Visit Tenerife’s most emblematic locations

Dragos del Sur:

Av. Marítima Puerto de Santiago – 38683 Santiago del Teide, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Lat: 28.2355317 – Long: -16.8415207

By car

Leave Reina Sofía airport and take the TF-1 motorway in the direction of Los Cristianos. Follow the TF-1 until you take exit 87 towards Playa San Juan. At the roundabout, take the third exit and join the TF46. Continue along the TF46 until the next roundabout and take the first exit towards Los Gigantes/Puerto Santiago. At the next roundabout, take the first exit and drive straight ahead until you turn left onto Avenida Las Gaviotas. Drive about 900 metres to the Aparthotel Dragos del Sur. Duration: 35 minutes (41.5 km).

By public transport

The best way to get from Tenerife South Airport (TFS) to Aparthotel Los Dragos del Sur, Puerto de Santiago without a car is to take line 111 bus and line 473 bus, which takes 1h 57m and costs €6 – €10.

Los Gigantes Cliffs

1.7 km

These cliffs were known as the “Wall of Hell” by the native inhabitants of the area, the Guanches, because they believed that it was the place where the world ended. These cliffs of volcanic rock have become one of Tenerife’s most popular tourist sites, not just because of the impressive views, but also because of the rich diversity of the sea life surrounding them.

Santiago del Teide

15 km

Between the coast of Puerto Santiago and the pine groves at the foot of the volcano, you’ll find Santiago del Teide, an idyllic destination where you can spend time in the forest or on the beach. From the upper part of this island town, you can view the contrast between the volcanic landscape, vineyards and fig trees. The Church of San Fernando, the Chinyero Natural Reserve and Playa de la Arena are just a few of the places you mustn’t miss in Santiago del Teide.

Teide National Park

41 km

The ideal destination for witnessing the unique volcanic nature of Tenerife. Located in the centre of the island, Teide National Park is one of the country’s most important national parks as it contains the highest peak in Spain, Teide. This lava field at an altitude of over 2,000 metres is home to a great diversity of flora and fauna such as the Gran Canaria giant lizard, the canary and the Teide violet.

Playa de las Américas

26 km

The golden sands stretching for over half a kilometre make this one of Tenerife’s most popular beaches. This beach is loved by tourists and locals alike because of the year-round good weather and the amount of leisure activities and services on offer. It is surrounded by restaurants with terraces where you can recharge your batteries after a day at the beach.