Tenerife is an excellent short stop location for families, who are looking for something with a bit of everything. Two water parks, Siam Water Park and Loro Parque provide splashing days out with other kids their own age, while a walk to the Teide National Park is a matter of discovery and cable car rides. Our two prime hotels, The Ritz Carlton Abama and Gran Hotel Bahia Del Duque both feature kids clubs, appropriate leisure facilities and oodles of space for the family to explore.
‘Michelin Star Dining Bordering The Atlantic’
From terracotta terraces to manicured golfing greens, The Ritz-Carlton Tenerife, Abama lives up to its prestigious brand name. You'll see views of the Atlantic and nearby La Gomera Island. The property has a choice of nine restaurants, one with two Michelin stars. In the leisure section you'll find three swimming pools for Citadel guests, with another four reserved for villa guests. A spa with ten treatment rooms and a gym is also available, alongside live entertainment and the Ritz Kids' Club with a huge variety of activities. For golfers, there's an 18-hole course designed by former Ryder Cup pro, Dave Thomas.
‘Michelin Starred Dining'
Bahia Del Duque is a cliff-side resort which is spread across 14 acres of vegetation overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It takes much of the inspiration for its accommodation and hotel architecture from traditional Canary Island and colonial design. The 289 rooms and 58 suites are housed in either the main hotel area or the Casas Ducales, a space that offers its own independent check-ins and butler service. Guest rooms and suites have an open-plan feel, complete with modern and useful amenities. The 40 villas are great for families or big groups of friends. There are a variety of restaurants and bars and there are many activities including water sports and land sports.
'A Bright and Contemporary Residence on the Tenerife Coast'
Find a tranquil stay by the sea in Tenerife at the five-star Tivoli La Caleta (formerly Sheraton La Caleta Resort and Spa). The hotel can be found on the Costa Adeje surrounded by lush gardens. 284 guest rooms are newly decorated and have modern amenities, providing guests with a soothing place to unwind after a day enjoying the grounds. Three outdoor swimming pools provide a refreshing break from the Spanish sun. The hotel’s vast Anantara Spa also mirrors the serenity of the wider resort, with steam baths and plunge pools that promise to leave all who visit feeling refreshed, alongside the invigorating Tivoli Shape fitness centre. At the four on site restaurants guests can sample a wide range of Asian and Mediterranean cuisines, or they can relax and sip cocktails at the beach club.
‘Child Friendly, Beachfront Paradise'
Camouflaged within a mass of shining blue swimming pools the Iberostar Anthelia, is located on the beautiful beachfront of the Costs Adeje. The accommodation here is superbly designed, making the most out of the stunning ocean or garden views. Each room is light and airy, spacious and open plan. The dining, meanwhile, ranges from the delicious Italian delicacies of Portofino, to Haute cuisine and the cocktails and beers in-between that can be found at one of three bars. Iberostar Anthelia boasts additional facilities for all of the family, including a dedicated children’s fun area and both water and land sports.
‘Personalised Stay in Tenerife’
Hotel Baobab Suites comprises a collection of luxury accommodations overlooking Costa Adeje, the newest resort area in Tenerife. Sleek, bright and modern suites fill the interiors with natural light through large floor to ceiling windows, are designed in an open-plan style with fully-equipped kitchens and each opens out to a private terrace. Playa del Duque beach can be reached within a ten minute walk and the hotel runs a sports club with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. An outdoor pool offers moments of relaxation throughout the day and an indoor wellbeing centre allows you to look after your skin following a session in the sun, whilst children will find endless fun at the dedicated kids club. Breakfast can be enjoyed from the comfort of your suite’s terrace by choosing the option to receive a breakfast box to the suite. Three separate dining venues offer innovative cuisine in a sophisticated setting.
'Legendary Hard Rock Attitude, All-Inclusive, Fun in the Sun'
Located in Playa Paraiso, the Hard Rock Hotel is an indulgent rockstar getaway that is spread across the Oasis and the Nirvana Towers. Rock Royalty rooms and suites all feature modern amenities, and most have a balcony with views of the sea. There are four pools, a fitness centre, spa and Roxity Kids’ and Teens’ clubs. Dining and nightlife are plentiful there are ten restaurants and bars including the 16th a rooftop sky lounge overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Royal Hideaway Corales Suites is in a beachfront resort on the Costa Adeje just a short walk from La Enramada. The complex is designed to look like a ship and the interior is inspired by sea corals around the island. It features 114 apartments, some of which have private swimming pools and large terraces with views over the sea or mountains. There are a variety of restaurants to choose from within the resort such as Mediterranean, seafood or Italian cuisine. There are three heated outdoor swimming pools, two of which are adults only, there is the Happy Minds program for children and a Teen Club. There is also a spa, a gym, a variety of water sports, gastronomical and cultural workshops and nighttime musical performances.