Tenerife luxury hotels for a unique Spanish getaway
With an average of over 300 days of sunshine a year, an abundance of natural beauty – including spectacular stargazing – and a great selection of Tenerife luxury hotels, the Island of Eternal Spring is well worth a visit.
Beautiful beaches that rival most stretches of golden sand around the world, Spain’s highest mountain, and a perhaps surprisingly large array of fine dining options make this striking volcanic island, nestled in the Atlantic Ocean opposite the northwestern coast of Africa, somewhat of a best kept secret.
Let’s start with the food. Six Michelin stars have been awarded to restaurants situated on this sparkling island in the Atlantic Ocean, including the highly revered El Rincón de Juan Carlos in Los Gigantes, and M.B, the two Michelin-starred restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama.
Incredible local and international cuisine can be found in a wide range of beautiful restaurants, both Michelin starred and otherwise. The food and drink is so good here the airmiles are worth it for the foodie adventure alone.
On a par with the outstanding food is the abundance of natural beauty, and a trip by cable car to the peak of Spain’s highest mountain, El Teide, is one of the most popular attractions. On a clear day you can see incredible views of the volcanic valley and surrounding islands.
Tenerife is famous for its volcanic black sand beaches but, thanks to some additional sand from the Sahara, there are plenty of golden sand beaches too. Playa de las Teristas offers a combination of soft golden sand, palm trees and views of volcanic peaks in the background, Playa La Tejita has turquoise waters and volcanic rock formations along the shore, and Playa Bollullo, often described as ‘the real Tenerife’ is a black sand beach surrounded by banana plantations as the base of a cliff. Playa del Duque has golden sands, turquoise waters, plus chic upmarket shopping and enticing restaurants.
There is so much to see, do, eat and drink here that you’ll need a good base from which to explore, or somewhere carefully crafted into the natural environment so you can gaze out upon your surroundings from your luxurious surroundings. Here are the best luxury Tenerife hotels, and a little about what makes each of them so special.
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5 star luxury resort in Tenerife’s stunning natural beauty.
Gran Melia Palacio de Isora
With the Atlantic Ocean at its feet and the majestic Teide as a backdrop, the Gran Meliá Palacio de Isora combines timeless luxury with an avant-garde flair, providing endless magical moments.
Timeless luxury with an avant-garde flair
Located on the beachfront between the Atlantic Ocean and Mount Teide, this resort in Guía de Isora has the longest salt water hotel infinity pool in Europe, blending in perfectly with the exceptional natural environment.
Spanish and international superior quality dining options form part of a new all-inclusive service including lunch and dinner in different hotel restaurants with drinks included.
Choose between an adults-only experience in Gran Meliá Palacio de Isora’s RedLevel, an exclusive boutique hotel within the resort providing the most exquisite attention, or a family experience in RedLevel for Families providing superior facilities and services for the little ones.
The 2,000 m2 Spa by Clarins is full of positive energy: delicate aromatherapy and personalised music create an ambience of total harmony and well-being.
A few kilometres from several courses, golfers have the perfect excuse for a few rounds during their holidays while modern facilities and warm natural light combine to make your celebrations and events extraordinarily special.
Gran Meliá Palacio de Isora is one of the best luxury Tenerife hotels and a perfect destination for a unique Spanish getaway.
Picture your personal private pool in your own, secluded luxury villa in the sun.
Royal Garden Villas & Spa
Royal Garden Villas & Spa is an intimate luxury boutique hotel resort in Costa Adeje, Tenerife.
Sub-tropical gardens and sensational ocean views
Royal Garden Villas offers twenty eight luxury villas each with their own private heated pool.
From secluded sun decks to vast panoramic terraces, and magnificent private pools, you are sure to find the perfect setting for an unforgettable holiday.
Wake up to a relaxing breakfast in the elegant Jardín Restaurant where the smell of fresh coffee & just-baked pastries mingles with the familiar aromas of cooked morning favourites.
The same intimate setting is where head chef, Bruno Lorenzo, shares his culinary creativity in the evening, producing exquisite dishes paired with a fruity selection from the resort’s envied wine cellar, and served by friendly but unobtrusive staff in the most romantic setting.
Save a day to relax and unwind in the intimately exclusive Golden Pond Spa. Enjoy the jacuzzi, full spa circuit, hydromassage showers, Turkish bath, waterfalls, ice fountain and waterbeds. Truly an unforgettable experience.
Paradise exists and it is located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
Hotel Bahia del Duque
With the intense blue of the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop the Hotel Bahia del Duque is located in one of the warmest and most prestigious areas of the island of Tenerife: Costa Adeje. The Hotel has direct access to the promenade of the beach Playa del Duque, where you can find a wide variety of restaurants, cafés and exclusive shops.
Escape from the routine and enjoy world class service in the iconic and internationally recognized Hotel Bahía del Duque. Discover the pleasure of losing track of time in the natural environment of this idyllic oasis, which recreates a traditional Canarian colonial villa from the 19th century and let yourself be seduced by its infinite sunsets. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the extraordinary Bahía Wellness Retreat and revitalize body and mind or enjoy exquisite cuisine with flavours from around the world.
Exclusive deluxe rooms, suites, Casas Ducales or private villas will provide you a unique experience of rest and relaxation. Feel the pleasure of sleeping and dreaming in an environment carefully decorated with unique details that combine a classic and contemporary style with elements of light and colour inspired by the nature of the island of Tenerife.
One of the most iconic luxury Tenerife hotels.
A timeless island retreat of natural beauty and endless possibilities.
The Ritz-Carlton, Abama
A landmark destination, and pioneering in its contemporary luxury heritage on the Canary Island of Tenerife, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama champions Tenerife-lux from its iconic style and architecture, premium accommodation, first-class facilities to experiential luxury curated throughout the guest experience.
A Canary Island retreat
A timeless island retreat of natural beauty and endless possibilities, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama is designed to harness Tenerife’s unique climate, offering a holistic experience for guests of all ages. Mastering rest and play, by land and sea, the resort is the ultimate host for rest and relaxation, indulgence, wellness and active travel, consistently delivering with the warmth of service associated with its brand DNA and The Ritz-Carlton standards.
Among other things this luxury Tenerife hotel features an amazing selection of fine dining venues, including the Michelin-starred Japanese-fusion restaurant Abama Kabuki, an impressive collection of wellness facilities, including seven swimming pools, and a state-of-the-art fitness center, ocean-view accommodation, including Deluxe Rooms and Suites in Citadel and Villas, and Rooms and Suites in adults-only Villas with exclusive services and additional tranquility, and an award-winning The Ritz-Carlton Spa, drawing inspiration and ingredients from the Canary Islands; featuring a garden, a wellness experience and variety of treatment rooms.
Discover the perfect setting to explore the magic of the island.
Royal River Luxury Hotel
Located on the south coast of Tenerife, in Costa Adeje, Royal River Luxury Hotel is a luxury hotel in one of the most exclusive destinations in Europe.
A blissful retreat near the ocean
Discover an idyllic hideaway, nestled between mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, where contemporary design meets timeless elegance and romance emanates from every corner of this luxurious oasis.
Perfectly combining exquisite elements from around the world, from the farthest corners of Asia to the beating heart of Africa, without losing any of the Canarian tradition and warmth that encapsulates the essence of this unique resort, Royal River Luxury Hotel offers a spectacular collection of 50 luxurious pool villas in one of Europe’s most exclusive destinations, Tenerife’s prestigious Costa Adeje.
From secluded sun decks to vast panoramic terraces, and magnificent private pools to connecting river villas, you are sure to find the perfect setting for an unforgettable holiday among the 50 villas available.
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