La Caleta

Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

This resort area in Costa Adeje is located north of Playa del Duque and is anchored by several hotels, including the Sheraton La Caleta Resort and Spa. The main beach is Playa de la Enramada, a length of black volcanic sand; you can also find the Mirador Stone Pebble Beach here, where visitors have piled up hundreds of pebble columns, making for excellent photos at sunset.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje attractions

1. Playa de la Enramada

0.27 MILES

This dark volcanic beach has a great beach bar. It's also a popular launch spot for hang-gliders.

2. Playa del Duque

0.88 MILES

The appealing 600m-long 'Duke’s beach' is a golden sandy stretch backed by jaunty striped changing huts, chic cafes and restaurants.

3. Playa de Troya

2.63 MILES

One of several beaches that merge seamlessly into each other in central Playa, with soft dark sand and excellent facilities.

4. Siam Park

2.72 MILES

Southern Tenerife’s biggest theme park is the impressive Siam Park, which offers a chance to throw yourself down a 28m-high vertical water slide, surf in…

5. Playa de las Vistas

3.81 MILES

This sublime 1.5km-long beach has fine golden sand (imported from the Sahara Desert!) and links Los Cristianos with Playa de las Américas. The beach is…

6. Playa de Los Cristianos

4.12 MILES

This 1km-long taupe-coloured sandy stretch is the main beach in town and is very family friendly, with a lifeguard, rows of sunbeds, volleyball net, bars,…

7. Puerto de Los Cristianos

4.16 MILES

Playa de Los Cristianos’ grand swathe of pale golden sand is flanked to the west by Puerto de Los Cristianos, a harbour that is home to fishing boats,…

8. Pino Gordo

8.44 MILES

Just beyond the southern edge of Parque Nacional del Teide and just outside Vilaflor, 'Fat Pine' is a fabulous 800-year-old specimen of Canarian pine tree…