Tenerife is a fairly large island, with most hotel’s being concentrated within several distinct areas. Santa Cruz is the largest city and the capital of the island. Santa Cruz has plenty of hotels and apartments, and makes a good base for exploring the northeast of the island. Puerto de la Cruz is the second largest tourist city in Tenerife, and has a traditional Spanish feel to it. El Puerto, as it’s also known, has been a spa destination since the turn of the century and continues to hold this reputation today. Most of luxury hotels on Tenerife tends to be at large resorts and private hotels and here are some of the top luxury hotels on Tenerife that discerning travelers should check out.
The Ritz Carlton, Abama
Created in the style of a pink Moorish fortress, this luxurious hotel can be seen for miles and is sure to impress guests before they even arrive. Set right on the edge of Abama beach, this is an enchanting place to unwind. The villas that can be found close to the beach offer guests plenty of luxury combined with pure privacy, while this resort features a sumptuous spa, several excellent eateries and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. People who want the chance to get back into the swing of things will also love the championship golf course that can be found right on the site.
Bahia Del Duque
As the first ever luxury hotel to have graced Tenerife, Bahia Del Duque has received its fair share of royalty and celebrities over the years. Set on the simply stunning Costa Adeje in the south of the island, guests are treated to an entire luxurious playground to unwind in. in addition to private beach access and all the usual luxurious touches, this enormous complex boasts no fewer than 21 excellent bars and restaurants. Exploring this 19th-century Spanish colonial village is an event in itself, while there are numerous rooms and suites to choose from. The crème de la crème are the suites in the Casas Ducales quarter, where guests are treated to a whole host of VIP perks.
Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia
This large and lavish resort has been attracting major celebrities from all over the world for many years and is the perfect place to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. Nature lovers are sure to be in their element here as in addition to being right on the edge of the sands of Maspalomas the enchanting lagoon and nature reserve of Charca is just a short stroll away. Guests should make sure that they select one of the spacious upper-floor suites so that they can take in the vistas of the dunes below from the serenity of their balcony.
Iberostar Grand El Mirador
Set around an enormous Arabesque pool, the Iberostar Grand El Mirador is sure to enchant visitors from the very first glimpse. Simply exploring this huge and extremely lavish resort is sure to make guests feel like royalty, while the service that they will receive is second to none. Dining in style on the edge of the pool complex is sure to be an unforgettable experience, while each of the suites comes with canopy beds. Large and lavish living rooms, and plenty of luxurious touches that make this the establishment of choice for pure extravagance.
Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa
With its collection of sandstone turrets, large sweeping staircases and huge columns, the Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa feels like a North African palace. The huge outdoor pool complex is surrounded by palm trees and sun loungers and invites pure relaxation. Many of the spacious rooms here treat guests to ocean views from their balconies, while there are plenty of modern touches to make guests feel right at home. Enjoying a leisurely breakfast beside the pool is the perfect way to start the day, while the Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa is famous for its excellent eateries such as the La Venta tapas restaurant and Kamakura Japanese.
Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort
This sophisticated five-star hotel complex can be found right next to the enchanting Dorada beach in Lanzarote’s leading resort of Playa Blanca. Guests here are treated to sweeping sea views that run out towards the neighbouring islands. Each of the guestrooms is expertly designed and very spacious, while the light and natural colours help to create the feeling of yet more space and light. Many rooms have their own small kitchens as well as ocean facing balconies. Among the first rate facilities that are just waiting to be enjoyed on the site itself are eight restaurants, a large spa and an enchanting outdoor swimming pool complex.