Situated on the edge of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the five-star Iberostar Grand Mencey is a hotel that is part of the architectural heritage of the city. Set in a grand building, it offers stylish and sleek rooms with either city or garden views. The range of facilities include a spa, paddle and tennis courts and a gym. There are also four restaurants to choose from, each offering a variety of Canarian, Spanish and international cuisine.
Located on the northern coast of the island in the town of Garachico, the Hotel San Roque is set around a beautiful courtyard. An adults-only hotel, it makes for an ideal romantic break where you can enjoy candlelit al fresco dining, massages in the spa and swimming in the pool. The rooms are spacious, decorated in soft colours and feature wood furnishings. Nearby, you can play a round of golf, go wine tasting or hike in the natural park.
You’ll find Hotel La Quinta Roja in a historic Baroque building in the town of Garachico. The rooms are cosy and rustic with wooden rafters, and some even have stone walls. It’s ideal for nature and adventure sport lovers, being so close to Teno Rural Park, the natural pools of El Caleton and lots of hiking and biking trails.
Right in the centre of the island, the Parador de las Cañadas del Teide is the only hotel inside the Teide National Park. Housed in a lodge between the Çhaorra Caldera and Montaña Blanca, it offers spectacular views of Mount Teide Volcano, the highest mountain in Spain. Inside, there’s a cosy lobby with a stone fireplace and lots of wood, as well as a stylish lounge area. The rooms are a good size and feature huge beds. Other facilities include an indoor pool, a classy restaurant and a bar area.
This five-star resort, which is situated on the northwestern edge of the island, close to the Buenavista Golf Course, is for adults only. It offers views over the Atlantic Ocean and rooms in colonial-style buildings and typical Canarian architecture. Couples can spend their time here dining at the Salazar Restaurant, enjoying a cocktail at the El Padano Pool Bar and relaxing at the YHI Spa.
Found on the western coast of the island within the Golf Costa Adeje, the Royal Gardens Villa & Spa comprises 28 individual villas. The resort exudes luxury, with a number of Balinese and Thai wood carvings and statues dotted around the premises. Many of the villas also have their own private pools, and there’s an Asian spa and two restaurants.
Hotel Laguna Nivaria is housed in a charming 16th-century mansion in the UNESCO World Heritage town of San Cristóbal de La Laguna. It comprises stylish rooms and suites with patterned wallpaper and interesting artwork on the walls. The suites can sleep up to four people, so are ideal for families. Add in a large spa, a gym, a first-class restaurant and a café, and you may never want to leave.