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Siam Park Water Park

Siam Park Water Park was opened near Playa de Las Americas in 2008. It is open from 10 am to 6 pm every day from May to October and until 5 pm from November to April. You can get here by bus, which belongs to the park. You will have the opportunity to take advantage of 20 attractions in Siam Park. For example, you can surf in the pool. There are 3-meters –high waves there. You will have the opportunity to make a rafting trip on the "Lazy River". It has an 8-meter rise. You will develop a speed of 65 kilometers per hour on the Singha roller coaster. Their length is 240 meters. You can also ride all kinds of water slides. Kinnaree, Tower of Power, and Mekong Rapids are the most extreme of them.
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Adrenaline Rush in the Aqua Y Cielo Sports Park

Aqua Y Cielo Sports Park operates in the city. You will be able to increase the level of adrenaline in the blood, taking advantage of extreme rides. You can make a jump from a 20-story building or take a flight on a "rocket". It can reach speeds of up to 100 kilometers. You will also have the opportunity to feel a free fall and jump from a springboard, reaching a height of 8 meters.

Types of Entertainment on the Water

Extreme entertainment is waiting for you in Playa de Las Americas. They are associated with the water element. For example, you can go water skiing or parasailing at an altitude of 50 meters on any city beach. There are all conditions for surfing and wakeboarding in Playa de Troya and Playa Honda. These are waves, wind, and surf schools. But if you want to take a boat trip, you can rent a yacht or hire a boat in the port of Puerto Colon. You can go deep-sea fishing. You will also have the opportunity to see octopus and colorful fish while snorkeling with a mask and snorkel near the rocky breakwater. It mimics a coral reef. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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BOB Diving

You will have the opportunity not only to rent a pleasure boat but also to do BOB diving in the port of Puerto Colon. You can use an unusual vehicle for underwater walking at a depth of 5 meters. It's called "Bob." It is a scooter without wheels, but with a propeller, and a bell-shaped helmet combined with the body. The scuba tank is attached to it. You will be able to breathe underwater and move along the rocky bottom of a picturesque ocean lagoon with the help of this underwater motorcycle. You will watch the fish scurrying around and treat them to food.
One of the beaches near Playa de Las Americas

Trip on the Submarine

You may be interested in the opportunity to feel like a submariner. You can go on a trip to the seafloor. You will be in a yellow submarine. The submarine is designed for 20 passengers. It has panoramic windows. They allow a good view of the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. This tour is held at 10 am, 11 am, noon, and 2 pm daily. Its duration is 60 minutes. You can dive to a depth of 20 meters, listen to the guide's story about the flora and fauna of the Atlantic, and see a lot of small fish. You will also have the opportunity to see how the diver performs various tricks with stingrays.
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Excursion to the Teide Volcano

If you drive 30 minutes from the city, you can get the Teide National Park. There is a volcano on its territory. It has the same name. Its height is 3718 meters. You will have the opportunity to climb to the top. It is sometimes covered with snow. You can make the ascent on a specially equipped trail or a funicular. If you give preference to the second method, you can be high. However, you will have to walk the last 200 meters. There is a viewing platform near the Teide crater. There is a magnificent view from there. If you want, you can spend the night here and meet the dawn.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Playa de las Americas and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Playa de las Americas
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Felipe' Canary Islands, 41.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Joaquín' Canary Islands, 61.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Juan' Canary Islands, 62.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Andrés' Canary Islands, 70.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Notable celebrations and festivals in Spain

Spaniards are deeply religious people, and therefore religious holidays are treated with great honor here. One of the most iconic spiritual events is the Semana Santa or Holy Week. The solemn procession takes place on the Passion Week on the eve of Easter. Sculptural compositions or Pasos, depicting different religious subjects, are taken outdoors. Pasos are huge; they feature very lavish design, which makes the costumed procession incredibly spectacular. In the capital of Andalusia, Seville, the St. Anne's Day in July is celebrated with a grand scale. A large number of outdoor terraces open to the city. Sitting at a table, you can enjoy traditional music or dances. Before the start of Lent,  Carnestoltes carnival is held in Barcelona. It starts on Fat Thursday and lasts until Sunday. The holiday ends with the burning of the Carnival King. … Open
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Walk through hidden local streets, sneak to a small cafe, breathe and enjoy Playa de las Americas from inside. Stay out from the beaten track during your city weekend, discover the soul of Playa de las Americas as a real travel gourment. Follow our guide, take one of the exclusive services and spend your time in Playa de las Americas unforgettably and with a full passion!
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