Tenerife is an island that has many alter egos. There’s the cool and calm side full of stunning scenery and beautiful beaches, then the party animal with its flashing neon lights and pulsing music. Holidaymakers head to Tenerife to see the island in its varying guises and although it may be most famous for its night owl side, there is a huge range of tranquil and quiet resorts for couples on a romantic getaway. Finding the perfect peaceful gem in an island that is heaving with fantastic resorts can be difficult so keep reading to skip some of the searching and have a few of the highlights handed to you.
The revitalised face of Tenerife’s tourism destinations, this wonderful resort on the south coast of the island is becoming an ever more established holiday destination for a couple’s getaway. Costa Adeje holidays not only have lots going on in the resort, such as an outstanding array of top class restaurants for a holiday filled with world class dining, the beaches on this part of the island are also idyllic for a quiet escape, with many secluded stretches of sand to choose from. Costa Adeje also has a fantastic range of hotels that make for a wonderful quiet couples escape; popular hotels include Costa Adeje Gran Hotel, and the Gran Tinerfe Hotel.
One of the most beautiful resorts in Tenerife, Callao Salvaje is a hit with locals and tourists alike. It’s far more residential than some of its neighbours but tourists are welcomed with open arms to relax and enjoy the town. Grab a chair and a drink along the promenade and just watch the extraordinary sea views on offer. There’s a beautiful beach tucked away in the mountainside that rarely gets overcrowded, perfect for topping up your tan without the risk of getting hit by flying footballs. If you’re craving a bit of bustle, the active resort of Playa de las Americas is just around the corner.
Golf del Sur
If you’re a couple that enjoys swinging, the golf club of course, the fancy resort of Golf del Sur is sure to fulfill all your sporting needs. Found on the south of the island, it is one of the most prestigious golf courses in the world and is a favourite with some of the top players. It’s not all about the game, however, as the resort also offers pristine accommodation, a mix of manmade and natural beaches and some fantastic shopping centres. Stretch your legs after a day of golf and head out into the nearby countryside to enjoy long walks into the sunset.
Costa del Silencio
As the name suggests, Costa del Silencio is one of the quieter resorts in bustling Tenerife. Just ten minutes from the Reina Sofia Airport, it’s easy to access this peaceful town. A popular one with the locals, you won’t have to fight your way through crowds of tourists to find the perfect spot on the sand. The town itself isn’t located right on the coastline but it doesn’t take long at all to wander down to the nearest natural beach. A holiday in Costa del Silencio is perfect for couples who want to experience a more authentic side of Tenerife and avoid the tourist traps.
The peace and quiet in Tenerife isn’t just limited to these three spots. Move along the coastline and you’ll find plenty of resorts perfect for couples seeking some tranquility. Los Abrigos, Playa San Juan and Puerto de la Cruz can all be added to the list and there is a range of hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. Take the time to move away from the big name resorts and find your own peaceful town away from the crowds.