Awesome Los Gigantes.

Where is Los Gigantes the town of the giant cliffs?



It's situated 2/3 down from the top of the island Temerife on its West coast.

It's 58 km from the south airport by about an hour's drive, while you need about 90 minutes to get over the mountains past Masca and El Tanque to Puerto de la Cruz. Only 1 hour by car from Mount Teide via the road TF82.

News for the town by the awesome rocks.
The Carnival Gran Coso Parade is scheduled for February 25, 2018. Other shows to be posted ASAP.

More facts about the Gigantes the giant cliffs

Los Gigantes westcoast town of TenerifeLos Gigantes meaning giant cliffs

  • The town with the best climate of the entire island
  • Additional name Acantilados
  • Oldest Tenerife cliff by 7,4million years
  • Geological make-up: Basalt
  • Appearance: Vertical and rugged, reaching 500 m and going to the sea bed at 30m depth.
  • Flanking and protecting the town of the same name which is part of Santiago del Teide with 9200 inhabitants
  • Part of: Teno a mountain range outdoors paradise.

Mind some mobility with modern Cluster Apartments on slopes, as depicted below...

4 star Hotel Los Gigantes

  • Where? By the subtropical Crab Island a fly fishing spot
  • Address: Puerto Deportivo (Marina yacht harbor)

    Family hotel Hotel Barceló Santiago

    • Postal code: 38683
    • Tel: 0034+922 862 763


  • Where? La Hondura,8 -38683 Puerto de Santiago
  • Extras: Children amusement park, ocean rock pools for snorkeling and diving and outside bistro
  • Spectacular sunsets

More hotel information


  • The Adults only Hotel Stil Gigantes (Los)
    to the right of Crab Island (Isla de Cangrejos) at C/ Flor de Pascua 12, 38683 Los Gigantes.
  • Family hotel Hotel Tamaimo Tropical with lower prices
    at C/La Hondura, n/s Puerto Santiago
  • Parque Oasis


    • Street: Avda.Gonzalez Forte,7
    • Town: 38683 of giant cliffs of Santiago del Teide - Tenerife
    • Tel.: 0034 + 664 391773
    • Parking: Outside
    • Open: Every day

    El Laguillo saltwater pools alternative

    Puerto de Santiago

    This village, a former fishing community, adjoins the main town of giant cliffs

    Puerto Santiago Lookout

    Walk along Calle Hondura until you get to a narrow passage that leads down to the sea. It's your key to the breath taking cliffs at the end of the bay. There also spot the outer edge of the yacht harbor the Marina or Puerto Deportivo in Spanish.


    Tenerife Beaches by Los Gigantes in town and nearby.


    Click the photo of Playa de la Arena to discover more about this subtropical, cozy seaside with many amenities, such as hotels by its shores and much more.

    The beach with the town's name and which is closest to the huge cliffs used to have coconut palms which have disappeared unfortunately.



    The small village beach of Puerto de Santiago is used by fishermen, while some locals swim there. There, nobody minded when our dog took a short stroll with us.

    Sight seeing spots by the town of giant cliffs.

    • Isla Cangrejos (crab island)
    • Harbor Club at the Marina yachts
    • Sunset watches over la Gomera



    More sundowns by the giant cliffs with and without stunning colors.



    • Eucalyptus trail at about 400m above sea level after Santiago del Teide
    • Bougainvillea square by Parque Oasis
    • Mirador (view point) del Cherfe at 1100m in Valle de Arriba



    The Marina with its yachts and whale watching boats for Tenerife living with a boat and more.

    Water sports by Tenerife's tallest coastal cliffs.

    Expect huge rewards by deep sea fishing in the wide open ocean with 36 whales species and dolphins by the big rocks. Go sailing and take part in regattas, windsurfing, para-surfing, speedboat rides, cut the waves with water skies, swim, snorkel and practice deep sea scuba diving, while good schools abound.

    Consult a list of Los Gigantes Tenerife day trips for dolphin and whale spotting, while some boats go twice daily for the price of one trip.

    Go swim with turtles

    Follow up on a lead to swim with turtles which I missed when on an adventure trip private boat tour beyond the giant cliffs off los Gigantes.

    Best nearest Tenerife golf clubs

    • 18 hole golf course is Abama Golf in Guilla de Isora
      Tel: 922 126000 or, Tel: 922 126621.
    • Buena Vista Golf (18 holes) a must for serious golfers.
      Tel: Call 922 1290 34 or, Tel: 922 128044,

    For more ideas for thrills and attractions of Tenerife further down South as well as in the North, click here...


    Best places for eating out by the top Tenerife dolphin habitat.

    • The Fisherman's Inn for delicious fresh seafood at
      Calle Agústin Leon, 31, Tel: 922 867046 and 663544150
    • Snack bar Francy's for English Breakfasts and fast food
      at C/ La Hondura, Puerto de Santiago, Tel: 922 860986

    • Restaurante San Francisco Bistro with international cuisine at C/Hondura Tel: 922 861261
    • The Copper Kettle Gigantes (los) or Bistro CK's

      • Address: Paseo Jacaranda,2 (Near Bamboo Lane)
        Gigantes (los) Tel:0034 922 861010 and 600369897...

      Gigantes Steakhouse restaurant Blues Clubhouse

    • Address: La Caldera at 5 min by car from Giant cliffs
    • Tel: 0034 600202534
    • Rock and Roll and Blues concerts

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