Los Gigantes is a resort town in the Santiago del Teide municipality on the west coast of the Canary Island Tenerife. Its main feature are the giant rock formations that rise from the sea to a height of 500-800 metres (1,640–2,625 ft) after which the town has been named. Los Gigantes means “The Giants”.
The town has a marina which is completely surrounded by concrete walls to dampen the effect of the rough seas around the area. A small black sand beach lies between the rocks and the marina. The marina has a boulevard with many restaurants.
Close to the harbour is a public swimming pool. Los Gigantes is one of the island’s major tourist attractions, and it has many small shops servicing the tourists that visit the area, especially near the marina. As can be expected of a town resort, Los Gigantes has a high ratio of hotels and…
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