Beaches In Tenerife


Swaying palm trees, picturesque views over the Atlantic with amazing sunsets, and great promenades are all good reasons for visiting the beaches in Tenerife.


 


From natural black sand beaches, small pebble coastal coves to large golden sandy beaches, Tenerife has a variety of  places to offer. The larger tourist areas of the south boast some of the best beaches in Tenerife, ideal for snorkelling, swimming, surfing
and topping up your golden tan.



 


Many of the larger beaches offer plenty of the usual watersports activities, and with most beaches offering sunbeds, beachside showers and plenty of places to eat and drink, you should find everything you need for a relaxing and fun day.

Las Vistas Beach

Las Vistas is one of the longest beaches in the south of Tenerife. It has a wide range of facilities, and its fine golden sand comes from the surrounding seabed. Las Vistas Beach is a man-made beach, one of the most popular beaches in Tenerife.
 
It is located between the resorts of Los Cristianos and Las Américas and thanks to its breakwater, which protects it from waves and ocean currents, the sea is calm and ideal for swimming. A fountain, with a very contemporary design capable of shooting seawater high into the sky, is one of this beach's unique features.
 
Pedal boats and jet-skies are available for hire.


 

La Pinta Beach

A beach of fine golden sand and calm seas located next to Puerto Colón, one of the main marinas on the island. The beach offers a wide range of water activities and entertainment for adults and children.
 
There is a lifeguard service, sun loungers, parasols, parking, restaurants, bars, showers, changing rooms, disabled access, telephones, taxi rank and bus stops.


 

El Camison Beach

El Camisón is one of the many beaches between the tourist resorts of Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje. It is 131 yards long and makes up part of a continuous succession of beaches which are occasionally separated by a line of stones laid on the sand.
 
As with all these beaches it has a wide range of services and facilities both on the beach and just the other side of the promenade. A popular beach throughout the year, it offers a range of enjoyable water sports and an easy-going atmosphere.
 
Swimming conditions are excellent due to the breakwater, which protects the beach from currents and waves.


 

El Medano Beach

El Médano Beach is in the district of Granadilla de Abona, next to the small seaside resort of the same name.
 
It is the longest beach on the island, 1¼  mile stretch of fine golden sand that ends at a volcanic cone called "Montaña Rojo" (Red Mountain). The surrounding area is a protected nature reserve due to its important ecological value. The beach has a range of facilities and a very pleasant seafront walk to stroll along. Above all, El Médano beach stands out for being the ideal place to go windsurfing.
 
The winds in this area, especially from spring to September, do not deter other beachgoers who enjoy the calm, shallow waters of this beach and a family-friendly atmosphere where locals and tourists from all over the world mix happily together.


 

La Tejita Beach

Connected to El Médano beach via the Montaña Roja nature reserve is La Tejita beach, a ¾ mile long beach of fine golden sand that is set well away from the town.
 
Right next to the spectacular Montaña Roja is this small cove which makes a cosy beach, mainly used by nudists. This beach has no facilities, except a small stand selling drinks. However, it is exactly this natural environment, its clean sand and calm waters that attract visitors to this beach.

Playa La Arena Beach

Located in the heart of the small tourist resort of Puerto Santiago, La Arena beach stands out for its excellent setting and extraordinary amount of light. The beach is 130 yards long with fine volcanic sand and a full range of facilities.
 
There are a number of restaurants and shops, and the nearby hotels make for one of the most family-friendly beaches for locals and visitors alike.

Playa De Los Cristianos Beach
Playa de Los Cristianos is a sweeping black sandy beach right by the harbour. Watersports and a childrens' play area are available to all. The calm waters in the sheltered bay are great to cool down in.  A very pretty beach with a wonderful view of the harbour.
 
There is also a rocky, black sand beach in the Rincón area of Los Cristianos.

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Playa De Las Americas Beach

Playa de Las Americas boasts the Playa de Guincho, which is popular with surfers and windsurfers, though it is a bit rocky for sunbathing.


The main beach, Troya Beach, is a much more comfortable and sandy option, with other watersports on offer, as well as a good choice of bars, cafés and restaurants. This was the first beach at Costa Adeje. It has fine golden sand and calm seas and is located in a very central area. The sea is great for practising water sports. There is a lifeguard service, sun loungers and parasols for hire, parking, restaurants and bars, showers, changing rooms and a taxi rank and bus stop nearby.

Costa Adeje Beaches

Torviscas and Fañabé beaches are on the coast of Costa Adeje, one of the main tourist resorts in Tenerife. These neighboring beaches make up one long, sandy beach.
They are joined by one long, popular promenade where many people relax and enjoy the beautiful sunshine at some of the best known beaches in Tenerife.
 
The sea is mainly calm, apart from El Duque beach where it is a little rougher. These beaches offer a complete range of facilities and a great atmosphere of non-stop fun.
 
Playa Del Duque is a beach of fine golden sand located in one of the newest areas of Costa Adeje and bordered by a lovely seafront promenade, which joins together over 8 beaches. The sea is calm and the beach extends for almost 765 yards.
 
The playa Del Duque is sure to please all who visit, especially as it has all the services you would expect from such high quality surroundings. There is a sun lounger and parasol service, as well as parking, restaurants, bars, showers, changing rooms, toilets and telephones.



The Enramada Beach is located in the Adeje Cove, near Playa de Las Américas. This old pebble beach has been remodeled to make it easier for bathing. It is now covered with fine, volcanic sand produced by grinding down the original pebbles and excavating sand from the seabed around Los Cristianos Beach.



It is a beach with quiet waters located in a semi-urban setting.

Callao Salvaje Beach

Callao Salvaje Playa de Ajabo Beach is a man made beach with typical Canarian black volcanic sand, lined with pretty shrubs leading down to the sea. The sheltered bay means the wind and waters are calm - perfect for sunbathing and swimming.


The beach is easily accessible and has good facilities including toilets, changing rooms and a snack bar.

Torviscas & Fanabe Beaches

On the coast of Costa Adeje, one of the main tourist resorts in Tenerife, the neighboring beaches of Torviscas and Fañabé make up one long, sandy beach. The sea is mainly calm, apart from El Duque beach where it is a little rougher. These beaches offer a complete range of facilities and a great atmosphere of non-stop fun. They are joined by one long, popular promenade where many people relax and enjoy the beautiful sunshine at some of the best-known beaches in Tenerife.

El Duque

A beach of fine golden sand located in one of the newest areas of Costa Adeje and bordered by a lovely seafront promenade, which joins together over 8 beaches. The sea is calm and the beach extends for almost 770 yards. The playa del Duque is sure to please all who visit especially as it has all the services you would expect from such high quality surroundings. There is a sun lounger and parasol service, as well as parking, restaurants, bars, showers, changing rooms, toilets and telephones.

Enramada Beach

 
The Enramada Beach is located in La Caleta village. This old pebble beach has been remodeled to make it easier for bathing. It is now covered with fine, volcanic sand produced by grinding down the original pebbles and excavating sand from the seabed around Los Cristianos Beach.


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