbed near the Hotel Hesperia Troya, according to which during the rainy season the water flows down from the mountains. To the left of the bed, if you stand back to the ocean - Costa Adeje, right - Playa de las Americas (Playa de las Americas). Often the internet resort of Playa de las Americas or just Las Americas called the whole six-kilometer tourist area in the south of the island, including the Costa Adeje. If the Costa Adeje are generally more quiet and condusive to a family vacation, the Playa de las Americas - a lively place. Especially this difference significantly closer to midnight. Costa Adeje after ten in the evening preparing for sleep, and the inhabitants of Las Americas go for a walk, to show themselves and others to see. Las Americas to settle in the 70-80-twentieth of the last century on a completely bare area of the southern coast. Naked, but unlike populated north and green weatherproof wall of mountains. There sunny, calm ocean, rains occur infrequently - the best place for the resort and you can imagine. To build an airport in twenty kilometers, poured sand beaches, hotels began to grow like mushrooms. Entrepreneurs have opened smaller stores and restaurants. Tourists like a new resort. Holidaymakers from Russia, too, like: mostly they come to Las Americas or Costa Adeje. Many restaurants have long menu translated into Russian, a Russian-speaking tour operators and Rentacarov. At any time, a significant proportion of the inhabitants of Las Americas traditionally the British, naturally enough, and the Germans. Other countries represented are much more modest. Our tourists 2-4% depending on the season. Hotels, restaurants, shops, a pedestrian promenade with beaches, entertainment ... Here the best on the island tourist infrastructure. In the east of Las Americas is bordered by another southern resort - Los Cristianos, a place quiet and netusovym. Visible boundaries between them, and one resort smoothly into the other. By the way, Los Cristianos, too, could be for the convenience of "attributed" to the Las Americas resort for a long time, these two merged. Where one ends and another begins - and no one really did not say. For the landmark role of border pillar that separates Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos, plays a small mountain Chayofita.
Golden mileWith a light hand of Realtors eastern end of Playa de las Americas is called "Golden Mile". We are talking about the street, to be exact - the Avenida de las Americas (Avenida de las Americas), where there are decent shops, plenty of various restaurants, some of whom are very worthy, grandiose concert hall in antique style with columns, singing fountain and dressy evening and crowded. The resort center, though on the edge. Tourists cultural walk, stare at the bright windows, delicious eating. If you do not want to go for shopping in Santa Cruz - come here for shopping. Landmarks - concert hall "Pyramid of Arona» (Piramide de Arona), apartment hotel and the shopping center Parque Santiago III, blue semicircular hotel Mediterranean Palace.
Playa de las Americas - the capital of parties and celebrations in Tenerife. This is the most important feature of this lively resort on the southern coast of the island. Thousands of fans pozazhigat come to this dynamic, full of bright colors holiday destination, known for its festivals, which can last 24 hours. All this makes Playa de las Americas, one of the most popular destinations in Europe. Veronicas - street just west of the hotel Sol Tenerife on the border with Costa Adeje. It has a bad name "hot spot." Here heap poke a few dozen bars and discos, much loved British youth. Happy to Veronicas uncomfortable, but silently. But closer to midnight here from all the neighboring dormitories are beginning to flock gaggle of drunken loafers unkempt appearance. In the morning, they crawl back (those who could still crawl), shaking the sleeping quarters of squeals and screams. You are waiting for neon lights, sounding out door music and people dancing in the streets. At night there is always becomes animated, and for real! Night noise from Veronicas really interferes only inhabitants hotels Sol Tenerife and Gala.
Gastronomy and EntertainmentRestaurant in Las Americas there is no number. "Little Italy", Chinese, French, Argentine, Japanese ... But most do not understand how, with "international menu" type of steak with fries, the English style called "chips." Well, that is all that is known and readily eat picky foreign tourists. However, even for fussy place there. Almost every restaurant and pub in the evening takes place a cultural program in the form of singing and playing music, or clones of Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury, and in hotels - plain evening shows. By midnight, the restaurant begin to close around the clock work is not accepted. Grab a bite at night you can except in the area of Veronicas (see above.), But unpretentious: McDonald's, pizza, shawarma and other fast food. In the vastness of the Costa Adeje and Las Americas resort visitors entertain themselves quite traditional. In the afternoon to swim and sunbathe, ride jet skis and bananas, restore power to the spa and buy all sorts of rubbish in the local shops. There are two operating all year round water park: old "Aqualand" and the new "Siam Park". In the evening stroll along the promenade and the main streets, occupy the tables in restaurants and bars with wailing amateur a la Cliff Richard, admire the sunsets, and make plans for the next day. You can go to the Spanish Ballet and give a little gift of money to the Casino Hotel Gran Tinerfe. Along the Playa de las Americas are often happy to walk the whole family as there are a lot of entertainment for children. Many people like to come on holiday to this lively resort: they use its various advantages, which include sandy beaches and warm calm water. Famous for all the Canary Islands water park "Aqualand" is the heart of Las Americas. Here is the entire range of water attractions for visitors of all ages, plus numerous swimming pools, area for sunbathing, cafes and so on. N. Infrastructure. In 2008, it was built another water park - Siam Park, a modern, well-equipped, comfortable. In addition, here are offered water sports and activities like jet ski, scuba diving and windsurfing. Besides, a large number of cruises to choose from, during which you can watch the whales and dolphins, to visit on a pirate ship, or take a trip to the seabed on a yellow submarine. From the port of Puerto Colon boat trips depart on yachts and catamarans and small boats specially equipped - deep-sea fishing. Guests of the resort there are countless shops that sell almost everything you might need on your holiday: from mineral water and crisps to inflatable mattresses and beach towels. As a rule, these are small universal shops, proudly referred to as "supermarkets". In the central part of the resort is not hard but finding and working at night. There are supermarkets and present (note the "Mercadona"), where the choice of goods disproportionately, and prices - below. It should also be noted that in the heart of this resort is a 18-hole golf course Golf las Américas, which offers impressive views, lawns, greens and lakes scattered across the landscape. And if you wish to test their skills in a special place, head to the nearby resort of Golf del Sur - first class location for golfers in the south of the island. And finally, like any self-respecting resort, Las Americas is equipped with a pedestrian promenade: on it you can stroll leisurely along its entire six-kilometer coast. Better - in the evening, to keep in memory for a long time and then remember the Tenerife dramatic sunsets. And they are especially good Las Americas. From the airport to the south of Las Americas can be reached without a transplant (20 km) by regular bus routes 111, 450 and 343. From the North to the airport (85 km) - Only on route 343 or with a change in Santa Cruz. Bus station is indicated on the plan as a resort Estacion de Guaguas / Bus Station and is located in Costa Adeje not far from the western border of Las Americas. On the north of the island, the capital and the two airports Las Americas expressway connects.