Being very close to the Playa de Troya and Playa de las Americas beachs with a westerly facing view, the Sol Tenerife Hotel by Melia offers guests some incredible sunsets during their stay. The hotel is located in one of the more popular areas of Tenerife and it's understandable why. Being close to the beach is a must for many holidaymakers, but Playa de las Americas is also right on your doorstep, so an evening out is easy to do. Plus if you get bored of the beach or pool, some of Tenerife's top attractions including Jungle Park, Siam Waterpark and Aqualand are within easy reach.
The hotel also offers guests the choice of three swimming pools, two adult pools and one children's pool. For those that have visited Tenerife in winter, you'll know that a heated pool is a welcome addition to any hotel, so you'll be pleased to hear that one of the Sol Tenerife's adult pools is also heated.
Customers can also upgrade to all-inclusive, enjoying the benefits of food and drink included throughout the day. The hotels dinner option is a variety of internationally themed buffet dinner options not forgetting the local Spanish and Canarian speciality dishes.
For those after something a little special, guests can also upgrade to direct sea view rooms to really help you get into that holiday mood. Although the hotel doesn't offer family rooms, many rooms are interconnecting so if you're on holiday with the family, you can keep a close eye on the little ones, or enjoy time together if you're on holiday with a small group of friends.
Rooms at the Sol Tenerife are clean and comfortable, perfect for your next holiday in Tenerife. Family rooms aren't available but interconnecting rooms are perfect for families. Late check out may be available subject to additional cost and availability.
Check-in time is 3pm
Check-out time is 12pm
Rooms at the Sol Tenerife include satellite TV, safe, private bathroom and some rooms are also interconnecting.
Standard rooms offer guests two single beds (pushed together as a double room), plus private bathroom, desk, hair dryer and satellite TV. Air conditioning is fitted in all rooms. A mini fridge and safe is also available in all rooms at an additional charge. WiFi is available in all rooms.
Side sea view rooms offer a partial view of the sea, just to help you feel that little bit more on holiday. These rooms have enjoy a terrace or balcony with the same amenities and facilities as standard rooms (private bathroom with bathtub, hair dryer, TV, free WiFi).
Upgrade to a direct sea view room and enjoy beautiful views from the comfort of your own balcony over the beach, across the sea to La Gomera. These rooms are slightly larger (27m sq) and feature the same facilities as other Standard Rooms.
Family rooms are not available, however, interconnecting rooms are also available.
Latest holiday offers at Sol Tenerife
Customers can book the hotel only directly on the official Melia hotel website, booking flights with the likes of British Airways, Ryanair or Jet2, separately, or book as part of a package holiday with top tour operator brands like First Choice, Love Holidays and On The Beach. Booking your flight and hotel together with an ATOL protected operator protects both you and your money. This is a popular hotel in the heart of Playa de las Americas, and can get booked up in the peak summer season, but it's always worth keeping a look out for last minute holiday deals to the Sol hotel.
From its three swimming pools, children's club and various sports activities, to its internet corner, evening entertainment and several bars, there's a whole load to enjoy here. Hotel reception is 24 hours with free WiFi available throughout the hotel (including the rooms). There is also an hotel launderette which can be used for an additional cost and to be paid at the hotel.
Suitable for events
Close to beach
There are loads of activities on offer at the hotel. The children's club for 5 to 12 year olds in the mornings and afternoons offers a wide range of activities. Pool sports, arts and crafts, treasure hunts and an inflatable, bouncy castle, and even cooking classes are perfect for keeping children entertained. For adults, sports activities including aerobics, football, darts, bowls and even dance therapy are also available.
Whether you're in Tenerife in April, July, September or November, you'll be on holiday for the sunshine. A children's pool and two adults pools (one of which is a heated pool in winter), plus pool bar, make this hotel perfect for relaxing poolside in the Canarian sunshine. Pool towels are available for a deposit and shouldn't be taken out of the hotel. Beach towels can be bought for as little as €5 each in local shops.
Although it doesn't have spa facilities, health and beauty treatments are available to book at an additional charge, including massage, manicure/pedicure and hairdressing.
When evening comes around, a mix of entertainment awaits. With live music, tribute bands, mini discos, fashion shows and evening parties on offer after dinner, there's plenty to enjoy after dinner both for kids and parents.
Food & Drink
The Sol Tenerife can be booked as bed and breakfast, half board or all inclusive when booking a package holiday through the likes of Jet2 Holidays or TUI. This is a great option if you want to know in advance that some or all of your meals are sorted, however, it's also good to get out into Las Americas and try some of the local restaurants.
The hotel has one main buffet style restaurant, a pool bar, exclusive all inclusive bar and a lounge bar for evening drinks, offering hotel guests a great mix of places to eat during their stay. The restaurant food menu has a great mix of local and international dishes and special requests such as gluten free options can be accommodated for. And bars have an extensive drinks menu.
The all inclusive package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as snacks during the day at the dedicated Palapa all inclusive bar. House wine, juices, soft drinks and beers are available at meal times as part of the all inclusive drinks package, and local alcoholic drinks are available during the day and evening. Premium alcoholic drinks are not included. The all inclusive upgrade can be made at the time of booking.
Included in the half board option are breakfast and dinner meals. Drinks during mealtimes, lunch and snacks during the day are not included and will be charged extra in the hotel.
Bed And Breakfast
Bed and breakfast is available and includes breakfast at the hotel buffet restaurant until 10:30am. Snacks and other meals will be charged extra, although this is a great opportunity to escape the hotel and try some of the local restaurants.
Main Restaurant - A buffet style restaurant serving a mix of local and international food, including salads, meats, and desserts. There are also Italian and Mexican themed dinners during the week. Restaurant meal times are:
Breakfast: 7:30am - 10:30am
Lunch: 1pm - 3:30pm
Dinner: 6:30pm - 9:45pm
Pool Bar - Serving drinks and snacks throughout the day by the pool and open from 10am until 7pm.
La Palapa Bar - A dedicated snack bar for all inclusive guests serving a mix of hot and cold foods including burgers, sandwiches and salads. La Palapa is open from 11:30am until 6pm.
Lounge Bar - Located in the hotel lobby and serving drinks from 6pm until 1am.
Things to Do
If lounging by the pool isn't your thing, on-site you can enjoy a variety of sports activities including table tennis and and bowls. Other sports activities such as tennis are available and are at an additional charge.
If you want to head out of the hotel, you're just minutes from the beach so head down to the Troya or Playa de las Americas beaches and spend the day playing in the sand. Alternatively, if you'd like to be a bit more active, why not try out one of Tenerife's fantastic waterparks, Aqualand or Siam Park, just a short taxi ride away.
For those more adventurous or wanting to explore more of the island, day trips can be booked as an alternative to hanging by the pool. Try a trip up the impressive Mount Teide, or go under water and give a local submarine trip a go, or even give scuba diving a go. Whale and dolphin watching trips from Los Cristianos are also an excellent day trip to experience.
In the evening, the hotel offers live entertainment or you can head into Las Americas to enjoy some of the nightlife that Tenerife has to offer or simply hang out at the hotel and enjoy the evening entertainment. The infamous Veronicas strip is just a five minute walk from the hotel.
With Americas on your doorstep popular attractions nearby include Veronicas strip of lively bars, shops and restaurants. Little more cultured and further afield are the Magma Arte and Congress Centre, while a short walk beyond reaches Siam Mall and popular Siam Park, an ideal day out for the family or friends.
Contact Details & Location
Avenida Rafael Puig Lliviana 12,
Playa de las Americas
If you book through a travel agent or tour operator, it is recommend that you contact them first, otherwise, you can contact the hotel directly via telephone. The direct contact number is +34 922 79 10 62.
You can also contact the hotel email address at firstname.lastname@example.org and visit their official website at melia.com, where you can see more photos, find the latest news, and some of the best hotel only prices with valid discount codes.
Getting Here And Distances
From Tenerife Airport
The distance from the airport to Sol Tenerife is 16km and takes about 30 minutes by airport transfer coach. If hiring a car or taking a taxi, you should expect the journey to take about 15 minutes. There is also a public bus that runs to the airport from Las Americas.
To Siam Park
Siam Park is just a 5 minute drive or a 25 minute walk from the Sol Tenerife Hotel.
To Hard Rock Cafe
The Hard Rock Cafe is a 10 minute drive or a 20 minute walk from the hotel.
To Costa Adeje
Sol Tenerife to Costa Adeje is a 5 minute drive by car or a 30 minute walk along the beachfront.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a gym at Sol Tenerife?
Yes, there is a small gym/fitness centre with a few cardio machines and weights.
Is there free WiFi at Sol Tenerife?
Yes, there is free WiFi throughout the hotel and in rooms.
Is there a hair dryer in the rooms at Sol Tenerife?
Yes, there is a hairdryer in the bathrooms of all rooms at the hotel.
Is there an iron in the rooms at Sol Tenerife?
No, there is not an iron in the rooms.
Is there a dress code at Sol Tenerife?
There is no offical dress code, however, it is recommended not to wear shorts and vests at dinner, and guests are asked not to wear swimwear/topless in the restaurants during the day.
Are pool/beach towels provided?
Beach/pool towels are provided with a euro;10 deposit per towel. It costs €1 each time to change the towel during your stay.
Is there parking at Sol Tenerife?
There is parking for up to 25 cars on a first come, first serve basis.
How far is Sol Tenerife to Veronicas strip?
Sol Tenerife is a five minute walk from Veronicas strip.
Sol Tenerife Map
Sol Tenerife Reviews 2020
Be sure to check YouTube for the latest video reviews, but based on over 5,000 TripAdvisor reviews (including reviews from 2020), guests have rated the Sol Tenerife by Melia 3.5 out of 5 (Very Good). Positive reviews from customers commented on how clean the hotel was, as well as the good food on offer in the restaurant and the excellent staff. Negative comments were about how busy the hotel restaurant got in the evening, about the noise from nearby bars (which is to be expected when staying in popular Playa de las Americas near the bars of Veronicas strip), and that one or two customers had noticed cockroches around the hotel. Bed bugs were last reported at the hotel in 2018.