Los Gigantes Holidays
Los Gigantes Overview
Stunning beauty: Los Gigantes holidays 2012 offer the most picturesque views on the island, with huge rocky cliffs dominating the skyline. The mountains run right the way along the coastline, and make for an impressive sight while youíre sunbathing on the areaís volcanic black beach.
Peacful holidays: On the north-western coast of Tenerife, Los Gigantes holidays are a world away from the livelier resorts of Playa de las Americas and Costa Adeje. Sure, Los Gigantes is much smaller too, but for sheer beauty and tranquillity the area is unrivalled.
Activities in Los Gigantes
Dolphin and whale watching: The water surrounding Tenerife is rich with sea life, in particular there are large numbers of pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins. And you can see these amazing creatures for yourself by taking one of the many boat trips out to sea. Youíll have some wonderful memories of your holiday and hopefully some great photos too!
Los Gigantes Lido: This public outdoor swimming pool is filled with saltwater from the sea and has fantastic views out across the mountains. Thereís also a rocky natural pool within the lido, with plenty of sea life to keep you amused if youíre snorkelling!
Beaches in Los Gigantes
Los Gigantes Beach: This small volcanic black beach in Los Gigantes is pleasant enough to enjoy during holidays here. Itís actually situated right next to the marina too. The best thing about it is you can sunbathe whilst taking in the amazing view of the huge rocky cliffs overlooking the sea.
Restaurants in Los Gigantes
Jardin del Sol: Being a resort aimed squarely at British holidays, you wonít find many opportunities in Los Gigantes to sample the local cuisine. However, Jardin del Sol does offer some inventive dining for great value prices. Interesting dishes include Swordfish in Champagne and Stuffed Pancakes.
El Pescador: Despite the exotic name, this restaurant caters well for British holidays to Los Gigantes. You can choose from classic dishes from all over the world, including Spaghetti Bolognese, Lamb Chops and Fish Soup.
Krishnaís: The only Indian restaurant in the area, but luckily itís a good one! You can expect all your favourite Indian curries here, served sizzling hot with fragrant pilau rice and freshly cooked naan bread. Low prices mean itís a good choice if you like keeping cheap holidays to Tenerife cheap!
Nightlife in Los Gigantes
Family friendly holidays: As Los Gigantes has a focus on family holidays you wonít find any rowdy clubs and bars open till the early hours here. However, you can expect to find a good few friendly British pubs thatíll welcome you in for a drink. The Green Corner is popular for its big screen TVs showing all the latest sports, and youíve also got Bamboo and TJís which have live entertainment almost every night.
Shopping in Los Gigantes
Local shopping centre: Thereís a small shopping centre in Los Gigantes. Itís certainly not as big as the huge malls along the south coast, but it still has a number of branded shops, restaurants and a supermarket. Aside from that, as Los Gigantes holidays donít really have a focus on shopping, if youíre after more shops youíd be best off getting a taxi to Adeje.