Arona – Coast to Mountain

Arona, located in southern Tenerife, offers a unique cross-section of the island’s diverse landscapes and lifestyles. From its bustling coastal resorts to its quiet mountain villages, Arona offers visitors and residents alike many opportunities to work and play in one of the most temperate and pleasant climates in the world. 

Coastal Charm and Diverse Towns:

Arona’s coastal areas, including Playa de las Américas and Los Cristianos, are lively and inviting. Here, pristine beaches and water sports cater to those seeking both relaxation and adventure. Towns like Palm Mar, El Fraile, Las Galletas, and Costa Del Silencio each add unique character to Arona’s coastal appeal, with Las Galletas particularly known for its traditional fishing village charm.

Los Cristianos Harbour

View of Los Cristianos Harbour in Arona 

Underwater and Outdoor Activities:

The region’s clear waters are ideal for scuba diving, with a range of dive sites and numerous diving schools offering PADI courses. For golf enthusiasts and equestrians, Arona provides world-class golf courses and picturesque riding and hiking trails, showcasing the island’s natural beauty.

Scuba diving in Tenerife - Moray eel

Fangtooth Moray in the waters of Tenerife

Exploring Inland:

Inland, the essence of Arona shifts to historical and cultural exploration. Arona town is rich in heritage, while Cabo Blanco hosts the British curriculum Wingate School. Buzanada adds a rustic charm, offering a tranquil experience away from the coast.

Accommodation Variety:

Arona caters to every pocket and preference when it comes to Tenerife accommodation. From the luxurious four-star, adults-only H10 Big Sur in Los Cristianos, which graces the seafront with its exquisite views, to the tranquil Ona Alborada in Costa Del Silencio, visitors have a wide array of options.

For those seeking a more naturalistic stay, Camping Nauta offers a camping experience located between Las Galletas and Los Cristianos. It is basic nut affordable and right on a bus route. 

Additionally, there’s a plethora of self-catering holiday apartments available through platforms like and AirBnB, providing options that range from budget-friendly to luxurious, ensuring every traveler finds their perfect home away from home.