Top ChoiceBar in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Papagayo

This neat-looking restaurant, bar and nightclub oozes sophistication and good taste – it's the coolest on the strip. The decor is predominantly white, with kick-back seating facing the sunset, shady canopies and...

Top ChoiceFrench in El Médano

Le Penon

A terrific choice with a superbly prepared menu of French seafood, meat dishes and tapas. Dishes such as the braised crispy squid cannelloni, duck breast with orange sauce or French and Basque cheeseboard are...

Top ChoiceInternational in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Sopa

This chilled-out space with sofas, comfy armchairs, and shelves of books and magazines provides the backdrop for a (largely vegetarian) menu of healthy soups, salads and burgers (spinach, that is). There are also...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

El Cine

It's probably been said before, but El Cine deserves a medal for its inexpensive, simply prepared seafood. It's been here since the '80s, with a menu that's reassuringly brief; the fish of the day is always a...

Top ChoiceBar in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Bar el Pincho

Come to bright-white-painted Bar el Pincho for a cocktail (€6) or gin and tonic (€6) at sunset. The mango daiquiris are the ideal accompaniment to the uninterrupted sand-and-sea views from the terrace above the...

Top ChoiceThai in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Thai Botanico

This enchanting choice is decorated with sumptuous decor and serves a large choice of well-crafted Thai dishes. Curries, stir-fries, salads, spring rolls, satay dishes and pad thai noodles…all the Thai favourites...

Top ChoiceGelato in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Il Gelato del Mercado

This enterprising and popular hole-in-the-wall gelateria sells tubs and cones of superb gelato, concocted with natural and locally sourced ingredients, to help cool off under the fierce Los Cristianos sun. Gelato...

Top ChoiceMarket in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

La Pepa Food Market

This gourmet food market has stalls including upmarket delis, a seafood counter, sushi, a pancakes and waffles stand, a wine bar and a vegetarian snack stall. There is plenty of seating on a vast terrace, with...

Top ChoiceHarbour in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Puerto de Los Cristianos

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, private yachts and commercial boats offering everything from...

Area in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

La Caleta

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...

Canarian in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Otelo

This Adeje restaurant is primarily about its dramatic views over the Barranco del Infierno, but the Canarian menu is very good too; the mainstay is Otelo's chicken in garlic (€4.95), but there's also conejo al...

Canarian in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

La Torre del Mirador

This elegant bar and restaurant has a lovely terrace with colourful flowers and palms and delightful sea views. The menu has several sound seafood choices, including king prawns in garlic and tuna cooked with...

Seafood in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Pescadería Dominga

On the waterfront in Los Cristianos' port area, ever-popular Pescaderia Dominga (along with a handful of other kiosks) sells fresh-off-the-boat fish. Buy it uncooked to take away and deal with yourself, or they...

Spanish in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Mesón Las Lanzas

Hurray. No sunbleached photos of chips-with-everything 'international' dishes on the pavement. Instead come here to enjoy traditional Spanish mains like tigres (deep-fried mussels), fresh fish of the day, roast...

Food & Drinks in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Jamón y Mojo

Run by an enthusiastic young couple, this deli has a vast range of carefully sourced gourmet products, with an emphasis on Spanish delights such as great wheels of crumbly Manchego cheese and several grades of...

Tea in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

La Cabaña del Té

If you’re a tea drinker, stop by this temple to the tea leaf, with its shelves stuffed to bursting point with traditional metal tins of every imaginable brew, including unusual combinations such as pineapple with...

Seafood in Las Galletas

Varadero Viejo

This corner restaurant with a terrace is a sound choice for all manner of offerings from the briny depths: grilled, fried or oven-baked. The spaghetti with marinara sauce, mixed paella and fish casserole are all...

Seafood in Las Galletas

La Gaviota

Continue east along the promenade and beyond to reach this atmospheric seafood restaurant set right on the beach. There's a terrace out front under an awning, and at 6pm on Fridays a live Canarian guitarist and...

Beach in El Médano

Playa La Tejita

Stretching for around 1km, this delightful unspoiled beach has a simple straw-roofed bar for drinks and snacks and makes for tremendous photos as the sun rises over Montaña Roja (Red Mountain) just to the east....

Amusement Park in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Siam Park

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 a swimming pool, get spat out of the guts of a dragon and...