With gorgeous sandy beaches, ultra cool cocktail lounges and a booming gourmet restaurant scene, Tenerife is the perfect place for a luxury holiday in the sun. And when it comes to all-encompassing resorts with more top end amenities and services than you could ever imagine, TUI ticks all the boxes every time.
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Luxury TUI resorts in Tenerife
Whether you’re searching for a family-friendly resort in the middle of all the action, a relaxed adults-only complex surrounded by beauty or a gorgeous five-star retreat just steps away from a championship golf course, here are the top TUI resorts for the ultimate luxury holiday in Tenerife.
Sandos San Blas, Golf del Sur
Located right on the coast, just steps away from the pebble beach that connects the sleepy fishing village of Los Abrigos with the popular holiday hub of Golf del Sur, Sandos San Blas is the perfect place to stay for golfers who want to get away from it all. The secluded location of this breathtaking hotel means a peaceful night’s sleep is always guaranteed. But with Los Abrigos’ amazing seafood restaurants and Golf del Sur’s fun nightlife scene within easy walking distance, things don’t have to be quiet unless you want them to be.
The unbelievably scenic surroundings make Sandos San Blas one of the most gorgeous and luxurious hotels in Tenerife. Set within the grounds of a nature reserve, the hotel is surrounded by incredible lava formations where guided walks are held and even includes an artificial boating lake you can row across.
Other highlights at this TUI resort include 5 outdoor swimming pools where you can cool off from the scorching Canarian heat, a fabulous buffet which highlights show cooking and a gourmet restaurant where guests are treated to one free meal per stay. There’s also a fabulous spa and wellness centre with a wonderful assortment of treatments, plus 2 golf courses just a short walk away.
Marylanza Suites & Spa Resort, Playa de Las Americas
For an indulgent spa retreat minutes away from stunning beaches, a vibrant nightlife scene and incredible shopping opportunities, look no further than Marylanza Suites & Spa Resort. Nestled into the outskirts of the popular Playa de Las Americas, this TUI resort is best known for its fabulous spa which has everything you need to truly unwind and feel better than ever before.
The thermal spa circuit includes a hydromassage pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, Roman baths, Turkish baths, floatation room, sensation showers, aromatherapy showers, foot baths and tonification pools which you can explore at your own pace. And for an extra layer of luxury, there’s also an extensive spa menu laden with massages and loads of other pampering treatments, sure to leave you feeling revitalised and ready to take on the world.
And that’s only the start of it! Marylanza Suites & Spa Resort also offers spacious and modern suites which come with kitchenettes so you can whip up your own Canarian specials if you feel cooking. There’s also cooling air conditioning and WiFi access so you can snap plenty of holiday selfies and send them to friends and family back home. Upgrade to a golf view suite and you’ll be rewarded with captivating vistas of the lush green and undulating hills of the nearby course.
Adrian Hoteles Roca Nivaria GH, Playa Paraiso
Don’t want to leave your hotel unless you absolutely have to? Then Adrian Hoteles Roca Nivaria GH could be just what you’re looking for. Tucked into the peaceful Playa Paraiso in the southwest of Tenerife, this first-class TUI resort comes with everything you could need to have the most laid-back holiday of your life, whether you’re spending it with the whole family or just as a couple.
There’s a lift within the hotel that transports you to a sandy beach below complete with plush sun loungers and parasols, evening craft markets are held weekly by the pool where you can pick up some wonderful souvenirs and the little ones are kept entertained with kids’ and babies’ clubs every day. Combine all that with amazing evening entertainment with everything from comedians to acrobats, a sensational spa with a plethora of treatments and a collection of tempting bars and restaurants with theme nights and you’ve no reason to ever set foot outside the TUI resort!
But if you do decide to explore further afield, you can take advantage of the hotel’s free shuttle bus which will whisk you away to the nearby resort of Playa de Fañabe, where you’ll find a great choice of family-friendly beaches, action-packed water sports, top-end beach clubs and plenty more dining options.
TUI Sensatori Resort Tenerife, Guia de Isora
If you’re in desperate need for some serious rest and relaxation, TUI Sensatori Resort Tenerife is perfect for you. This opulent 5*+ resort is set in Guia de Isora in the west part of the island, close to the famous Los Gigantes cliffs and wonderful Masca ravine walk. The larger-than-life main swimming pool is the star of the show here, adorned with in-water sunbeds perfect for relaxing, whirlpools to help you unwind and powerful water jets that massage just the right places.
The dining scene is worth writing home about, too. There are 13 bars and restaurants in total, ranging from fine dining sushi bars and classic Italian restaurants to laid-back pool bars and amazing international buffets. TUI offers all inclusive and full board packages, so no matter which one you choose, you’ll be able to dig in and enjoy as much as you like.
If you ever get bored of relaxing in the picture-perfect surroundings, TUI offers a wealth of things to keep you entertained. For children, there’s a fantastic entertainment programme which includes table tennis, football tournaments and even a teen Olympics. And for the adults, you can keep fit with tennis, archery and water aerobics or learn a new skill by signing up for a sushi making, cocktail mixing or wine tasting workshop.