Costa del Silencio Tenerife Review

Costa del Silencio, meaning the silent coast, is a small modern resort situated on the tip of Tenerife's south coast. The resort is built mainly of residential houses, apartments and hotels. This part of Tenerife enjoys lots of sunshine all year round. Compared to the larger resorts on the south coast of Tenerife, it is relatively quiet here.

The small fishing village of Las Galletas is a short walk away with excellent restaurants on the seafront pedestrian promenade.

Most of the holiday accommodation in Costa del Silencio is appartment based with a handful of hotels.

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Two of the best golf courses in Tenerife at Golf del Sur and Amarilla Golf are close to Costa del Silencio. Both are 18 hole championship courses.

Costa del Silencio Beaches

Costa del Silencio is not a big beach resort, but a couple of small beaches are a short walk away at Las Galletas. Playa Las Galletas, a black volcanic shingle beach, is the biggest and protected from the Atlantic swell by the sea wall, shielding a small number of fishing boats and private motor cruisers.

Local surfers and bodyboarders meet to ride the Atlantic waves in the evenings at a tiny unprotected beach. With a very rugged and rocky coastline, the nearest sandy beaches to Costa del Silencio are in the larger resorts of Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje 15km away. Take a look at our Costa del Silencio photos.

Costa del Silencio Nightlife

Nightlife in Costa del Silencio consists of restaurants and bars, some hosting live music, and whatever the Costa del Silencio resort hotels have for entertainment. Excellent restaurants, bars and cafes line the seafront promenade at nearby Las Galletas. The restaurants serve freshly caught fish every day.

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Where is Costa del Silencio

Costa del Silencio is located in the municipality of Arona on the south coast of Tenerife and is about 15km by road from the resorts of Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas. The location of Costa del Silencio is shown by the marker on the map.

Tenerife South Airport to Costa del Silencio Transfer Times

The distance from Tenerife South Airport to Costa del Silencio is approximately 15km by road, taking about 25 minutes. The taxi fare from Tenerife south airport to Costa del Silencio should cost about 20 euros. Bus route 415 headed to El Fraile goes from Tenerife South airport to Costa del Silencio.

Costa del Silencio Bus Services

Buses from Costa del Silencio go to the resorts Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas and El Medano. Buses also go to the golf courses at Golf del Sur, the fishing village of Los Abrigos, and the town of Granadilla. This map shows you where the bus stops are near Costa del Silencio. Click on the route numbers on the list below for the timetables of buses from Costa del Silencio.

Costa del Silencio is under the flight path on the approach to the airport 2 miles away. Therefore, there is some aircraft noise, but this is not too noticeable as the airport is only busy on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Route 467

Costa del Silencio

Las Galletas

Los Cristianos

Costa Adeje

Route 470


San Isidro

El Medano

Los Abrigos

Golf del Sur

Costa del Silencio

Las Galletas

Los Cristianos

Route 484


San Miguel

Las Socas

Las Chafiras

Costa del Silencio

Las Galletas

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Frequently Asked Questions About Costa del Silencio

What is Costa del Silencio like?

Costa del Silencio is a small resort on the southeast tip of Tenerife close to Tenerife South airport. It is a laid back and realively quiet resort, popular with mature holidaymakers, families.

Is the beach nice in Costa del Silencio?

Costa del Silencio doesn't have a beach as such. There is a rocky cove at Playa Amailla and a shingle beach at nearby Playa Las Galletas.

Is Costa del Silencio Lively?

Costa del Silencio Tenerife is much quieter than the large popular resorts of south Tenerife. It is mainly residential, with a few bars and restaurants.

Additional Info

  • Airport Transfer Time: 25 minutes by car
  • Distance from Airport: 15 km
  • Direct bus from airport: 415
  • Taxi fare from airport: €28
Last modified on Tuesday, 29 August 2023 13:36