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Los Gigantes is a town located on the west coast of one of the Canary Islands - Tenerife. The landscape of this region is quite unusual as the town occupies a flat part of the coast. This surprisingly flat area is located at the foot of giant rock formations also named Los Gigantes. Actually the name of the city comes from the name of these rocks. These majestic cliffs are also known as the highest cliffs in whole Europe and this fact is mentioned in the Guinness Book of Records. The rocks rise approximately 800 meters above the sea level, forming a large public swimming pool with a haven and beaches with volcanic sand.
Los Gigantes is famous for its natural attractions, and in search of interesting historical monuments, travelers should go explore the city surroundings. Nearby is the picturesque town of … Open
Los Gigantes is a truly exotic destination great for holiday rest. The only problem here is the size of the resort as it is not able to accommodate a large number of tourists. On the other hand, because of this fact it is always very calm in Los Gigantes. A quiet bay of Los Gigantes is a wonderful and amazing place. Here it is even possible to see whales and pairs of dolphins. A sea boat trip is one of the popular entertainment services offered for tourists. This ride will definitely leave only positive memories for visitors of Los Gigantes, as they are able to see magnificent marine animals in close proximity, and if they decide to sail a bit deeper into the sea, they will enjoy a panoramic view of the city with its majestic cliffs and the peak of the Teide volcano that can be seen behind the mountains.
Los Gigantes is a real well of natural attractions. One of the most beautiful places of the resort is the Loro Parque. It is divided into several thematic zones, each of which is devoted to animals and plants of various species. There is a large pavilion with exotic birds, and a beautiful dolphinarium, where there are entertainment programs for visitors every day. On the territory of the park, there is an aquarium where the most unusual and exotic inhabitants of the sea depths can be seen. The territory of the park is decorated with exotic plants, among which beautiful recreation areas are put in place. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Los Gigantes is a wonderful resort for those who prefer calm and measured vacations. The favorite destinations for travelers are picturesque beaches with black volcanic sand. Holidaymakers … Open
One of the most beautiful and interesting places for walking in the resort is the Puerto Deportivo Pier. Here you can admire the snow-white yachts. Travelers will be able to visit aboard some of them. Still here are organized interesting sea excursions, which will interest the fishing enthusiasts and those who dreamed of watching the dolphins in their natural habitat. From the pier, there is a beautiful panoramic view of the mountains. A lot of spectacular photos can be made here.
Un gigante en el paraiso... On the territory of the resort, is the Playa De La Arena Beach, which is known far beyond the island. Its main feature is unusual black-colored volcanic sand- this is the blackest sand on the island. On this beach, you can admire the incredible scenery and make a lot of beautiful photos on the background of rocks.
1. The resort has a moderately hot climate. At the height of summer, the temperature may reach 40 °C, however, such phenomena is quite rare. The water temperature never drops below 20 °C. … Open
At the resort, there is an interesting water park Siam, which will be an excellent resting place for a whole family. In it you can relax all day long, enjoy interesting entertainments and try out water attractions in action. In the water park, there are several cozy cafes. All conditions for a comfortable leisure are created in it.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Los Gigantes
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Miguel' Canary Islands, 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Felipe' Canary Islands, 33.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Joaquín' Canary Islands, 59.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Juan' Canary Islands, 62.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Andrés' Canary Islands, 69.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Los Gigantes
♥   Nacional Park 'El Teide' , 19.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Teide National Park' , 21.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Corona Forestal' , 29.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Majona' , 33.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Garajonay National Park' , 41.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Los Gigantes from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Garajonay National Park

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
The national park has lots of amazing hiking trails; however, some areas of the park are closed to tourists. The most attractive and popular entertainment for the park guests is still climbing the Garajonay mountain, which is nothing but an ancient extinct volcano. The mountain offers a simply great view of the island; evergreen forests and the coast can be admired in all their glory. The year-round ecological museum exhibition that is devoted to the peculiarities of the ecosystem of the La Gomera island, operates in the park. Another great place to visit is the Botanical Garden. … Read further

Piramides de Guimar

From the series “Top Survived Pyramids from Previous Civilizations”
Many scientists including Tur Hayerdal disagree with this theory of the appearance of the pyramids. In addition to the rolling stones from the local fields, the lava beds were also used during the construction of the pyramids. The ground was paved carefully before the pyramid was built. And the regular architectural form of the buildings and inexplicably inexplicable: why would you form the pyramids from the stones if you could just pile them up? Today, six ancient pyramids are united in the great complex, on whose territory there are several museums and several excellent recreation areas. Many tourists strive to visit Guimar pyramids on the day of the summer westerly turn to observe the unique phenomenon - the twilight - still a mystery of the strange buildings. … Read further
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