Depends where you are. Near Playa El Médano I rarely notice them but down towards Arena Del Mar, on some days, you see and hear them frequently. I wouldn't
At the moment there is a Spanish Naval vessel just by the harbour wall in Los Cris.
It appears that the ship is looking directly up London
Visit there frequently and never notice the aircraft or hear any aircraft noise, amazing really when you consider the proximity of the airport.
Best to take what is quoted on Expat forums with a pinch of salt, there are many, here on this island, that have Spanish and another nationality, I suggest
How noisy is it around El Médano when the planes are taking off?
Are they high enough not to be too distracting?
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