Which are the best hotels in Tenerife? Tenerife is one of the Canary Islands and it is beautiful, packed with friendly and welcoming people and enjoys a lovely climate – and some of the most luxurious hotels in Tenerife are amongst the best hotels in the world!
Let us take a look at the ten of the best hotels in Tenerife.
10 Best hotels in Tenerife
1. Las Terrazas de Abama
Located in Guia de Isora this wonderful hotel is favoured by the A-listers and wealthy people from all walks of life, this hotel is luxurious and pays great attention to the small details that take a hotel visit from the mundane to the spectacular.
Wonderful gardens surround the hotel, and rooms look out onto the expansive golf course or out to sea, depending on which side you are sited.
The beach lies a short distance away, but even this causes no hardship as there is a complimentary shuttle service between the seaside and the hotel.
However, if you wish to stay close to the hotel, there are four swimming pools around the hotel’s grounds, as well as free parking for those who like to drive themselves.
Inside the hotel, each suite boasts a private balcony, air-conditioning, and both a dining area at which you can enjoy delicious meals, and a lounge area where you can relax and enjoy some television.
Don’t worry about missing out on your favourite shows, satellite TV ensures you enjoy all the programming you can get at home. If TV is not for you, the rooms come with Wi-Fi access, so you can surf social media, email friends and family, and, if you must, even catch up on some work.
Each room is provided with a tea and coffee-maker in all rooms, and you can order in, if you are fond of room service.
Speaking of food, the hotel is the home of the Melvin Restaurant – a fine dining establishment with a menu designed by multi-Michelin star winning chef, Martin Berasategui.
Berasategui holds twelve Michelin stars, more than any other Spanish chef, so the food is sure to be a memorable experience.
And proving that it is, indeed, one of the best hotels in Tenerife, the Melvin Restaurant shines a light on locally sourced produce without losing any of that gourmet shine.
Also within the hotel, you will find artisanal products and wines at the gourmet shop, where you can shop for treats to give away as presents or to keep for your own enjoyment.
The hotel is 15 km away from Costa Adeje and 37 kilometres away from Puerto de la Cruz.
2. Iberostar Selection Sabila (Adults Only)
On the southern side of Tenerife, on the Costa de Adeje, the Iberostar Selection Sabila is located in one of the best areas to stay in Tenerife.
This lovely hotel offers everything you need, from white sandy beaches to the peace and tranquillity of not having other people’s children screaming and running about while you are trying to relax!
With three large, beautifully landscaped gardens to enjoy, you can head to the beach, enjoy sociable conviviality at the pool bar or buffet restaurant, or enjoy some quiet time in the peace and privacy of your own suite.
Each suite is equipped with Wi-Fi and has a private bathroom, complete with hair dryer, satellite television and a private balcony.
Puerto Colon, which boasts a thriving nightclub scene, is a mere ten minutes’ walk away if the many bars located within the hotel are too tame for you.
Do remember to book a soothing spa session to ease away tomorrow’s hangover before you let your hair down!
The hotel can be found on Fanabe Beach.
3. Vinci Selection La Plantation del Sur
This magnificent colonial-style luxurious and elegant hotel exists purely to please.
Five swimming pools, set amid lush gardens and warm sun terraces, a spa and wellness centre and two wonderful restaurants ensure that you are never bored or hungry.
Dietary requirements can be met – just inform the hotel while booking and they will ensure your meals are delicious and safe for you to enjoy.
You can easily explore further afield: the exclusive Playa del Duque is just half a kilometre down the road, while cars and bicycles are easily hired from the in-house rental service.
In your room, you will find a hydromassage bathtub and shower for your personal use, along with elegant décor, an interactive flatscreen television and a balcony which offers sea views.
The nearest airport, Reina Sofia Airport, is a quick twenty minutes’ drive away.
4. The Botanical Hotel and Oriental Garden Spa
Located in Puerto de La Cruz, The Botanical Hotel offers three views from the various rooms: the ocean, the luxurious and beautiful gardens or the nearby mountains.
Whichever you choose, you are sure to love the way the hotel has embraced and worked with nature to create the pinnacle of luxury amid a natural-looking paradise: a sure sign of painstaking landscaping!
Each room enjoys air-conditioning, a private bathroom and satellite television.
Four restaurants vie to tempt you with a choice of Spanish, Asian or Italian cuisine – stick to your favourite or try them all.
Whichever you do favour, make sure to pop into the La Palmera restaurant at least once to enjoy the unique experience of enjoying international standard dining while out of doors in the outdoor dining area with adjoining cocktail bar.
All guests over the age of sixteen can enjoy unlimited spa time enjoying beauty treatments, massages and aromatherapy sessions.
Splash around in one of the three pools, or take the ten minute drive to Jardin Beach to get some sand between your toes.
5. Royal River and Spa Luxury Hotel
Five swimming pools, four restaurants, three bars and a fitness centre are all waiting for you at this hotel. Without doubts one of the best hotels in Tenerife set on the Costa Adeje, one of the best places to stay in Tenerife
Stay in a luxurious suite or splurge and enjoy living in a private villa with its own plunge pool for the duration of your holiday.
All of the rooms, villas or suites, enjoy air-conditioning, satellite television, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a shower and a wardrobe so you can unpack your bags and settle in.
Additionally, the villas have private bathrooms and a supply of free toiletries as well as private terraces with views over the pools.
Each morning you can enjoy a buffet or continental breakfast, according to your tastes, before heading to nearby Fanabe Beach, less than 3 kilometres down the road.
You can access help at any time of day or night, as there is a twenty-four hour reception, as well as a bureau de change service should you run out of euros and need to change some more cash for the next day.
6. Iberostar Heritage Grand Mencey
A modern and vibrant building with a deceptively colonial exterior, this hotel offers the best of both: modern sensibilities and comforts alongside the spacious grandeur of olden times.
The modern bathrooms have solid wood floors which are sturdy and warm underfoot, while you enjoy wearing your provided bathrobe and slippers, perhaps as you use the room’s hairdryer before heading out to enjoy the nightlife.
You can enjoy your stay in or out of the hotel: the restaurant and bar provide delicious meals and tasty drinks, the swimming pool is just waiting for you to visit, and the spa is waiting to pummel and pamper you until all the stresses of your regular life are forgotten!
Set in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the island, Garcia Sanabria Park is just fifty metres away, and there are several bus stops within five minutes’ walk of the hotel so you can travel to other places in Tenerife without any hassle or stress.
7. Europe Villa Cortes GL
This lovely seafront hotel located in Playa de las Americas has Mexican themed décor, designed to look like the finest haciendas of the Wild West.
Alongside the Mexican style furnishings, each room holds a satellite television and a private bathroom, along with a hairdryer and free access to Wi-Fi.
Rooms are suitable for singles, couples or families with children. Four bars and several styles of cuisine are available, from Bavarian to Mexican to Mediterranean, while the breakfast buffet and half-board restaurant cater to those who do not want the full restaurant dining experience.
The swimming pool features a waterfall and a custom-built children’s section to keep your little ones safe and sound while playing, and there is also a tennis court for the more active and Balinese sun loungers on the solarium for those to whom idleness comes more naturally.
Villa Cortes, as the hotel is known, is a mere five minutes’ drive from the American Golf Course and 15 minutes from Tenerife’s South Airport.
8. The Sir Anthony
This quirkily named hotel is less accommodation and more luxury holiday experience. From a complementary glass of cava on arrival to the pillow menu designed to tempt you into a quick midnight feast to the private beach club which features live music.
Everything about this hotel is designed to make you forget the humdrum everyday you, and invent yourself afresh: a new and vibrant exciting creature who frequents high-class hotels and enjoys hedonistic existence!
The rooms are beautifully appointed with everything a guest might need: from tea and coffee makers, televisions, safes, minibars and air-conditioning and more.
The Mare Nostrum Spa which has both tennis courts, a fitness centre and hot tubs.
The hotel lies directly on Camison Beach in Playa de las Americas and is just fifteen kilometres’ drive from the nearest airport: Tenerife Sur Airport. Within one kilometre can be found a water park and a golf course.
9. Gran Melia Palacio de Isora Resort & Spa
The Gran Melia Palacio hotel has seven different restaurants, three fresh water swimming pools and several seawater pools, including a hedonistically tempting infinity pool which will make you feel as though you are sitting in the immensity of the ocean.
Boutiques, sub-tropical gardens, bars and snack-food cafes are dotted through the grounds.
Look out for the lounge bar, the piano bar and beach bar when you are not enjoying international standard Japanese, Italian or Mediterranean feasts in the formal restaurants.
Suites and villas boast large, well-appointed bathrooms, family accommodations if necessary, and everything you need to feel at home.
The hotel welcomes families, offering a tailored family service to people with children, while for the adults there is a 24-hour gym, tennis courts, and a wide range of spa treatments.
Professional entertainers ply their trade during the day, so you can relax with the children and enjoy some chuckles, before heading to the beach or one of the swimming pools – or perhaps even further afield.
The hotel sits on Alcalá’s oceanfront and is just about a forty minute drive to the nearest airport.
10. H10 Atlantic Sunset
A romantic name for a lovely hotel, this welcoming establishment offers 24-hour reception, five swimming pools, a spa, and several themed restaurants as well as the all-inclusive buffet restaurant.
Rooms are family and pet friendly, as well as being air-conditioned and including a television and well-appointed bathroom, making them an excellent destination for the whole family, pets included.
Breakfast can be purchased separately from the themed restaurants or elsewhere, or you can enjoy a continental breakfast from the buffet restaurant, depending on your tastes and your budget.
The Sunset Club is not far away, the beach is a short walk or even shorter drive, and the hotel is situated in the party heart of Tenerife so you can enjoy a little of everything that Tenerife has to offer without leaving the surroundings of the hotel!
Parking is free, but the airport shuttle and access to the spa are extras.
This round-up of the best hotels in Tenerife does not cover all the hotels on the island. However, it does include a comprehensive range of hotels for those in search of luxury, budget-friendliness, nightlife, tranquillity and so on – Tenerife offers many options to visitors, you simply have to pursue the one that suits your heart.
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