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Playa de las Americas is a holiday resort located in the northern part of Arona, close to Adeje in the south of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. It was built in the 1960s near the town of Los Cristianos and stretches northward to the Costa Adeje. The resort features bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and beaches. The beaches are man-made with imported sand from Africa as the native sand is volcanic and dark coloured. It is a famous holiday destination. Tourists coming to this place use car rental to explore the island.
This resort is also the party capital of Tenerife. It is the most important point to remember about this lively resort on the south coast of the island. It is famous for its 24-hour festivities, making it one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. Youngsters head towards it for its hedonistic appeal, especially the one kilometre stretch called Veronicas. It is packed with nightclubs, cabaret bars, live music venues, shops and restaurants. People can be found dancing on the street and it comes alive at night.
If one wants to spend a quiet holiday, this place is not for them. It is full of revellers. Car hire is the most preferred mode of transport for those who want to find quieter areas. There is an 18-hole course called Golf las Americas in the middle of this resort. It offers a stunning view and there are lakes and plenty of greenery. Tourists come to this place to enjoy the golden sandy beaches and calm waters. Boat excursions and water activities like jet-skiing, scuba diving and windsurfing are offered.
The Central Park of Arona is a public park with an area of 42,000 square meters. It has got several squares, playgrounds and parking areas and a great collection of tropical and Canarian plants. One of the most fascinating and well known attractions is the balloon that is launched every 15 minutes. It makes it possible to view the whole town. There are buildings, pools, gargoyles, and fountains and it is a great place to spend time with the family.
There are plenty of pubs, discotheques and casinos. There are nice terraced restaurants, bars, and entertainment facilities. The beaches are beautiful. The most attractive beach is the Las Teresitas beach and it is always full of visitors. The beach of Lago Martinez of Puerto de la Cruz is designed by Cesar Manrique and has palm trees and fountains. The nightlife is terrific with numerous bars, pubs, and restaurants. Enjoy every moment of a holiday here with easy to arrange car rental which will allow you to explore the island in style.
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