78 independent reviews of Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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3/5
Puerto de la Cruz is rated 3 out of 5 from 78 Reviews

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Puerto de la Cruz Reviews

3/5


Liam Skoski visited here on July 2006
Decent, smallish town in the north of Tenerife, plenty of bars and restaurants, and shops beach wasnt spectacular, black sand at one part of it, but it was ok. not bustling resort but not too quiet either, Loro Parque is one of its main attractions.
Review Rating

Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
3 stars
Beaches
3 stars

2/5


Christine Bearcroft visited here on June 2006
As our hotel had excellent entertainment we did not feel the need to find any in the resort, so cannot comment on this. Also the resort does not have a beach only a Lido which is lovely and used all day every day. If you are looking for a wild holiday then go to the South of the Island the North is much prettier and a little quieter.
All in all a wonderfull holiday, Puerto De La Cruz

WE WILL BE BACK!!
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Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
1 stars
Beaches
1 stars

4/5


Cunningham visited here on June 2006
The Miramar isn\'t really part of a resort and Puerto de la Cruz isn\'t a typical tourist town as it\'s retained a lot of the character of a former fishing village. The location is fabulous with great views of Mount Teide and the town. The Taoro park on the doorstep is excellent for an after dinner stroll.

The beaches are black volcanic sand and the sizeable waves make swimming difficult but mucking around in the sea is great fun. The Lido (Lago Martianez) is everything you need for sunbathing swimming anyway and is only a few euros a day.
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Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
4 stars
Beaches
4 stars

4/5


Jo visited here on May 2006
We visited many parts of Tenerife and decided we picked the best place to stay!
We absolutely hated the south of the island (Playa las Americas). It was extremely busy and full of burnt brits! Maybe we just got a bad day though.
Puerto de la Cruz is much nicer. People speak Spanish there for a start!
For young children, it may not be the ideal place to stay. Our hotel had very few children staying in it.
We like to visit lots of places when on holiday, and the bus network from Puerto was very good. Also cheap if you get a bono bus card.
I would definately visit Puerto de la Cruz again.
Review Rating

Eating Out
5 stars
Nightlife
3 stars
Beaches
4 stars

3/5


Victoria visited here on April 2006
Resort was clean although there is a lot of builing work going on along the promenade. Not much entertainment at all. Beaches were clean and nice enough, though no sun loungers. Seemed to only get the sun between 6pm and 7.30pm! Was cloudy every day!
Review Rating

Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
2 stars
Beaches
3 stars

3/5


Julie and Ann Holmes visited here on March 2006
There is no beach here as such due to the rocky area, but the lido is well worth a visit. There were plenty of beds available despite only the one pool currently being open.
Plenty of restaurants and bars within the lido area, and the refurbishment of the other pools should be completed within the next six months.
Plenty of shops , bars and restaurants with excellent choices.
Loro Parque is well worth a visit and you can catch a free land train from outside the Las Vegas hotel.Especially worth seeing are the sealion and dolphin shows. We were lucky to sneak a peak at the orcas who are training at the moment.Don\'t forget your camera.
The whole area of Puerto is very entertaining ...
to walk through, and we had excellent weather the whole time we were there.

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Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
4 stars
Beaches
1 stars

4/5


diane visited here on March 2006
We felt very comfortable walking round here and never saw any problems.

There was always plenty of things going off and every one was so frendly. We loved a English bar/restaurant called Zeppelin on C/Mazaroco it was just a 2 min stagger back to the hotel. Andy kept the bar open till you wanted to go home!

The entertainment was differant every night we had a great time.
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Eating Out
5 stars
Nightlife
4 stars
Beaches
4 stars

4/5


nb visited here on February 2006
The long promenade along the sea front is an ideal place to stroll and enjoy this laid back resort.There is always something to watch.There are a number of 4* hotels which front directly on to the promenade.Inland it is more hilly.Although it is walkable ,taking the little train to Loro Park is fun!The penguins are amazing!you can also walk along the sea wall to the attractive Garden Beach(Playa Jardin).The beaches are black sand ,but the place to swim is the wonderful Martianez lido .The refurbishment of the main large pool has been completed,it is open for use,,and work should be finished shortly on the area with the smaller pools
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Eating Out
5 stars
Nightlife
4 stars
Beaches
4 stars

3/5


J Carrell visited here on February 2006
We liked this resort very much and would visit again.

The shops and restraurants were good value.

There is no real beach but a lovely Lido to use.

Everywhere was kept very clean.

We did not use any of the resorts entertainment this time.
Review Rating

Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
3 stars
Beaches
3 stars

4/5


Dave Gaskell visited here on January 2006
The resort is beautiful very lush and tropical with a real old world Spanish / South American charm and miles away from the brash style of the South. A place to relax and soak up the real Canaries. A hire car is best to see the rest of the North where most residents live. Some fine old villages a short drive away with great local non-tourist bars and restaurants which were mostly 40% cheaper than the tourist areas. Do consider the weather which can cloud over with regular showers - although if this happens drive over the mountains south to catch the sun. To sum up the resort caters for those wanting a relaxing holiday away from the young disco ...
crowd. Watching the world go by on Café terraces says it all. Going for a fourth visit soon.

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Eating Out
5 stars
Nightlife
2 stars
Beaches
4 stars

3/5


Mrs T Mcgregor visited here on December 2005
The resort was clean. The entertainment was boring not much to do as we had already done it before. Evening was quiet not much going on,except new years eve when the place came a live, with a live band and beautiful fireworks.

Everyone in a party mood.

Beach Black sand and a bit windy weather.

Will not be going back for along time as I found it boring with nothing much to do except walk for miles, even that be came the same.
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Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
2 stars
Beaches
2 stars

1/5


P Doncaster visited here on December 2005
To much dog poo.
I liked the BONO BUS card system which got us cheaply all round the north of the island (so cheaply that on some occasions it was free!) If you travel by bus anywhere in Tenerife, make sure you get one of these BONO-BUS cards - fares are much cheaper (50% at least). They cost €12 or €30 and are obtainable at the GUAGUA (bus) station or at places where you see the TITSA sign.
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Eating Out
1 stars
Nightlife
1 stars
Beaches
1 stars

3/5


Brian visited here on October 2005
Puerto de la Cruz is a laid back resort, no all night partying. Some of it is hilly, but taxis are cheap and numerous. The Lido on the seafront provides excellent swimming and sunbathing for adults and children alike (but partially under redevelopment when we were there). Beaches are black sand with Punta Brava among the best. Swimming not recommended for children.
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Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
3 stars
Beaches
3 stars

2/5


Phillips visited here on September 2005
Puerto de la Cruz was really different, lots of history, churches etc and the locals were very friendly. The buildings were really old and you need to explore the little back streets to see the balconies etc, very pretty. A lot of work being done down by the lido at the moment but it is still open and will be even more impressive when finished.

At the bottom of the steps from El Tope on your right is a split level shopping centre, really nice and much bigger than it first appears.

We weren\'t bothered by the \"time-shares\" too much as they seemed to be looking for german tourists etc not british.

Good times to be had in the Queen Bee pub ...
(say hello to Hose, Tomas and Angelo) and Beehive 1 (Carlos and Sante).

All in all a great holiday, just a shame the hotel has such a steep climb.



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Review Rating

Eating Out
1 stars
Nightlife
3 stars
Beaches
2 stars

3/5


Mids on tour visited here on August 2005
area undergoing a ddevelopment with the Lido area being a cannot miss with large large salt water pools and 10\'s of sun beds (sun beds free in admission 3.30Euros each Parrasols extra 1.50Euros. The beach WHAT BEACH a bit iof rubish grey looking grit forget it.......

not too many decent places to eat and most were empty so difficult to judge where to eat, but no real bad experiences. I would estimate thjat there was only about 10 - 15% of English people there about 70% Spanish and i found this quite suprising.
DONT EXPECT TOO MUCH SUNSHINE 7-10am no sun 10 - 1 mainly sun 1 - 3 cloudy 3-5 mixed....!!!! but be warned you burn whilst overcast but it is not the ideal sunshine resort
Review Rating

Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
3 stars
Beaches
1 stars

3/5


P&L visited here on July 2005
Puerto is very different to the other resorts on the island. It lacks the brashness of the south, there is a much more Spanish feel to it and the atmosphere is very relaxed. There are also less English tourists - we were the only two people from First Choice to travel north.

We spent our evenings just strolling along the sea front, looking at the work of the many artists and stopping off at one of the many bars for a drink and a spot of people watching.
The only drawback with holidaying in the north of the island is the cloud that often hangs over the mountains. Although the weather in July was hot, it was also very cloudy for most ...
of the two weeks we were there. However, don\'t be mislaid by this - you will still get sunburnt, so be cautious!
There are many restaurants offering traditional Canarian food and entertainment. Shoppers are also catered for with a new shopping precinct and camera shops in abundance.
Loro Park is nearby and a \'must see\' for anyone who hasn\'t been before. Plus the usual trips offered by the tour operators.
If you like a calm, quiet, relaxing holiday, in a warm climate and can cope with the possibility of cloudy days, then go north. If you like noisy bars and boiling hot sunshine, go south!









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Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
2 stars
Beaches
3 stars

3/5


Sue & John visited here on June 2005
Lovely picturesque green resort on the north side of the island. Not for the young at heart as there are few discos etc, and may not suit those who have mobility problems either as it is very hilly.

Plenty to do in the area if you choose to. Parrot Park, Botanical Gardens, Banana Plantation and of course a trip up mount Teide. Clean resort: I saw the streets cleaned and washed down every morning.

There had been a festival at the time of my visit with the young locals sleeping on the beach etc but as soon as the sun came up (around 8am) the cleaners were on the beach removing any rubbish.

A lovely resort for a relaxing holiday.
Review Rating

Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
4 stars
Beaches
1 stars

4/5


Stuart visited here on March 2005
We were struck by how clean Peurto De La Cruz is kept, casts shame on the majority of British streets!

This is a superb resort with a friendly atmosphere and a huge variety of good places to eat. It also manages to retain a Spanish feel to it, unlike the sprawling concrete of the Southern resorts, and is located in an area of lush green countryside with superb views of Mt Tiede.

Loro Park is a must see, as is a tour to Mount Tiede - fantastic forests followed by a lunar landscape!

Beaches are black sand, clean and well sheltered, the best being to the Eastern end of the resort.

If you love a bit of winter sun, with plenty to do without the loud element, this is the place for you!
Review Rating

Eating Out
5 stars
Nightlife
4 stars
Beaches
4 stars

5/5


Keith Helen & G visited here on March 2005
Eating out. Try El Limon, a vegetarian restaurant in the centre of town, behind the main church. The food is excellent!

There are many good restaurants in Puerto de al Cruz, especially the old part of town. Better still, try the restaurants in the outlying villages.

Puerto de la Cruz is an old colonial town with many interesting old buildings. It is a place where local people actually live.

Tenerife is a duty free island. Local shops in Puerto de la Cruz are good for perfume, alcohol, electronic goods and cameras. Do not buy on the plane or at the airport. Local shops offer a wider choice and are cheaper.

Review Rating

Eating Out
5 stars
Nightlife
5 stars
Beaches
5 stars

4/5


colin & vera visited here on December 2004
This resort is fantastic, the christmas lights are superb and the choirs and village musicians are a joy to watch and listen to in the main square. Do not miss the night of the
three kings parade.

There are numerous walks with pleasant scenery.
Review Rating

Eating Out
4 stars
Nightlife
4 stars
Beaches
5 stars
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3/5
Bahia Principe San Felipe Hotel  stars Bahia Principe San Felipe Hotel
Address: Avda de Colon 22, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

Latest Review: Oct 2014

Ranked #10 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

2/5
Be Live Orotova Palace Hotel  stars Be Live Orotova Palace Hotel
The Be Live Ortova Palace Hotel is a 4 star hotel which sits 200m from the Playa Martianez Beach in Puerto Del La Cruz, Tenerife.

Latest Review: Dec 2005

Ranked #16 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

4/5
Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden Hotel  stars Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden Hotel
Set on a hillside in stunning Botanical Gardens, this luxurious hotel enjoys fantastic views of the sea and Mount Teide. Whilst offering elegant surroundings and traditional standards of service, the Oriental spa provides total relaxation with a full range of facilities and treatments.

Latest Review: Jul 2005

Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

4/5
Casablanca Apartments  stars Casablanca Apartments
The smart Casablanca Apartments have fabulous views across Puerto de la Cruz. Resting on a slight incline close to the resort centre, they are well placed for exploring the local area and spending peaceful times on the beach.

Latest Review: Mar 2009

Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

4/5
Catalonia Las Vegas Hotel  stars Catalonia Las Vegas Hotel
The facilities and varied evening entertainment attracts mainly couples. The Hotel Las Vegas has a superb central location with views over the Lido Martianez and the Atlantic Ocean. If it's relaxation you're after this is the hotel to stay in.

Latest Review: Mar 2008

Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

3/5
Dania Magec Resort Hotel  stars Dania Magec Resort Hotel
These well-known sister hotels have become very popular with British couples due to their excellent facilities, comfortable atmosphere and value for money. They are just a short walk from the resort centre with its choice of open-air cafes and bars.

Latest Review: May 2011

Ranked #12 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

4/5
El Tope Hotel  stars El Tope Hotel
The hotel is located just 300m from the centre of Puerto de la Cruz with its many restaurants, cafés and bars and wealth of attractions such as the large artificial lake, Lido Martianez and the nature paradise, Loro Parque. There is a beach just 500m from the hotel.

Latest Review: Mar 2009

Ranked #7 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

3/5
H10 Tenerife Playa Hotel  stars H10 Tenerife Playa Hotel
Address: Av. De Colón, 12, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

Latest Review: Apr 2013

Ranked #9 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

3/5
Hotasa Puerto Resort Bonanza Canarife Hotel  stars Hotasa Puerto Resort Bonanza Canarife Hotel
The Canarife Palace Hotel is in the La Paz district, about one-and-a-half kilometres from the centre of Puerto de la Cruz and its popular beaches. The hotel is in a level position, with shops and cafes in the surrounding area.

Latest Review: Dec 2007

Ranked #10 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

3/5
Internacional Hotel  stars Internacional Hotel
Address: Carretera General Puerto Cruz-las Arenas, 78, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Spain

Latest Review: Nov 2006

Ranked #14 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

Las Aguilas Hotel  stars Las Aguilas Hotel
Las Aguilas Hotel is situated in charming surroundings with gardens, sports and pool areas, overlooking the Orotava valley and coast of Puerto de la Cruz. All rooms are fully equipped with modern amenities.

Ranked #17 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

3/5
Luabay Tenerife Hotel  stars Luabay Tenerife Hotel
Mainly older couples attracted by the scenery and the service. The views from the Hotel Florida are hard to beat‚ encompassing the Orotava Valley‚ Mount Teide and Playa Jardin Beach. The friendly staff‚ sports facilities and entertainment are the reasons to stay here.

Latest Review: Oct 2012

Ranked #8 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

5/5
Melia La Paz Hotel  stars Melia La Paz Hotel
The Meliá Puerto de la Cruz hotel is located in the residencial area of La Paz with fantastic sea views and views of the Teide. The hotel has been completely refurbished, and is surrounded by a splendid subtropical garden.

Latest Review: Nov 2008

Ranked #1 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

2/5
Miramar Hotel  stars Miramar Hotel
Address: Parque Taoro, S/N, 38400 Tenerife, Spa

Latest Review: Jul 2006

Ranked #15 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

4/5
Monopol Hotel  stars Monopol Hotel
Address: Calle Quintana, 15, 38400 Puerto, Spain

Latest Review: May 2012

Ranked #4 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

3/5
Puerto Palace Hotel  stars Puerto Palace Hotel
Address: C/ Dr Cobiella Zaera s/n | San Antonio, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

Latest Review: Mar 2008

Ranked #13 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

4/5
Riu Garoe Hotel  stars Riu Garoe Hotel
Address: Doctor Celestino Gonzalez Padron 3, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

Latest Review: Sep 2004

Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

Sol Parque San Antonio Hotel  stars Sol Parque San Antonio Hotel
Situated about 2.5 kilometres from the heart of the resort and the beach, guests can make use of the free bus service, which runs five days a week to the town centre. The Sol Parque San Antonio Hotel is surrounded by tropical gardens with amazing views of Mount Teide.


Sol Puerto de la Cruz Hotel  stars Sol Puerto de la Cruz Hotel
Fabulous views from the terrace to the sea, Mount Teide and the Orotava valley. In addition to 2 outdoor swimming pools the hotel has subtropical gardens and offers entertainment shows several times a week and dancing to live or disco music every evening.


Sol Puerto Playa Hotel  stars Sol Puerto Playa Hotel
A traditional 4 Star hotel for couples and families with 190 twin and single guestrooms equipped with modern amenities, easy access to great beaches, and 500 m from the Plaza del Charco and the small fishing port of Puerto de la Cruz.


Teide Mar Apartments  stars Teide Mar Apartments
The three key Teide Mar Apartments are situated some 1,000 metres from the beach and Lago Martianez, and about 26 kilometres from the Los Rodeos Airport.

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