Destination guide

The Cliffs of the Giants

Towering over 1500 feet above the Mediterranean Sea, Acantilados de Los Gigantes lives up to its "Cliffs of the Giants" reputation. Most sunseekers make a beeline for Los Gigantes and Puerto de Santiago, a pair of laid-back resort towns. With flagstone streets, sun-dappled cafes and friendly locals, they feel worlds away from the rowdy clubs and brash bars of Las Americas. Planning a getaway to Santa Cruz de Tenerife? From family trips to romantic retreats, Acantilados de Los Gigantes vacation rentals unlock access to a host of coveted properties on the Santa Cruz coast.

Things to do

Golden sunsets in Acantilados de Los Gigantes

Soaring up out of the Mediterranean Sea, the dramatic Acantilados de Los Gigantes are impossible to miss. They're around 7 million years old and have been ravished by waves over the millennia. Jutting off the main road, the Mirador Archipenque lookout is a photographer's dream come true. Visit at sunset when the cliffs are bathed in a golden glow. Acantilados de Los Gigantes vacation rentals also boast some of the best views in town. From morning mimosas to sunset G&Ts, oceanfront condos put you face to face with the Cliffs of the Giants.

Activities

Beach hopping in Los Gigantes

One of the best ways to view the soaring cliffs is by boat. In Los Gigantes you'll find tour operators offering everything from luxury catamaran cruises and sunset sails to dive trips and whale-watching safaris. For a lively beach scene, head to Playa de la Arena, a volcanic beach just steps from a strip of cafes, bars and restaurants. Playa de Los Gigantes is also a popular place to soak up the sun, with breathtaking views of the cliffs. And, with private pools and sun terraces, Acantilados de Los Gigantes vacation rentals keep things exclusive.

Weather

Sun-drenched summers in Santa Cruz

Summer is high season in Tenerife, with crowds peaking from June to August. The days are warm and sunny, with temperatures often soaring well into the 80s. Acantilados de Los Gigantes vacation rentals make the most of the sunshine, with sparkling pools and spacious sun decks. Spring is also a beautiful time to visit. The island enjoys sultry weather and the occasional sea breeze. There's also a fantastic atmosphere, thanks to the Semana Santa Easter celebrations that are held across Spain.

Natural features

Whale-watching trips in Tenerife

Acantilados de Los Gigantes sits on the western coast of Tenerife. The submerged cliffs serve as a sanctuary for marine life, which makes Acantilados de Los Gigantes a magnet for divers. Sea safaris are also a fantastic way to get up close and personal with Tenerife's marine life. As well as dolphins and seals, you could spot sperm, pilot and minke whales. If you're lucky, a cruising orca could make an appearance. There's also world-class fishing, with the chance to reel in trophy-sized tuna and barracuda.

Where to stay around Acantilados de los Gigantes?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,219 vacation rentals near Acantilados de los Gigantes. From 151 Villas to 697 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Acantilados de los Gigantes area.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Acantilados de los Gigantes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Acantilados de los Gigantes. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oasis Los Gigantes Public Pool: 3,876 vacation rentals
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But there are many other points of interest around Acantilados de los Gigantes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Acantilados de los Gigantes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 151 Villas in Acantilados de los Gigantes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Acantilados de los Gigantes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 697 rentals available
  • Houses: 261 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 63 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Acantilados de los Gigantes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 689 vacation rentals with pool available in Acantilados de los Gigantes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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