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Weather & climate

Temperature: Average highs of around 27°C in August.

Best time to visit: June and July promise steady beach temperatures and lots of sunshine.

Los Cristianos has hot summers and mild winters, and the thermometer rarely dips below 20°C even in winter. Summer weather kicks in around May, keeping temperatures up in the mid-20s. If you like it hot, then August temperatures push the mercury up to around 30°C.

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Los Cristianos is best for

Families: On top of family-friendly hotels and safe beaches, the resort is a short drive from Tenerife’s Aqualand, a water park and zoo that is bound to be a big hit with the little ones.

Sun worshippers: Los Cristianos’ sweeping golden beaches and long promenade are the ideal places to make the most of the glorious sunshine, with plenty of facilities and amenities, and lots of room even during peak season.

Couples: The resort’s charming marina and waterfront restaurants are perfect for a romantic getaway for two, with that fabulous seafront for those sunset walks along the beach.   

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Fast facts

Language: The language spoken is Spanish, with English widely spoken throughout the resort.

Currency: The currency used is the Euro (€).

Local time: Los Cristianos is the same time as GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Tenerife South Airport. The transfer time to Los Cristianos is just 25 minutes.

Flight time from UK: The Los Cristianos flight time is 4.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found at http://www.spain.info/en/.

Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health. 

Holiday destinations related to Los Cristianos:

  • Costa Adeje
  • Playa De Las Americas
  • Puerto Del La Cruz
  • Getting around

    By bus: Tenerife has an efficient and cheap bus service that links the major resorts right across the island. From Los Cristianos you can hop on a bus and go exploring, with nearby attractions easily reached. Buses are modern and air conditioned, making them a great way to get around.

    By taxi: There are plenty of taxis in the resort, with the main taxi ranks conveniently positioned right in the middle of the resort. Taxis are white and will have a green light on the roof when available. It’s best to book ahead if you want to make a longer journey, or you want to make sure you get to the airport on time to catch your flight.

    By car: To get around the island in your own time and for maximum day trip opportunities, why not hire a car? Several car hire companies operate in Los Cristianos. Pick a 4x4 if you want to go exploring.

    Events

    For jazz fans: In July, the Canary Islands International Jazz Festival blasts into town. It puts on concerts in unique venues and outdoor spaces across the whole of the Canary Islands, and features jazz musicians from all over the world, making it one of the most renowned jazz events on the international calendar.

    Carnival: Tenerife is a fantastic place to experience your first Carnival. Hop on a bus and head over to Santa Cruz, under an hour from Los Cristianos, where the February festivities bring in the locals for days of parades, costumes, and dancing. The fiesta finishes with the biggest parade of the week, and it’s a great way to chase the winter blues away!