Most inhabitants of Costa del Silencio are Canarians. The tourists inhabit predominantly, called “Urbanizations”, which are typical for Costa del Silencio and comprise a total of 100 to 400 apartments. There are no hotels. Each urbanization has its own characteristics and its Inhabitants come here from many different parts of the world. They live either as owners themselves in these apartments or rented out to tourists for short or long-term periods. The long-term holiday-makers spend here between 3 and 6 months in the year, mainly for health reasons. The total population of Costa del Silencio comprises about 4000 registered persons.