5 hottest bars in Tenerife
Don't miss these awesome cocktail bars. The hottest places to unwind after dark.
For classy cocktails
Set next to the quirky El Mirador shopping centre on the Costa Adeje, Acanto is the area’s classiest cocktail bar. A converted Canarian mansion, it offers comfy couches in a grand ambience and boasts an inviting terrace that tempts you into people-watching. Watch bartenders mix a mighty mojito, sip on sangria and snack on a range of nibbles. This is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a hard day on the beach.
Centro Comercial El Mirador (Playa del Duque), Av Bruselas, CP 38.660, Playa Fañabe, Costa Adeje, Tenerife
Tel: 00 34 922 714 806 www.acantocostaadeje.com
Papagayo Beach Club
Best beachfront bar
Sunset sangrias, sushi and great service are all standard at South Tenerife’s newest beachfront party venue. Fab for chilling out during the day, watching the sun go down or dancing into the night, Papagayo Beach Club has upstairs suites with stunning sea views. On Saturdays and party nights, DJs spin the latest techno and house tunes to a packed dance floor, and live shows are the perfect accompaniment to classic cocktails and top-class cuisine.
Playa de la Troya, Las Americas, Tenerife
Tel: 00 34 922 788 916 www.papagayobeachclub.es/en
Tel: 00 34 922 713 376
For family-friendly entertainment
A lively bar with a small dance floor, St Eugenes plays host to singers using backing tracks to provide fun nightly entertainment. Located in The San Eugenio area of Las Americas, the bar boasts four of the island’s top tribute acts (think eighties and nineties icons) as well as great-value drinks deals. Keep the kids happy in the large games room and play area... according to staff, apparently all you need to enjoy a night here is a sense of humour!
Avenida de España (opposite Harley’s), Costa Adeje, Tenerife
Tel: 00 34 620 955 197 www.blancobar.com
First for fashionistas
A pub, bar and comedy venue all in one, Blanco Bar is Puerto de la Cruz’s ultra-cool hangout. Contemporary in style and with a chill-out courtyard spanning three levels, it is the favourite haunt of the island’s fashionistas. Every week a special cocktail is on the menu at a bargain price, from berry pina coladas to cosmopolitans, while a selection of live bands play in concert at weekends, drawing in faithful crowds.
Calle Blanco 12, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
Tel: 00 34 922 712 841 www.faro.chillart.org
Faro Chill Art
Drink and dance!
Arrive in time for sunset, snuggle up on a Balinese lounger and relax on the roof terrace at one of the most stylish bars in the south. Ocean views, a mini lighthouse and chilled cocktails define Faro Chill Art, which attracts as many locals as tourists. With one of the best sound systems in the Canaries and a dance floor dotted with bars, this is the place to come and mingle with the cool crowd over three chic terraces.
CC Torviscas Playa, Costa Adeje, Tenerife