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1. There are several informational centers on resort’s territory and it is easy to find owing to dark-blue transparencies with letter “i” fixed near. Tourists can take map and booklets with description of sights and entertaining centers there absolutely free; also they can book various trips.
2. It is possible to note the signboard with “English shop” mark on a lot of shops near the entrance. There are specialized “German” shops and gastronomical establishments with analogic marks. Firstly they are oriented to English and German tourists and they are very popular for these people.
3. It is better to go shopping with national currency, because it is more profitable. It is recommended for tourists to change money in native country. Economical travelers can buy food in the nearest superstores; the cheapest (not less qualitative and beautiful) souvenirs can be bought in the street markets.
4. The biggest part of resort is closed for motor transport, so it is given to pedestrians. It is interesting to walk along busy central streets, original entertaining establishments and restaurants can be founded almost everywhere.
5. It is recommended to hire a car only for people who travel with big company and who are going to visit far places of resort. To hire a car you need standard set of documents, which includes passport, international driving license and credit card for service payment and deposit. Copyright
6. Ambassadresses of the fair sex need to draw attention not only to numerous shops, but also to original street “beauty shops”. For only 40 euros the local women suggest ladies plaiting African braids, which are the most popular coiffure there. Various decorations and attributes for these breeds are the one of the most popular souvenirs.
7. Lovers of active rest and night relaxations need to choose the hotel near the center of resort. In this case travelers will always have the opportunity to stay in the ball game. People who prefer calm resting will like apartments in the outlying districts, which usually are the private establishments.
A choice of gastronomy destinations of the Playa de las Americas resort is not limited only to restaurants of Spanish cuisine. The resort offers plenty of exotic eating houses and original … Open
8. It is possible to go to resort independently on the season – it is raining rarely and not very long. The sun is the more dangerous for travelers, and it is recommended to protect from it using any possible ways.
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What to visit being in Playa de las Americas - unique sights

Magic Carpets Street

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
The tradition of decorating the street with fine carpets has originated over 150 years ago. In the mid-19th century, on the eve of one of the major religious holidays, the Monteverde family decorated its house with a small carpet of volcanic sand. In a few years, the tradition has spread all over the city, and then became a mandatory part of the celebration. In recent years, paintings are created using not only the volcanic sand, but the flower petals and colorful pebbles. … Read further

Piramides de Guimar

From the series “Top Survived Pyramids from Previous Civilizations”
In the development of the new countries the farmers cleaned them of the stones. Since ancient times there has been a custom in the Canaries to put the stones into the pyramids. There were very many such pyramids on the island of Tenerife, as well as on the other islands. Later, however, they fell into decay. Some pyramids have taken the locals apart to build the houses. The pyramids served as the source of the free building material. … Read further

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