Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, located off the north west coast of Africa. It is a popular holiday destination for northern Europeans, due to its close proximity to the mainland Europe and the UK. The island experiences year round good weather so is known as a year round holiday destination.
The majority of Tenerife bars which cater for the English speaking tourist are located in the south of Tenerife. Tenerife has a multitude of bars, pubs and clubs throughout the main tourist areas of the south of the island. The main tourist areas in the south of Tenerife are Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas, Playa Fanabe, Playa del Duque, Los Gigantes and Golf del Sur. Due to the vast number of bars in the south, competition is fierce, so prices of drinks are usually reasonable. Most Tenerife bars, pubs and clubs usually have daily and nightly offers to attract custom, so shop around before you decide on your favourite place.
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Golf del Sur is an up and coming area, so your choice is more limited compared to the other areas. This resort is however a family orientated area, and there is still plenty of choice when it comes to different types of bar. If you are a keen golfer and like a pint after around, then Golf del Sur is an ideal location for you. Playa de las Amercias has by far the greatest number of bars, pubs and clubs per square mile, but not all places are suitable for families. The best areas with bars and pubs that cater for families are los Cristianos and Playa Fanabe.
Bars and Pubs in Tenerife
You will find every type of pub and bar imaginable in the south of Tenerife. Depending on what you are looking for and what type of night out you want, you can find fun pubs, theme bars, Scottish bars, English pubs, Welsh bars, Irish bars, Spanish bars, entertainment venues and sports bars (sports bars seem to be the most popular type of bar in the south). There is also a multitude of theme bars which specialize in a particular subject or genre. You will also find many bars dedicated to other European nationalities.
Most bars and pubs provide some form of entertainment and many places cater for families with children. If you like entertainment while sinking a few pints, then Tenerife has a number of specialist entertainment venues. These places tend to cater for families, normally serve food and will have two to three live act playing per night.
Night Clubs in Tenerife
The south of Tenerife is very well known for its night clubs, and is up there with the likes of Ibiza when it comes to clubbers looking for a holiday destination. There are two main areas in Tenerife which cater for the club goer and these areas are called Veronicas and Starco. These two areas are in the Playa de las Americas district and are within easy walking distance of each other.
Tenerife clubs cater for all of the major types of club music including Soul, House, RnB, Garage, Techno and Old Skool. During the busy summer season, a lot of the larger clubs fly in top DJ’s from the UK. If you are into the club scene and looking to take a holiday in Tenerife, its worth checking who is performing and when they will be on before booking your holiday.
When its comes to bars, pubs and clubs Tenerife has something to suit all tastes and budgets. If you enjoy a vibrant nightlife when on holiday, Tenerife has it covered. If you’re more into a quiet pint and a chat, again, no problem you’ll find something to suit. Whatever you look for in a bar, pub or club when on holiday you can guarantee that Tenerife has got it covered.