Tenerife Luxury Hotels
... an Elite Selection

The majority of Tenerife Luxury Hotels have swimming pools, beautiful tropical gardens which transport us to lost paradises, unrivalled landscapes … The service at these hotels is always high quality and makes their guests’ holidays into unforgettable ones. They have everything you need to avoid your daily problems and return home with your batteries recharged … until your next holidays…

The Resorts of the Luxury Hotels in Tenerife are the tourist complexes aimed at relaxation and recreation at the same time during the holiday period. Many of the activities are related to the hotel industry, leisure, sports, entertainment and shopping.



You can find all kinds of hotels and accommodation in general in Tenerife, including the luxury resorts and hotels with different star ratings which we mention below. There is nothing better than relaxing away from the stresses of work and spending some time enjoying the facilities and services which the hotels and resorts offer to their guests.

We have divided the description of these Luxury hotels in Tenerife between those that are found in the south and in the north. In addition, when you check the different hotels for each location (e.g. Los Cristianos), you will find a link to the hotels or resorts, either for a detailed review's page or at least the link for reservation.

Don’t hesitate to click on the links to see our personal description and comments on those places which we have visited and stayed at.


South Tenerife Luxury Hotels

Tenerife Luxury Hotels - Guía de Isora

1.     Gran Meliá Palácio de Isora – this is a piece of Heaven on Earth. This hotel is located in an area away from the crowds of tourists with beautiful neighbouring areas looking out to sea from its infinity pool. The 579 room hotel really seems like a palace because of the quality of service, the extras, the spa, etc. It is everything you would expect in a luxury hotel and a place to find that peace which you need.

2.     Red Level at Gran Melia Palacio de Isora - This outstanding beachfront hotel, located with Gran Melia Palacio de Isora, is an "adults only" hotel. So there you can feel completely in peace, and chill out from the daily stress in luxury ... extreme luxury. This is one of the best Tenerife luxury hotels and also in the Canary Islands. It has 90 rooms, a spa, an infinity pool, restaurants, etc.

3.     The Ritz-Carlton, Abama – this has beautiful gardens, 7 pools and spectacular views of La Gomera, as well as a golf course, a spa and 10 restaurants. One of them (El Kabuki) has a Michelin star. It has 469 rooms and an ethnic-style villa.


Tenerife Luxury Hotels - Playa Paraíso

1.     Adrian Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel - This is located in Playa Paraiso, in the popular area of Costa Adeje. It is located on the seafront so the panoramic views of the Atlantic are beautiful, especially from its infinity pool. It is a perfect and suitable place for a relaxing and enjoyable family holiday. It has 298 rooms and 3 restaurants.


Tenerife Luxury Hotels - Costa Adeje

1.     Royal Garden Villas - This exclusive hotel is a unique and intimate establishment offering great privacy as well as exquisite decor and enviable ocean views from its clifftop location. The spacious 28 villas, fully equipped with large terraces, spas and individual heated pools, are intended to provide rest, privacy, luxury and guest delight. It has a gourmet restaurant and the Costa Adeje Golf Course opposite. This is one of our top picks for Tenerife Luxury Hotels.

2.     Vincci La Plantación del Sur – This colonial Canary Island-style hotel provides wonderful views of the Atlantic. It has 6 swimming pools, 3 of which are heated, surrounded by tropical gardens, sun terraces for the enjoyment of its guests, a spa and a gourmet restaurant. The 165 elegant rooms with sea views provide more luxuries than expected in such a high rated hotel - like the villas equipped with outdoor and private Jacuzzis.

3.     Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa - This luxurious hotel is set amidst tropical gardens and close to the ocean on the famous Costa Adeje in the south of Tenerife. The Sheraton hotel includes among its facilities 284 rooms, 3 swimming pools, a large spa, 5 restaurants suiting all tastes, 3 bars and live music to entertain and amuse the guests.

4.     Costa Adeje Gran Hotel – this is another of the top hotels in Tenerife located on Fañabe Beach, in the well-known resort of Costa Adeje. The hotel’s 4 swimming pools are surrounded by tropical gardens and terraces where you can enjoy the sun. One pool is located on the roof of the hotel, where the views of the ocean and the rest of the area are spectacular. It has 457 rooms, 2 restaurants and 3 bars.

5.     Hotel Baobab Suites – this is a completely different hotel from those which you would normally find in Costa Adeje. The luxury, the functionality and the luminosity of its 125 suites and the aesthetic beauty of the building will permit you to have the holidays you always wanted.

6.     Adrian Hotel Jardines de Nivaria – this 271 bedroom hotel is found next to the Fañabé Beach. It has 3 restaurants, 2 pools with gardens, a spa and many options for sporting activities to try.

7.     Dream Hotel Gran Tacande & Spa - this is also found in Playa del Duque in the south of Tenerife, and there you can enjoy a wonderful view of the neighbouring island of La Gomera. Grand Tacande is another of the hotels in Tenerife built in a luxurious colonial style with two outdoor pools and 256 bright and spacious rooms with balconies overlooking the mountains, the hotel gardens or the ocean.

8.     Hotel Suite Villa María –just 500 metres from the La Caleta Beach in Adeje, this is an ideal place for relaxation. Its 78 villas have everything required to guarantee you have everything you need on your luxury holidays in Tenerife.

9.     Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque – this is located in the privileged Playa del Duque in Costa Adeje, Arona. It is a luxurious (family-friendly) residential complex inspired by the culture of the Canary Islands and reflects colonial influence. Even the hotel staff wear uniforms influenced by regional costumes. It has 351 rooms and 5 outdoors swimming pools.

10.     Iberostar Grand Hotel El Mirador (Adults only) - this is situated in Playa del Duque - Costa Adeje - in the southern city of Arona. The hotel is listed as for "adults only", so you can go with your partner to enjoy and relax in its luxurious facilities. The colonial architecture is beautiful; its 120 rooms are spacious and with wonderful views of the Atlantic.

11.     Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia - this is a beautiful resort representing different features of the scenery of Tenerife in Costa Adeje. Located in Fañabe Beach, it has great views of the Atlantic and 2 outdoor pools. The hotel offers at its restaurants various dishes from international cuisine, particularly in the Portofino, dedicated to Italian cuisine. It has 391 rooms.

12.     Iberostar Grand Hotel Salomé (Adults only) – this belongs to Hotel Anthelia as part of its Grand Collection. It is found between the Fañabé and Bahía el Duque Beaches. It has 24 rooms, a restaurant with a terrace and sea views, an enormous pool and almost 3,300m2 of Thai Zen Space, all of which ensures the customer has everything they need for their holidays in the sun.

See also: Costa Adeje


Tenerife Luxury Hotels - Playa de Las Américas

1.     Europe Villa Cortes GL - this is a luxurious hotel with colourful architecture inspired by an elegant Mexican colonial mansion. There is a beach club with a restaurant and excellent views of the Atlantic. They have 151 rooms and suites that are harmoniously decorated and designed to be stress-free.

2.     Sir Anthony - The Hotel Sir Anthony, part of the group Mare Nostrum Resort, is located on the seafront, in Playa del Camison. The modern, semi-circular building around their beautiful gardens, swimming pool, spa and outdoor swimming pool is all about enjoying a great view of the area. It has 70 rooms and a private beach club with live music.

3.     Mediterranean Palace – this iconic hotel is found next to the El Camisón Beach. It has an outdoor pool, a spa and 535 rooms with typical Canary Island decoration in blue and white. Its restaurant and bars offer marvellous dishes and refreshing drinks. The Safari Shopping Centre is found nearby and there you will be able to do your luxury shopping in Tenerife.

4.     Hotel Las Madrigueras - Las Madrigueras is located in the south of Tenerife near the Las Américas Golf Course. Therefore, if you are a hotel guest, you get special rates for golf with a complimentary golf buggy during your stay. It has 57 rooms, a spa and outdoor swimming pool, and free private parking.

See also: Playa de Las Américas


Tenerife Luxury Hotels - San Miguel de Abona

1.     Hotel Sandos San Blas Reserva Medioambiental – this is a hotel with 331 rooms, eight pools and a spa. It has two large restaurants, four bars and two of the best golf courses in Tenerife: Golf del Sur and Amarilla Golf.


Tenerife Luxury Hotels - El Médano

1.     Casas Bioclimáticas Iter – this complex of 24 modern villas is 50 metres from the sea, surrounded by a wind farm and close to Montaña Pelada. The villas are decorated in a modern way, receive natural light and produce ZERO CO2 emissions.


Tenerife Timeshares

Tenerife Timeshares – timeshare accommodations can be found across the island, however the majority lie on the southern coast of Tenerife. Enjoy mesmerizing views of the sparkling Atlantic from your private balcony, or merely relax in your multi-bedroom, upscale suite. Treat yourself in your resort’s swimming pool, satisfy your appetite at an on-site restaurant, or indulge in nightly entertainment – there’s always something to experience at a timeshare resort. Find an affordable unit through SellMyTimeshareNow.com, a website currently offering over 70 Tenerife timeshares for sale and rent at high-end resorts such as Hollywood Mirage and the Royal Tenerife Country Club.


North Tenerife Luxury Hotels

Tenerife Luxury Hotels - Santa Cruz de Tenerife

1.     Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey - this is situated in a quiet residential area of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in front of Parque García Sanabria. The Grand Mencey, one of the hotels in Tenerife that are part of the group Iberostar, offers a unique mix of old and modern, on top of a high level of comfort and exquisite elegance. The hotel has hosted famous personalities who have visited the island: from Kings to politicians, artists and writers from around the world. This beautiful hotel has 261 modern rooms, 22 suites luxuriously and comfortably furnished.

See also: Santa Cruz de Tenerife


Tenerife Luxury Hotels - Puerto de La Cruz

1.     Hotel Botanico y Oriental Spa Garden – this was the first of the hotels in Tenerife and in the Canary Islands to join the prestigious "The Meading Hotels of The World" – a symbol of the highest quality of service. It is one of the few 5-star luxury hotels located on the north coast of Tenerife. It has an enviable view of the valley of La Orotava, the volcano and Mount Teide and the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel has a classic style and is surrounded by some 25,000m² of beautiful gardens, outdoor swimming pools and decks, in addition to a sauna and Turkish bath and a small golf course. It has 252 rooms. For the location, services, ambience and all other amenities, this is also one of our top picks for Tenerife Luxury Hotels.

2.     Hotel Best Semiramis – this hotel is found on a cliff, so many of its 298 rooms have spectacular views over the ocean. The services are excellent, and it has a spa, two outdoor pools and two restaurants.

See also: Puerto de La Cruz


Tenerife Luxury Hotels - Buenavista del Norte

1.     Vincci Selección Buenavista Golf & Spa - this is located in a privileged and peaceful area of Tenerife. It is a resort with all the comforts you may want, near the Teno nature reserve. The resort facilities include an outdoor pool, sun terraces with wonderful views of the north coast of Tenerife, a fitness centre and a spa in which there is an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and all the necessary treatments to relax your body and mind. It has 117 rooms. That's another of our top picks of Tenerife Luxury Hotels, with everything related to a top notch place - location, quality of services, tranquility, surroundings, etc.

See also: Buenavista del Norte

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