It extends from the west of the mountain of Chayofita until the final section of the ravine of the King, limit with the municipality of Adeje, being urbanistically united to the locality of Costa Adeje. It is located 10 kilometers from the municipal capital and at an average altitude of 18 meters above sea level.

The Americas has a Center for Early Childhood Education and Primary Las Américas, several administrative institutions, shopping centers, pharmacies, sports facilities including the Olympic Stadium Antonio Domínguez, the church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Congress Palace Pyramid of Arona , Banks, plazas and public parks, a Civil Protection headquarters, a Civil Guard barracks, playgrounds, shops, bars and restaurants. Here you will also find Hospiten Sur and a varied accommodation with apartments and hotels of all categories, highlighting some five stars. Here is also the court seat of the Arona judicial party.

The area includes several beaches, mostly artificial, made with sand imported from Africa. It is also one of the places where the largest leisure offer in the south of Tenerife with bars, pubs, terraces, restaurants, and numerous nightclubs, etc.

The beaches Playa de las Américas I and Playa de las Américas II have obtained the blue flag awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe (FEE). This award is granted to those beaches that comply with the Community regulations on cleaning the coastal waters and other operating services, as well as other requirements that are required.