Between the Playa Las Vistas which is the main beach at Los Cristianos and the "Playa de Troya" of Las Americas theres only around 2 km of distance, but there you can find 12 different high quality surfing waves.
So you will be able to find your personal favourite surfing spot.
With each swell direction you will find your personal favourite.
Most of the breaks are over a rocks. And to enter you have to cross the rocks as well.
Many of the waves are crowded, but if you decide day by day, there are always some empty waves available.
There are different surfing schools which help you with your first steps if you like.