Los Gigantes villas, Tenerife Holiday rentals - villas & apartments to rent Los Gigantes

Holidays in Los Gigantes - a beach resort in the Santiago del Teide area on the south-west coast of Tenerife and just 30 minutes from the airport. Sitting at the bottom of the 500m cliffs (the "Giants") where the town gets its name, Los Gigantes is a very pretty resort and has a reputation for being refined and exclusive.

The resort boasts a quaint marina with fishing boats and it's from here where you can book one of the dolphin boat trips. In town, there is the pedestrianised zone around the Plaza and a small commercial area with shops selling everything from food to designer clothes.

After a day on the beach or exploring Tenerife's numerous attractions, the evening entertainment revolves around the Marina, The Plaza and the main strip of Avenida Maritima. The marina is next to the beach and here you will find a wide variety of bars and restaurants overlooking the boats and the island of La Gomera which is just an hour away by ferry.

At a glance...
Resort Traditional & sophisticated
Restaurants 30+
Beach bars
Beach clubs
Family friendly
Scuba diving
Water parks - Playa de Las Americas
Watersports - Windsurfing, Sailing
Spa & wellness
Local airport Tenerife South (31km)

Los Gigantes beaches

Los Gigantes has just one black sandy beach called Los Guios which rarely gets crowded. Its family friendly catering for children and there are numerous watersports on offer such as...

  • Surfing
  • Boogie board
  • Windsurfing and kitesurfing
  • Sailing
  • Stand up paddle boards
  • Kayaking

Directly south of Los Gigantes and next to the old fishing village of Puerto Santiago is Playa de la Arena. This resort boasts the best beach in the area and is easily accessible from Los Gigantes.

swimming and snorkelling off the coast of los gigantes

Featured villas in Los Gigantes

As one of the more exclusive resorts in the Canaries, Los Gigantes is a tranquil resort and offers a wide selection of self catering holiday rental accommodation in low rises residences with the cliffs on one side and the sea on the other. Renting a Los Gigantes villa or holiday home can be the ideal base for exploring the surrounding area being just 30kms from Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos, is perfect for family holidays.

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As with the rest of Tenerife, Los Gigantes has a mild, sub-tropical climate which is known as "eternal spring". Temperatures rarely fluctuate below 20°C in winter and 25°C in the summer making Los Gigantes an all year round destination.

Things to see & do in Los Gigantes

Tenerife is full of interesting places to discover and activities to suit all ages. From relaxing on the beaches or enjoying the island's natural beauty to adrenaline fuelled sports, Tenerife is an island where you can experience just about anything.

A few suggestions...
Mount Teide cable car to the summit
Botanical Garden - El Botánico district
Lava tunnel rock pools at Garachico
Ferry to the rainforests of La Gomera (70 mins)
Whale watching
Visit the tiny hamlet of Masca, Teno Massif
Loro Park
tiede cable car, tenerife

Our view on holidays in Los Gigantes

A stylish yet authentic and traditional resort, Los Gigantes has plenty to offer on and off the beach. Staying in a Los Gigantes holiday rental is the best way to experience this elegant resort and surrounding area as it provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want.