Why buy a property in Los Cristianos?
Los Cristianos is a former fishing village that has grown over the years to become one of Tenerife’s most popular areas for foreign visitors and residents alike. It is one of the most sought after locations to buy a property on the island because so many visitors know the area and have come to love it through many happy holidays they have spent there over the years.
With its mountainous terrain rising out of the flat ocean, Tenerife is an island of microclimates. It is possible to drive for just a few minutes and see the thermometer plummet by five or more Celsius at times, so if you are buying a home in Tenerife, it’s good to know what the local weather is like! The Microclimate of Los Cristianos holds the position of having more sunny days than any other in Tenerife!
2. Beaches in Los Cristianos
Los Cristianos beaches are golden sand, flat and great for catching the rays and taking a dip in the waters. Property owners in Tenerife love the beaches like Las Vistas with shops, water-sports, restaurants, bars which are kept clean and safe.
3. Los Cristianos Harbour
A harbour is a great focal point of any seaside town, and Los Cristianos is no exception. Bordered by beaches, the harbour offers charters for fishing, excursions to see the whales, Jet-skis to rent and lots more fun ways to enjoy the ocean! Additionally, ferries leave for the islands of La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. If you live in Los Cristianos, it’s easy to hop on a ferry and enjoy these other Canary Islands, even if it’s just for the day.
Another benefit of a local harbour is fresh fish, and Los Cristianos has some great fish restaurants cooking up the day’s catch! But the area offers diners much more than just fish, of course. According to TripAdvisor there are 333 restaurants in Los Cristianos… almost one for every day of the year if you live here!
Shopping in Los Cristianos is a pleasure because it is outside in colourful streets full of variety with a multitude of small shops and small traders, with fewer of the branded shops found in every shopping centre. This gives its bustling streets a dynamic and cosmopolitan style, with lots of opportunities for bargain hunters. As a homeowner, you will find almost everything you need and its one of the few places in the south to live in where you may not miss having a car.
The nightlife in Los Cristianos goes on through the early hours with bars and discos open late and offering entertainment as well as a range of music to dance to. Locally popular Spanish music mixes with the charts from the UK and beyond, enhancing the cultural diversity of Los Cristianos. It’s one of the busiest nightlife areas in the south and a great place to live if you enjoy a night on the town without a long journey home in a taxi!
7. Los Cristianos Transport
Los Cristianos has good transport links with bus routes threading through it and a bus terminal with connections to the airports and all the major towns on the Island including La Laguna and Santa Cruz. Ferries connect the other islands and within the town taxis offer comparatively low rates to get around if you don’t own a car.